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The 2011 Nissan Juke’s gas mileage is low enough to shock both reviewers and new owners.
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2011 Nissan Juke: 27/32 mpg (front-drive CVT) 2011 Nissan Juke: 24/31 mpg (front-drive, manual) 2011 Nissan Juke: 25/30 mpg (all-wheel drive, CVT)

we saw a measly 22 mpg combined.

What it doesn't deliver is good mileage for a small car.
USA Today

the Juke's EPA fuel economy of 27 city/32 highway mpg is a solid showing.
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The Juke's main drawback is its startlingly low fuel efficiency. While the EPA rated our CVT all-wheel-drive Juke was rated at 25 mpg city, 30 mpg highway, most reviews we've seen logged 22 mpg or less, even with long-distance highway cruising included. That would be low for a mid-size sedan, let alone a subcompact hatchback.

Reviewers aren't the only ones who are dismayed by the Juke's mileage. Owner forums carry a steady drumbeat of complaints of mileage remaining in the low 20-mpg range regardless of how it's driven.

The low mileage translates to a full-tank range of only around 300 miles, with the low-fuel warning light going on well before that. Most cars will usually go longer on a single tank than passengers' bladders will permit, so the Juke's short range is a shock. We've debated giving it an even lower score of 6, but for now, will give a little more standing to the EPA's official test numbers.

The Juke is not offered with any alternative powertrains, such as a hybrid or a diesel.


The 2011 Nissan Juke’s gas mileage is low enough to shock both reviewers and new owners.

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