The second-gen Nissan Juke is available for sale in the United Kingdom. Prices have been announced. First vehicles arrive at dealer showrooms by November.
Compared to the previous model, the new 2020 Juke becomes lighter and better equipped, increases in size. The cargo space is enlarged to 422 liters.
The subcompact SUV rides on a new CMF-B platform designed to adopt electrified powertrains in the future. It uses 16- 17- or 19-inch alloy wheels, the first comes standard.
Under the hood
The standard equipment includes LED headlamps, manual air-conditioning, a 4.2-inch TFT screen, a cruise control, intelligent AEB, Lane Keep Assist, Hill Start Assist.
At launch, the 2020 car comes with a single efficient 1.0-liter three-cylinder DIG-T turbo petrol (gasoline) engine producing 117 hp (86 kW) and 147.5 lb-ft (200 Nm) of torque.
It operates in combination with either a 6-speed manual or a sporty 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT) and front-wheel drive. The driving modes available are Eco, Standard, Sport.
Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) takes 10.4 seconds. Models with DCT accelerate 0.3 seconds faster.
The top speed is 112 mph (180 km/h), fuel economy is rated at 45 mpg (5.2 l/100 km). CO2 emissions level is 118 g/km in cars with MT or 116 g/km in cars with AT.
Trims and retail prices
Five trims are offered for the UK-spec cars: an entry-level Visia (£17,395), a mid-range Acenta (£18,995) and N-Connecta (£20,995), top-range Tekna (£22,495) and Tekna+ (£23,895). Nissan also releases a launch version – the Premier Edition (£23,995).
With the last mentioned, purchasers will receive a set of unique 19-inch alloy wheels, leather and Alcantara-covered sports seats, exclusive two-tone paint finish, with a pearl black base coat and Fuji Sunset Red highlights.
Nissan builds the 2020 Juke at its Sunderland plant in the UK. Europe’s countries are the target markets for the newcomer.
After Great Britain, the 2020 Nissan Juke should go on sale in other markets.
The current offerings in Germany, for example, include the Juke with a 1.6L 112-hp (83 kW) petrol engine in Visia (€16,490), Acenta (€18,990), N-Connecta (€20,890), Bose Personal Edition (€22,490) and Tekna (€22,890) trims.