The Nissan Qashqai has been among the UK’s best-selling cars for years, but shop around online and you can find discounts that cut high list prices down to size.
The Nissan Qashqai has been a runaway success for Nissan, giving buyers the benefit of chunky off-roader styling with the running costs and on-road handling of a medium-sized hatchback. This new model was launched at the start of the year, but is already available with substantial discounts – making purchase prices more palatable.
With everything from affordable two-wheel drive petrols to generously equipped four-wheel-drive diesels, buyers have plenty of models to choose from. And thanks to its handsome new styling, the new Qashqai looks set to remain one of the UK’s top-selling cars.
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Top choice Nissan Qashqai 1.5 diesel with 15% discount
Our favourite Qashqai is the 1.5-litre diesel model in Acenta Premium specification.This is the most economical model in range, delivering a claimed 74.3mpg and sub-100g/km CO2 emissions for free car tax. Performance is reasonable, too – acceleration to 62mph takes 11.9 seconds. With a discount of £3,569, this car could be yours for a reasonable £19,556.
This model includes front and rear parking sensors, touchscreen sat nav, a digital radio, panoramic glass roof and a reversing camera. You also get dual-zone air conditioning and electric folding door mirrors for squeezing through tight gaps – plus automatic lights and windscreen wipers.
Brand new Nissan Qashqai 1.2 DiG-T Acenta for just £16,886
If you’d rather have a petrol engine, you can pick up the well-equipped Qashqai 1.2 DiG-T Acenta for just £16,886 – saving you £2,639 on the list price. Standard equipment includes dual-zone air-con, automatic lights and wipers, cruise control and electric door mirrors.
You might wonder how an engine so small can power an off-roader, but thanks to a turbocharger this model accelerates to 62mph in a brisk 10.9 seconds. Claimed fuel economy is a reasonable 50.4mpg.
Save £4,013 on 4WD diesel Nissan Qashqai
For those who need four-wheel drive, you could put a Qashqai 1.6 dCi Acenta Premium 4WD on your drive for £22,062, following a 15% discount. This model has all the same standard kit as the 1.5-litre diesel model above.
With four driven wheels and a punchy diesel engine, this car accelerates to 62mph in a reasonable 10.5 seconds and returns a claimed economy figure of 57.6mpg. Go for the two-wheel-drive version, however, and this jumps to 64.2mpg.
Hot Car Deals:
- Nissan Qashqai 1.5 dCi Acenta Premium – £19,556
- Nissan Qashqai 1.2 DiG-T Acenta – £16,886
- Nissan Qashqai 1.6 dCi Acenta Premium 4WD – £22,062