The front-end gets new fog lights, a black air intake and a redesigned colour-coded bumper. The uppermost lights have been designed to bring the Juke in line with Nissan’s family face.
There are also new side mirrors with turn signals as well as new alloy wheels, which vary from model to model.The rear-end benefits from a new luggage door as well as a new diffuser and rear air dam.
The interior has received a change in the form of a new centre cluster, which still has the I-Con button for drive settings but now also incorportates newly designed controls for a more premium look and feel.
The entire range receives better specification, even the basic Acenta model has Bluetooth phone integration, cruise control/speed-limiting, Stop/Start technology and full climate control. All models in the range also have vehicle dynamic control (VDC) and six airbags.
The luggage area has been redesigned with the space saver spare wheel being lowered to increase the luggage space by 40 percent from 251 litres to 354 litres. This applies to all front-wheel-drive models.
Engine and transmissions
The new 1.2 DIG-T replaces the normally aspirated 1.6-litre petrol engine that powered the entry-level Juke models. The new motor, as seen in the Qashqai produces 85kW/190 Nm.It also has fuel returns of 5.6 litres/100km.
The popular 1.6 DIG-T still forms part of the range and now produces 140kW/240Nm and propels the car from 0-100km/h in eight seconds and uses 6.9 litres/100km. The oil burner in the range is the 1.5 dCi turbo diesel with 81kW/260Nm, which goes from 0-100 km/h in 11.2 seconds and only sips 4.2 litres/100km.
All engines are available with either a six-speed manual or an XTronic CVT transmission. There is also the option of all-wheel-drive with torque vectoring system.
Standard features – What do you get?
The Juke 1.2 DIG-T Acenta offers the following specifications as standard:
- Rear privacy glass
- Front and rear fog lights
- 16” steel wheels with wheel covers
- Leather-clad steering wheel with speed sensitive power assistance
- Front and rear electric windows
- Cruise control
- Nissan Integrated Control System (I-CON) with vehicle control settings
- Bluetooth connectivity
- LED daytime running lights
- Six airbags
- VDC, ABS, EBD
- Isofix baby seat anchoring system
- Remote keyless access and central locking
The Acenta+ grade is available on the 1,2 DIG-T and 1.5 dCi Juke models. It adds the following:
- Rain-sensing wipers
- Keyless access with Start/Stop button
- Electronic folding mirrors
- 17” alloy wheels
- Two-tone suede-like seat trim
The 140 kW 1.6 DIG-T Juke is available in Tekna trim, with the following added features:
- Auto headlights
- Chrome tailpipe finisher
- 18” alloy wheels
- Leather seats with front seat heaters
- Six speakers
Tekna with sunroof and NissanConnect
Nissan has added the following specifications on the Tekna grade for the 1.6 DIG-T 2WD model and 1.6 DIG-T XTronic 4WD models:
- NissanConnect 5.8” touch-screen system with smart phone integration, Google Search, Google Voice Commands and Facebook integration
- Satellite navigation
- Nissan Safety Shield with four-camera Around View Monitor and Moving Object Detection
- Lane-change Assist
- Blind-spot Warning
Pricing, service plan and warranty information
All Juke models are sold with a three-year/90 000km service plan and a three-year/100 000km warranty.
|1.2 DIG-T Juke Acenta||R254 900|
|1.2 DIG-T Juke Acenta+||R277 900|
|1.5 dCi Juke Acenta+||R299 900|
|1.6 DIG-T Juke Tekna||R325 900|
|1.6 DIG-T Juke Tekna||with sunroof and NissanConnect||R354 900|
|1.6 DIG-T 4WD XTronic Juke Tekna||with sunroof and NissanConnect||R364 900|