MANILA: The already standout car in the segment has been recently treated with a touch of sportiness. Yes, Nissan Philippines has introduced the new Nissan Juke N-Sport, that carries the peppiness of standard Juke and traits of a sports car. Considering the styling enhancements of the new Juke N-Sport, it features exhaust finisher, sports decals and front under the protector. Also present is the roof mounted spoiler to accentuate the sporty theme in an effective manner.
In the cabin, an illuminated door sill plate is equipped to welcome the occupants while a new center armrest console is added to improve the comfort and storage in the cabin. All the equipment on the standard Juke like automatic climate control, engine start/stop button, intelligent key with remote start, cruise control, 2-DIN audio system with 6 speakers and Bluetooth connectivity are present in the N-Sport version.
Considering the engine configuration, the Nissan Juke N-Sport features the same 1.6-litre HR16DE inline-four that delivers 116 PS maximum power at 5,600 rpm and 154 Nm peak torque at 4,000 rpm. The engine is further mated to Nissan’s Xtronic CVT. The safety features of N-Sport Include dual front SRS airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA), immobilizer and a reverse camera.
Apart from styling advancements, there are no major changes in the N-Sport but, the ones who are looking for something extra, this sports package is a good deal for them, which is priced at Php 1,039,000.