Nissan Qashqai 1.5 dCi 115 Tekna 5dr DCT Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £30,575What Car? Target Price£25,026
Review

Although the Nissan Qashqai is no longer our favourite family SUV, it remains a sound proposition. If you choose wisely it's one of the more comfortable cars in the class, and the 1.3 DIG-T 140 petrol engine also impresses. The Seat Ateca and Skoda Karoq are roomier and better to drive, though.

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Tekna brings part-leather (heated front) seats, with power adjustment on the driver's side, LED headlights, a self-parking system, a heated windscreen, a BOSE sound system and adaptive cruise control. It’s really expensive, though, and comes with 19in wheels that ruin ride comfort.

This 113bhp 1.5-litre diesel is worth a look if you’re a high-mileage driver. It isn’t particularly quick in terms of outright acceleration, but it delivers its power smoothly and is pretty gutsy from low revs, so never feels frustratingly tardy. It will also prove the most frugal of the Qashqai's engines. If you need more shove or four-wheel drive, look to the 1.7-litre diesel.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH13 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

52.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

401

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

142

g/km

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