The 2018 Nissan Juke comes with new styling elements, performance options and much more. It has aggressive looks on the front end. And it comes as no surprise that this is what majority of the consumers have been looking forward to. The revised front grille and rear lights offer a sportier look. If you are that passionate driver who loves comfort and fun, this model gives the best handling and response on the road. The new Juke also offers high-performance AWD, ground effects, customizable color options and wide vide view monitoring all-round the vehicle.
What is under the hood of the 2018 Nissan Juke?
The 2018 Nissan Juke is available with a wide range of engines including a 1.5-L engine with four cylinders, all the way up to a 1.5-L diesel engine for the Europe model. The U.S model gets a 188-hp, 1.6-L turbo, four-cylinder, the engine is quite energetic, but the standard CVT gearbox which happens to be the only option remains to be a disappointment. The 2018 Nissan Juke is expected to hit the market with 3-powertrains with the U.S model getting only one. The European model is expected to get a 1.2-L turbo, four-cylinder with 120-hp and 1.6-L turbo four with more than 200-hp. The U.S version is also expected with a 1.6-L turbo, four-cylinders, and 220-hp though it is yet to be confirmed. The car might also receive a dual-clutch with 6-speed transmission instead of the normal CVT.
What are the safety features of the 2018 Nissan Juke?
The 2018 Nissan Juke comes standard with a rearview camera which is also available in almost all half of the other cars in the same class. It has a 360-degree camera on all corners of the car to enable an all-around view of the car. However, not all options in this class offer a full package of driver assistance features. The other options of the 2018 Nissan Juke include the lane keep assistance which is standard in well-ranked compact SUV's. According to the NHTSA, the 2018 Juke received a 3-star rating out of 5 in the frontal crash test, and 4 out of 5 in the rollover tests. The IIHS gave the 2018 Juke a low rating on the driver's safety cage; it was noted that the driver's safety cage is likely to be compromised.
How does the 2018 Nissan Juke perform?
The 2018 Nissan Juke produces good power right from the moment you step hard on the gas and take off into the highway. Most turbocharged engines take some time before the power kicks in fully; it is called the turbo lag and what's great is that it's almost non-existent in the 2018 Juke. The sport mode makes the acceleration lively, while the Eco mode reduces the throttle response to prevent burning of a lot of gas while accelerating. The entry-level with auto-transmission receives a 28/32 mpg in the city/highway. The available all-wheel drive loses 2mpg in the city and highway while the automatic transmission Juke gets an excellent 25/29 mpg in the city/highway.
What are the interior features of the 2018 Nissan Juke?
The 2018 Nissan Juke can carry a maximum of 5 passengers and provide a lot of room for passionate drivers. However, the rear seat space is insufficient. The back seats are best suited for small adults and children. The Juke has a unique exterior appearance, and most of its surfaces are plastic which is hard to touch. The Juke offers little cargo space, but the second-row seats can be folded to create a space of up to 35.9 cubic feet.
What's the price of the 2018 Nissan Juke?
The 2018 Nissan Juke is a bit pricey, though consumers can select their favorite design according to their budget. The Nismo starts from $25,300; the Juke S goes for $20,700 while the Juke SL sells at $25.700 and the Juke SV is at $22,700.