New Nissan Juke became more and received a “robot” instead of the CVT

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New Nissan Juke became more and received a “robot” instead of the CVT

The company Nissan introduced the compact Juke crossover second generation, which became available with three-cylinder engine and systems of semiautomatic control.

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Nissan introduced a compact crossover the Juke the second generation. Model moved to a completely new platform, which increased in size and became bigger, but it turned out lighter.

The second Nissan Juke is based on the platform CMF-B of the Alliance Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi, which has become the basis for a new Renault Captur and Clio. Overall length of the crossover amounted to 4210 mm, width of 1800 mm and a height of 1595 mm, which is 85 mm longer, 170 mm wider and 30 mm lower than its predecessor.

Free space around the knees of the rear passengers has increased by 58 mm and Luggage compartment volume increased from the previous 354 litres to 422 litres. For example, the boot of the “older” model Qashqai holds only 8 l bigger. Despite the increased dimensions, the crossover turned out to be 23 kg lighter than the first generation model.

As for the exterior, the new Juke got the body with more sharp lines, a completely different grille and other design the top lighting. While the crossover remains well recognizable trademark features, such as large round headlamps. The most noticeable change in the cabin — moved to the top multimedia display, which is now enclosed in a separate housing.

At the time of the launch of the new Nissan Juke will be offered only with a turbocharged three-cylinder gasoline engine working volume of one liter and a power of 117 HP, which also features a small hatchback Micra. The engine is paired with a six-speed manual transmission or semidiaphanous “robot” with two clutches, replacing the CVT. It is not excluded that in the future the model will appear the modification with a more powerful 1.5-liter unit, as well as “charged” version Nismo.

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After the change of generation Juke has received a complex system of semiautomatic control ProPilot hold function of the car in the occupied zone and active emergency braking. In addition, the model is available with the latest version of information and entertainment complex NissanConnect with an eight-inch touchscreen display, as well as support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Production of the new Nissan Juke will establish the company in the UK Sunderland. Expected European sales of the crossover will start in the end of November 2019.