All-new Nissan Juke lands in NZ

The all-new Nissan Juke has landed in New Zealand, with updated looks and equipment, but still retaining the unique character that ensured its disruptor status among small SUVs when it first launched.

A completely new platform ensures the all-new Nissan Juke is longer, wider, taller and yet more aerodynamic than ever before.

The three-tier Juke model range is among the country’s most fuel-efficient SUVs, achieving combined fuel economy of 5.8-litres/100km, and with prices starting at $32,990 plus ORCs. 

The New Nissan Juke White Side View

The exciting SUV that defined a whole new vehicle segment is back to reinvent it, with the all-new Nissan Juke ready to launch in New Zealand.  

Launching in Nissan dealerships in June, the all-new Nissan Juke is powered by a turbocharged 1.0-litre, three-cylinder engine (84kW/180Nm) that delivers both performance and efficiency and is paired with a seven-speed DCT as standard. 

“The all-new Nissan Juke is a further example of Nissan disrupting automotive conventions, as we did with the launch of original Nissan Juke in 2010,” says Nissan New Zealand Managing Director, John Manley.  

“With its impressive new engine, incredible fuel efficiency and wealth of safety equipment, the all- new Juke is a small SUV like no other. It has certainly grown up, but it has also lost none of the youthful excitement that the Nissan Juke name is famous for. 

“It’s bigger outside, more spacious and luxurious inside, and with its connected cabin and stirring driving dynamics, I’m confident the a all-new Nissan Juke will once again re-set the bar for small SUVs in New Zealand,” said Manley. 

The next-generation Nissan Juke is longer, wider and taller than its predecessor, measuring 4210mm in length (+75mm), 1800mm in width (+35mm) and 1595mm in height (+30mm), all with a kerb weight of just 1251kg. 

While the Juke has grown, it still maintains its signature styling, exhibiting broad shoulder lines, a raked windscreen and large wheel arches. Its sculpted flanks and tapered glasshouse are designed to resemble that of a sports coupe, completing its dynamic image. 

Equipped with full front and rear LED lighting as standard, the Juke also retains its distinctive circular headlamps, but with a new Y-shaped signature, which complements Nissan’s latest V-Motion grille.  

New 17-inch or optional 19-inch alloy wheels deliver an athletic stance, while the Juke’s ‘floating’ roof design and sharply creased side panel details add to its on-road presence. 

The all-new Nissan Juke is powered by a turbocharged 1.0-litre, three-cylinder engine, delivering 84kW of power and 180Nm of torque, paired with a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic gearbox that can also be controlled manually via the steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. 

The potent yet fuel-efficient engine is all alloy in construction, and features a compact, lightweight Delta cylinder head with semi-integrated intake and exhaust manifolds. The engine has also received Nissan’s patented Mirror Bore Spray Coating (BSC) Liner technology, a process borrowed from the famous GT-R supercar, within its three cylinders to reduce piston friction and improve fuel economy.  

The result is a powertrain that perfectly matches the fun-to-drive nature of the Nissan JUKE, while returning an impressive ADR combined cycle fuel economy figure of just 5.8L/100km, making the Juke among the most fuel-efficient SUVs in New Zealand. 

The Juke puts technology at its driver’s fingertips, with a new 8.0-inch touchscreen that allows customers to use Apple CarPlay or Android Auto to mirror their favourite smartphone apps. If they choose not to use their phone's navigation, drivers can access TomTom Maps (ST-L and Ti).  

A new 7.0-inch TFT in the driver’s binnacle (ST-L and Ti) delivers even more personalisation opportunities, while the Nissan-first Bose Personal Audio system (Ti) offers eight powerful speakers (including a pair of Bose UltraNearfield speakers integrated into both front-seat headrests), so listeners can enjoy immersive music in ultra-clear definition. 

The Juke’s cockpit is illuminated with ambient lighting (ST-L and Ti) and improves on functionality with more space for passengers and cargo. 

New soft-touch materials on the dashboard, door trim and foot-wells provide a premium feel, while a storage binnacle equipped with a USB and 12-volt charge point allows for easy phone storage and charging.  

The Nissan Juke is also equipped with Monoform seats on all grades that not only fit the sporty orientation of the vehicle but provide improved spinal and lumbar support over longer journeys. The seats also boast bigger bolsters for better lateral support. The seats in the ST-L are part leather accented, while the Ti boasts quilted leather accented trim with Alcantara. 

The compact SUV features an increased wheelbase, lower rear floor and redesigned front seats, which all serve to improve interior space, especially for rear-seat passengers, where knee room has increased by 5.8cm and headroom has increased by 1.1cm.  

Rear occupants also benefit from a larger rear door aperture and both outboard rear seats are equipped with Isofix child-seat mounts. Rear luggage space is accessed via a lower load lip, leading to a larger cargo area, now measuring 422-litres (VDA). The rear has retained its 60/40-split fold-down function to expand the cargo space to 1305-litres (VDA) for larger items. 

Nissan JUKE Ti Dynamic Red

The Juke has already been awarded a full 5-Star ANCAP safety rating. As well as front, seat-mounted front-side and full-length curtain airbags, every Nissan Juke model is fitted with advanced active-safety features created under Nissan Intelligent Mobility. These include Forward Collision Warning and Intelligent Emergency Braking (including the capability to detect pedestrians and cyclists), Traffic Sign Recognition, Lane Departure Warning and Intelligent Lane Intervention, with the latter employing the brakes to ease a wandering vehicle back into its lane.  

Automatic LED headlights with High Beam Assist (which increases the field of visibility by 10 metres), a reversing camera, rear parking sensors, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Intelligent Driver Alert also appear as standard in the Nissan Juke ST. 

Stepping up to the Juke ST-L adds front parking sensors, the Intelligent Around-View Monitor 360-degree camera system, Moving Object Detection and Intelligent Cruise Control. The Intelligent Around View Monitor provides a 360-degree ‘bird’s-eye’ view around the vehicle, displayed on the 8.0-inch central screen, to give the driver confidence when manoeuvring in tight spaces.  

Available in a selection of seven exterior colours, the new Nissan Juke ST, ST-L and Ti grades are on sale now, with prices starting at $32,990 plus ORCs. 

 

Nissan JUKE Ti Static Rear

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