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2013 Nissan Juke SV SUV

2013 Nissan Juke Review

(0 Stars)  Quirky to look at but fun to drive.

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New For 2013
A backup camera becomes standard with the navigation package on Juke SV models, and a new Rockford Fosgate sound system is added to SL models and to SV models with the navigation package. There are three new colors: atomic gold, brilliant silver, pearl white.
The Juke’s styling might be unusual, but the car has been a runaway success for Nissan, proving that not all small, affordable cars need to look the same. The idea for the Juke is to blend the benefits of a crossover (ride height, all-wheel-drive capability) with the fun aspects of a sports car (responsive engine, engaging handling). The interior is surprisingly commodious for such a compact vehicle, with seating for five and rear seats that fold flat to improve cargo capacity. The turbocharged, direct-injected 1.6-liter in-line four-cylinder engine provides punchy acceleration but still returns decent fuel economy. It can be mated to a six-speed manual or a continuously variable transmission in front-wheel-drive Jukes, whereas the all-wheel-drive model comes exclusively with the CVT. The Juke is no sports car, but it is far more interesting than the economy cars on which it is based. Minimal body roll and accurate steering make the Juke fun to throw around corners, and its brakes are similarly able to cope with enthusiastic driving. All-wheel-drive models use an independent rear suspension and a torque-vectoring rear differential, which distributes torque between the two rear wheels to improve cornering performance. The Juke is a unique compact crossover that is practical and enjoyable to drive—but its quirky styling is not for everyone.

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2013 Juke SV Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 1.6L in-line 4 DOHC with Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) variable valve timing
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 27 MPG city, 32 MPG highway, 29 MPG combined and 383 mi. range
Gasoline direct fuel injection
13.2gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 188 hp @ 5,600 rpm; 177 ft lb of torque @ 2,000 rpm

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'13 Nissan SV SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
Front Air Conditioning
Auto On Headlights
Cruise Control
Keyless Entry
Power Locks
Power Windows
Trip Computer
Privacy Glass
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Brake Assist
Driver Air Bag
Engine Immobilizer
Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
Passenger Air Bag
Side Air Bag(s)
Stability Control
Theft Deterrent System
Traction Control
Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
Compact Disc MP3 Capable
iPod Connector
Satellite Radio
Blue Tooth Compatible
  Tires and Wheels  
Alloy Wheels
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