As for the United Kingdom market, Nissan had sold 85,200 cars between January and September 2018. In these months, the manufacturers market share averaged 4.11 percent, with a peak of 5.18 percent recorded in March. As of January 2019, the company made up 4.33 percent of the UK car market.
Through their Sunderland plant, Nissan had produced 495,206 passenger cars in 2017. Jaguar Land Rover was the only other automobile manufacturer which had made more passenger cars that year. Despite only ranking second in production by brand, the Nissan Qashqai had been the leading car model manufactured in the UK for the past three years. The model also proved popular with consumers and was the fourth most sold car in the UK in 2018 at 50,546 units.
As of the third quarter of 2018 there were more than 468,000 Nissan Qashqai cars registered in Great Britain. By comparison, registration figures for the Nissan Leaf model numbered 23,260 units.