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2011 Nissan Juke SL FWD

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We recently tested a Nissan Juke SL AWD with Nissan’s new “torque-vectoring” all-wheel drive system that transfers power both front to rear and side to side at the rear wheels for improved traction and handling – a similar system to Acura’s Super Handling All-wheel Drive. This is an excellent safety feature for driving on wet, icy or snowy roads, and hopefully, this technology will migrate to other Nissan vehicles as well.
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2011 Nissan Versa 1.8 SL hatchback

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In previous reviews of the Nissan Versa hatchback, I’ve mentioned how roomy and practical it is and how it’s a great value for the money in the subcompact class – but I’ve also warned readers that this is not a particularly sporty car to drive, particularly when equipped with the optional continuously variable transmission (CVT). Continue reading

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2011 Nissan Juke SL AWD

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The Nissan Juke is the latest new vehicle that aims to combine sporty driving dynamics with four-door practicality and all-wheel drive traction. It’s in the same vein, if at a much different price point, as the Acura ZDX and the one that started it all, the BMW X6.
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