New 2017 Nissan Juke – Release Date, Specs & Info

2017 Nissan Juke Review

With highlights such as an available all-wheel drive, unique exterior/interior color customization, lively performance, and a sporty handling, the new 2017 Nissan Juke will have you seeing the inner beauty of Nissan’s feisty crossover/hatchback creation, however, it might be not be love at first sight. Its release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017. 

2017 Nissan Juke side view, exterior, alloy wheels

Don’t expect any apologies from the Juke’s controversial styling, which is part and parcel of its appeal. And just like the previous model, the 2017 version also allows you to mix and match colors thanks to the new Color Studio program. It’s styling aside, the Juke returns with an even better on-road capability and is undoubtedly among the top cream of compact crossover segment.

2017 Nissan Juke rear view, yellow colot, taillights and tailpipe

Much of what makes it appealing lies under its hood. Underneath its hood is a fuel-efficient, healthy turbocharged engine that comes paired to an all-wheel drive system. It’s also able to vary power delivered between the rear and front axles as well as the right and left rear wheels for maximum traction via the genuine rear-axle torque-vectoring system.

2017 Nissan Juke Side view, red color, alloy wheels, headlights

Handling is optimized even when the road starts to curve thanks to the taut suspension system, and the body is also free of scrapes on rough roads as a result of the impressive seven-inch ground clearance.

2017 Nissan Juke side angle, blue color, alloy wheels

Perhaps on the notable idiosyncrasy available on the Juke is its cramped interior space. The cargo volume isn’t ample either. So if you’ve have a bunch of kids who need every day hauling, the Juke is probably the last option you should consider.

2017 Nissan Juke rear view, taillights and tailpipe, yellow color

Other options you should consider include Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, and the Jeep Renegade. The Renegade is a good option especially for anyone who values a sporty driving experience. At the end of the day, it all depends on your priorities. The Juke is particularly recommended for people who don’t mind a controversial and bold styling.

Trim Options – 2017 Nissan Juke

Five trims – SL, SV, S, Nismo, and Nismo RS – are offered for the five-passenger 2017 Nissan Juke.

Exterior Redesign & 2017 Nissan Juke Interior Review

2017 Nissan Juke front and rear view, headlights and taillights

Standard features and accessories to expect from the Juke S include Siri Eyes Free iPhone integration, 17” alloy wheels, a trip computer, a six-speaker sound system, cruise control, air-conditioning, a rearview camera, full power accessories, keyless entry and ignition, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a hands-free assistant, a CD player, a five-inch touchscreen interface, rear-folding 60/40-split seats, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, and an adjustable driver seat.

2017 Nissan Juke steering wheel, dashboard, lcd screen and gear shift knob

Upgrading to the Juke SV gets you and upgraded cloth upholstery, selectable drive modes (Sport, Normal, and Eco), a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, a rear privacy glass, satellite and HD radio, and a sunroof.

Options available for the Juke SV include heated front seats, 360-degree multi-view camera, a 5.8” color display, a navigation system, heated outside mirrors, an upgraded Rockford Fostgate audio system, and Nissan Connect smartphone app integration.

2017 Nissan Juke front and rear view, yellow, blue and red color

Tacking on a leather upholstery, foglights, and automatic headlights are offered for the Juke SL.

Opting for the Juke Nismo adds 18” alloy wheels, leather/synthetic-suede leather-wrapped steering wheel, a sportier suspension system, front sport seats, front sport seats, interior and exterior styling details, and a sportier tuning calibrations.

2017 Nissan Juke interior, leather front and rear seats

Finally, the Juke Nismo RS gets a simulated carbon-fiber and synthetic suede trim, a more aggressive suspension and steering tuning, a limited-slip differential, a more powerful engine, Recaro front sport seats, and bigger brakes. Packages and standalone options should be expected on its release date.

2017 Nissan Juke Engine Specs & Fuel Economy

Motivation for the 2017 Nissan Juke is offered by a 1.6L turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine able to churn out 188 hp and 177 lbs. ft. of torque. The power is taken a notch higher by the Nismo RS which is able to crank out 215 horsepower and 210 pounds-ft. of torque with the FWD, and 184 pounds-ft. of torque and 211 horsepower with the AWD version.

2017 Nissan Juke engine

Zipping from 0-60 mph takes 7.3 seconds with the Continuously Variable Transmission system, and 6.9 seconds with the six-speed manual gearbox.

When we come to the fuel economy, we should look forward to 26/31/28 mpg in the city/highway/combined with the AWD, and 28/32/30 mpg with the FWD. the Nismo gets thriftier fuel economy ratings of 28/34/30 mpg with the six-speed, and 25/31/27 mpg with the manual-equipped-higher-output Nismo RS trim model.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 8 ft. 3.6 in. (99.6 in.)
Length: 13 ft. 6.4 in. (162.4 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 9.5 in. (69.5 in.)
Passenger volume: 85 ft³
Cargo volume: 11 ft³
Curb weight: 2981 lbs
Top Speed: 124 mph
0-60: 6,9 sec
MPG: 28/32 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Bordeaux Black, Brilliant Silver, Cayenne Red, Cosmic Blue, Gun Metallic, Pearl White, Red Alert, Solar Yellow and Super Black
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

2017 Nissan Juke Release Date & Price

2017 Nissan Juke Release date

The Nissan Juke price should be expected to start from an MSRP of $20,250, and $28,020 for the Juke Nismo RS. As for when it will be offered for sale, rumors point to the first half of 2017. Stay tuned for more info on the release date!

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2017 Nissan Juke front angle, headlights and grille

2017 Nissan Juke front view, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 Nissan Juke side view, red color, alloy wheels

2017 Nissan Juke front view, headlights and grille, yellow color

2017 Nissan Juke exterior, red color, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Nissan Juke Nismo, front view, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

2017 Nissan Juke side view, blue color, alloy wheels and headlights

2017 Nissan Juke rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Nissan Juke trunk, cargo space

2017 Nissan Juke interior, steering wheel, gear shift knob

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