The Nissan Juke was first released in 2011, and received somewhat of a mixed reception – the styling was bold and extravagant. For the 2017 Juke, it seems as though Nissan are taking the easier option and softening the outrageous style of the SUV, perhaps using the Nissan Gripz concept as inspiration.
2017 Nissan Juke release date
The Japanese auto giant Nissan said that the second generation of the popular compact crossover, the 2017 Nissan Juke, will appear on the horizon early next year. It is possible that the model will be demonstrated in early March in Geneva, and by the end of 2016 the car will be launched into mass production.
Release date: spring 2016
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2017 Nissan Juke redesign
The company noted that currently, the majority of Juke owners are confident in the attractiveness of the car, therefore Nissan designers don’t plan on making major changes in the appearance of the car, perhaps just individual body parts.
The updated 2017 Nissan Juke will be available in ten color options, plus there are also additional factory personalization packs, which allow you to add edging to the exterior and interior, as well as color inserts on the bumper.
2017 Nissan Juke price
No official announcement regarding prices has been made yet, but prices are expected to be in-line with the current model, meaning prices start at $22,000.
2017 Nissan Juke interior
As for the interior, it seems as though Nissan have decided it needs no further work; it is completely unchanged and untouched from the previous model aside from the finishing materials.
Trim levels are good, and depending on how many options you tick, the Juke will come with an impressive array of equipment including; media system, sports seats, panoramic sunroof, dynamic driving modes which can be switched with just one simple click of a button.
The luggage area has also received a minor upgrade, the volume is now up to 354 liters and with the rear seats folded flat, you can squeeze in 1189 liters of luggage.
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2017 Nissan Juke chasis
It is known that the Juke 2017 will be based on the new modular platform CMF-B, which will replace a very outdated chassis B0. It is planned that this not only will improve the performance of the car, but will be able to increase its production.
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2017 Nissan Juke engines
Nissan states that an aim for the next generation of cars is to improve the power units and overall quality. It’s entirely possible that the new crossover will get a 1.0 liter turbocharged engine as used in the new Nissan Micra.
It is expected that the other engines available for new 2017 Nissan Juke won’t differ much from current engine line-up in Europe and North American version of the car. The 2017 Juke will get the same turbocharged 1.6L engine producing nearly 200 BHP. The increase of power output will improve the performance of the car. 0-60 acceleration time will decrease to 6.5 seconds.
There probably will be one or two more engine options – tiny turbocharged 1.0L (probably for EU-spec only) and naturally aspirated 1.8L engine from current Nissan Sentra producing about 140 BHP, as a standard engine.
Special Nismo versions of Juke will probably appear on sale later in 2017.
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2017 Nissan Juke production modernization
At the same time the management of the brand plans to invest in modernization of production in Sunderland (United Kingdom), which will allow them to produce up to 150,000 cars annually.
An article about the 2017 Nissan Juke has been prepared on the basis of rumors and speculations from the Internet, the exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is some relevant and known information included.
2017 Nissan Juke rival from Hyundai
The American representative of Korean manufacturer, Hyundai, has announced plans of the new compact crossover that will compete directly with the Nissan Juke.
The long-awaited car will appear in 2017, after the release of the next-gen Tucson / ix35 SUV.
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2017 Nissan Juke pictures
|2017 Nissan Juke|
|Engine type||DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection|
|Power/torque||188 hp @5600 rpm; 177 lb-ft @1600 rpm|
|Passenger volume||97,2 cu ft|
|Cargo volume||10,5 cu ft – 32,9 cu ft|
|Top speed||124 mph|
|PRICE RANGE: $21,150 – $30,000 (est)|
|Competitors: Mazda CX-3, Jeep Renegade, Chevrolet Trax|