Weaker success in the US market, prompted the need for change with the Nissan Juke crossover model. Thus redesigned 2018 Nissan Juke will be available in the second half of 2017. Nissan is losing a market race with rivals. In addition, there was a significant drop in sales during the year 2016.
In order to deal with the fierce competitors, 2018 Juke must offer something new and attractive. Its direct competitors are the Jeep Renegade, Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V.
The European version of the new model will be produced at Nissan’s plant in Sunderlendu, UK. Still is unknown which drive is responsible for the production versions for other markets.
Announced redesign of outer looks is not all that new model has to say. The 2018 Nissan Juke brings a new platform, the new power units, as well as a hybrid version of the new model, with the use of upgraded technologies.
New modular CMF-B platform enables larger wheelbase. This change provides greater comfort inside the vehicle. Increased commodity will feel and passengers in the front seat, as well as passengers in the rear.
Great influence on the redesign of the exterior of the vehicle has a sporty Nissan Gripz Concept. However, the 2018 Nissan Juke will have less edgy and less mainstream. Certainly, there is tendency that changes are noticeable but not drastic, so that this model remains unique.
The interior of the new model brings the most changes. New Nissan Juke arrives with a much higher quality interior. That means quality materials and quality design and finish. Also, the new model adopts the latest technologies and their applicability. Most of them are borrowed from the new Nissan Micra model.
All versions of the new model will possess a new infotainment system, and smart connectivity with Apple and Android Auto CarPlay as standard vision equipment.
Changes in the powertrain, were also announced. In addition to the standard version, on offer will find 2018 Nissan Juke Hybrid. Also, the new model will offer new conventional engines. These are the 1.5-liter and 1.6-liter turbo petrol and diesel engines.
The new engines are designed for customers in the market of Europe. For now, no information that would be offered a new generator US customers. Sure, and for the local customers are expected expansion of supply and improvement of existing aggregates.
The current US model, offering petrol engine with around 190 horsepower. This engine will remain on offer. According to all indications, 2018 Juke Hybrid gets a hybrid power system from the, already mentioned, Nissan Gripz concept.