The craze for subcompact crossover has reached an all-time high but it was started possibly by the introduction of Nissan Juke. The Juke was showcased at the Geneva Motor show back in 2010 and it started selling in 2011. Since then it has been a roaring success, despite the funky styling and certain limitations. Now, Nissan is ready to launch Kicks model as the replacement for the upcoming 2019 Nissan Juke or 2020 model.
However, the Juke model will be continued for another year as per the updates. It does come with more advanced safety tech, amenities, and enhanced engines. It will lock horns with popular segment contenders like Kia Soul, Renault Captur and the new Peugeot 2008.
2019 Nissan Juke Exterior Design and Dimensions
The Nissan Juke has always stood out in subcompact crossover segment for its over the top and unique styling. The 2019 Nissan Juke version carries on the same trend in styling. The car will be sold in some trims and as usual, Nissan offers unique color combinations for the exterior. The dimension of this model is changed and it now measures 3.5-inch-longer wheelbase, a 6.7-inch increase in length, and a 0.6-inch-greater height.
As per company sources, the 2019 models will sit on a much-touted CMF-B platform, of Renault-Nissan Alliance. The new bumper enhanced V motion grieve and Led lamps are expected. Two new exterior colors are there Chestnut Bronze and Vivid Blue.
This model will be also available with two-tone color schemes. This will include including colors like white, orange, or red with a black roof. Also, there is a gray with an orange roof and blue with a white roof.
2019 Nissan Juke interior and cargo space
Some changes will be also in the interior of 2019 Nissan Juke. While it is not expected to get bigger than the existing model quality of materials may receive a boost.
Nissan may also step up acoustic insulation in the cabin. The cargo capacity is okay for its class. It provides 25 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. The interior of this model will also get a 7.0-inch infotainment display. The system will come with an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Safety technologies and amenities
The 2019 Nissan Juke is going to be laden with enough safety technologies and amenities. It will be available in trims Visia, Bose Personal Edition, Acenta, and Tekna trim. The N-Connecta trim is no longer there. However, there is a new Bose Personal Edition that replaces N-Connecta.
The latter gets features like Bose UltraNearfield speakers, keyless go, color reversing camera and Nissan Connect infotainment setup. There are cabin personalization options for this trim as well. Based on trim, you get alloy wheels with color accents.
2019 Nissan Juke engine variants
Most likely, the 2019 Nissan Juke will carry same engine variants like the predecessor. The 1.0-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine will, therefore, power the base trim. The 1.5-liter diesel engine will be also in the offer as per updates.
It is likely that the top trim will get a peppy 1.6-liter turbo gasoline unit under the hood. This one engine is able to deliver 125 horsepower and 115 lb-ft of torque.
All engines will get great output and mileage will get a boost. Ride quality is good unless you opt for the largest possible wheel size.
2019 Nissan Juke price and availability
The base trim price of 2019 Nissan Juke will begin at approx $20,000. As we already said it will rival Jeep Renegade and the Kia Soul. It will start selling in late 2018.
Summing it up
Overall, 2019 Nissan Juke is a nice subcompact crossover with funky styling, enough amenities and good overall performance. The pricing is also spot on and the buyers get enough customization choices. Furthermore, the top trim is ideal for suave urban buyers with a need for entertainment on the move.