The current, second generation of Nissan’s popular crossover arrived last year. While it was replaced in North America with a model called Kicks, the European market is still crazy about this funky-looking SUV. The second generation has brought a lot of novelties, so it’s pretty much a certain thing that the 2021 Nissan Juke will come without more significant updates. Simply, it will represent the second production year, which is way too early for any notable novelties.
This means you may count on the same design that debuted last year. The second generation arrived with lots of changes. Mechanics are new, as well as aesthetics. Furthermore, the new model packs loads of new features, while a big novelty can be found under the hood. Still, you will feel the biggest difference compared to the previous generation is the ride quality. The new model is much easier to drive and it delivers a perfect experience for engaging urban ride. Since there are no bigger changes to come, we expect to see 2021 Nissan Juke in a typical time of year.
2021 Nissan Juke Redesign
Since we are talking about the second production year, it’s obvious that bigger changes won’t happen. We are about to see the same design that debuted last year, which is based on the newest version of the familiar CMF-B platform. As you may presume, it shares most parts with other subcompact models from Renault Nissan Alliance, particularly with the current-generation Renault Clio. One of the most notable changes compared to the previous generation is the size, as the new model features almost four inches longer wheelbase than the original.
Of course, the styling won’t change either. There is always a chance to see some new color options in the offer but the overall look will certainly remain the same. Compare to the original model, the second generation features a slightly toned down appearance, though all ingredients from the original are here, including doubled lighting groups at the front.
Once again, there are no bigger changes to come. The cabin design will remain the same, which is certainly a good thing, considering that this model features one of the finest cabins in the class. Materials are really great, while the dashboard looks very attractive too. Of course, it is highlighted by a tablet-like touchscreen, as well as by the center console, which takes the same aesthetical approach as the original.
We already mentioned that the new model features a notably longer wheelbase. That definitely brings benefits in terms of space. The second row of seats is now definitely adult-friendly and can accommodate taller passengers with ease. Also, we really like the seats, which are some of the most comfortable in the class.
2021 Nissan Juke Engine
Under the hood, the 2021 Nissan Juke will carry on with a single engine option in the offer. Many sources were suggesting novelties in this aspect, especially in terms of electrification. However, it looks like these novelties won’t happen so soon and that the next year won’t bring changes in this aspect.
Therefore, you may count on a 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder gasoline engine, which puts out around 115 horsepower. Although it doesn’t look impressive on paper, driving dynamics are actually more than decent. Also, a good thing is that you have a choice between a six-speed manual and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. Fuel economy goes around 45 mpg combined.
2021 Nissan Juke Release Date and Price
The 2021 Nissan Juke should arrive in a typical time of year, sometime in December. We don’t expect bigger changes in price, so base models should go around 15.000 GBP.