A variety of 2018 enhancements and the introduction of an assortment of unique personalisation packs have refreshed the Nissan Juke range and boosted its appeal amongst compact SUV buyers.
Both the entry-grade Juke ST and high-spec Juke Ti-S gain smarter exterior styling, with the latter also offered with three Personalisation packs.
The 2018 updates include a darker chrome V-Motion front grille, and headlights, tail lights and indicators that have a smoked finish.
Nissan has added LED fog lamps on all variants in the range, the Ti-S drives on new 18-inch black-gloss alloy wheels, and inside the Juke the meter lighting has been updated to white, replacing orange from the previous series, while the ST gets a new premium graphite coloured cloth seat trim.
The funky SUV is also available in two new exterior shades, with Arctic White and Vivid Blue added to the now seven strong palette.
Giving the Juke a more youthful look, Nissan has also introduced myJUKE personalisation pack options.
Offered exclusively on Juke Ti-S, there are three personalisation pack options including Power Blue, Energy Orange and Tokyo Glossy Black that feature colour highlights on the front and rear bumper, alloy wheel inserts and mirror caps.
Inside the car, the centre console, side vent and door panel finishers, and meter hood stitching will also complement the exterior highlight colours.
Built in the United Kingdom, the Juke carries over the two engine and two transmission options.
The 1.2-litre twin-turbo puts out 85kW of power and 190Nm of torque with average fuel consumption figure rated at 5.6L/100km, while the 1.6-litre twin-turbo alternative increases to 140kW of power and 240Nm of torque and sips 6.0L/100km.
Both grades are sold with a 6-speed manual transmission, with the Ti-S variant is also offered with Nissan’s Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with manual mode mated to an AWD drivetrain.
The entry-spec Juke ST comes with halogen headlights, LED daylight running lamps, Bluetooth handsfree phone and audio streaming systems, USB connectivity and a leather accented steering wheel and shift knob.
It also features cruise control, climate control air conditioning, two ISOFIX points, automatic door locks and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Traction Control and Vehicle Dynamic Control.
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The range-topping Juke Ti-S adds 18 inch black-gloss alloy wheels, auto-fold side mirrors, heated seats, intelligent key with push button engine start, a 5.8-inch touch screen display, sat-nav with traffic monitoring and digital radio.
Lane Departure Warning and Blind Spot Warning are also standard equipment on the Juke Ti-S, along with a 360 degree Around-View Monitor with Moving Object Detection.
2018 Nissan Juke Pricing (excluding on-roads)
Juke ST 6MT $23,490
Juke Ti-S 6MT $30,140
Juke Ti-S CVT $33,840