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2017 Nissan Juke vs 2018 Chevrolet Trax

The subcompact SUV class has caught fire in recent years with car buyers flocking to the small SUVs that still provide great space and get incredible fuel economy. For many, they offer the best of both worlds when it comes to SUVs. Every brand has tried to corner the market with their model, each claiming they have the best fuel economy or best power capabilities. For car buyers, separating the contenders from the pretenders can prove difficult.

That's why we're comparing two of the more popular subcompact SUVs of 2017: the 2017 Nissan Juke and the 2018 Chevrolet Trax. We hope that by giving as much information as possible and comparing models, we can give car buyers some more peace of mind when they make their purchase. We'll be comparing both models' base trims to be as fair as possible, and will be comparing their starting MSRP, horsepower, torque, and fuel economy.

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2017 Nissan Juke
2018 Chevrolet Trax
$20,250 MSRP $21,000
188 Horsepower Horsepower 138 Horsepower
177 lb.-ft. Torque 148 lb.-ft.
33 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 32 MPG

The 2017 Nissan Juke Combines Power, Performance, and Fuel Economy into One Impressive Subcompact SUV

After seeing the data, it's clear that both models represent good value for their class. With that being said, it's also clear that there is some separation between the two, and the 2017 Nissan Juke holds the edge in the categories. It is close, but when it comes to car buying, don't you want the absolute best value for your money? Speaking of which, the 2017 Nissan Juke is more affordable when compared to the 2018 Chevrolet Trax. $750 may not seem like a lot when we're talking about $20,000, but wouldn't you want an extra $750 in your wallet after buying a car?

Despite having a lower price tag, the 2017 Nissan Juke still outperforms the more expensive 2018 Chevrolet Trax where it matters: in horsepower, torque, and fuel economy. The 2017 Nissan Juke holds a strong lead over its Chevy counterpart when it comes to muscle, with 50 more horsepower and nearly 30 extra lbs.-ft. of torque along with that. Those are the differences you will definitely feel when you're driving. Even though you're getting substantially more muscle 2017 Nissan Juke, you're also, incredibly, still getting a higher combined mile per gallon than the competitor.

The 2017 Nissan Juke is truly an achievement of Nissan's high-quality engineering that allows the subcompact SUV have such strong performance measurements and still have a higher fuel economy than its competitors. All coming wrapped with a low-price tag.

Want to learn more about the impressive 2017 Nissan Juke? Contact our staff at Arlington Nissan for answers to any questions you may have, or to even schedule a test drive today!

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Do You Like Iconoclastic Style? See Our 2017 Nissan JUKE How-To Guide

The Nissan JUKE is all about defying expectations. Seeing what the “normal” setting is for crossovers and then setting a new standard. Seeing what the color palette is for the standard automobile and then shattering it with the Nissan Color Studio, where you can customize several interior and exterior accents of the JUKE, everything from it mirrors to its wheel caps.