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Nissan prices the 2012 Juke

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author photo by J. Mark Sternberg October 2011

Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2012 Juke crossover SUV.

Prices for the sporty hatch start at $19,770 for the S model with a CVT transmission, and top out at $25,550 for the top-of-the-line SL model with a CVT and all wheel drive.

Prices are slightly up from last year. The cheaper models like the S and front wheel drive SV will cost an additional $800 or so over last year's cars, while the high end all wheel drive cars are up almost a grand.

The Juke was first released just last year so it's not really surprising that there really aren't any significant changes for the 2012 model year.

The car still comes with Nissan's 1.6-liter turbocharged direct injection (Nissan calls its fuel system DIG) engine that's capable of 27-MPG in the city and 32 on the highway. The engine puts out 188 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of toque, which is good enough for a 0-60 time of around seven and a half seconds.

Still missing from the Juke lineup for 2012 is a manual transmission option on all wheel drive models, so buyers looking to change their own gears will have to opt for a front wheel drive Juke.

The Juke's styling features are as polarizing as ever- Most distinctive of all are the narrow slits for headlights and a sloping rear roof-line that is supposed to evoke images of a sports car.

Also on loan from the sports car department is the gauge cluster which includes a G meter that shows how hard you are cornering, and a boost gauge that displays how much air the turbocharger is cramming into your engine at any given moment.

Running down the middle of the Juke's interior is a painted center console that Nissan says was inspired by a motorcycle's gas tank.

Wherever you stand on the styling issue you can't argue that there's few other cars on the road that can have such a visual impact for under 20 grand, but with prices steadily on the rise all over the industry we may not be able to say that for much longer.

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