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Nissan Juke
Nissan Juke
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Car Type: Small sport-utility vehicles
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Nissan Juke Overview

The funky-looking Juke has the raised ride height and optional AWD like that of an SUV, but very car-like maneuverability. The steeply raked rear quarter makes for lousy rear visibility. The rear seat is tight, and the trifling cargo space limits practicality. Nimble handling and the punchy 1.6-liter turbo four-cylinder make it fun and zippy. Its 24 mpg overall isn't bad, but the need for premium fuel is a downer. As in some sporty hatchbacks, a noisy cabin and stiff ride come with the territory. Reliability has been average but it scored too low in our tests to recommend. Also, it scored a Poor in the IIHS small-overlap crash test.

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