2018 Nissan Juke Redesign and Release
Redesigned 2018 Nissan Juke, should be available in autumn 2017. The redesign and improvement that will bring a new model, to a large extent are the result of weaker sales results in the US market. Specifically, during the year 2016, sales of this interesting crossover model marks a significant drop compared to the previous year. The current Nissan Juke slowly losing the race with a market competitive models such as the Jeep Renegade, Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V.
The new design of the vehicle is not the only thing that Nissan is preparing for the 2018 Juke. The company invests significant efforts in order to justify a new model expectations and won the trust of customers. 2018 model features a new platform, which enables greater wheelbase, as well as the installation of new types of powertrains. First of all, the expected economical engines, as well as the hybrid version of the new model, with the use of upgraded technologies.
2018 Nissan Juke Design and Changes
The new model will use a modular CMF-B platform. This platform has a lot of similarities with CMF-CD platform, which has already been used in a large number of crossover SUV models of the company. Greater wheelbase, which delivers new platform, will affect the more comfort inside the vehicle. The European version will be produced at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland, UK, while it is not known where it will produce versions for other world markets.
Announced redesign of the new model will be influenced by sporty Nissan Gripz Concept models. Certainly, the serial model, and 2018 Nissan Juke, will look less edgy, and less mainstream, in relation to the aforementioned concept. In any case, designers will try the new model retains the recognizable contours of the model. Compared to the current model, 2018 model will get a different part of the vehicle. This is the case with other models, the new generation of Nissan model lineup. According to some reports, the new Juke will remind the new Nissan Rogue SUV.
As for the interior, there are expected to be the biggest change and improvement. 2018 Juke will decorate the interior with higher quality materials quality design and finish. The new generation of Nissan Micra will “borrow” the new Juke new technologies and their applicability. The standard offer, all versions will possess a new infotainment system, and smart connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Expected changes in the offer and powertrain. In addition it will be offered to find 2018 Nissan Juke Hybrid, the new model will offer new conventional engines. These are the 1.5-liter and 1.6-liter turbo petrol and diesel engines. These new engines are designed to customers in the European market, while expansion deals for US market does not provide. For now it is known that American buyers will be available hitherto engine with around 190 horsepower. When it comes to the powertrain of the new hybrid model, it should be taken from the aforementioned Gripz concept.