The Nissan Juke is a sporty miniature SUV, brand new for 2011. It's a 5-seater, with four side doors and a hatchback, employing front-wheel drive (FWD) or optional all-wheel drive (AWD), and it features a sport-tuned suspension and an edgy, identifiable body design.
The entry-level "S" trim of the new 2011 Nissan Juke features 17-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, air conditioning, keyless entry, power accessories, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 6-speaker sound system. The mid-level Juke SV trim adds keyless ignition, sunroof, automatic climate control, and (bundled with the optional continuously variable transmission) a system that allows the driver to adjust the steering, transmission, and throttle settings. The top-line Juke SL trim steps up to leather upholstery (including heated front seats), plus automatic headlights and footlights, premium sound system, and a navigation system. The navigation system is optional with the SV trim. Other options include a Sport package, which includes a spoiler, upgraded wheels, and stainless steel exhaust outlet, and packages that upgrade the exterior and interior. Ten cubic feet of storage space are available behind the rear seats. With those seats folded down, total cargo space is 36 cubic feet, according to Nissan.
The 2011 Nissan Juke's powertrain consists of a 188-horsepower, 1.6-liter, turbocharged, inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 177 lb.-ft. of torque, with either a 6-speed manual or a continuously variable transmission (CVT), which functions as an automatic. The AWD version of the Juke uses the CVT as standard. The base Juke delivers 27 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA; gas mileage is slightly less for upper trims.
Standard safety features on the 2011 Nissan Juke include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, active front head restraints, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags.
Starting MSRP for the 2011 Nissan Juke is $19,570.
|S (CVT)||continuously variable automatic||$19,570||188-hp / 1.6L 4-cyl||27/32|
|SV (M6)||6 speed manual||$20,880||188-hp / 1.6L 4-cyl||24/31|
|SL (M6)||6 speed manual||$23,200||188-hp / 1.6L 4-cyl||24/31|