Nissan Qashqai Trim Levels Explained

Published Date: 12th Sep 2023

Image of a Nissan Qashqai Panel embossed with QashqaiIn 2007, the UK automotive industry witnessed a significant transformation with the debut of the Nissan Qashqai. Combining the agility of a hatchback with an SUV's versatility sparked a revolution in UK vehicle design. Now, in its remarkable third generation, the Qashqai proudly holds the esteemed title of the UK's best-selling car for 2022, a testament to its enduring appeal and unwavering popularity.

Embracing the Qashqai immerses you in refined luxury and meticulous design. Premium leather seats, exquisitely quilted, extend a warm welcome. The Tekna+ variant elevates comfort to new heights with its exclusive massaging seats, ensuring every journey is a pampered experience. The Qashqai delivers a range of adaptable interior layouts for those needing a flexible vehicle, offering more boot space than ever before.

At the heart of the Qashqai's innovation lies Nissan Intelligent Mobility, a suite of cutting-edge features that provide additional awareness and driver assistance precisely when needed.

Image of the Nissan Qashqai InteriorThe Qashqai's interior showcases a 12.3-inch TFT multi-information screen, a technological marvel offering customisable displays for navigation, entertainment, traffic, and vehicle information. Inspired by Japanese kiriko glass, its design seamlessly blends style with functionality.

Moreover, the Qashqai effortlessly integrates with your digital life. Advanced smartphone connectivity, wireless charging, and intuitive voice controls put the world at your fingertips. This represents the future of automotive connectivity, ensuring you remain effortlessly connected to the world around you.

This article is dedicated to exploring the five distinctive trim levels of the Qashqai: Visia, Acenta Premium, N-Connecta, Tekna, and Tekna Plus. We aim to help prospective buyers make an informed choice by delving into each trim level, highlighting their unique features, comfort, and performance. From the understated elegance of the Visia to the luxurious opulence of the Tekna Plus, each grade promises a tailored driving experience catering to a range of driving requirements.


The 2023 Nissan Qashqai trim Level Range consists of the following:


1 - Nissan Qashqai Visia - Available Saving: up to £1,800

2 - Nissan Qashqai Acenta Premium - Available Saving: up to £4,190

3 - Nissan Qashqai N-Connecta - Available Saving: up to £4,900

4 - Nissan Qashqai Tekna - Available Saving: up to £4,660

5 - Nissan Qashqai Tekna Plus - Available Saving: up to £5,044


Let's compare each Nissan Qashqai Trim Level to see what sets them apart.


Image of a Nissan Qashqai in Ink Blue1 - Nissan Qashqai Visia Model: Main Features - 7" digital display, front and rear LED lights, Intelligent cruise and Traffic sign recognition, Rear parking sensor, 504L boot capacity.

Summary: The Visia trim level is the entry level model, boasting a 7" digital meter display that offers a sophisticated and customisable interface for vital vehicle information. Moreover, incorporating front and rear LED lights elevates visibility and enhances the Qashqai's contemporary look. Intelligent cruise control and traffic sign recognition introduce advanced driving assistance features, augmenting convenience and safety during journeys. Lastly, the inclusion of a rear parking sensor streamlines parking manoeuvres, guaranteeing additional peace of mind.


Image of a Nissan Qashqai in Burgundy2 -  Nissan Qashqai Acenta Premium: Main Features - 17" alloy wheels, 8" Nissan Connect display, Rear view camera, i-Key, Apple CarPlay & Android Auto (wired), Dual auto A/C.

Summary: Stepping up to the Acenta Premium trim level significantly enhances style and technology. The 17" alloy wheels not only enhance the Qashqai's visual appeal but also contribute to improved handling. The 8" Nissan Connect display provides a larger, more intuitive interface for infotainment and connectivity. The inclusion of a rear-view camera aids in parking and manoeuvring in tight spaces. I-Key Apple CarPlay & Android Auto (wired) offer seamless integration with your devices. Also, dual-zone automatic climate control ensures personalised comfort for drivers and passengers.


Image of a Nissan Qashqai in Ceramic Grey3 - Nissan Qashqai N-Connecta: Main Features - 18" Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels, Privacy Glass, 12.3" NissanConnect with connected services including wireless Apple CarPlayᵀᴹ, Around View Monitor, Front parking sensors, Ambient lighting: centre console.

Summary: The N-Connecta trim level introduces several premium features for an elevated driving experience. The 18" Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels enhance the Qashqai's aesthetics and contribute to an even smoother ride. Privacy glass adds a touch of exclusivity and provides extra privacy for passengers. The 12.3" NissanConnect with wireless Apple CarPlayᵀᴹ ensures seamless connectivity without cables. The Around View Monitor offers a comprehensive view of the surroundings, aiding in parking and manoeuvring. Front parking sensors further simplify parking in tight spaces. Ambient lighting in the centre console adds a sophisticated touch to the interior.


Image of a Nissan Qashqai in Storm White4 - Nissan Qashqai Tekna: Main Features - 19" Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels, ProPILOT Assist with Navi-Link* or Drive Assist, 10.8" Head-up display, Glass Roof and Roof Rails, Hands-free power tailgate, Wireless charging pad.

Summary: The Tekna trim level represents almost the pinnacle of luxury and technology in the Qashqai range. With 19" Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels, it not only exudes elegance but also enhances the vehicle's performance. ProPILOT Assist with Navi-Link* or Drive Assist introduces advanced driver assistance features, providing extra safety and convenience. The 10.8" Head-up display offers essential information in the driver's line of sight, minimising distractions. A Glass Roof and Roof Rails add an expansive and versatile touch to the interior. The Hands-free power tailgate simplifies access to the boot, and the Wireless charging pad ensures devices are always ready for use.


Image of a Nissan Qashqai in Gun Metallic5 - Nissan Qashqai Tekna Plus: Main Features - 20" Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels, Quilted premium leather seat fronts, Front seat massage function (3 modes), Advanced i-Key with driver seat & exterior mirror memory, Bose sound system, LED Front Fog Lights.

Summary: The Tekna Plus trim level epitomises luxury and sophistication. Riding on 20" Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels commands attention and provides a smoother driving experience. Quilted premium leather seat fronts elevate comfort and add a sense of luxury to the interior. The Front seat massage function with three modes takes relaxation to the next level. The Advanced i-Key with driver seat & exterior mirror memory offers a tailored driving experience. A premium Bose sound system delivers an immersive audio experience, while LED Front Fog Lights improve visibility in adverse conditions. This trim level embodies the Qashqai line-up's highest comfort, technology, and luxury standards.


As you progress up the trim range, you can expect a gradual enhancement in features, technology, comfort, and luxury. Each step offers a more comprehensive and refined driving experience, catering to a wide range of preferences and needs. Whether it's advanced safety systems, premium interior materials, or cutting-edge technology, the Qashqai trims have something to offer for every type of driver.


Additional Packs may be available depending on the grade you choose:


Heat Pack: Heated steering wheel, Front heated seats, ThermaClear® heated windscreen.

Glass Roof Pack: Fixed Glass roof with Electric Sunshade and Roof Rails.

Image of a Nissan Qashqai Automatic Gear SelectorConnectivity Pack: Intelligent Around View Monitor (360° colour cameras), Moving Object Detection, 12.3" NissanConnect Display with connected services, NissanConnect Navigation, TomTom® Services: Live Traffic, Google Maps Services: Search, Weather, 3D Maps and Google Street View, Telematics: Notifications and Connectivity Services, Remote Control Services - door locks, lights, horn and car locator, Virtual Personal Assistant and Firmware Over The Air capability.

Wireless Charger Pack: Telematics: Notifications and Connectivity Services, Remote Control Services - door locks, lights, horn and car locator, Virtual Personal Assistant and Firmware Over The Air capability, Wireless phone charger.

Premium Bose Sound System: Premium Bose® Sound System with 10 Speakers: 2 Tweeters, 6 high and medium frequency door speakers, 2 in the Subwoofer, Premium Bose® Acoustimass™ Bass Box, Digital Amplifier.

Tech Pack (Drive Assist and Head-Up Display): LED headlights with Adaptive Driving Beam, Headlights Auto Levelling System, Lane Keep Assist, Advanced Windscreen Head-Up Display.

Tech Pack (ProPILOT Assist and Head-Up Display): LED headlights with Adaptive Driving Beam, Headlights Auto Levelling System, Legal Speed Adjustment, Corner and Junction Speed Assist.


Other packs are available, such as Styling Packs, Utility and Cargo Packs, so please check with us if you plan to use the vehicle for towing or carrying, and we will help you understand what's available.


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Image of a Nissan Qashqai Interior in BlackIn exploring the dynamic range of Nissan Qashqai trim levels, you've uncovered many features and enhancements tailored to different preferences and needs. It's crucial, however, to consider your lifestyle and priorities when choosing. Take the time to delve into the specifics of each trim and consider what aligns best with your driving experience.

If you need further guidance or insight, don't hesitate to reach out to the experts at UK Car Discount. Our team has the expertise and know-how to help you make a well-informed decision. Moreover, keep in mind that there are multiple packs at your disposal to further customize your Qashqai, guaranteeing it aligns perfectly with your requirements.

Ultimately, the Nissan Qashqai is more than a car; it reflects your individuality, personality and lifestyle. Choose wisely, and let the Qashqai elevate your driving experience.


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