The subsequent-gen Juke is lengthy overdue, however regardless of this, Nissan hasn’t rushed issues over. Thus, the outgoing subcompact SUV, which entered manufacturing 9 years in the past, remains to be being offered in Europe, and if the most recent report is correct, then it will likely be nearly 10 by the point the automaker will launch its alternative.
In accordance with AutoExpress, the second era can be launched in earlier than the tip of 2019. Will probably be underpinned by the Alliance’s CMF-B platform, already used within the new Renault Clio and set to be adopted by the next-gen Captur.
The structure will permit the adoption of electrified powertrains, and a fully-electric by-product is significantly being thought of as a Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona EV rival.
A plug-in hybrid powertrain seems to be within the playing cards, too. It’s anticipated to mix a 1.6-liter petrol unit with an electrical motor and a 9.eight kWh battery, permitting it to journey in full silence for 30+ km (~20 miles).
Delicate-hybrid variations are additionally on the playing cards, however the ordinary ICE-powered variations gained’t go wherever both; two ICE models believed to make up the lineup are the 1.Zero-liter turbo-three petrol and the 1.5-liter dCi diesel. All-wheel drive can be an possibility in sure high-end grades.
New powertrains apart, the 2020 Juke may also enhance the inside legroom and headroom due to the adoption of the brand new platform. The automobile ought to have a bigger total footprint and, extra importantly, an extended wheelbase. Boot capability will seemingly go up as properly.
Additional enhancements made inside would be the addition of a brand new infotainment system, with smartphone integration. Drivers can be aided in sure conditions by the ProPilot semi-autonomous driving system.
Elsewhere, the following Juke will retain the funky styling that has made it well-known, albeit with some huge design updates that can make it look extra fashionable and maybe extra futuristic as properly.