Nissan Juke (2010 – 2019) Review
Nissan Juke (2010 – 2019) At A Glance
Loads of choice when buying used thanks to its popularity, bold styling, decent value for money.
Poor practicality, lacklustre 1.6-litre engines, high number of automatic gearbox failures.
The Nissan Juke - you can’t miss it. The bold styling is matched by big sales, which means the Juke is a common sight on the roads of Britain. Its success mirrors that of the larger Nissan Qashqai, although the Juke comes with crazy styling and some interesting design features on the inside. Launched in 2010, the Juke was a pioneer in the competitive compact crossover segment, with rivals offered by just about every mainstream manufacturer since.
If you were asked to name five famous dukes, we’d forgive you for mentioning the Nissan Juke. It’s up there with Daisy Duke, the Iron Duke, Duke Nukem and the Duke of Edinburgh. Probably.
To paraphrase Ms. Spears, the Juke was very much a case of ‘oops, Nissan did it again’, with the compact crossover adopting a similar approach to the Qashqai, albeit on a smaller scale. The recipe is fundamentally the same: take a small car platform, raise the right height, give it funky styling and improve the practicality.
We’ll come back to the issue of practicality in a moment, but it’s fair to say that Nissan didn’t hold back on the styling. Even now, a decade on from its launch in 2010, the Juke looks bold, striking, crazy and weird. You might not like it, but you can’t accuse Nissan of dialing it in.
It’s pretty bold on the inside, especially in models equipped with some of the many personalisation options. A centre console inspired by a motorcycle fuel tank is one thing. Colouring it red or yellow is another. Amazingly, you could get door mirror caps, fog light surrounds and alloy wheel accents to match.
So far, so bold, but what about the practicality? Not great, to be honest. The boot space on the early cars was comically poor, but things improved as part of the 2014 facelift. That said, it’s still no better than average, while sloping roofline and the shape of the rear windows combine to make it feel claustrophobic in the back.
It just goes to prove how far the compact crossover has come in a decade. The likes of the Seat Arona, Skoda Kamiq and Honda HR-V demonstrate that small doesn’t have to mean impractical. In most respects, the Nissan Juke is outdone by its modern rivals. The all-new Juke represents a major step forward.
Which could render the rest of this review pointless. Time to stream some old episodes of The A-Team – don’t pretend you’re not thinking about Daisy…
Not so fast, because the Nissan Juke has some things going for it. It’s cheap, with prices starting from around £3000.
It’s also fun to drive, in a strange kind of way. The ride is a little uncomfortable and the steering is numb – uncomfortably numb, then? – but it’s quite enjoyable to chuck around in the city. Avoid the lacklustre 1.6-litre engine, as the 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine delivers the best blend of performance and economy.
Alternatively, the 1.5 dCi diesel engine is excellent if you intend to take your Juke on long motorway trips. We wouldn’t recommend it, because the Juke feels noisy and unrefined at high speeds. Stay within the city limits, Tina.
It’s not perfect, but what is? It’s one of the cheapest used compact crossovers on the market, and you’re unlikely to lose it in a crowded car park, especially if you get one in Sun Light Yellow or Ink Blue. Read on to find out more. We love it when a plan comes together.
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On the inside of an Nissan Juke (2010 – 2019)
Boot space is either terrible or adequate, depending on the age of the Nissan Juke. At launch, it offered 251 litres of luggage capacity, which is what you’d expect to find in a city car. The 2014 facelift improved matters, when some repackaging increased the boot space to 354 litres. Better, if hardly class-leading. Folding the rear seats increases the maximum capacity to 1,189 litres.
It’s not even particularly spacious in the cabin. Rear legroom is OK, but the sloping roofline and shape of the rear windows combine to make it feel quite claustrophobic in the back. It’s fine for children, but adults won’t be comfortable on a long journey. There are two Isofix points in the back.
In the front is where you’ll find the best seats in the house. The raised driving position is great for city driving, although the Juke loses marks for the lack of reach adjustment for the steering wheel.
The pod-like instrument panels, cockpit-style design for the infotainment and air-conditioning panel, and centre console inspired by a motorcycle fuel tank between the front seats are a break from the norm.
It’s just a shame that the plastics feel cheap, with plenty of scratchy and hollow sections on display. The actual quality is okay, but the Juke flatters to deceive. The 2014 facelift added the option of a glass roof – the extra light helps to make the cabin feel a tad more special.
A decade is a long time in the world of infotainment, so many versions of the Juke are lacking in this department. You need to buy one of the higher trim levels to get the NissanConnect 5.8-inch touchscreen navigation and entertainment system. The small screen and dated graphics mean it’s looking very dated in 2020.
The basic versions get an AM/FM/CD audio system with four speakers and an AUX socket. You have to progress beyond the entry-level Juke to get Bluetooth and a USB port. In short: avoid the Visia trim.
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Nissan Juke (2010 – 2019) Value
Prices start from £3000. For this budget, you’re looking at a 2010 car with up to 150,000 miles on the clock. Increasing the budget to £4000 will give you more choice and a noticeable uplift in quality. Look out for tired ex-rental cars which will be showing their age, inside and out.
Post-facelift models start from around £5000. A revised front grille and new rear lights are the biggest hints that you’re looking at a facelifted Juke.
The very latest examples of the Mk1 Nissan Juke cost £16,000, but this is enough to secure an all-new model. Unless it’s a great deal on the old car, we’d recommend the new Juke.
Examples of the Nissan Juke Nismo RS cost between £10,000 and £15,000. You’ll pay between £8,000 and £15,000 for a Juke Bose Personal Edition. Around 75 percent of all used Jukes are powered by a petrol engine.
The Juke benefitted from the PCP boom, with Nissan offering some very competitive deals. This continues on the used market, with hire purchase deals start from around £60 a month. This is based on a four-year contract and a £1000 deposit.
A late example could cost as much as £350 a month on an HP contract, so it’s worth looking at the PCP deals on a new Juke. Not only could this work out cheaper, you’ll also benefit from Nissan’s new car warranty.
Fuel economy should be reasonable in the Nissan Juke, even if you’re unlikely to achieve the official figures. Nissan made some wild claims about the efficiency of the 1.5 dCi 110, quoting as much as 70.6mpg for a Juke riding on 16- and 17-inch alloy wheels.
Real MPG shows a figure of 51.7mpg is more likely, which remains an impressive result. You can expect a drop in economy if you opt for the 18-inch wheels.
The news is less positive if you opt for a petrol engine. For all its faults, the old 1.6-litre engine could return 39.7mpg, which is close to the official figure. There’s a 5mpg penalty for choosing the automatic transmission. Opting for the automatic version of the 1.6 DIG-T will increase your fuel bill, especially in four-wheel-drive versions. You’re looking at 25.7mpg to 34.4mpg, according to Real MPG data.
Insurance shouldn’t be a problem, but the Juke isn’t as cheap to insure as you might think. Even the lowly 1.6-litre Visia gets a group eight rating, while some 1.6 DIG-T models slot into group 21. Juke Nismo RS models range from 20 to 26.
Real MPG average for a Nissan Juke (2010 – 2019)
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Driving Nissan Juke (2010 – 2019)
- Engines range from 1.2 DIG-T to 1.6 DIG-T Nismo RS Automatic 4WD
- Readers report Real MPG to be between 23–64 mpg
Take the steering, which is too light and lacks any meaningful feedback. It means that it’s easy to drive on urban roads, but it lacks any form of engagement. It’s also more uncomfortable than you’d expect, with potholes and imperfections in the road sent crashing through the cabin. The problem is worse on larger alloy wheels, but all versions suffer from noisy suspension.
There’s very little in the way of body-roll, and the Juke feels neat and tidy when cornering. Put aside any thoughts of the Juke Nismo RS offering any form of hot hatchback thrills. It doesn’t deliver, but it can be fun in small doses.
Early examples offered the choice of two engines: a lacklustre 1.6-petrol or the more impressive 1.5 dCi diesel. The 94PS version of the 1.6 petrol is woefully slow and unrefined, while the 117PS version was only marginally better. If you’re buying a pre-facelift Juke, you ought to choose the punchy and frugal 1.5 dCi diesel.
A 1.2 DIG-T 115 was introduced as part of the 2014 facelift. Thanks to the combination of 115PS and decent fuel economy, this is the best engine if you intend to spend most of your time in the city. It’s also more refined than the earlier 1.6-litre unit.
Some versions, including the Nismo RS, use a 200PS 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine. It gives the Juke genuine pace, along with the same kind of torque vectoring you’ll find in a Nissan GT-R. Instant kudos.
The Juke was awarded a five-star safety rating when it was crash-tested by Euro NCAP in 2011. It scored well, but pedestrian safety wasn’t a strong point. You can blame that ‘challenging’ front end for a score of 41 percent.
It comes with six airbags, electronic stability control, a passenger airbag cut-off switch, Isofix points in the rear and three adjustable rear head restraints as standard. An optional Safety Shield pack was available on some models. This comprised lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, moving object detection and around-view monitor.
The petrol versions of the Nissan Juke offer a maximum towing capacity of 1250kg.
|1.2 DIG-T||49–50 mpg||10.8 s||126–130 g/km|
|1.5 dCi||59–71 mpg||11.2 s||104–124 g/km|
|1.6||39–49 mpg||11.0–12.5 s||136–166 g/km|
|1.6 Automatic||43–47 mpg||11.5–12.3 s||139–152 g/km|
|1.6 Automatic 4WD||44 mpg||8.4 s||153 g/km|
|1.6 CVT||45 mpg||11.5 s||145 g/km|
|1.6 DIG-T||41–47 mpg||7.8–8.1 s||138–159 g/km|
|1.6 DIG-T 4WD||37 mpg||8.4 s||169 g/km|
|1.6 DIG-T Automatic 4WD||37–44 mpg||8.1–8.4 s||153–169 g/km|
|1.6 DIG-T Nismo||41 mpg||7.8 s||159 g/km|
|1.6 DIG-T Nismo Automatic 4WD||38 mpg||8.2 s||169 g/km|
|1.6 DIG-T Nismo RS||39 mpg||7.0 s||165 g/km|
|1.6 DIG-T Nismo RS Automatic 4WD||39 mpg||8.0 s||169 g/km|
Nissan Juke (2010 – 2019) Models and Specs
The success of the Nissan Juke was built on its bold styling, cheap prices and low-rate finance. As the UK’s most popular compact crossover when new, there are loads to choose from when buying used. Just be aware that although the Juke pioneered the compact crossover segment, it’s no longer the class-leader.
Avoid the Visia trim, which is woefully inadequate. We’d also steer clear of the 1.6-litre petrol engine. As much we like the 1.5 dCi diesel, we’d recommend the 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol, which offers the best blend of performance, efficiency and relevance in 2020.
Visia is the entry-level trim and comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, ESP, six airbags, sports seats, manual air conditioning, a single CD stereo with an aux-in socket, remote central locking, front and rear electric windows, rear Isofix child seat mounting points and 60/40 split rear seats.
Acenta models get a multifunction steering wheel, Bluetooth, a USB port, cruise control, front fog lights, the Dynamic Control System, 17-inch 'Elegance' alloy wheels, body coloured door handles and mirrors, automatic air conditioning, chrome interior door handles plus a leather steering wheel and gear lever.
Tekna is the top trim level and adds the Nissan Connect system, a colour reversing camera, rain sensitive wipers, automatic lights, Intelligent Key with engine start button, electric folding mirrors, tinted privacy glass, 17-inch 'Sport' alloy wheels and grey or red leather upholstery.
|Kerb Weight||1163–1446 kg|
|Boot Space||207–1189 L|
|Warranty||3 years / 60000 miles|
|Standard||Space-saving spare wheel|
|Road Tax Bands||B–H|
|Official MPG||37.2–70.6 mpg|
|Euro NCAP Safety Ratings|
On sale until December 2019
On sale until April 2017
|1.2 Dig-T N-Vision 5dr||£19,185||48.7 mpg||-|
|1.5 dCi N-Vision 5dr||£20,810||69.0 mpg||-|
On sale until October 2015
|1.2 Acenta Premium DIG-T 115 Stop/Start 5dr||£17,030||50.4 mpg||10.8 s|
|1.5 Acenta Premium dCi 110 Stop/Start 5dr||£18,425||70.6 mpg||11.2 s|
|1.6 Acenta Premium 117 Xtronic Auto 5dr||£18,030||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
|1.6 Acenta Premium DIG-T 190 Stop/Start 5dr||£18,460||47.1 mpg||7.8 s|
|1.6 Acenta Premium Xtronic DIG-T 190 Auto 4WD 5dr||£20,660||43.5 mpg||8.1 s|
On sale until June 2014
|1.5 110 dCi n-tec Stop/Start 5dr||£17,790||70.6 mpg||11.2 s|
|1.5 dCi 110 Acenta Stop/Start 5dr||£16,490||70.6 mpg||11.2 s|
|1.5 dCi 110 Tekna Stop/Start 5dr||£18,490||70.6 mpg||11.2 s|
|1.5 dCi 110 Visia Stop/Start 5dr||£15,095||70.6 mpg||11.2 s|
|1.6 117 Acenta 5dr||£15,100||47.1 mpg||11.0 s|
|1.6 117 Acenta CVT Auto 5dr||£16,100||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
|1.6 117 n-tec 5dr||£16,400||47.1 mpg||11.0 s|
|1.6 117 n-tec CVT Auto 5dr||£17,400||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
|1.6 117 Tekna 5dr||£17,100||47.1 mpg||11.0 s|
|1.6 117 Tekna CVT Auto 5dr||£18,100||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
|1.6 94 Visia 5dr||£13,200||47.1 mpg||12.0 s|
|1.6 DiG-T 190 Tekna 4WD CVT Auto 5dr||£20,805||37.2 mpg||8.4 s|
|1.6 DiG-T 190 Tekna 5dr||£18,600||40.9 mpg||8.0 s|
|1.6 Turbo 200 Nismo 4WD CVT Auto 5dr||£22,705||38.2 mpg||8.2 s|
|1.6 Turbo 200 Nismo 5dr||£20,500||40.9 mpg||7.8 s|
On sale until April 2014
|1.5 dCi Acenta + Premium Pack Stop/Start 5dr||£17,590||70.6 mpg||11.2 s|
|1.6 Acenta + Premium Pack 5dr||£16,195||47.1 mpg||11.0 s|
|1.6 Acenta + Premium Pack CVT Auto 5dr||£17,195||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
On sale until November 2013
|1.6 Acenta + Premium Pack + Stop/Start 5dr||£16,195||48.7 mpg||11.1 s|
|1.6 Acenta + Stop/Start 5dr||£15,195||48.7 mpg||11.1 s|
|1.6 DiG-T n-tec 4WD M-CVT 5dr Auto||£20,000||37.2 mpg||8.4 s|
|1.6 DiG-T n-tec 5dr||£17,795||40.9 mpg||8.0 s|
|1.6 n -tec + Stop/Start 5dr||£16,495||48.7 mpg||11.1 s|
|1.6 Tekna + Stop/Start 5dr||£17,195||48.7 mpg||11.1 s|
On sale until April 2013
|1.5 dCi Acenta + Sport Pack 5dr||£16,695||58.9 mpg||11.2 s|
|1.6 Acenta + Sport Pack + Stop/Start 5dr||£16,195||48.7 mpg||11.1 s|
|1.6 Acenta + Sport Pack 5dr||£15,995||47.1 mpg||11.0 s|
|1.6 Acenta + Sport Pack CVT 5dr Auto||£16,995||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
|1.6 DiG-T Acenta + Premium Pack 5dr||£17,395||40.9 mpg||8.0 s|
On sale until January 2013
|1.6 Visia 5dr||£13,395||47.1 mpg||11.0 s|
On sale until September 2012
|1.6 DiG-T Acenta + Sport Pack 5dr||£16,595||40.9 mpg||8.0 s|
On sale until January 2011
|1.6 Acenta + Premium Pack CVT 5dr Auto||£15,695||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
|1.6 Acenta + Sport Pack CVT 5dr Auto||£15,095||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
|1.6 Acenta CVT 5dr Auto||£14,795||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
|1.6 Tekna CVT 5dr Auto||£16,795||44.8 mpg||11.5 s|
- Distinctive and cutting edge looks mean it will always stand out.
- Easy to park thanks to tight turning circle.
- Much improved from 2014 facelift.
- Nismo version is good fun.
- The 1.6 petrol engine is disappointingly noisy and the manual is low geared. 1.5 diesel much better to drive.
- Promised 2WD CVT with 1.6 failed to arrive until spring 2012 due to worldwide demand for the CVT exceeding demand.
- No winter tyre packages offered for winter 2010/2011, though these are likely to be offered from summer 2011.
- 4WD dropped from Juke line-up as part of 2014 mid-life revamp.
- DAB reception very poor.
- The 1.5-litre diesel engine was recorded at over 12 times the Euro6 limit for NOx emissions in the 2017 EQUA Index.
- High level of CVT failures despite apparent re-engineering and re-naming of CVT as X-tronic.
What to watch out for
3-4-2013: Report of failure of CVT transmission of October 2010 Nissan Juke 1.6 DIG-T 4x4. Long wait of at least 10 weeks for replacement transmission.
19-4-2013: Problem of faulty cylinder head on new Nissan Juke 1.6 Acenta intransigent Nissan dealer who firstly refused to accept there was a fault then took many months to replace the cylinder head only for further problems to occur with the car.
25-9-2013: Cylinder misfire on no. 3 cylinder of Nissan Juke DIG-T diagnosed early July as needing a new head under warranty. Still not repaired. Delay due to dealer needing permission from Nissan UK to repair under guarantee and parts from Japan. Dealer has another with same problem and apparent reports from USA that it is becoming common. Previous report of same thing with a non DIG-T Juke 1.6.
20-10-2013: Another cylinder head problem, this on a 27,300 mile 2011/61 Nissan Juke 1.6 petrol model. First indicated by orange light. Dealer unable to fix.
19-2-2014: Report of 19,000 mile 3 year old Nissan Juke 1.6 2WD CVT juddering when slowing down. Nissan is offering to pay 75% of the cost of the new part at £1,229.50 plus VAT and the Nissan dealer has offered to pay 50% of the labour at £216.75 plus VAT, so total cost is £1,735.50.
26-3-2014: Uneven wear and severe ridge reported on front discs of 11,200 mile 2012 Nissan Juke manual purchased in August 2013. Tailgate also reported to be "noisy".
3-4-2014: Paint/plastic trim of centre console of Nissan Juke prone to peeling. Nissan is now warning customers that this could happen.
21-5-2014: CVT autobox failed on 2011 Nissan Juke 1.6 just before end of 3 year warranty. Nissan initially hesitant about authorising a replacement.
16-8-2014: Seems to be a fault with 2014MY Nissan Juke that prevents airflow into the cabin being closed even when 'air recirculation' is chosen.
10-3-2015: Nissan Juke front brake discs can suffer a high wear rate. Can need replacing in as little as 18,000 miles.
9-5-2015: "Nasty noises" and subsequent failure of CVT transmission of 18,500 mile 2012 Nissan Juke. Awaiting decision as to whether it will be covered by warranty or by goodwill. Later reported that all costs met by Nissan.
3-6-2015: Another Nissan Juke CVT transmission failure on 2011 4-year old Nissan Juke at 20,000 miles. Nissan has offered to replace the transmission at a cost of £2,000.
30-11-2015: CVT failure reported on 2011 Nissan Juke at 35,000 kilometres in Almeria, Spain. Nissan replaced the unit free of charge, although the reader had to pay for the labour cost of the installation.
17-2-2016: Significant problems reported with engine of 2012 Nissan Juke 1.6 at 27k miles: engine management warning light came on, timing chain replaced under warranty, exhaust sensor replaced, management light cvame back on dealer now had car from December and has fitted new cables, timing actuator, ECU, pins, 4 oil changes and treatments to try and clear a blockage.
16-3-2016: Report of 2012 Nissan Juke 1.6 Tekna CVT auto needing two replacement transmissions during the warranty period.
3-4-2016: Report of September 2015 Nissan Juke 1.6DIGT losing power when pulling off in wet weather and sometimes whe driving. Also radio intermittently cutting out. Seems to be an electreical issue.
4-5-2016: Report of two year old Nissan Juke automatic (CVT) breaking down under warranty. Needs new transmission. Work held up while Nissan dealer got authorisation to fit it. Manual courtesy car offered. Automatic insisted upon.
6-5-2016: Report of voluntary TSB by Nissan on a 12k mile 2015 Juke Tekna 1.5dCi to carry out an engine management re-map and fit some new parts including a DPF as part of an upgrade requested by Nissan.
17-6-2016: Report of failure of CVT transmission on 2013 Nissan Juke 1.6 automatic at 31k miles, 5 months outside Nissa's 3 year warranty. Nissan dealer quoted over £7k for the replacement of the gearbox.
22-6-2016: Repeat problems with DPF of 2015 Nissan Juke 1.5 dCi despite being taken for longer than regular runs twice a week. Has so far needed 3 replacement DPFs.
23-6-2016: DPF blocked on 2013 Nissan Juke 1.5dCi at 51k miles despite regular 40 minute journeys. No option given to have the DOPF cleaned. Owner charged £1,800 by Nissan dealer for a new DPF.
8-7-2016: Report of CVT failure on Nissan Juke. Estimated repair: £7,000, but Nissan reduced the cost to just £640. Unfortunately, transmission oil radiator leak found when dismantling and charged £600 for that so total bill £1,240.
25-1-2017: CVT failure reported on 2013 Nissan Juke at 49,000 miles. Independent specialist repairer is quoting £3,500. Owner reluctant to have Jule transported to a Nissan dealer.
21-3-2017: Report of CVT transmission of 2012/62 Nissan Juke bought 2nd hand failing at 20,000 miles, soon after private purchase. Engine kept shutting down when putting it into drive or reverse and made noises sometimes. Tried a change of fluid which improves it for a while but then the transmission became worse again.
21-4-2017: Report of timing belt failure of 28,000 mile 2013 Nissan Juke 1.5DCI. Nissan paid 75% of the cost of a new engine.
29-4-2017: Report of noises from transmission of 12,500 mile October 2012 Nissan Juke CVT, diagnosed by dealer as transmission failure and quoted at £5,000 for a new transmission. Owner took this up with Nissan Customer Services and transmission was replaced FoC.
3-5-2017: Report of engine problems with used March 2015 Nissan Juke 1.2DIGT bought from a Nissan dealer in December 2016. Owner phoned in February 2017 to be told there was a manufacturer TSB because the wrong pistons had been fitted. When car was returned the engine was rattling and the radiator fan was on constantly. Dealer then booked it in again, took the engine apart and requested a new engine from Nissan. Nissan rejected this and told dealer to replace pistons again. Turned out that timing chain and crankshaft has also been replaced prior to purchase. Our recommendations is to reject the car outright.
24-5-2017: Report of clutch failing on 2014 Nissan Juke 1.2DIGT at 22,000 miles, 5,000 miles after used purchase in December 2016.
25-5-2017: Report of clutch failing on another 2014 Nissan Juke at 15,000 miles. Nissan blamed driver.
14-7-2017: Report of CVT transmission of 2012 Nissan Juke failing at 28,000 miles and Nissan dealer quoting £7,000 to replace it.
23-7-2017: Problem reported with CVT tranmission of 2012 Nissan Juke purchased used in August 2012 with 14,500 miles, now at 20,500 miles. Last week the gear box appeared to start going wrong, when owner put it in reverse it would judder and stop. If he tried once or twice it would eventually engage. The problem still exists but it is also happening when he puts it into drive.
3-8-2017: Report of cylinder head or head gasket failure in 2013 Nissan Juke 1.6i CVT at 30,000 miles. Had been Nissan dealer serviced on time since new. Nissan has offered 75% of parts cost, but not labour.
22-8-2017: Report of another CVT failure on a 2013 Nissan Juke, this one at 30,000 miles and at 4 years old. Owner threatening Small Claims against supplying dealer.
7-9-2017: Report of CVT transmission of Nissan Juke 1.6 Tekna failing at 8,886 miles.
19-9-2017: Report of "ticking noise" from drivetrain of 14k mile November 2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS when idling. Dealer told owner that clutch and flywheel needed replacing, but this would not be covered under warranty unless DMF or clutch slave cylinder were found to be faulty after stripping down.
26-9-2017: Report of sad saga of 2013 Nissan Juke 1.6 cylinder head failure (3-8-2017) comng to an end with a bill of £877 to the owners and no further liability taken by Nissan UK.
9-10-2017: Further report of CVT failure, this time in a 2011 Nissan Juke 1.6 2WD.
14-12-2017: Cracked and bubbled paintwork reported on centre consol of 4 month old 2017 Nissan Juke. Nissan denies any liability, despite one small dealer having to fix the issue 4 times every month. Could have been caused by air freshener dripping onto it.
20-12-2017: Another CVT transmission failure reported, this time on a 2012 Nissan Juke, always serviced by the Nissan dealer who has approached Nissan for a goodwill contribution.
8-2-2018: Complaint that 2015/65 Nissan Juke needed new front brake discs and pads after 8,000 miles.
14-2-2018: Report of failure of CVT transmission of 2010 Nissan Juke with repair costs quoted at more than £4,000. Nissan offered £300 of vouchers.
20-2-2018: Report that 2013 Nissan Juke 1.6 XTronic Auto Acenta lost drive twice while driving.
22-2-2018: Report of front wishbone of Nissan Juke simply snapping.
23-2-2018: Report of 2nd failure within 6 years of the "flywheel" (presumably the DMF) of a 2012 Nissan Juke (presumably 1.5DCI). First flywheel replaced in 2014. Now needs another.
13-3-2018: Complaint of steering fault with nearly new 2017 Nissan Juke: "A fter driving it a bit over a month the steering wheel kept locking and trying to turn a corner. Sometimes the steering feels like i'm wrestling with it as it gets very stiff. Dealer said diagnostics test shows no faults and this often is intermittent faults but they wont take the car back."
13-4-2018: Report of failure of CVT transmission of 2013 Nissan Juke at 35,000 miles. Quoted £4,000 to replace.
14-4-2018: Report of failure of 1.2DIGT engine of Nissan Juke at 15,000 miles. Warranty claim rejected because the car had not been serviced. New engine quoted at £8,500.
30-4-2018: Report of 2015 Nissan Juke 1.6 Acenta Premium Automatic, now with 14,000 miles, needing four replacement CVT transmissions under warranty. The original olly lasted 6 months. Nissan now offering to replace the car with a new one if owner contributed £6,000.
9-5-2018: Report of failure of CVT transmission of December 2013 Nissan Juke at 83,000 miles, mainly motorway driving.
15-5-2018: Report of engine failure in a 2015 Nissan Juke at 30 months old and 14,000 miles (which engine not specified). Unfortunately the car had been serviced "by a friend" instead of by a Nissan dealer and this voided the warranty. Owner quoted £7,000 for a new engine.
31-5-2018: Report by reader of buying a new Nissan Juke CVT in June 2016. Before he bought it he asked the salesman about the CVT. He said that the CVT system had been re-engineered and there was no longer any problem. By early May 2018 the car had only done 5,000 miles when used for a holiday in Norfolk. The CVT box failed and the car was towed to a Nissan dealer in Norwich.
23-6-2018: Report of CVT transmission of 2014 Nissan Juke "going clunk" at 50k miles. Nissan dealer says it needs replacing at a cost of £4,000.
27-6-2018: Report of failure of CVT of 2011/61 Nissan Juke purchased used 2 months previously. Owner being quoted £1,500 to fix it.
25-7-2018: Report of CVT failure at 48k miles in 2013 Nissan Juke bought used 7 months previously with a 6 month warranty. Nissan dealer quoted £5,000 to replace the transmission.
26-7-2018: Report of 2012 Nissan Juke needing a new CVT transmission at a cost of £5,000.
4-8-2018: Report of numerous problems with 2015/65 Nissan Juke, bought used from a Nissan dealer in December 2017: After the first day it needed a software update. Then the radio keeps cutting out so another software update. The windscreen washers were blocked and had to be cleaned. The handbrake failed. But now the engine has had to be replaced because it is using too much oil. This is being done under warranty.
9-8-2018: Report of Nissan Juke "bought 2 years ago on PCP" going in for "2nd service" where problem with 1.2 DIG-T 115 engine was diagnosed "revs too low". Later started "juddering". Car back to dealer who prescribed a new engine under warranty, but Nissan voided warranty because first service at 19,002 miles and second service at 37,967 miles when they should have been carried out at 12,000 mile intervals. Nissan eventually agreed to pay 75% of the cost of the engine, but not the labour.
25-8-2018: Report of failure of CVT transmission of used 2014 Nissan Juke in June 2018, two months after putchase. Repaired CVT failed again in August 2018 and used car dealer agreed to repair it again (to fulfil his legal liability), but refused to warrant the repair any further.
26-8-2018: Report of both front door trims split on 2016 Nissan Juke.
6-9-2018: Report of CVT auto of used Nissan Juke bought from a Niddan dealer failing "just over a year" after purchase and just after expiry of 1 year warranty. Neither supplying dfealer nor Nissan willing to help.
9-9-2018: Report of timing chain of 2014 Nissan Juke 1.2DIG-T starting to fail at 26,000 miles.
22-9-2018: Report of (CVT?) gearbox failure on 2012 Nissan Juke at 70,000 kilometres. Nissan refused help so had to be reconditioned at a cost of 4,000 Euros.
15-12-2018: Report of CVT transmission of 2015 Nissan Juke failing at 17,000 miles, just 3 months out of warranty. Full service history. Deailer says car needs a new CVT transmission.
6-1-2019: Report of failure of CVT transmission of 2012 Nissan Juke 1.6 XTronic at low mileage of 13,000 miles.
10-1-2019: Report of CVT transmission of 13,000 mile 2015 Nissan Juke Xtronic failing and being replaced with a remanufactured Xtronic CVT under Nissan Care warranty that the owner wisely purchased.
4-3-2019: Report of radio display of 2014/64 Nissan Juke showing "System failed. Insert media update." The Radio/camera/satnav are not working (this followed a 3 hour drive using satnav). Owner paid Nissan dealer £99 for "diagnostics". Dealer told him the radio needs replacing at £2,500 as it has frozen? (The message displayed cycles so how can the unit be frozen?) Not covered by warranty or goodwill.
13-3-2019: Report that January 2013/62 reg Nissan Juke Tekna requires new CVT transmission at a cost of £5,000, despite full Nissan service history, all services on time.
20-3-2019: Report of corrosion eating into the rear brake discs of a 2016/66 Nissan Jule at 9,000 miles.
30-3-2019: Infotainment problem reported on October 2015 Nissan Juke 3 months out of warranty: In February 2019 the radio, sat-nav started cutting out at regular intervals, after which the system would reboot itself. Owner booked in to the dealer for a fix and was told it was a common issue.
20-4-2019: CVT failure reported in December 2014 Nissan Juke Acenta CVT at 22,328 miles. Requires new transmission. Nissan told owner that car out of warranty and offered no goodwill because it had been independently serviced. Of course, if it had missed a transmission service, then Nissan would not be liable.
22-4-2019: Faults with leased February 2018 Nissan Juke have included Engine cut out whilst driving; dashboard flicked off the steering locked. Service found battery fault and replaced. Intermittently, no power from the accelerator, stalls. Engineers found inlet-valves calcified, not normally found in new, low mileage vehicles (now 7,500miles). Nissan-engineers CANNOT GUARANTEE problems resolved or that would never experience either fault again.
27-4-2019: Report of engine fault light in 2013 Nissan Juke 1.6 XTronic CVT. Diagnostics showed fault with rear lambda sensor. Quoted £540 to replace. Mystery why so much, but lambda sensor may have been so rusted into the exhaust that a whole section needed to be replaced.
8-6-2019: Report of failure of XTronic CVT transmission of 2012/62 Nissan Juke at 34,000 miles. (Car bought used 5 months before at 29,000 miles.)
13-7-2019: Strange case of unknown age Nissan Juke 1.6 CVT suddenly pulling to the right when accelerqting, followed by veering to the left feeling like a sudden gust of side wind. Nissan dealer said no recalls for any such proble,. Car on standard 55 profile tyres. Driver says, " It’s not torque steering. It goes off in a straight line under the slightest touch to accelerator. Not under harsh acceleration."
22-9-2019: Report of failure of CVT of 2012 Nissan Juke at a relatively loe 17,000 miles. Nissan dealer offered two options: a new CVT at £7,000. Or a reconditioned CVT for £4,000. Owner discovered that the NHTSA compelled Nissan to extend the warranty on its CVT in the USA to 10 years.
25-9-2019: Report of transmission failure of 2014 Nissan Juke at 29,862 miles (presumed the CVT). Cost of repair was £3,385 at an independent transmission specialist.
30-10-2019: Report of failure of CVT transmission of 2013 Nissan June petrol model at 28,000 miles. Owner took case to the Motor Ombudsman after which Nissan offered to replace the transmission but not pay for the labour costs. Owner was already in a courtesy car that Nissan said it wanted back in 8 days of the did not agree to the offer. Since the car is 6 years old, Nissan's offer is not unrerasonable.
14-11-2019: Report of problem with 2014 Nissan Juke 1.2DIG-T purchased in September 2019. Supplying dealer contacted buyer to tell her car had not been serviced. It was taken in for service. Then rattling noise from engine began. Nissan dealer confiormed it was the timing chain. Local garage confirmed timing chain rattle and that engine was short of oil. (See RECALLS 19-2-2016.) Supplying dealer not offering any help towards warranty claim, but they are obviously liable.
3-1-2020: Report of CVT of 2014 Nissan Juke failing at 44,500 miles. Nissan agreed to pay 50% towards replacement cost of £7,000. Car has full service history.
15-6-2020: Report of 2014 juke with corrosion problems at 64,000 miles. Sump and various brake pipes or rusted and require replacement.
4-8-2020: Report of gearbox failure on 2014 Juke. It has been serviced by the dealer every year. Developed strange noise from the gearbox and the owner has been told it needs replacing at a cost of £5000. The car has only done 23,700 miles.
5-8-2020: Report of automatic gearbox failure on 2015 Juke with 25,000 miles on the clock and a full service history with a Nissan Dealer. Owner told there is a gearbox problem due to a build up of swarf. Nissan dealer has investigated and quoted £4000 for the replacement of the gearbox. Nissan has offered £1000 towards the cost.
7-10-2020: Report of automatic gearbox failure on 2015 Juke with 39,000 miles. Dealer has quoted £7000 to replace the transmission.
19-11-2020: Report of automatic gearbox failure on a 2013 Nissan Juke with 34,303 miles on the clock . Nissan UK has offered to pay half of the repair costs.
25-3-2021: Report of automatic gearbox failure on a 2013 Nissan Juke with 35,000 miles on the clock.
27-4-2021: Manual gearbox failure on 2017 Juke. Car is just out of warranty and has covered just 27,000 miles. Nissan UK has offered to cover 50 per cent of the replacement costs.
7-5-2021: Automatic gearbox failure reported on 2016 Juke. O wned from new, 19,000 miles, six years old, catastrophic failure of the gearbox at 65mph. Always serviced by the supplying dealer who advises £6000 for a new gearbox.
11-5-2021: Report of automatic gearbox seizure on 2015 Juke. Car has covered just 36,000 miles.
8-12-2012: Nissan Motor is recalling 118,000 Juke compact sport-utility vehicles worldwide to deal with potentially faulty door locks and turbochargers. The doors of the cars may not shut properly if water seeps in and becomes frozen. A Nissan spokeswoman in the UK said the door problem in Europe only affected left hand drive cars sold in cold countries. Most Jukes sold by Nissan Europe are built in the automaker's plant in north-east England but the turbo petrol models are imported from Japan. The spokeswoman said there are fewer than 50,000 turbo models affected worldwide and, of those, 13,652 are in Europe with 2,758 of those here in the UK. The repair, taking under 30 minutes, requires re-fitting an air inlet tube which may come loose, affecting boost pressure measurement, and possibly causing the engine to stall.
21-5-2014: Nissan Juke 1.6 US Recall. Nissan is asking for more than 104,000 of its Juke crossovers back to fix an issue with the 1.6 litre petrol engine timing chain. Nissan announced on Thursday 15th May 2014 that it was issuing a voluntary service campaign on 104,439 Jukes from the 2011-13 model years. The vehicles' timing chain needs to be replaced, according to Nissan. The chain guide and crank sprocket will also be replaced. The repairs will be done free of charge by Nissan. Owners will be notified during May 2015 if their Juke is affected.
14-12-2014: Worldwide recall of various Nissan and Infiniti models over a fuel sensor leak. Affects Jukes built 2012-2014. Dealers will replace fuel sensors FoC. Owners should wait for official notification.
Number of cars involved 10,248
Manufacturer reference R1511
Problem Engine push start switch may remain in the pressed position and not return after switching the engine on.
Solution Inspect and modify the push start switch housing
19-2-2016: TECHNICAL BULLETIN issued concerning oil consumption of HRA2DDT ENGINES fitted to Alliance J11, C13 and F15 models. <<If the customer monitors their vehicle regularly they may notice the engine oil level reducing. Other symptoms the customer may experience include warning light on the combi-meter, hesitation, excessive engine noise or smoke. BACKGROUND: Under a certain driving pattern the oil consumption of the HRA2DDT engine may increase significantly causing the oil level kn the engine to be reduced. Yje increased oil consumption is causded by low inlet manifold pressure, which, in combination with high vacuum and the flutter of the 2nd piston ring allows oil to be drawn into the cylinder and burned. A new engine calibration has been developed in order to increase the intake manifold pressure at low speed/low load conditions in order to minimize the oil consumption.>> AFFECTED VEHICLES: J11 FROM SJN*E*J11U1000001 TO SJN*E*J11U11572966; C13 FROM VSK*D*C13U0000001 TO VSKDDAC13U0039320; F15 FROM SJN*E*F15U7000001 TO SJN*E*F15U7210197. FLOW CHART PROCEDURE: Please complete diagnosis as indicated in the flow chart and replace bare/short engines only in cases that the unit cannot be repaired. In all other cases please replace the failed parts. Flow chart starts: Top up oil level as necessary. Reprogram using Global reprogramming patch. Check engine for noise. No noise present, check oil level after 3,000 miles. If between MAX and MIN, no further action. If below MIN, replace piston ring set. If noise present, Perform Compression Test. If difference between highest to lowest values <25%, check timing chain tensioner and top of chain cover for wear marks. If wear is confirmed, replace chain. Wear not present, locate source of noise and replace failed parts. If difference between highest to lowest values >25%, inspect cylinder head and block. If cylinder walls scored, replace short engine. If evidence of damage or overheating is found on the cylinder head and on the block, replace bare engine.
6-5-2016: Voluntary TSB by Nissan on 2015 Juke 1.5dCi to carry out an engine management re-map and fit some new parts including a DPF as part of an upgrade requested by Nissan.
25-7-2016 R/2016/157. NISSAN Pulsar, Juke, Qashqai and X-Trail. REAR OXYGEN SENSOR MAY FAIL If an electrical short occurs in the supply to the rear oxygen sensor the senor will fail but the driver will not see an immediate warning. A MIL warning may display after continued driving depending on driving/vehicle characteristics. Remedial Action: Reprogram the ECU to display a warning if the rear oxygen sensor fails. Build dates 10-4-2016 to 7-6-2016.
01-02-2017: TSB recall of 2015 build Nissan Juke 1.2DIGTs to replace the pistons.
09-10-2018: Ignition Switch spring defect may cause engine to be turned off while driving. Issue affects around 1000 Jukes built from April 2017 - June 2017. Dealers will inspect and where necessary replace the ignition switch.
- March 2010: Nissan Juke revealed
- May 2010: Prices released for Juke
- October 2011: Juke R unveiled
- February 2012: Juke Shiro introduced
- August 2012: Juke with Ministry of Sound launched
- January 2013: Nissan Juke Nismo launched
- June 2013: Revised Juke 1.5 dCi announced
- March 2014: Revised Juke revealed
- May 2014: Prices for revised Juke announced
- April 2017: Juke Tekna Pulse and Juke N-Connecta Style launched
- March 2018: Nissan Juke upgraded
Nissan Juke revealed
The Nissan Juke created a new category of small crossover, below the the Qashqai. The car was inspired by the Qazana concept car at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, and will fit into the Nissan range between the Note compact family car and the Qashqai.
The Juke is based on Renault Nissan Alliance B-Platform and has a 2,530mm wheelbase, is 4,135mm long, 1,765mm wide and 1,570mm tall. To allow the top of the range to use 17-inch wheels and 215/55 R17 tyres, the track front and rear is 1,525mm, the widest yet seen on the Alliance B-platform.
In Europe, there will be three engine and manual or CVT transmission choices. At the top of the range is a newly developed 1.6-litre Direct Injection Gasoline turbocharged engine which develops 140kW (190PS) and 240Nm.
The second petrol engine, which also displaces 1.6-litres and has four valves per cylinder, is an extensively reworked HR. Designated HR16DE it has a larger exhaust manifold, a retuned intake manifold, twin VTC, improved intake tumble flow and new catalyst with a hexagon cell formation. New pistons with revised crowns and integral oil jet cooling have been adopted along with low friction techniques such as diamond-like carbon coating on the valve lifters.
The final engine choice is the familiar Alliance developed K9K 1.5-litre 1,461cc eight-valve dCi turbocharged common rail diesel. With power rated at 81kW (110PS) at 4,000 rpm and torque at 240 Nm at 1,750 rpm, this unit features a fuel return rail and control unit for improved fuel efficiency..
The XTRONIC CVT with 6-speed manual mode in the turbocharged petrol-engined Juke has been tuned for a more sporting performance with revised manual modes for sharper acceleration while the management system has been reprogrammed to enhance fuel efficiency. Both CVTs have adaptive shift control systems that can be selected via the Nissan Dynamic Control System.
Range availability is as follows:
- 1.5 dCi 81kW Diesel 2wd 6-speed manual
- 1.6i 86kW Petrol 2wd 5-speed manual
- 1.6i 86kW Petrol 2wd XTRONIC CVT
- 1.6i Turbo 140kW Petrol 2wd 6-speed manual
- 1.6i Turbo 140kW Petrol 4wd XTRONIC CVT M6
The model line-up follows Nissan's established Visia, Acenta and Tekna lines. Lists of standard and optional equipment will be released nearer the on sale date, but expected items such as climate control, leather upholstery, rear view camera and Intelligent Key will all be available to Juke customers along with some more unusual features.
Prices released for Juke
Available from £12,795. 190PS flagship turbo is £15,695. Offering both innovative design and great value in a British-built package, the Juke is available with a choice of three engines. The range kicks off with a frugal 117PS 1.6-litre petrol engine, backed up by a fuel-sipping 110PS 1.5-litre dCi diesel.
The ultimate Juke comes equipped with a new 190PS 1.6-litre direct injection turbo petrol engine in both two and four-wheel drive. The £19,995 all-wheel-drive range-topper is mated toNissan’s XTRONIC CVT transmission, with six-speed manual mode and adds lateral torque-vectoring - a first in the small car segment and a technology that has, until now, only been found on top-of-the-range, premium vehicles.
Juke officially on sale from late September 2010, ordering from June 2010. The range consists of three core Nissan specification levels: Visia, Acenta and Tekna. The entry-level Visia will be available from £12,795 comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, ESP, six airbags, sports seats and air conditioning, while also offering the practicality of the Juke’s funky five-door shape. Acenta spec available from £13,795 includes 17-inch alloys, climate control, Bluetooth with USB connectivity and the Nissan Dynamic Control System.
Two option packs: £300 Sport Pack includes 17-inch Sport alloys, rear privacy glass and premium seat fabric. £900 Premium Pack brings Nissan Connect – the acclaimed combined satellite navigation and audio system - a reversing camera and six speakers, combined with the Sport Pack’s extras. Tekna badge available from £15,795 includes leather upholstery, Nissan Connect, a reversing camera, Intelligent Key with engine start button and much more.
|Engine||Grade||Body||Transmission||Options||On the Road Price (£)|
|1.6 petrol||Visia||5 door||2WD Man||12,795|
|1.5 dCi||Visia||5 door||2WD Man||14,145|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man||13,795|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta||5 door||2WD CVT||14,795|
|1.5 dCi||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man||15,145|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man||+ Sport Pack||14,095|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta||5 door||2WD CVT||+ Sport Pack||15,095|
|1.5 dCi||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man||+ Sport Pack||15,445|
|1.6 DiG-T||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man||+ Sport Pack||15,695|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man||+ Premium Pack||14,695|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta||5 door||2WD CVT||+ Premium Pack||15,695|
|1.5 dCi||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man||+ Premium Pack||16,045|
|1.6 DiG-T||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man||+ Premium Pack||16,295|
|1.6 petrol||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man||15,795|
|1.6 petrol||Tekna||5 door||2WD CVT||16,795|
|1.5 dCi||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man||17,145|
|1.6 DiG-T||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man||17,395|
|1.6 DiG-T||Tekna||5 door||4WD CVT-M6||19,995|
Juke R unveiled
Just two versions of the Nissan Juke-R are being created, one in each of left-hand and right-hand drive. The cars have been developed by Nissan and are being built by leading motorsports outfit RML with input from Nissan Technology Centre for Europe (NTC-E). Testing of the car will begin in November.
At the heart of Nissan Juke-R will be the GT-R's V6 turbo-charged engine that produces an incredible 480bhp. Fitting this into the space usually taken by Juke's 1.6-litre engine is a big challenge for the team. Not only do they have to build the car around the engine but also find space to house all the cooling systems that it needs to perform.
Juke Shiro introduced
Externally, Shiro can be identified by its stylish dark grey 17-inch alloy wheels, the satin silver finish to the door handles and mirror caps plus a gloss black finish to the B-pillar. Although available in any of the colours offered on Juke models, Shiro does have one additional unique hue in its palette: Nightshade, a sophisticated deep aubergine colour.
Shiro builds on the top-of-the-range Tekna grade with prices starting from £17,695. It is available with all three engine choices – a 110PS 1.5-litre dCi; 117PS normally aspirated 1.6-litre petrol; and the range-topping turbocharged direct injection petrol 1.6-litre DIG-T with 190PS. A 4x4 version and CVT automatics are also available.
Juke with Ministry of Sound launched
Can be specified with any engine and transmission in the current Juke range, and is offered with a number of special design and technology features that make it a unique and innovative addition to the line-up.
Mirroring the Ministry of Sound’s famous black and white logo, the limited edition Juke will be available to order in Metallic Black or Solid White. All models come equipped with standard 17-inch white alloy wheels, white door handles and white mirror caps. To further enhance the bold look, the B-pillar is finished in high-gloss black, while a unique Ministry of Sound badge completes the external design package.
Inside, the Juke with Ministry of Sound features a striking white centre console, white door trims and white stitching on the leather seats, steering wheel and gear gaiter. The cabin also features an iPod cradle that gives occupants the perfect set-up for choosing their music on the move.
All Juke with Ministry of Sound buyers will also receive an exclusive Music Pack designed to enhance their enjoyment of the car. The pack includes a white 8GB Apple iPod touch, pre-loaded with Nissan and Ministry of Sound video and photo content, and engraved on the rear with Nissan Juke and Ministry of Sound logos. An innovative self-healing iPod case that features Nissan’s Scratch Shield paint technology is also included.
The Music Pack also contains a pair of Ministry of Sound headphones. Branded with exclusive Juke logos, they feature 50mm speaker drivers and aluminium cups for high quality playback. Completing the pack is an activation code that allows customers exclusive VIP access to the Ministry of Sound music store.
The Juke with Ministry of Sound will cost from £17,895 and will be available with the full range of Juke engines, including a flagship 190PS 1.6-litre turbocharged DIG-T petrol and a 110PS 1.5-litre dCi diesel.
A new feature is a Stop/Start system for the 117PS 1.6-litre petrol engine. Available on all manual transmission Jukes except those in Visia trim, the Stop/Start system costs just £200 extra and reduces CO2 emissions from 139g/km to 136g/km, while fuel consumption in the urban environment – one of the Juke’s natural hunting grounds – is improved by seven per cent, from 36.7mpg to 39.2mpg. Combined economy also jumps from 47.1mpg to 48.7mpg too.
Nissan Juke Nismo launched
Power of the 1.6 DIG-T is up from 190PS to 200PS. Same 250Nm torque. Wheels are up to 18-inch with 225/45 R18 tyres. Power gets to the front wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission, or to all four wheels via a 7 selectable ratio CVT. 4WD version has "torque vectoring"from GT-R. Clingy bucket seats, an Alcantara and leather steering wheel, standard latest generation Nissan ‘Connect 2’ satnav. Works surprisingly well.
- Nissan Juke Nismo 2WD six-speed manual £19,995
- Nissan Juke Nismo 4WD ALLMODE CVT £22,195
Revised Juke 1.5 dCi announced
Now emitting 109g/km. The changes have boosted maximum torque from 240Nm to 260Nm at 1,750rpm, with 80 per cent of this figure available from just 1,500rpm to improve driveability. And with CO2 emissions of only 109g/km and combined fuel economy of 67.3mpg, the new unit is the most efficient engine in the Juke line-up.
Revised Juke revealed
There are new alloy wheels, a new audio system; latest generation NissanConnect driver-vehicle interface, Nissan Safety Shield, Nissan Dynamic Control system, plus the option of a new opening glass roof. On sale throughout Europe from Summer 2014.
Three engines are available for the 2014 Juke, with changes to the two petrol options. The existing and acclaimed 1.5 dCi diesel with 110PS continues unchanged.
The Alliance-developed 1.2-litre DIG-T petrol engine, which replaces the outgoing 117PS 1.6-litre unit, is an advanced turbocharged direct injection engine generating 190Nm of torque.
The existing 1.6 DIG-T petrol unit has been further improved to deliver lower end torque below 2,000rpm. Producing 140kW, it is already Euro6 compliant with target emissions of 139g/km of CO2for the 2WD versions. Among its new features are a higher combustion ratio, improved low friction technologies and cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation.
As well as a six-speed manual transmission, new Juke 1.6 DIG-T 4WD is optionally available with a new Xtronic transmission gearbox which further improves fuel efficiency, acceleration and all-round performance. The Xtronic replaced the previous CVT transmission that was highly prone to failure.
Prices for revised Juke announced
|1.6 petrol||Visia||5 door||2WD Man||13,420|
|dCi 110||Visia||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||15,320|
|DIG-T 115||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||15,320|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta||5 door||2WD CVT||16,320|
|dCi 110||Acenta||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||16,715|
|DIG-T 115||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||16,470|
|DIG-T 115||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof||17,220|
|DIG-T 115||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Safety Shield||16,870|
|DIG-T 115||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof & Safety shield||17,620|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD CVT||17,470|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD CVT||Open-air roof||18,220|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD CVT||Safety Shield||17,870|
|1.6 petrol||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD CVT||Open-air roof & Safety shield||18,620|
|dCi 110||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||17,865|
|dCi 110||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof||18,615|
|dCi 110||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Safety Shield||18,265|
|dCi 110||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof & Safety shield||19,015|
|DIG-T 190||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||18,020|
|DIG-T 190||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof||18,770|
|DIG-T 190||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Safety Shield||18,420|
|DIG-T 190||Acenta Premium||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof & Safety shield||19,170|
|DIG-T 190||Acenta Premium||5 door||4WD X-tronic||20,220|
|DIG-T 190||Acenta Premium||5 door||4WD X-tronic||Open-air roof||20,970|
|DIG-T 190||Acenta Premium||5 door||4WD X-tronic||Safety Shield||20,620|
|DIG-T 190||Acenta Premium||5 door||4WD X-tronic||Open-air roof & Safety shield||21,370|
|DIG-T 115||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||17,670|
|DIG-T 115||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof||18,420|
|DIG-T 115||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Xenons||18,170|
|DIG-T 115||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof & Xenons||18,920|
|1.6 petrol||Tekna||5 door||2WD CVT||18,670|
|1.6 petrol||Tekna||5 door||2WD CVT||Open-air roof||19,420|
|1.6 petrol||Tekna||5 door||2WD CVT||Xenons||19,170|
|1.6 petrol||Tekna||5 door||2WD CVT||Open-air roof & Xenons||19,920|
|dCi 110||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||19,065|
|dCi 110||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof||19,815|
|dCi 110||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Xenons||19,565|
|dCi 110||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man + Stop/Start System||Open-air roof & Xenons||20,315|
|DIG-T 190||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man||19,220|
|DIG-T 190||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man||Open-air roof||19,970|
|DIG-T 190||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man||Xenons||19,720|
|DIG-T 190||Tekna||5 door||2WD Man||Open-air roof & Xenons||20,470|
|DIG-T 190||Tekna||5 door||4WD CVT||21,420|
|DIG-T 190||Tekna||5 door||4WD CVT||Open-air roof||22,170|
|DIG-T 190||Tekna||5 door||4WD CVT||Xenons||21,920|
|DIG-T 190||Tekna||5 door||4WD CVT||Open-air roof & Xenons||22,670|
Juke Tekna Pulse and Juke N-Connecta Style launched
The Juke Tekna Pulse comes equipped with an upgraded and more powerful audio system. New speakers from respected French audio company Focal are at the heart of the upgraded Juke Tekna Pulse. The special 6-speaker sound system, engineered with signature polyglass, DFS and inverted dome aluminium technologies, delivers crystal-clear audio in an immersive soundscape.
The Juke Tekna Pulse special version is available with a choice of two exterior colours – Metallic Black or Dark Grey – and each can be selected in either flagship Tekna or N-Connecta grade. Both feature the Juke’s black exterior personalisation pack and striking 18-inch alloy wheels with black inserts as standard.
Prices for Juke Tekna Pulse start from £20,700 for the DIG-T 115 turbo petrol and £22,305 for the dCi 110 turbo diesel. A production run of just 1,500 cars is planned.
The Juke N-Connecta Style offers an enhanced version of the N-Connecta grade, with exterior and interior personalisation plus packs included. The Exterior Personalisation pack enhances Juke’s styling cues with colour co-ordinated bumper and headlight finishers, mirror covers, vibrant 18-inch alloy wheel inserts in Tokyo Black. The Interior Personalisation pack comprises premium sports seats with striking Tokyo Black trim to match the centre console and door strips. Xenon headlights are now also included as standard.
Juke N-Connecta Style is priced starting from £18,755 for the DIG-T 115 petrol engine, and £20,360 for the dCi 110 diesel engine.
Nissan Juke upgraded
Changes include a new dark chrome V-motion grille, dark headlamp interior and dark turn indicators on the door mirrors. LED fog lamps are now standard from Acenta grade.
Two new 16-inch alloy wheel designs have been added to the Juke range, also from Acenta grade. For customers looking to add a dash of design flair to their car, the 18-inch wheels on Tekna grade can be personalised with coloured inserts.
Coloured body parts, including front and rear bumper finishers, doors side sills and mirror caps, are also available through the personalisation program. These are standard on BOSE Personal Edition and optional on Tekna models. Two vibrant new body colours – Vivid Blue and Chestnut Bronze – further extend customer choice on Juke.
Improvements to the interior include the choice of two new personalisation colours – Energy Orange and Power Blue. These further enhance the design of the central console, air vents, door inserts and seat upholstery. Gloss black interior personalisation remains available. Interior personalisation is standard on BOSE Personal Edition and Tekna grades.
There is also a higher grade of leather on the steering wheel, plus improved visual clarity on the combimeter thanks to a new white-on-black information display.