Tested: 2018 Nissan Qashqai 1.5 dCi Tekna   

The shiny details

Love or hate its name, that compact Nissan SUV with the strange badge is here to stay. And where I lamented the recent loss of identity by its bigger X-Trail sibling, this second-generation Qashqai is quite a handsome machine. Its first incarnation looked a bit… librarian. 

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Sprint Review: Nissan X-Trail 1.6 dCi 4×4 Tekna

A bronzey SUV, lots of information in short paragraphs

What you need to know: I hope you don’t know me personally because you’re bound to have heard the following rant on repeat… I miss boxy, practical SUV’s. There weren’t many to start with, mostly the Nissan X-Trail and Land-Rover Freelander or Discovery, but all of them were instantly recognisable and incredibly practical.

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Tested: 2011 Nissan JUKE 1.6 DIG-T Tekna

The mutant blend

For today’s review I’d like to you sit back and consider your verdict on the following: liquorice, Tequila, sushi, Kurt Darren, Marmite, Jägermeister and dark chocolate. I’d bet half my pay slip that half of you hated half the list and loved the rest; and vice versa.

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