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Nissan SUVs Explained

Nissan SUVs Explained

There’s a perfect SUV suited to every owner's individual needs. Nissan has decided to enhance the functionality of its SUVs by introducing new technology. Let’s look at the Nissan SUV market and which models are right for you.


Seating Capacity



The Nissan Kicks and Murano have a seating capacity of up to 5 people. The Nissan Pathfinder can seat up to 8 people and the Nissan Qashqai can seat up to 5 people, while the Nissan Rogue also seats up to 5 people.





Nissan Kicks (1.3 litre engine)

  • Horsepower: 122
  • Torque: 114 lb/ft


Nissan Murano (3.5 litre engine)

  • Horsepower: 260
  • Torque: 240 lb/ft


Nissan Pathfinder (3.5 litre engine)

  • Horsepower: 284
  • Torque: 259 lb/ft


Nissan Qashqai (2.0 litre engine)

  • Horsepower: 141
  • Torque: 147 lb/ft


Nissan Rogue (2.5 litre engine)

  • Horsepower: 181
  • Torque: 181 lb/ft





The Nissan Kicks, Murano, Pathfinder, Qashqai and Rogue all have different mileage ratings. The Kicks has a combined fuel economy of 14.02 km/L, while the Murano has a combined fuel economy of 9.77 km/L. The Pathfinder also has a combined fuel economy of 9.77 km/L, while the Qashqai has a combined fuel economy of 6.80 km/L. The Rogue has a combined fuel economy of 11.90 km/L.


Safety Features



The Kicks has an Electronic Stability Control system that helps you avoid skidding and a rearview camera that points out any obstacles in your blind spot. The Murano has an anti-lock braking system and a blind spot monitor that warns you if someone is in your blind spot or if there's an obstacle in the way when you're changing lanes.


The Pathfinder has electronic stability control and a rearview camera to help you avoid accidents and obstacles. The Qashqai has ABS brakes, which help you stop safely after sudden acceleration; as well as traction control, which reduces wheel spin during acceleration and braking.


The Rogue also has ABS brakes but also has an auto emergency braking system that can detect other vehicles or pedestrians before they hit yours and automatically brakes for you without requiring any input from the driver (except pressing the brake pedal).


Comfort Features


The Kicks has a spacious cabin and plenty of options to make your journey more comfortable. The Murano offers seats that are easy on your back and hips and a spacious cabin that lets you stretch out. The Pathfinder has a spacious cabin, with ample headroom and legroom for even the tallest passengers. The Qashqai is spacious enough for tall passengers, with a spacious cabin and headroom. The Rogue has seats that are easy on your back and hips and a comfortable ride that will make long car trips feel comfortable.





When it comes to the SUV market, Nissan is a big player, offering a full range of crossover and off-road vehicles. All these models have earned industry accolades and continue to prove popular with car buyers. Any Nissan SUV would make a welcome addition to any driveway.

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