The Nissan QASHQAI 360 has replaced the popular n-tec+ model, which accounted for 60 per cent of all sales. The QASHQAI 360 sits between the Acenta and Tekna trims. Prices will start at £19,945 for the entry-level petrol QASHQAI 360 1.6 (117PS) 5-speed manual and rise to £27,095 for the QASHQAI+2 360 2.0 dCi (150PS) 6-speed auto 4WD.
QASHQAI 360 is available with all engine and transmission options and can be specified on both the QASHQAI and the seven seater QASHQAI+2. The most popular variants is set to be the 1.6 dCi diesel which incorporates stop/start technology for CO2 emissions of 119g/km and 62.8mpg on the official combined cycle.
The QASHQAI 360 is equipped as the name suggests with Nissan’s Connect with 360° Around View Monitor system, which integrates satellite navigation with Bluetooth phone connectivity along with four cameras to give a ‘helicopter view’ when parking. Standard equipment also includes 18-inch ‘Onyx’ alloy wheels, rear privacy glass and a panoramic roof.
Additional features includes part-leather trim with double white stitching, a gloss black gearlever surround, gloss black door handles and a leather armrest. Gloss black roof rails, door mirrors and ‘360’ badges mark out the exterior.
Nissan have introduced a new pearlescent paint – Storm White – has been added to the range, which contrasts with the 360’s gloss black highlights. Storm White will be available for the same price as metallic paint at £500 extra.Published 21 January 2013