Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5

Miles per pound (mpp) Miles per pound (mpp)

Reliable fuel consumption data for comparison purposes is not available for this model.

Fuel economy

A more stringent standard for fuel economy (WLTP) was introduced from September 2017, and this model was not required to undergo that test. Its fuel economy measured under the previous test system was 38 - 40 mpg. However these figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving and so should never be compared to another car's mpg which was measured under the newer, more realistic WLTP system.

Although the Nissan Juke Nismo can boast a little more power and torque than the standard model, it retains the same fuel economy and CO2 emissions figures as the normal DIG-T 1.6 model. This is due in part to the bodykit, which Nissan says helps to reduce aerodynamic lift at the front and rear and therefore compensate for the extra power.

The modest increase in power to 197bhp in total means Nissan Juke Nismo running costs are kept low. The Nismo keeps the same combined fuel economy and CO2 figures as the standard Juke, at 41mpg and 159g/km respectively for the front-wheel drive manual version.

The heavier four-wheel drive CVT isn’t quite as green, averaging 38mpg and 169g/km of CO2.

As you might expect from a car that majors on performance, petrol power is the only option - but that said, Nissan Juke Nismo emissions are pretty creditable.

The only engine option is the turbocharged 1.6-litre DIG-T petrol engine from the most powerful of the regular Jukes. The two-wheel drive manual version is cleanest, with CO2 emissions of 159g/km while the all-wheel drive CVT version kicks out a higher figure of 175g/km.

Since the car is built alongside the standard Juke at Nissan’s Sunderland plant, Nissan Juke Nismo reliability should hold no unpleasant surprises.

Nissan has fared well in reliability surveys over the years and since the engine used in the Nismo is the tried-and-tested DIG-T unit from the regular Juke with a relatively modest increase in power, there’s no reason to expect any unusual problems.

The suede and Alcantara interior trim will need looking after to preserve resale values, as will the glossy 18-inch alloy wheels.

Ongoing running costs

Road tax (12 months) £150 - £240
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Insurance group 20 - 26
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