Nissan Australia has added a new variant to the top of the Qashqai SUV range, dubbed the Ti.
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The Ti ostensibly replaces the interim NTEC variant at the top of the Qashqai range, which Nissan Australia said would only be available for a limited time at the model’s launch.
The new Qashqai flagship sits above the entry-level ST, with the ST-L bridging the features gap between the two. Nissan predicts sales across the ST, ST-L and Ti range will be evenly split at just over 30 percent each.
The Ti adds new features over the NTEC, including Nappa leather-accented seats, adaptive cruise control, and lane departure warning. The front seats have two-memory settings, with four-way electric lumbar support for the driver.
The Ti is fitted with the 106kW/200Nm 2.0-litre petrol engine shared with the other variants. It’s mated with a CVT automatic transmission and sips fuel at a rate of 6.9L/100km.
As with the ST and ST-L, boot space is 430 litres with the rear seats up, expanding to 1598 litres with the second row folded down.
Safety features include automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, front and rear parking sensors, a reversing camera, hill start assist, brake assist, and an electric park brake, which are all standard across the Qashqai range.
2018 Nissan Qashqai range pricing
- Nissan Qashqai ST (manual) - $26,490
- Nissan Qashqai ST (automatic) - $28,990
- Nissan Qashqai ST-L (automatic) - $32,990
- Nissan Qashqai Ti (automatic) - $37,990