The Qashqai has seen massive success as the gamble that not only paid off, but practically defined the crossover segment in 2007 as the ultimate in fashionable family motoring. Flash forward to the British designed and made 2014 Nissan Qashqai, now in its 2nd generation, where all round improvements and updates have geared it to remain the benchmark in a segment which has become particularly competitive.
The new 2014 Nissan Qashqai is not a million miles from the successful formula of the previous generation in looks, but there have been some general dimension alterations (it’s now 47mm longer, slightly wider and slightly lower) and a general shift in sleekness. It’s had a bit more family hatch injected into it, moving away from the overly SUV aesthetic to a more confidently mature yet sleek and sporty machine. Inside, the cabin has been nicely updated too with a smarter, again more car-like interior [...]