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2011 Nissan Juke Review


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A side view of a silver 2011 Nissan Juke

In short: A fun and funky compact crossover.

Nissan Juke Review

Dubbed a "sport cross" by its creators, the all-new Nissan Juke is a compact crossover that is designed to deliver sports car performance and small car convenience at an affordable price. While the Juke may appear more tortoise than hare, don't let the turtle-shell-chic design aesthetic fool you. Churning out 188 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque from its turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine, this pint-sized sport ute offers plenty of pep while still achieving an impressive 32 mpg highway.

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Warranty/Service: three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty; five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty; ten-year/120,000-mile CVT limited warranty extension

Base Price: $18,960

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, front-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door crossover

Engine: 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline DOHC 16-valve turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
Horsepower: 188 hp @ 5,600 rpm
Torque: 177 lb-ft @ 2,000-5,200 rpm
Transmission: Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport mode

Curb weight:
2,959 lbs
Wheelbase: 99.6 in
Length/Width/Height: 162.4/69.5/61.8 in
Turning circle: 36.4 ft

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS; electronic brakeforce distribution; brake assist
Suspension: independent strut front; torsion beam rear; front and rear stabilizer bars

Traction: vehicle dynamic control with traction control

0-60 mph: 7.3 seconds
Top Speed: 124 mph

EPA City:
27 mpg
EPA Highway: 32 mpg

dual-stage front airbags with occupant classification sensors; driver and front passenger seat-mounted side impact airbags; roof-mounted curtain side impact airbags


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(Updated: 03/21/13 NW)