NISSAN is hoping to attract bargain-hunting drivers in the run up to the March registration change with a special edition version of the Qashqai which offers a big spec upgrade for a small increase in price.
Based on the mid-range N-Connecta grade, the limited production Qashqai N-Motion costs just £300 more than the model on which it is based but comes with an extra £1,205 worth of kit.
Externally the added-value features include a panoramic glass roof, silver bumper plates front and rear, matching door mirror caps and roof rails, plus LED headlamps with adaptive front lighting and unique 19-inch ‘Ibiscus' alloys.
The Qashqai N-Motion's cabin receives a premium makeover courtesy of redesigned front seats. which feature exclusive burnt orange inserts on the bolsters with matching stitching on the seats and throughout the cabin. There's also a full-sized boot liner and metallic paint is included as standard.
The N-Motion also comes with the latest version of the NissanConnect infotainment system, the brand's advanced in-car infotainment system which includes voice recognition and on-line map and software updates. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard.
Priced from £25,345 the Qashqai N-Motion is available with all Qashqai powertrains except those with 4WD. Versions fitted with the 115PS 1.5 litre diesel engine are also now available with a seven-speed DCT auto transmission.