The 2018 version of the popular Juke will be its entry point to the new generation. The model will undergo many upgrades in all vital aspects. The addition of a new platform will provide greater versatility with respect to its engine. It will include more efficient and greener engines and hybrid version is also possible. There will also be changes in its eccentric styling. Big improvements will also affect interior and tech aspect.
2018 NISSAN JUKE: NEW PLATFORM
Nissan has decided to bring in some major changes in its 2018 model of Nissan Juke in order to regain their past position in the market. Probably the most important aspect of its redesign is a new platform. The Juke has been planted on the old B0 platform which had its roots all way back to the 2002 Micra. However, the 2018 Nissan Juke will switch to the new CMF-B architecture. This platform will also underpin the next generation Micra. It will bring many benefits like wider powertrain flexibility.
CLASSIER BUT STILL JUKE:
When it comes to the styling, the current eccentric Juke will evolve to somewhat less mainstream and edgy form. However, it wouldn’t be large departure from the current version. So, it will keep edgy design and cues like high-mounted headlights and swollen fenders. On the other hand it will incorporate Nissan’s new front end design that can be seen on the latest Qashqai. Added to that will be slightly longer wheelbase which will provide more leg room.
Inside, the new generation Juke promises to be more refined and modern. Design of its cabin will get inspiration from the next Micra. Better quality of materials, soft-touch surfaces and modern textures will give it next level of look and quality.
The model will also benefit from the modernized infotainment interface. It will available across the range and will support for smartphone integration, etc. The interior of the new Juke will also come in wider range of customization options.
UNDER THE HOOD OF 2018 NISSAN JUKE
2018 Nissan Juke will get major upgrades with respect to its engine. New platform allows wider flexibility in that regard. The model will get new 1.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine. Nissan will also continue to deliver a 1.5 liter diesel for some markets. The most powerful option will be a 1.6-literturbocharged engine and will run on petrol. It will have an output of around 190 HP.
What is also possible is a hybrid version of the new-gen Juke. It should adopt the powertrain form the Gripz concept model.