When Nissan launched the Juke in 2011, its hip styling in a slightly bland section made it a close to quick hit. To this date, it’s nonetheless the swan in a category crammed to the brim with ugly ducklings. Add to that a base turbocharged engine that pumps out 188 horsepower and 177 pound-ft of twist that permits it to hit 60 mph in simply 7.three seconds, even with a cruddy CVT backing it up.
2015 Nissan Juke Review
That was 2011 and now we’re transferring into the 2015 mannequin year, so it’s time for a mid-cycle refresh. And a refresh the Juke acquired, as Nissan unveiled the Euro-spec Juke on the Geneva Motor Present this week. Certain, a couple of of the engines gained’t make their option to the U.S., however we did get a pleasant have a look at how Nissan added in its new design language and revised the one U.S.-certain engine: the 1.6 DIG-T.
General, the refresh is, effectively, refreshing. The Juke appears like a complete new car, regardless of sharing most of its sheet metal with the 2014 mannequin. Sadly, the Juke’s inside is largely carried over, however the inside was by no means a criticism, aside from cargo house, which was handle with this refresh.
2015 Nissan Juke Exterior
The revisions to the 2015 Juke are far from revolutionary, as Nissan didn’t need to utterly undermine the Juke’s design language, however it knew the mannequin was due for a refresh. Up entrance, the brand new Juke will get revised headlights to match the remainder of the Nissan Nissan lineup. These restyled headlights embrace new bi-depth LED operating lights and xenon headlight bulbs. The adjustments proceed with the entrance bumper turning into extra flush with the grille and an all-new insert below the bumper to present it a sportier look.
On the perimeters, the one adjustments are new flip alerts built-in with the facet-view mirrors and new cameras for the obtainable All Round Monitor.
Round again, the boomerang-fashion taillights acquired a light-weight revision and a brand new LED lighting system. The rear bumper additionally received a wholesome dose of recent styling with fake, angular air shops, spherical reflectors and a brand new below-bumper insert that provides somewhat sportiness to the compact crossover.
Rounding out the adjustments are three new exterior colours — Sunlight Yellow metallic, Ink Blue metallic and stable Crimson — and a brand new palette of wheels to select from in sixteen-, 17- and 18-inch sizes.
2015 Nissan Juke Interior
Not a lot adjustments on the within of the new Juke, with exception of the new base gray hue that provides the cabin a extra techy really feel. Consumers may also go for inside packages that add hints of crimson, white, black or bright yellow.
Once you open the rear hatch, you’ll discover the largest change to the interior, as Nissan restyled the cargo space’s format to boost its cargo capability. In two-wheel-drive fashions, the trunk house truly grows by 40 percent to 354 liters (12.5 cubic ft) with the seats up. Nissan additionally revised the rear-folding seat to permit it to fold utterly flat, including much more cargo area. A brand new two-stage ground provides much more versatility to the cargo hull.
2015 Nissan Juke Drivetrain
Since Nissan has solely revealed the European specs, I’ll should decipher what’s going to make it to the U.S. and what doubtless is not going to. The engine that I can guarantee you’ll not make its option to the U.S. is the 1.5-liter dCi diesel, which places down eighty one kW (eighty one horsepower) and 260 Nm (191 pound-toes) of torque. This diesel engine is a direct carryover from final yr’s model.
|Type||1.5-Liter dCI Diesel||1.2-Liter DIG-T||1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve turbocharged 4-cylinder engine|
|Horsepower||81 hp||113 hp||188 hp @ 5,600 rpm|
|Torque||191 lb-ft||140 lb-ft||177 lb-ft @ 2,000 – 5,200 rpm|
There is no such thing as a info on pricing yet.