Nissan Qashqai, Juke and X-Trail pass 1m UK sales landmark
Nissan states that its crossover line-up has ‘gone platinum’ with in excess of 1 million types from the Juke, Qashqai and Mk3 X-Path ranges marketed in the United kingdom given that 2007.
No less than ninety three per cent of all those cars and trucks were being built in Britain at the firm’s Sunderland production plant. That provides up to a whole of 932,938 British crafted types locating houses with United kingdom prospects in excess of the earlier fourteen many years.
Launched in 2007, the Qashqai – which will enter its third-generation with an all-new design rolling off the Sunderland creation line afterwards this yr – has amassed in excess of 620,000 British product sales, with the next-generation design proving a massive strike with Brits.
No other vehicle is currently crafted in better quantities in Britain and the Qashqai has been a fixture in the UK’s best 10 greatest-advertising cars and trucks checklist, so it should be no shock to see in excess of 373,000 Mk2 Qashqais have discovered a spot on United kingdom driveways.
The smaller, supermini sized Juke crossover is also built at the firm’s Sunderland plant, and has given that amassed in excess of 310,000 product sales given that its introduction to the United kingdom sector in 2010.
The largest vehicle in what Nissan deems it’s United kingdom ‘crossover’ assortment is the X-Path, which is crafted in Japan. The third-generation design makes use of the very same underpinnings discovered below almost everything from the Qashqai to the Renault Megane spouse and children hatchback. Since its introduction in 2014, in excess of sixty seven,000 third-generation X-Trails have been marketed in Britain. Preceding X-Path generations were being popular here way too, but Nissan is not which includes them in its ‘1m crossover sales’ calculation, presumably for the reason that it sees them as a lot more off-street concentrated SUVs fairly than crossovers.
Afterwards this yr, the brand’s latest line-up will be joined not just by an all-new version of the Qashqai with hybrid electricity for the to start with time, but also by an totally new proposition – an electrical crossover called Ariya. The newcomer will be crafted on the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Alliance’s new CMF-EV system and capable of up to 310 miles on a solitary cost.
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