NEW FOR 2013:

– Revised Rockford Fosgate ecoPUNCH™ audio system added to Leather Navigation Package for SL models.
– Paint changes: Atomic Gold, Brilliant Silver, and Pearl White added.

After a year of going unchanged, the 2013 Nissan Juke only sees new shades of paint and a revised audio system on the SL trim Leather Navigation Package. However, there is a new Juke NISMO available with more power and unique performance and visual enhancements.

The Juke uses a turbocharged, direct-injection 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine in two different tunes. Front-wheel drive models are equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, and can be optioned to a CVT. All-wheel drive models are solely equipped with the CVT and feature a torque vectoring system that splits torque 50/50 between the front-rear and side-to-side. An available “integrated control” system sets the throttle, transmission and steering response settings to Normal, Sport or Eco modes.

Trim levels are the SV and SL, with both available in front- or all-wheel drive. NISMO models are also available in front- or all-wheel drive.

Features on the SV include 17-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, heated mirrors, privacy glass, Bluetooth connectivity, trip computer, outside temperature display, cruise control, driver’s auto up/down window, keyless entry, tilt leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, variable intermittent wipers, intermittent rear wiper, cargo cover, dual vanity mirrors, six-way manual driver’s seat, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, floor mats, CD/MP3 stereo, auxiliary input, iPod interface, and anti-theft alarm.

The SL adds automatic climate control, fog lights, power sunroof, Intelligent Key with pushbutton ignition, and heated seats.

The SL can be further optioned with a Navigation Package that adds navigation system, rearview camera, leather seats, Rockford Fosgate stereo system, XM satellite radio and USB port.

NISMO models add a more powerful NISMO-tuned DIG turbocharged engine, NISMO-tuned vehicle-speed-sensitive electric power steering, NISMO-tuned suspension with increased spring and dampening rates, 18-inch NISMO aluminum alloy wheels, smoke headlights, LED daytime running lights, NISMO red mirror covers, body-colour fender lip mouldings, high-gloss B-pillar finish, NISMO aerodynamic body kit, NISMO front grile, NISMO chrome exhaust finisher, NISMO sport bucket seats with embossed logo, suede seat trim, NISMO red stitching, NISMO Alcantara/leather wrapped steering wheel, NISMO shift knob, NISMO carpeted floor mats, black headliner, NISMO tachometer, and NISMO centre console badge.

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