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Nissan Juke

Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Nissan Juke


On the inside

Layout, finish and space

Nissan Juke side

The Juke is a bit plasticky inside, although Nissan does conceal this rather well with the motorcycle fuel tank style centre console and tech-laden, if rather small central infotainment screen. Being SUV-like, it sits occupants higher than the small car norm, which is good for the slightly superior sense of wellbeing buyers love. Although high sides and thick rear pillars will make you happy many versions come with a reversing camera. 

A significant update for 2014 addressed one of the Juke’s most glaring failings, its woefully inadequate boot. It was almost city-car sized and so compromised, it’s hard to believe it got through to production like it. Today it’s still hardly cavernous, but 354 litres with the seats up is much more like it. 

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