Redesign still understated, but why change winning formula?
The new Nissan Qashqai looks remarkably like the old one, which is a tribute to the huge success of the
7-year old original, and not to mention the bravery of the Japanese company in dumping the worthy, dull and
slow selling Almera and replacing it with this trendsetter.
The Qashqai was an original concept, a taller SUV like profile than the conventionally styled hatchback
it replaced, with an emphasis on pleasing exterior styling and comfort rather than utility.
It sold like hot cakes, and kept the factory in Sunderland working flat out.
Ever since then, Nissan competitors have been struggling to match the appeal of this car.
Last year, a highest ever 50,200 found buyers in the UK alone...more
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