Nissan Juke Prices in Kenya- Specs | Reviews | Buying guide

One of the most attractive cars from Nissan is the Nissan Juke. If you want to learn more about this car, this is the right place. In this article, we are going to cover all specifications of the car, models available, prices of Nissan Juke for sale in Kenya and finally, a buying guide.

Nissan Juke

Nissan introduced the car in 2010. There have been two generations since then, the latest generation was unveiled on September 2019 in Europe. Some of the competitors include Honda CRV, Nissan Juke however beats most of its rivals when it comes to appearance and fuel economy.

Nissan Juke Specifications

The car comes with good features, both in design and the engine. Let us look at them below.

1. Nissan Juke exterior

The exterior of this car is well designed and is also an attractive compact SUV.

Red Nissan Juke

Here is what you get from the outside:

  • Nissan Juke is a 5 door Hatchback(two front, two rear and the tailgate)
  • The ground clearance starts from 6.7 inches and above, this is good since the required ground clearance is 6.5 inches for Kenyan roads
  • Higher grades come with alloy rims while standard ones have steel rims
  • You also get fog lights in this car
  • There are different colors to pick from, they include, black,red, yellow, blue, white, grey, etc

2. Nissan Juke interior

Considering that this car is compact, it is not that spacious. Other compact cars like Nissan Tiida beat Juke in this.

Nissan Juke interior

Below is a list of interior features:

  • Juke is a 5 seater car(two front and three on the second row)
  • While the legroom and headroom are great on both rows, the shoulder space is tight on the second row
  • The boot space in the car is good and can be increased by folding the back seats
  • Cabin storage is also accounted for, there are cupholders, center tray, glove box, door panels and seat jacket pockets
  • SRS airbags are also fitted in the inside for safety
  • Finally, most models come with a reverse camera

3. Nissan Juke engine specs

While the engine capacity of the car is not that big, it still produces decent power as we will see here.

Nissan Juke engine

Here are the engine specs:

  • The engine capacity is either 1500cc or 1600cc(turbocharged)
  • The fuel consumption for the 1500cc is about 18km/l while that of the 1600cc ranges between 12.6km/l to 14.2km/l
  • When it comes to acceleration, the 1500cc accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in about 11.8 seconds while the 1600cc accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in about 9.5 seconds
  • You can choose between Front Wheel Drive(FF) or All Wheel Drive(AWD) types
  • The engine power ranges between 114ps to 214 ps depending on other engine specs
  • Juke cars do not have a gearbox, instead, they come with Continuous Variable Transmission(CVT) which is considered more efficient than manual and automatic transmissions
  • The Tank capacity is 52 Liters

Prices of Nissan Juke for sale in Kenya

The models and grades of Juke have their own costs. Here is a list of Nissan Juke for sale in Kenya including in towns like Mombasa, Kisumu, Nairobi, Eldoret, Nakuru, Thika, etc.

  • 2015 Model- Ksh 1.0M
  • 2016 Model- Ksh 1.2M
  • 2017 Model- Ksh 1.35M
  • 2018 Model- Ksh 1.5M
  • 2019 Model- Ksh 1.65M
  • 2020 Model- Ksh 1.8M
  • 2021Model- Ksh 2.3M

2021 model

The above is just an average market price. The cost might change depending on the seller and the condition of the vehicle. However, with Ksh 750,000 and above, you will get yourself a Nissan Juke in good condition.

Nissan Juke Buying guide in Kenya

The first thing one needs to do is decide how much they are willing to spend for the purchase, you should also remember that additional costs will come and are not included in the buying price. This includes the insurance cover cost. After deciding your budget, follow these steps to conveniently get your vehicle.

  • Make a list of features you want for your Juke
  • Decide whether to source the car locally or to import it
  • Also, choose between a new and secondhand car
  • Check which models have these features and their price ranges
  • See if these prices are within your budget, if not, adjust to models close to your specs and within the budget
  • Proceed to look for a seller or dealer
  • Be careful, cons do exist, do not accept online-only deals

Sourcing a car locally is simple and does not require a lot of processes, however, the condition of local secondhand cars might be deteriorated compared to a Secondhand imported from Japan. Importing will take a lot of time and you have to go through many procedures, this might need you to do it through a dealer to ease the process.

For a fuel-efficient car, go for the 1500cc with FF drive type. This is because the 1500cc covers more distance per liter than the 1600cc which is more powerful on the other hand. The FF also consumes less than the AWD although it is not suited for rough roads. Fuel consumption also depends on ones driving skills.

 

Purchase stage

Here are some things you can look for when doing the purchase:
  • Check on the general condition of the vehicle(interior, exterior and engine)
  • If it is secondhand, involve the mechanic to perform checks on its conditions
  • Also, for secondhand, check with NTSA to know the current owner of the vehicle
  • Verify the documentation, the chassis number and engine number should be what is in the logbook
  • Makes sure that the car ignition system is working seamlessly
  • The engine should not be noisy
  • Check for gear shift problems
  • The car should accelerate first and not Sluggishly
  • There should not be body vibration and shaking.

Nissan Juke maintenance in Kenya

Spare parts are available in the local market and are shared among other Nissan vehicles making Juke maintenance cost low. Some problems reported by Nissan Juke users include transmission failures, engine failure, electrical problems, suspension problems and turbo issues. However, with good care, the car can serve you for long. Here are some maintenance tips:

  • Read the Owner’s Manual for instructions on how to handle the vehicle
  • Take the car for service after every 5,000Kms
  •  You can increase the ground clearance especially due to bumps
  • Drive carefully to avoid accidents
  • Fuel filters should not be worn out, also, avoid dirty fuel
  • Use recommended transmission fluid
  • Always check for the oil and coolant level and top up if low

Above is a look at Nissan Juke in Kenya, we hope you found the article helpful.

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