Nissan Qashqai (2021) first drive: Softroader gets soft electrification

There’s no question that the Nissan Qashqai has been a success. Just look out of your front door, in any car park or outside any school gate. There are Qashqais everywhere.

Nissan basically invented the crossover segment and the popularity of practical softroaders, for which the Qashqai has always been the poster child.

That question of when we’ll see and electric version, however, has been on the lips of green-leaning suburban families for some time – and while electrification is firmly in the messaging, the Nissan Qashqai isn’t quite there yet, choosing in its first step a mild hybrid arrangement.

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