Attractive pricing fuels Qashqai excitement

Excitement levels are building at a St Leonards on Sea car dealership after Nissan revealed prices for the much-anticipated new Nissan Qashqai.

Nissan Qashqai
Nissan Qashqai

The stunning British designed and built model, which has already received rave reviews in the motoring media, is set to arrive in St Leonards Motors Nissan Churchwood Drive showroom in January.

The dealership already expects sky-high interest in the new model to soar after Nissan confirmed the new model would be priced from just £17,595.

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Jon Nash, sales manager at St Leonards Motors, said: “The original Qashqai invented the crossover sector and its successor will completely redefine it The new Qashqai will set new standards for technology, comfort and practicality, has a premium quality feel and boasts some of the most advanced features on the market.

“So for the price to be set at such an affordable level, where it remains accessible to buyers considering a conventional hatchback or crossover, is incredible.”

Available in four now familiar Nissan trim levels – Visia, Acenta, Acenta Premium and Tekna – there will be a model in the new Qashqai line-up to suit every taste and budget.

Even the entry level Visia models – priced from £17,595 RRP – is surprisingly well equipped, featuring automatic air conditioning, Hill Start Assist, a five-inch colour HD infotainment screen, Chassis Control, TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring

System) and Speed Limiter/Cruise Control all fitted as standard.

Acenta models continue the generous theme with a further list of premium features fitted as standard. Priced from £19,145, these include dual-zone automatic air conditioning, premium leather steering wheel and gear knob, 17-inch alloy wheels and a Luggage Board System.

Safety equipment includes front fog lamps, auto headlamps and rain-sensing wipers.

Both the Visia and Acenta models come with the option of a Smart Vision Pack at only £450 that adds Nissan’s advanced Safety Shield system among other driver aids.

Designed to enhance the safety of occupants, the pack incorporates Front Collision Avoidance and Traffic Sign Recognition.

Acenta Premium models start from £20,995 and feature a raft of comfort and safety technologies. These include new-generation NissanConnect infotainment system with DAB radio.

A rear view camera is also fitted as standard, along withi-key Start Push Button, parking sensors and a panoramic glass roof.

Safety features include Front Collision Avoidance, High Beam Assist and Lane Departure Warning.

Range-topping Tekna models – which start from £23,145 – feature an array of new-to-sector technologies that further highlight Nissan’s lead in the crossover market.

For safety, Tekna models benefit from Bi-LED headlamps, Safety Shield with Traffic Signal Recognition and High Beam Assist.

Tekna models also excel when it comes to design and technology features. All models are equipped with 19-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, part-leather seats, a large glass roof, heated seats, front and rear parking sensors and Intelligent key with engine start button.

The latest-generation NissanConnect system is also standard, including a seven-inch touchscreen display, DAB digital radio, Around View Monitor and smartphone connectivity.

Under the bonnet meanwhile, a range of supremely efficient and refined petrol and diesel engines allows the new Qashqai to exceed the expectations of drivers no matter which powertrain is chosen – with emissions as low as 99g/km and an EU combined fuel consumption figure of up to 74.3mpg.

The launch of the New Qashqai is Saturday, January 25, when St Leonards Motors, Churchwood Drive, is holding a test drive weekend when all three engines in the line up will be on the road and available for test drives.

For more information about the new Nissan Qashqai or to book a test drive, call St Leonards motors Nissan now on 01424 854000 or visit the Nissan showroom on Churchwood Drive. For any questions or further information call 07899 992871.