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The third generation Nissan Qashqai, available from 2021 has pushed the envelope again for the popular SUV, building on the success of the first and second generations of this textbook model.

It's had no trouble being at the top of bestseller lists in the UK, and the third generation aims to ensure its dominant reign in the top spots. It's more handsome, more polished, and generally more impressive as a total package.

On the face of it, the third generation Qashqai has lots of positives, which include:

  • Handsome styling
  • A more upmarket vibe
  • Lots of decent tech
  • Typical Nissan reliability
  • Excellent efficiency

Engines and Driving Experience

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This third generation of the Nissan Qashqai includes petrol engines only, with mild and full hybrid options. There are no diesels like in previous generations and no PHEV versions - which many rivals offer.

Despite this, there are still plenty of efficient engines on offer to please the Qashqai's admirers. There's a 138bhp 1.3-litre, which is the entry-level point. It takes a smidge under 10 seconds to go from 0 to 62mph and can return circa 44mpg.

There's a more powerful 155bhp version of the above, which drops the 0 to 62mph time to under 9 seconds whilst returning around the same 44mpg.

If you want the most power from your third generation Qashqai, you'll want the 1.5-litre hybrid with 187bhp, dropping the 0 to 62mph time to 7.6 seconds, which will make it feel far more punchy and plenty quick enough for a family SUV of this nature. You'll see around 53mpg too.

As with many cars, Qashqai models with smaller wheels make the drive that little bit more supple, whilst bigger wheels firm things up, but do look better.

Practicality and Running Costs

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Being one of the best-selling SUVs, the Qashqai offers plenty of practicality. There's plenty of space in the cabin, so driver and passengers should have no trouble getting comfortable.

As for boot space, there's a large 504 litres on offer, which is 50 litres more than the second generation it replaces. You can get up to 935 litres when folding the rear seats too.

As for running costs, with good economy the Qashqai shouldn't scare your wallet too much. There are also plenty of servicing options which again are competitive and can be completed at your preferred Evans Halshaw retailer.

Interior, Technology, and Safety

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The interior vibe of the Qashqai has of course improved with its evolution. However, to get things like a digital instrument cluster and neater infotainment set up, you need to go for the higher trim models such as the N-Connecta.

Of course, as is the case with many car models, the more you spend and the higher the trim you go for, the more style, tech and features you're going to get.

Other than that, the Qashqai's interior is ideal for families and provides plenty of choice, so you can tailor your used Qashqai search pretty simply.

Safety is also impressive, with a Euro NCAP five-star rating. This is thanks to kit including:

  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • Driver attention alert
  • Cruise control
  • Lane-keeping assist


Is the Nissan Qashqai right for me?

In a world where the SUV is popular, the Qashqai, especially in the UK is a textbook choice for most.

Those who value the overall driving experience will most likely divert to German alternatives like the Volkswagen Tiguan and Audi Q3, which feel that little bit more premium and offer a better drive.

A closer alternative would be the Peugeot 3008 which offers a tad more style.

Why purchase a used Nissan Qashqai through Evans Halshaw?

Find your ideal used car with Evans Halshaw

At Evans Halshaw, we have a variety of used cars for you to choose from. Each car is carefully selected by our teams before making its way through the rigorous preparation process, where it's inspected by a qualified technician and then fully valeted.

All our vehicles are fully HPI checked, giving you peace of mind when making a decision. In addition, we're able to offer Home Delivery to UK mainland addresses, giving you flexibility when searching for your next car.

We're also able to offer you a tailored Service Plan for your selected car, which allows you to spread the cost of maintenance over an agreed period of time, whilst saving you money in the process.

If you'd like some advice on picking the right car for you, or you've spotted a vehicle and want more information, please contact your nearest Evans Halshaw dealership, where one of our friendly associates will be more than happy to help.