Nissan is loved by the customers all over the world and now the good news is that Nissan is coming up with a new Juke which is desired to be released somewhere in next year, as the 2018 model. The new juke which is being known as 2018 Nissan Juke will according to that continue with no major changes. The current version of this model is still a good seller with more than 100, 000 units sold per year.
So, as the things now stands, the 2018 model will pass with no major changes for the popular Juke but the second-generation models should come by the end of 2018. The new generation model will move to new platform; it will get new styling and its interior is set for thorough redesign. It will also get greener engine options and hybrid powertrain as well. But before it arrives we will stick with mostly unchanged 2018 version.
2018 Nissan Juke: A look at the Specs and Styling
The wheelbase of the upcoming Juke is 8 ft. 3.6 in. (99.6 in.). The length of the car will be 13 ft. 6.4 in. (162.4in) and width is 5 ft 9.5 in. On the other hand, the interior volume of this lavish car is 97.2ft³ including curb weight around 2981 lbs. Cargo capacity is 10.5 cu ft and max cargo capacity is 35.9 cu ft.
The 2018 Nissan Juke is being presented in various tremendous colors that will attract the eyes of the customers. The upcoming car is available in Super Black, Solar Yellow, and Brilliant silver, Bordeaux Black, Cayenne Red, Gun Metallic, Cosmic Blue and Pearl White.
The styling is unchanged with high-positioned headlights and V-molded grille with mesh pattern. Coupe-like roof line, pronounced fenders and rear spoiler give it more athleticism according to its agile performance. It will ride on the current B0 platform which has roots all way back to 2002 Micra. However, the 2018 new generation model will switch to the new CMF-B architecture which will bring many benefits.
Inside, the model will also stay largely unchanged until it will be totally redesigned with higher-grade materials, new textures, themes and tech features for the 2018 model.
Until then, we will get current form of the interior and five trims to choose from. There will be S, SV, SL, and two sportier Nismo and Nismo RS trims.
Depending on the chosen trim, the Juke will be available with cloth or leather upholstery, keyless ignition and entry, full power accessories, a 5.8 inch touchscreen, Siri Eyes Free, heated front seats, automatic climate control, unique visual and interior details, Recaro seats, sportier suspension and much more.
2018 Nissan Juke: Performance
The 2018 Nissan Juke, like the current version, will put a lot of focus on providing the exciting driving experience to the customers by offering sporty handling and lively performance.
The base engine will be familiar turbocharged 1.6 liter four cylinder that can produce 188 hp and 177 pound-feet of twisting. The upgraded version of this engine will produce 215 hp and torque of 210 lb-ft in the front-wheel drive Nismo RS while all-wheel drive version will deliver 211 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque.
Sportier Nismo models will come with either six-speed manual or continuously variable transmission while lower grades will only include CVT. Front- and all-wheel drive versions will be available.
As for the new generation models, the CMF-B platform will allow new range of engines including turbocharged 1.0 liter three-cylinder units and also 1.5 liter diesel and 1.6 liter turbocharged mills. The 2018 model could also get hybrid version.
The release of 2018 Nissan Juke is expected in the upcoming months. As far as the price is concerned, it will be around $20,000 and up to $30,000.