Nissan Qashqai was launched in mass production in late December 2006. The car was named after the Kachkaev tribe of the Iranian province of Fars. In Australia this car is called the internal Japanese market — Dualis.
The first model of Nissan is fully developed in Europe. The design of the car was created by Nissan Design Europe design group, based in London. The technical part is developed by a division of Nissan Technical Center Europe (NTCE) situated in Cranfield Bedfordshire. First car was presented to the public in 2006 with the holding of the Paris motor show.
In 2010, the Nissan Qashqai had small restyling as for Nissan Qashqai headlights. In appearance it affected form elements in head optics, as well as took a slightly different shape front bumper. The location of the sectors of the brake lights were changed, which are now covered with the transparent elements.
During the restyling they also improved sound insulation. Suspension work was also significantly better. The second generation was presented in London on the 7th of November, 2013. The sales began in January 2014.