Nissan Qashqai review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Interior

Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior infotainment
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 front cornering
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 rear cornering
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior infotainment
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior rear seats
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior infotainment
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 right tracking
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 front cornering
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 left static boot open
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 headlight detail
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior front seats
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior driver display
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 boot open
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 front cornering
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 rear cornering
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior infotainment
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior rear seats
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior infotainment
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 right tracking
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 front cornering
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 left static boot open
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 headlight detail
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior front seats
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior driver display
  • Nissan Qashqai 2022 boot open
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In this section:
  • Driving position and dashboard
  • Visibility, parking sensors and cameras
  • Sat nav and infotainment
  • Quality

Interior

The interior layout, fit and finish

Driving position and dashboard

The driving position in the Nissan Qashqai is superb. The driver's seat is comfy, and it lines up well with the pedals and the height and reach adjustable steering wheel. If you avoid entry-level Visia trim, you get powered adjustable lumbar support, while Tekna and Tekna+ models add full electric seat adjustment. The Tekna+ even has seat memory settings and a massage function.

You feel as though you’re sitting higher up from the road than you do in a conventional hatchback (or the Seat Ateca for that matter), which is something most SUV fans will appreciate.

Reversing isn’t too much of a challenge because even entry-level Visia models come with rear parking sensors. Acenta Premium trim adds a rear-view camera, while going for N-Connecta trim or above swaps that for a 360-degree bird’s eye view camera and adds front parking sensors. All versions have LED headlights, and they're adaptive on Tekna trim and above, so you can leave them on high beam without dazzling other drivers.

Nissan Qashqai 2022 interior infotainment

Sat nav and infotainment

Infotainment isn’t a strength of the Qashqai, but neither is it a reason not to buy one. As with other Nissans, the graphics look as though they could be from an old arcade game – especially the sat-nav maps – and the operating system isn’t the most intuitive or responsive. The Karoq and Ateca outclass the Qashqai in those respects, but the best system in the family SUV class for usability is the one in the BMW X1.

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