One of the new Juke's most significant interior features is its Nissan Dynamic Control System, a center console developed and supplied by Calsonic Kansei Corp. The system displays key driving metrics on a thin-film transistor (TFT) screen and enables the driver to change ride settings as well as adjust other functions, such as the climate control system. The Japanese supplier's other significant contributions include the heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system, exhaust system, condenser, compressor, body control module and cockpit module. Calsonic Kansei became a consolidated subsidiary of Nissan in 2005. Japan's Hashimoto Ltd. won its first business with Nissan's UK unit via Calsonic Kansei. Hashimoto supplies the Juke's painted console structures, which are either red or grey and resemble a motorcycle fuel tank. Other noteworthy suppliers to the Juke include Kasai Kogyo Co. (final door assembly) and Gates Corp. (synchronous belt and tensioner for the diesel engine variant).
The Juke is the smallest of Nissan's trio of crossovers that includes the compact Qashqai and larger Murano. The Juke debuted at the 2010 Geneva auto show last March. It was developed from the Qazana concept car and is based on the Renault-Nissan alliance's B platform. Renault owns a controlling stake in Nissan.
In Europe, the Juke comes with three engine options – one diesel and two 1.6-liter gasoline units.
Nissan assembles the Juke in Sunderland, England. Prices start at 16,990 euros (about $23,570) in Germany.