Nissan is all set to release the new Juke suv soon. The 2017 nissan juke is one vehicle which has been criticized as much as it has been loved. The 2017 Nissan Juke will be a redesigned model and it will come with an elegant exterior along with a much improved interior. The car manufacturer is expected to sell as much as 10,000 units of this model within the first year itself. This is an indication of the amount of expectations that nissan suv has from this car.
2017 Nissan Juke – Design and Styling
This model will have an elegant looking exterior, which will come with a standard color trim of yellow and black. Design of this vehicle is created by same designers who designed Nissan Micra. Nissan hopes to attract some new customers with 2017 Nissan Juke, which is why it has an aggressive and bold appearance. This new nissan juke model will be based on CMF-A platform and utilizes lightweight materials like aluminum and carbon fiber. This has resulted in a light yet strong vehicle. Front bumper has been redesigned and anew grille is also available. LED technology will be used in headlights and taillights, although higher trims feature Xenon headlights. Redesigned mirrors with LED turn signals have also been offered along with a large sunroof. Base model will be having 17 inch alloy wheels.
Details about interiors of 2017 Nissan Juke is still not available, but it has been established that it will be spacious enough to comfortably accommodate six passengers. The cabin will feature a new infotainment system along with modern features, including iPad facility, USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity. As far as safety features are concerned, this new vehicle will come with improved Takata air bags, parking assistance and blind spot monitoring system.
2017 Nissan Juke – Engine, Powertrain and Fuel Economy
This vehicle will come with a decent selection of engine units. The engine of previous model year should be offered with 2017 model year as well. All the trim levels have a 4 cylinder turbocharged 1.6 liter unit, capable of generating 188 HP, under its hood. It will be offered in both Front Wheel Drive and All Wheel Drive variants. All the trims of 2017 Nissan Juke also get an Xtronic CVT automatic transmission. However, the FWD variants of NISMO and NISMO RS trims are also offered 6 speed manual transmission units. Fuel economy of S, SL and SV trims is 28/32 mpg on city/highway. NISMO trim offers 28/34 mpg on city/ highway while the NISMO RS offers 25/31 mpg on city/highway.
2017 Nissan Juke – Pricing, Availability and Competition
The 2017 Nissan Juke is expected to release in mid of 2016 with no details of pricing revealed yet. The starting price of previous model include:
- SV- $22,300.
- NISMO- $24,830.
- NISMO RS- $28,020.
This model is expected to have same trim levels as its predecessor. These include S, SV, SL, NISMO and NISMO RS trims. Some of the rival models for Nissan Juke 2017 include Scion xB, Subaru XV Crosstrek, Scion tC, Kia Soul and Mitsubishi RVR.