The uniquely designed Nissan JUKE crossover was first released two years ago, and since then it’s been difficult to ignore. Its aggressive, sleek design matches its smooth performance, and it has caught a lot of attention. The JUKE drives smoothly and boldly, and is a very comfortable car. It has a uniquely designed center console and a wide instrument panel from which you can choose to drive in sport mode, everyday mode, or eco-friendly mode.
Underneath the hood, it has a 188 horsepower 177 lb-ft torque 1.6-liter direct injection turbo, 16-valve DOHC aluminum-alloy inline 4-cylinder AWD engine. The torque is split up 50:50 between the front and back wheels, and the torque vectoring AWD system helps to minimize understeer and improve the cornering feel. With specs like this, you’d think there wasn’t much more for Nissan to offer.
However, Nissan figured out what would make this vehicle better, and they are now offering an option called the JUKE Midnight Edition. The Midnight Edition features 17-inch black rims, a black roof spoiler, and black mirror caps. It takes the already aggressive styling of the JUKE and creates the “blacked-out” sleek look that appeals to a lot of people. It is available as an accessory package on all 2013 JUKEs, including the S, SV, and SL and costs $1,200, which is $500 less than buying the parts individually.
In addition to the aesthetic upgrades, the Midnight Edition includes a rearview camera, Rockford Fosgate ecoPUNCH audio system, and three new colors—Atomic Gold, Brilliant Silver, and Pearl White.
The JUKE Midnight Edition will be arriving to dealerships in September, so if you’re looking into buying a JUKE, I’d suggest waiting just a few more weeks for the Midnight Edition to arrive.
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