2017 Nissan Juke
There's much more to the ongoing success of the 2017 Nissan Juke than just its unique looks, which becomes immediately apparent as soon as you get behind the wheel 2017 Nissan Juke. The non-luxury compact crossover segment is getting increasingly crowded, so it takes a lot for a model to truly stand out from the crowd. There's no getting away from the fact the 2017 Nissan Juke does just that, and it's been doing it now since 2010. In fact, the Juke is actually a subcompact crossover, but the size of the Nissan probably isn't the first thing most people think about when it comes to this particularly individual vehicle. It's a big-seller for Nissan, and not just here in America, so let's take a look at what it is about the Nissan Juke that generates so much love and enthusiasm.
The first and only place to start with the 2017 Nissan Juke is the exterior styling. Some people won't love the Juke's funky, youthful, unique look--and there are plenty of run-of-the-mill compact crossovers to fit that taste. For everyone else, who like the idea of being unique on the road. The Nissan Juke is small, tall, with an instantly memorable face and frogeye lights. It looks like absolutely nothing else on the market, even when other automakers try to replicate its confident approach to design. The Juke is all about its curves and hips, with a coupe-like roofline that finishes the whole ensemble off perfectly.
If all you have is style over substance, the novelty would wear off quickly. Luckily, that's not the case with the 2017 Nissan Juke. The fact that the Juke is a seriously enjoyable vehicle to drive, and that it more than lives up to its funky appearance, is likely a big part of the reason for its ongoing success. The Juke is powered by a 188 horsepower 1.6-liter turbo-four with front-wheel drive as standard, although all-wheel drive is available with all versions. The light and nimble steering makes all Juke models great to throw around back-country roads or for swiftly repositioning yourself on a crowded interstate.
The 2017 Nissan Juke offers three trim levels: the S, SV, and SL You get all today's expected features even on base S models, including 17-inch wheels, Bluetooth connectivity, keyless ignition, a rear view camera, air conditioning, and a 5.0-inch touchscreen for operating the infotainment system. All models also incorporate Siri Eyes Free compatibility for those with Apple devices.
Fuel efficiency is impressive with the 2017 Nissan Juke, considering it's a crossover in a market with a few serious gas guzzlers. Front wheel-drive automatic versions get as good as 28 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg combined. For a fun and sporty ride, those numbers are impressive.
The NISMO and NISMO RS models of the 2017 Nissan Juke takes sporty to a whole other level. Fierce and intimidating in its design, the NISMO models are designed to perform. They are the sportscar version of this compact crossover SUV, with aerodynamic body kits and specially tuned suspension. On the RS, you'll get a NISMO-tuned DIG turbocharged engine for increased performance, Recaro sport seats, and a performance brake upgrade, among other upgrades.Opt for a manual transmission on these models to take the power and performance into your own hands.
The 2017 Nissan Juke is great fun to own and drive. It's possible to find a more efficient crossover, but you'll be hard-pressed to find another vehicle that offers the full package of style, substance, and uniqueness. If you'd like to stand out against a sea of same-old-same-old, the 2017 Nissan Juke is the way to go.