Room for (a Little) Improvement - 2011 Nissan Juke Long-Term Road Test
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2011 Nissan Juke Long-Term Road Test

2011 Nissan Juke: Room for (a Little) Improvement

January 04, 2012

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There are a few things I'd change about the Juke's driving position. Nothing major, just a few tweaks here and there.

The first adjustment would be the steering wheel angle. In the Juke, I feel like it's tilted just a bit too far forward. It's not like it's on a flat plane like an old school bus, just a few degrees or so towards vertical would do the trick. It's so slight, it doesn't affect comfort, it's just my personal preference.

The next adjustment is a bit more important to me. There's no lumbar adjustment for the seat back and there's not quite enough support for my tastes. This ends up putting me in a slight slouch, and that can get annoying on a long road trip. It can easily be fixed with a lever or knob-type mechanism, no need for the pneumatic or power-adjustable units.

Mark Takahashi, Automotive Editor


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