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2020 Nissan Qashqai pricing and specs: CarPlay, new special edition for compact crossover

Nissan has updated its popular Qashqai SUV for 2020, adding Apple CarPlay and Android Auto across the range. Pricing for the Qashqai kicks off $27,990 (+$500) before on-road costs for the base ST manual, and jumps to $29,990 (+$500) before on-roads for the ST CVT. Standard equipment for the base Qashqai remains unchanged, save for the addition of a new 7...

Next Nissan Qashqai and X-Trail to debut this year, plug-in hybrid Qashqai planned – report

Nissan is expected to debut a redesigned Qashqai in September, while a new X-Trail could debut even sooner. Autocar reports the redesigned Qashqai should appear at this year’s Frankfurt motor show, while the next X-Trail may appear mid-year. The upcoming Qashqai won’t move to a new platform but will instead remain on the current model’s CMF platform, shared with the X-Trail, according to the report...

Automotive Industry Insights: Audi boss of pre-development automated driving

Mandy Turner and Mike Costello record the podcast inside a white 2020 Lexus RX350 F Sport. Mike covers November's new car sales figures, which saw the Mazda 3 and Ford Mustang perform poorly, and the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger 4x4 battle for top spot. We speak to Dr. Miklos Kiss, head of pre-development for automated driving at Audi AG, and Curt Dupriez compares the 2020 Kia Seltos GT-Line and Nissan Qashqai Ti...

2019 Nissan Qashqai ST+ pricing and specs

Nissan Australia has added the Qashqai ST+ to the line-up, bringing the total number of variants to four. Slotting between the base ST and mid-spec ST-L, the ST+ is priced from $30,790 plus on-road costs and is available exclusively with a CVT automatic – unlike the ST which features a six-speed manual as standard...

Nissan x Opus concept revealed

Nissan has collaborated with Opus Campers to create a concept camper trailer that features second-life battery packs from the Leaf EV to offer "up to a week's worth" of off-grid power for remote adventures. Incorporating the vehicle manufacturer's new Energy Roam system, a portable weather-proof power pack with 700Wh capacity, the concept camper trailer offers both 230V and 12V circuits with enough juice for "around seven days of camping", aided by the on-board solar panel accessory...

2019 Nissan Qashqai gets Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in Europe, not for Oz

Nissan Europe has announced further details of its upgraded Qashqai range for 2019, headlined by a new turbocharged petrol engine and a new infotainment system. We heard about the new 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine a fortnight ago, but the company's latest announcement confirms the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring for the first time, thanks to a new infotainment system...

Nissan Qashqai gets new 1.3L turbo in Europe

Nissan has announced a new powertrain for the top-selling Qashqai in Europe, a 1.3-litre turbo petrol, which hits showrooms in the region from November. The new powertrain makes its debut in the Nissan line-up – already offered in the related Renault Kadjar – replacing the outgoing 1.2-litre and 1.6-litre turbo units...

2018 Nissan Qashqai Ti pricing and specs

A new range-topping 2018 Nissan Qashqai Ti variant has arrived, replacing the 'limited edition' N-Tec stand-in that headlined the Australian launch of the facelifted line-up in December. As revealed at the time, the Qashqai Ti is priced from $37,990, marking a slight increase over the $36,490 N-TEC it replaces and a $5000 premium over the $32,990 ST-L model beneath it...

Nissan to rollout ProPilot tech across more models - UPDATE

UPDATE (16/5/18): Nissan Australia has released a statement regarding the local release of the ProPilot technology suite. See bottom of article for details. Nissan has announced plans to expand the availability of its ProPilot Assist semi-autonomous driving systems, with the US-market Rogue Sport (Qashqai) next on the list...

2017-18 Nissan Qashqai recalled

Nissan Australia has issued a recall for its 2017-18 Qashqai over concerns a faulty Body Control Module (BCM) may not warn drivers that the indicator lamps have failed. The Japanese manufacturer reports the UK-built crossover's BCM may not trigger a warning (double speed flashing) due to an incorrect software setting...

Nissan Design Europe celebrates 15 favourite models

Nissan Design Europe is celebrating 15 years at its London premises by showcasing 15 of its most significant models. The studio is the brand's creative hub and is vital to Nissan’s success in Europe, where it answered the demand for crossovers, in particular the Qashqai and Juke...