July 20, 2024

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Nissan Qashqai, Juke and X-Trail pass 1m UK sales landmark

Nissan states that its crossover line-up has ‘gone platinum’ with more than just one million products from the Juke, Qashqai and Mk3 X-Path ranges offered in the British isles due to the fact 2007. 

No much less than ninety three per cent of people automobiles had been produced in Britain at the firm’s Sunderland manufacturing plant. That adds up to a complete of 932,938 British constructed products obtaining households with British isles buyers more than the previous 14 yrs. 

Introduced in 2007, the Qashqai – which will enter its 3rd-era with an all-new product rolling off the Sunderland generation line afterwards this year – has amassed more than 620,000 British gross sales, with the second-era product proving a substantial strike with Brits. 

No other car is presently constructed in higher figures in Britain and the Qashqai has been a fixture in the UK’s top rated ten finest-marketing automobiles checklist, so it must be no surprise to see more than 373,000 Mk2 Qashqais have identified a put on British isles driveways. 

The lesser, supermini sized Juke crossover is also produced at the firm’s Sunderland plant, and has due to the fact amassed more than 310,000 gross sales due to the fact its introduction to the British isles market place in 2010. 

The greatest car in what Nissan deems it’s British isles ‘crossover’ selection is the X-Path, which is constructed in Japan. The 3rd-era product will make use of the similar underpinnings identified below everything from the Qashqai to the Renault Megane relatives hatchback. Considering the fact that its introduction in 2014, more than 67,000 3rd-era X-Trails have been offered in Britain. Preceding X-Path generations had been preferred here way too, but Nissan isn’t together with them in its ‘1m crossover sales’ calculation, presumably due to the fact it sees them as much more off-highway focused SUVs alternatively than crossovers. 

Later this year, the brand’s present line-up will be joined not just by an all-new edition of the Qashqai with hybrid power for the initially time, but also by an fully new proposition – an electrical crossover known as Ariya. The newcomer will be constructed on the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Alliance’s new CMF-EV platform and able of up to 310 miles on a solitary demand.

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