2011 Nissan Juke Sport Utility Crossover
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The 2011 Nissan JUKE is a five passenger crossover vehicle powered by a direct-injected 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 188 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. The Juke comes standard with FWD and a 6-speed manual transmission but an optional AWD and Xtronic automatic transmission with sport mode is also available. Mileage varies depending on drivetrain and transmission selection, the Juke gets an EPA estimated range of 24 mpg city and 32 mpg highway. Options include navigation, vehicle alarm impact sensor, 17-inch alloy wheels, rear-roof spoiler, stainless steel exhaust finish, chrome accessory package, and illuminated kick plates. Safety features are comprised of Nissan advanced air bag system, vehicle dynamic control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring system, zone body construction with crumple zones, and hood buckling creases. The JUKE is backed by a 3-year/30,000-mile warranty.
Benefits of Driving a 2011 Nissan Juke Sport Utility Crossover
The growing crossover segment is creating a competition among auto manufacturers of who could best balance the conflicting components of small yet roomy, powerful yet fuel efficient and sporty yet rugged. Nissan, long famous for both athletic and tough vehicles, seems to have hit all the buttons with the new Juke. The car's small-car origins mean it is ideal as an around-town cruiser and easy to park, yet its all-wheel drive capabilities will allow you to leave the city behind. Rivals like the Suzuki SX4 can't match the Juke for performance, and its distinctive looks mean that it will surely turn heads.
What's new for 2011?
The diminutive Nissan Juke is all-new for 2011. The crossover rides on the chassis employed by both the Versa and the Cube, and power comes from Nissan's new direct-injection turbocharged 1.6L 4-cylinder, which puts out a strong 188 hp. The Juke is offered in both front- and all-wheel drive, and front-wheel drive models equipped with the continuously variable transmission return 27 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway.
- Small stature perfect for urban driving
- distinctive styling
- zippy performance from turbocharged engine
- available all-wheel drive
The new Nissan Juke is about as small a car as you are likely to find in the crossover class. Its car-based origins can be traced to the chassis shared by both the Versa and the Cube, and yet its potent little engine is all-new.