Did you recently purchase a new Nissan Juke? Well, you might be seeing a $400 check in the mail because someone at Nissan marketing mistakingly overstated the size of the gas tank by 1.4 gallons.
The Nissan Juke with all-wheel-drive has a 11.8 gallon fuel tank, while the front-wheel-drive Juke has a 13.2 gallon tank. Someone at Nissan (who might no longer be there) forgot to use the smaller number on marketing materials including the Munroney label.
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To apologize for the mixup, Nissan is sending early buyers of the Juke a $400 check. Nissan spokesman Colin Price said that while it’s unlikely that the gas tank size was a deciding factor for those who bought a Juke, the company thought it was important to set this right. He said that a few buyers might have expected a certain driving range, but found they weren’t getting that number.
“If they were unsatisfied, we want to do our best to make sure they’re satisfied,” Price said.
Refresher: The 2011 Nissan Juke is available in 3 trim-levels including S, SV and SL. All are powered by a 1.6L direct-injection gasoline turbo engine making 188-hp and a maximum torque of 177 lb-ft. Two transmissions choices are offered including Nissan”s Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with S-Mode and a 6-speed manual transmission (available on SV FWD and SL FWD models only). Prices start at $19,340.
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– By: Roman Bronfenbrener