The 2014 Nissan Juke
The 2014 Nissan Juke is one high fashion vehicle that is designed to turn heads around anywhere it goes. A crossover plus hatchback, the 2014 Nissan Juke is one unconventionally styled ride that also offers an equally exciting driving experience. Everything about the 2014 Nissan Juke is fun and young. This vehicle demands attention.
While on the outside it carries bold curves and contours that are amazingly stylish and futuristic, almost creating a whole new niche of exteriors, on the inside, the crossover wagon is equally spicy with an aggressive turbocharged four-cylinder grunt, an extremely precise steering and a sport-tuned suspension, all combining to for a machinery so agile, that driving the 2014 Nissan Juke becomes addictive. Despite being a small hatchback, this vehicle comes with an option of an all wheel drive model. Now that is one impressive offer to avail from a hatchback! While the passengers on the rear may have to compromise a bit with the room it offers, and the cargo capacity might not feel enough as compared to other models in the niche, the 2014 Nissan Juke is one different sort of vehicle, that stands out from the crowd and that too for all good reasons.
Lying underneath the hood, in the 2014 Nissan Juke, is a turbocharged 1.6 liter inline four cylinder engine. Good for generating 188 horses and around 177 pound feet of torque. There are four trim levels to the 2014 Nissan Juke. The S being the base, followed by impressively equipped SV and SL and then the amazing Juke Nismo that sits on the top. The Nismo features the same engine as the base, but yanked to yield about 197 ponies and 184 pound feet of torque. The S and SL models of the Juke come standard with a continuously variable transmission (CVT), while the SV and Nissan Juke Nismo offer an option of a six speed manual transmission as well.
A CVT featuring Nissan Juke is capable of reaching 60 mph from rest in a sprint time of 7.3 seconds, which, as a matter of fact, is an amazingly swift acceleration for a vehicle in this niche. Just as agile is the all wheel drive model too. However, the manual transmission lags a bit, making it to the speed of 60 mph in about 8.1 seconds.
The 2014 Nissan Juke is an entertainer. Be it the looks or the driving. When cruising in the Eco mode, the Juke takes a leisurely stroll with maximized fuel economy. When hit with the Sport mode, the Juke puts on its jogging shoes and becomes as agile and responsive as it can get. However, the fuel economy gets compromised in the Sport mode. The handling is simply amazing and is a result of the precise steering and firm suspension that the vehicle features.
The 2014 Nissan Juke is one fashionable vehicle to sport. But for those who have an inclination towards more conventional crossover based hatchbacks, models like the 2014 Kia Soul, the 2014 Mini Cooper Countryman or the Scion xB are available in the market. But the 2014 Nissan Juke is simply one of its kinds.