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The New 2024 Nissan Qashqai

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Written by Tim Barnes-Clay

The highly anticipated new Nissan Qashqai has recently been unleashed on the stunning roads of the Algarve, where we had the opportunity to test drive it, writes Tim Barnes-Clay.

The crossover made a lasting impression with its refreshed styling, which exudes a sharp and modern dynamism.

The new Qashqai, a testament to Nissan’s commitment to innovation, features a striking front grille with numerous high-gloss, three-dimensional comma-shaped elements in a black finish. The re-shaped headlights, distinctive daytime running lights, and revamped rear lighting elements add to its unique appeal. It also offers new alloy wheel options and captivating new colours.

Furthermore, the Qashqai N-Design grade introduces a fresh and dynamic dimension to the lineup. Its body-coloured lower portions and 20″ alloy wheels elevate its on-road presence. The vehicle is available in different trim levels to suit diverse preferences, ranging from Acenta Premium, N-Connecta, N-Design, and Tekna to Tekna+.

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The 2024 Qashqai boasts Alcantara in the cabin. It adorns the dashboard, door inserts, armrests, and centre storage console lid of the upper-grade models, offering a sophisticated feel. The upper three grades feature intricately patterned materials and sumptuous seat trims, reflecting meticulous attention to detail and providing comfort and elegance.

Technological advancements include the upgraded Around View Monitor system with a 3D feature for enhanced visibility and safety through multiple external camera viewpoints. The integration of Google as part of the NissanConnect infotainment system ensures seamless connectivity. NissanConnect Services also provides security and convenience with vigilant monitoring and alerts for added peace of mind.

The new Nissan Qashqai is not just about looks, though – it’s about performance. Nissan’s innovative e-POWER system combines a petrol engine with a compact electric motor, delivering an electric drive sensation without the need for traditional charging.

This provides a compelling option for motorists seeking the advantages of an electric vehicle without range anxiety. The Qashqai also offers a refined and comfy driving experience, responsive and precise handling, a smooth ride quality, impressive power delivery, and efficiency.

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The new 2024 Nissan Qashqai, a perfect blend of safety, comfort, and versatility, is now in production at Nissan’s Sunderland Plant in the UK. With a starting price of £30,135, it’s a compelling choice for families. Indeed, it marks another milestone for a vehicle that has seen over four million units built since its original launch in 2007, making it a proven and trusted choice for motorists.

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