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 |  Aug 27 2014, 11:01 AM

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Ever wonder what a Nissan Versa Note would look like if it had the power-train and styling cues of the Nissan 370Z? Apparently you’re not the only one, as the Facebook page of Nissan’s Motorsport division is showing us the results of some cross-breeding within its lineup.

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 |  Aug 08 2014, 9:20 AM

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Compact crossovers are BIG business these days and Mazda is apparently hard at work on a small utility vehicle that will slot in under their compact CX-5 model.

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 |  Jun 19 2014, 10:32 AM

New Car Initial Quality Broken Down by Class


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This year’s JD Power Initial Quality Study had a few surprises and you might be shocked to hear which vehicles were most problem free.

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 |  May 15 2014, 5:26 PM

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Add Nissan to the list of automakers issuing recalls this month.

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 |  Mar 04 2014, 12:43 PM

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Anyone who was worried that the new Nissan Juke would stray from its unique design need not worry, the 2015 Nissan Juke debuted at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show with only small revisions.

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 |  Feb 26 2014, 7:39 AM

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At the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Nissan unveiled its Juke crossover to the world. This year, it will debut the facelifted Juke once again in Geneva.

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 |  Jan 07 2014, 4:31 PM

SUV + MPG


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There was a time when shopping for an SUV meant giving up fuel economy in exchange for extra interior room and cargo space. While that still may be the case for some models, there are plenty of fuel efficient crossovers and SUVs available in today’s marketplace, some of which get over 30 MPG on the highway.

Compared to last year’s Top 10 list, fuel economy has gone up across the board. Just a year ago the most fuel efficient SUVs had a worst combined MPG rating of 25 while the best vehicle saw 30 MPG combined. This year, the most fuel efficient model stickers for 31 MPG combined while even models at the bottom of the list are posting a 2 MPG improvement to 27 MPG.

So if you’re in the market for a fuel efficient crossover or SUV then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve listed the Top 10 most efficient models, based on their combined city/highway rating.

 |  Nov 25 2013, 9:31 AM

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Is there a place on the market for a performance-oriented crossover? Nissan sure thinks so with its Juke NISMO RS.

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 |  Aug 31 2013, 9:01 AM

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Nissan has announced that sales of the Juke NISMO has topped 3,700 units in Europe, Japan, and the U.S.

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 |  Aug 30 2013, 10:32 AM

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Crossovers are taking over the market. Buyers can get big ones, small ones, long ones and tall ones. They can opt for models with three rows of seats, all-wheel drive or in rare instances even manual transmissions. Like it or not these versatile vehicles are rapidly becoming the de-facto choice of drivers in America.

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 |  Aug 21 2013, 12:44 PM

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Insanity, it’s not just putting your alarm clock in the freezer or wearing mayonnaise instead of cargo shorts, it covers all kinds of things, even cars. There are plenty of ridiculous vehicles in the market today but one of the most ludicrous is the Nissan Juke-R.

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 |  Aug 18 2013, 5:46 PM

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If you missed our most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel this week, you’ll be glad you caught this recap. This week, there’s plenty going on with the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, but our viewers were also curious to see if the Juke NISMO deserves its motorsports badge.

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 |  Jun 17 2013, 10:01 AM

E.T. Drive Home


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Every automaker has its own look. Whether it’s a seven-slot grille, round tail lamps or a Hofmeister kink each company tries to claim its own signature styling elements.

 

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 |  Jan 10 2013, 5:32 PM


Thanks to the Nissan Juke’s success on the market, Toyota is considering bringing out a small crossover, based on the Rugged Sports Coupé concept that debuted back in 2001 at the Chicago Auto Show. Continue Reading…

 |  Dec 01 2012, 1:18 PM

Last year, Nissan announced that it had plans to expand its NISMO subsidiary, transforming it into a more mainstream performance brand – similar to what Lexus has done with its F-Sport line.

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 |  Nov 30 2012, 1:15 PM

It’s not quite the menacing Juke R, but Nissan has created a themed Juke NISMO model drawing its inspiration from the movie The Dark Knight Rises.

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 |  Sep 18 2012, 11:13 AM

The 2012 Paris Motor Show is coming up fast, and today Nissan announced that the Juke NISMO will be unveiled as the first vehicle in a string of NISMO tuned performance vehicles.

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 |  Aug 14 2012, 10:59 AM

The “Midnight Edition” Nissan Juke is a new accessory package available that adds some slick styling and stealthy elements to Nissan’s small crossover. 

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 |  Aug 12 2012, 1:58 PM

At least year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Nismo teased things to come with a Juke Nismo Concept model, and an electric Leaf Nismo model. It appears the performance division of Nissan is going full speed ahead with new Nismo performance models, including more extreme RS versions.

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 |  Jul 17 2012, 12:15 PM

Approximately 11,076 Nissan Juke’s are under recall according to NHTSA, for incomplete weld penetration on the rear-seat back. 

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 |  Jul 10 2012, 6:15 PM

When the Nissan Juke R was first introduced, the championship race car builders over at RML managed to take the ugliest crossover in the world and turn it into the world’s fastest while making it look awesome.

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 |  Jul 06 2012, 9:31 AM

10. Mazda CX-5 $20,995


Crossovers continue to be one of the most competitive new car segments in the industry, and that’s a good thing for car buyers. With more and more entries into the market, prices have dropped across the board. Here’s a quick look at the top 10 cheapest crossover vehicles.

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 |  Jun 15 2012, 12:32 PM

Nissan, in partnership with music label Ministry of Sound (MOS), has created the world’s most powerful car sound system – naming it the Juke Box.

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 |  May 31 2012, 2:02 PM

10. 2012 BMW 528i xDrive 22/32/26


Fuel efficiency is quickly becoming one of the most sought after elements in a new car. However finding a car with good fuel efficiency usually means you have to make a few compromises.

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