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2015 Nissan Juke

The 2015 Nissan Juke is a distinctive compact crossover, which stands out in terms of looks and its presence on the road.

The bizarre look of the Juke is sure to turn heads on the street.

The unorthodox styling of the Juke appeals to a younger target audience for whom looks and distinctive style statement is more important than any other feature of the car.

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Crossover Base Price: $ 18,990
Fuel Tank Capacity: 13.2 gals (50 L) Miles Per Gallon: 27 city / 32 hwy
Dimensions
Length: 162.4 in. (412.5 cm) Wheel Base: 99.6 in. (253 cm)
Height: 61.8 in. (157 cm) Width: 69.5 in. (176.5 cm)
Curb Weight: 2959 lbs (1342 kg) Ground Clearance: NA
Luggage Capacity: 10.5 cu ft Maximum Seating: 5 people
Performance
Engine: 4 Cylinder DOHC Turbo Displacement: 1.6 Liter
Horsepower: 188 HP Max RPM: 5600 RPM
Torque: 177 lb-ft @2000-5200 rpm Transmission: X-tronic CVT

* S Model FWD

Engine

Juke comes with a 1.6 liter engine, a 1.5 liter diesel engine and a new 1.2 liter turbocharged engine as your options.

The 1.6 liter gasoline engine comes with a turbocharged option as well, and generates an impressive 188 horsepower. Juke is available in front wheel drive and All-wheel drive options. Juke also has option of manual or CVT gearboxes.

The Juke 1.6 liter comes in with a mileage of 27 city/32 highway mpg for the front wheel drive CVT model.

In the manual model the mileage drops to 24 city/32 highway. The 1.2 liter engine generates 117 horsepower of power, along with a respectable efficiency and lower emissions.

Exterior

The exterior of the Juke is its best feature. Juke looks like a raised hatchback, and at the same time it resembles a compact SUV. The styling is unique and bold, sporty and dynamic. There have been minor changes in the design of the 2015 Juke.

The front headlamps have been redesigned and come with high intensity LED daytime lamps. The headlamps now come with Xenon lamps. The rear bumper has an aggressive look, which goes with the boomerang shaped tail lamps.

The new Juke now comes in ten colors, including three new shades – Solid Red, Sunlight Yellow Metallic and Ink Blue Metallic.

Interior

The previous Juke was slightly disappointing, especially in when it came to cabin space and boot space. The quality of the material was nothing to write home about.

However, the 2015 Juke comes with major improvements on these fronts. The boot space has increased by 40% in the new Juke. The interior styling and quality of materials used in the 2015 edition is much better, making the cabin of Juke a much more pleasant place to be in.

However, rear seat space is pretty cramped as compared to other cars in the same segment, largely contributed by the low roofline.

The 2015 Nissan Juke comes with significant changes that address the concerns of the earlier version. It makes for a perfect car for those who want to stand out in a crowd. It is peppy and fun to drive.

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