Nissan Qashqai and Juke: Still crazy powerful

March 20, 2015

There is no doubt that Nissan had a huge year in 2014 with their simple yet clever models like the Qashqai crossover, Juke small SUV and the seven seater X-Trail.

Whatever your budget and size requirements, Nissan have impressive models which are successful and powerful to suit your needs. The Nissan Juke has racked up such huge sales that truly suggest everyone really loves it. The Qashqai and Juke are the most popular models in the Nissan range; offering plenty of space, comfort and fuel economy with low running costs.

Design and styling:

Nissan Juke and Qashqai Front ViewWith a fun, friendly and smart design; the Juke and Qashqai offer something different which you won’t typically see on the roads normally.

If you have seen it on the roads or on the television, I’m sure you’ll remember the Juke for its trademark sunlight yellow colour. However if yellow is not for you- fear not! as the Juke is available in plenty of colours to allow you to choose the perfect one for you.

The Qashqai on the other hand features a smart and sophisticated look. The Qashqai is the most popular crossover on the market and has also changed the crossover game entirely.

Driving experience:

Nissan Juke and Qashqai Rear ViewBoth the Juke and Qashqai are offered with a choice of petrol or diesel engines. However the Nissan Qashqai’s 1.5 litre dCi 110PS (Pferdestärke) diesel engine is the most fuel efficient in the range. It offers an excellent combined fuel economy of 74.3 miles per gallon and CO2 emissions of just 99 grams per kilometre, which means the road tax is free. The same sized engine on the Juke returns a fuel economy of 70.6 miles per gallon with CO2 emissions of 104 grams per kilometre.

The Nissan Juke carries its sporty and fun element across to the driving experience as well. The car is exciting to drive thanks to its powerful and accurate handling. The Qashqai offers a pair of smooth diesel engines, practical handling and a comfortable suspension. It is even amazing to drive on long twisting roads.

Both models are very well equipped and offer maximum levels of safety. It would be worth mentioning that both models have successfully achieved five star ratings from Euro NCAP! All models come with an anti-lock braking system, brake assist, traction control, tyre pressure monitoring system, dynamic vehicle control, immobiliser and remote central locking as standard.

UK Sales Market:

Nissan Juke and Qashqai Side ViewThe Nissan Juke and Qashqai take everything people liked about normal cars – low running costs, comfortable suspensions, decent handling and a practical interior. Both models hold a strong reputation in the market.

The Nissan Qashqai is very popular and is a multi award winning crossover and was a massive sales success for Nissan whilst the Juke also achieved a strong sales record in 2014 and become the successful model for the Japanese brand.

Here is a quick comparison between the Nissan Juke and the Nissan Qashqai:

Model Nissan Juke Nissan Qashqai
Version 1.5 dCi Visia 1.5 dCi Visia
Insurance Group 11E 17E
Engine Power 110PS (Pferdestärke) 110PS (Pferdestärke)
Fuel Consumption 70.6 miles per gallon 74.3 miles per gallon
CO2 Emissions 104 grams per kilometre 99 grams per kilometre
Accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour 11.2 seconds 11.9 seconds
Top Speed 109 miles per hour 113 miles per hour
Max. Occupancy 5 seats 5 seats
Manufacturer’s warranty 60000 miles / 3 years 60000 miles / 3 years
Height 1565 millimetres 1590 millimetres
Length 4135 millimetres 4377 millimetres
Width 1765 millimetres 1806 millimetres
Wheelbase 2530 millimetres 2646 millimetres
Boot Space (with rear seats up) 354 litres 430 litres
Fuel tank capacity 46 litres 55 litres

The Nissan Juke starts from £13,620 as a basic list price and the Qashqai from £18,265 as a basic list price.

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