So, it all began with the launch of the new Nissan Qashqai. It was a new type of automobile that combined components of an SUV with components of a conventional hatchback – and ever considering that numerous other auto suppliers have followed…

So, what is a Crossover?

The majority of ‘Crossover styling’ is taken from SUVs. Crossovers possess sporty appears, substantial front grilles and a higher driving position. They also generally function all-wheel drive capacity but have the handling of a hatchback. They are straightforward to drive and not also major so that they are tough to park.

They are also far much more very affordable than a conventional SUV and ever considering that their launch their reputation has grown enormously.

In truth, these automobiles have proved to be so common amongst the British public that Nissan have launched a complete ‘family’ of crossovers. The Qashqai was the original, then came the Qashqai + two, then the Nissan Murano and much more lately they launched the smallest of all their crossover automobiles – the Nissan Juke. The Juke is equivalent to the Qashqai, but its smaller sized size and reduce cost imply that Nissan are targeting this certain model to a younger audience.

Other suppliers have also launched their version of the crossover, these contain the Peugeot 3008, which won the What Vehicle ‘Car of the Year’ award and much more lately, the Mitsubishi ASX.

The Mitsubishi ASX is a compact crossover which boats to be fuel effective, sophisticated and exciting to drive.

These automobiles are taking the UK auto industry by storm so no doubt you are going to be seeing far much more model launches more than the coming months…