The new generation Nissan Juke will arrive at dealers across Australia next month, but the company has already announced the pricing and specifications of the subcompact SUV for the local market.
Available in four trim levels named the ST, ST+, ST-L and Ti, it has a base MSRP of AU$27,990 (US$18,121). The two mid-range models cost AU$30,740 and AU$33,940 (US$19,902-US$21,974) respectively, while the top grade starts at AU$36,490 (US$23,624).
Standard gear includes 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, DRLs, rear spoiler, reversing camera, rear parking sensors, power-folding and heated mirrors, an 8-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, voice recognition and a 4.2-inch TFT display in the instrument cluster. The driving assistance gear, which includes forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, intelligent lane intervention, blind spot warning, emergency stop signal and others, completes the offering.
Choosing the ST+ trim level comes with LED fog lamps, front parking sensors, heated front seats and satellite navigation system. The ST-L adds 19-inch alloy wheels, ambient lighting, a 7-inch TFT display, six-speaker audio system, electric parking brake with auto-hold function, leather accents on the steering wheel, gearshift lever and seats, Eco/Standard/Sport drive modes, intelligent cruise control, moving object detection and intelligent around-view monitor.
Finally, the Ti brings follow-me-home headlights, 19-inch wheels with a different pattern, illuminated kick plates, shark-fin antenna, tire pressure monitoring system, Bose premium audio and Alcantara and leather trim.
No matter which version of the Juke one chooses, all of them are powered by a 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine that delivers 113 HP (114 PS / 84 kW) and 133 lb-ft (180 Nm) of torque to the front wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The average fuel consumption, as per the country’s standards, is 5.8 l/100 km (40.5 mpg US).