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2013 Nissan JUKE Features New Midnight Edition Package

August 14, 2012

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In its first two years of production, the highly innovative Nissan JUKE has been hard to ignore. Its aggressive styling has been matched only by its dynamic performance – driven by its standard 188-horsepower 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG(TM)) Turbo, 16-valve DOHC aluminum-alloy inline 4-cylinder and available advanced torque vectoring AWD system. So it might come as a surprise that Nissan is giving JUKE a slightly more stealthy appearance with a new accessory grouping called the JUKE Midnight Edition.

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Available as a Nissan accessory package on all 2013 JUKE S, SV and SL models, the Midnight Edition features unique 17-inch Black Wheels, a Sapphire Black rear roof spoiler, and Sapphire Black mirror caps. It is available at Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price* (MSRP) of $1,200 USD, a savings of $500 USD** over the cost of items if purchased separately.

“The Midnight Edition JUKE stands out by its subtlety,” said Al Castignetti, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division, Nissan North America, Inc. “The combination of black-on-black-on-black wheels, spoiler and mirrors gives JUKE a dramatic new look, which we think enhances its already bold styling. We expect it to be a very popular addition to the JUKE lineup for 2013.”

Other enhancements to the 2013 JUKE include:

  • The addition of a RearView Monitor to the Navigation Package on SV models
  • A revised Rockford Fosgate ecoPUNCH(TM) audio system is added to the SV Navigation Package and is standard on SL models
  • And three new colors, Atomic Gold, Brilliant Silver and Pearl White, join the JUKE color palette

The 2013 Nissan JUKE with the new Midnight Edition will be available at Nissan dealers nationwide beginning in September.

About the 2013 Nissan JUKE
The Nissan JUKE, now in its third year, continues to offer bold styling, acclaimed levels of performance and an available advanced torque vectoring AWD system with performance technology often reserved for premium vehicles.

Built on Nissan’s proven global B-platform, JUKE looks exactly like it drives – fun, bold and exciting. It features a standard 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG(TM)) Turbo, 16-valve DOHC aluminum-alloy inline 4-cylinder engine rated at 188 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. The available torque vectoring AWD system splits torque up to 50:50 between the front and rear wheels and can also can split torque from side-to-side across the rear axle. When cornering, the system helps reduce understeer and enhance the vehicle’s cornering feel.

The JUKE interior is equally aggressive with bolstered front seats, a wide instrument panel and a unique center console inspired by a motorcycle fuel tank and finished in high-gloss paint. An innovative Integrated Control (I-CON) system combines control of the automatic A/C and the three-mode drive selector – Normal for everyday driving; Sport for a more intense performance feel; and Eco for maximum efficiency – adjusting throttle, transmission (CVT) and steering feel. The fold-down 60/40-split bench seat and flat load floor provides passenger and cargo hauling flexibility.

Available interior features range from leather-appointed seats and RearView Monitor to Nissan Intelligent Key(®) with Push Button Ignition and Nissan Navigation System with NavTraffic Real-Time Traffic Information (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately). Safety features include six air bags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC).

The 2013 Nissan JUKE is offered in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models and three trim levels, S, SV and SL.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing.

Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR(®) Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second largest Japanese automotive company by volume, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan and is an integral pillar of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.6 million vehicles in 2011. With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of fuel-efficient and low-emissions vehicles under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades including the prestigious 2011 European Car of the Year award.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to Sustainable Mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

* MSRP excludes applicable tax. Dealer sets actual price. Prices and specs are subject to change without notice.

**$1,700 package value based on the MSRP combination of 17-inch Black Wheels, Rear Roof Spoiler and Mirror Covers. Total package value and value savings not applicable to vehicles with Sapphire Black exterior paint.

SOURCE Nissan North America


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