The 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo is a four door sports hatch which is designed in a head turning way. The Nissan Juke is an unconventional but aesthetic model that is designed to deliver improved performance and feel of luxury. The Juke Nismo is an all new model added to the Nissan Juke lineup that is thought as top model of the entire Juke lineup.
Nissan Juke Nismo measures 163.8 inch length, 69.7 inch width, 61.8 inch height and 99.6 inch wheelbase. The car sits on 18 inch painted alloy wheels with summer performance tires and has four doors to access the interior of the car. Three exterior color choices are available for the 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo Brilliant Silver, Sapphire Black and Pearl White. The other exterior features are privacy glass, variable intermittent wipers, day time running lights, automatic headlights and a sports tuned suspension. The Nismo has a unique styling and distinctive body language compared to other Juke models. The curb weight of the 2013 Nismo is 2930 lbs.
Just like the exterior, the Nissan Juke Nismo has a stylish, decently equipped, well defined and distinctive interior. The car has five seating arrangements with front sports seats. Standard interior features are height adjustable driver seat, Suede/Cloth upholstery, split/folding rear seatback, one touch power windows, remote power door locks, power mirrors, well equipped instrumentation panel, cruise control, climate control, tilt adjustable steering wheel with audio controls, front and rear cupholders, front door pockets, front reading lights, 6-speaker sound system with CD player, Sirius XM Satellite radio, auxiliary audio input/iPod integration and the cargo area is 10.5 cubic feet when all seats are in place and can be extend to 35.9 cubic ft.
Front Head Room 39.6 inches
Rear Head Room 36.7 inches
Front Leg Room 42.1 inches
Rear Leg Room 32.1 inches
Sport Package, Chrome Package, Midnight Edition Package and Interior Illumination Package are optional Packages available for the 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo with lots of features.
Standard safety features of the 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo are antilock disc brakes, front and rear head airbags, Dual front side mounted airbags, Electronic brakeforce distribution, stability control with traction control and remote anti-theft alarm system.
Powertrain and Performance
The 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo is equipped with the same powertrain that is offered to the entire lineup, a 1.6 liter in-line 4 cylinder 16 valve engine that delivers 188 horsepower and 177 lb ft of torque in other trims of the Juke but because of the Sports tuned suspension in Nisom it generates 197 horsepower and 184 lb ft of torque.
The front wheel drive and six speed automatic are standard on Nismo. The accelerates from 0-60 mph in 7.0 to 7.3 seconds with a top speed of up to 130 mph. The EPA ratted fuel economy is 25 mpg city and 31 mpg highway.
Pricing and Availability
The starting price of the 2013 Nissan Nismo is $22,990 and is available in the market for sale. The car is backed by basic 3 years/36000 miles warranty.
The 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo has to compete against Kia Soul, Scion xB, Mini Countryman, Toyota Matrix and Nissan Cube.
- Impressive performance
- Sporty and sharp handling
- Impressive output
- Less cargo capacity compared to some rivals
- A bit stiff ride
- Cramped rear headroom
- Some hard plastic trims in the interior
The 2013 Nissan Nismo is a smart edition to the versatile lineup of Nissan Juke that is offering some upgraded interior and exterior features with a more powerful performance. This is a perfect car for the entry level car buyers with a sporty touch.