Combining style and practicality with impressive value, the petrol-powered Nissan Qashqai Ti is a formidable challenger to the compact SUV establishment. In the highly competitive compact SUV world, style, practicality and value are some of the biggest draw cards. The Nissan Qashqai is aiming to score the hat-trick.
Launched locally in July priced from $25,850, the Nissan Qashqai (I’ve just had to double-check the spelling again) replaces the far less confusingly named Dualis.
Now employing the badge of its European equivalent – a model sold overseas since 2007 – the all-new second-generation Qashqai differs from its predecessor in being exclusively available with five seats (the Dualis +2’s seven-seat role left to the all-new, third-generation X-Trail).
Looking sharper and more modern than the wide-eyed and smiley Dualis, the UK-built Qashqai takes more than a few styling cues from its larger, Japanese-built mid-sized stablemate. These include sleek LED daytime running light-infused headlights, a revised [...]