Scratched Center Console - 2011 Nissan Juke Long-Term Road Test

2011 Nissan Juke Long-Term Road Test

2011 Nissan Juke: Scratched Center Console

May 20, 2011

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When I first checked out the Juke's cabin, my thought was, "I'm not sure if all that metal-look trim on the center console is the most practical idea."

Seemed like the trim -- which, says Nissan, was inspired by, of all things, a motorcycle's gas tank -- would be prone to scratches. And guess what, it looks like the whole situation is indeed scratch-prone. Spotted a scrape during my time in the car last night. It's more obvious in person than it is in this photograph.

Sometimes those design peeps need to take a long, hard look at functionality before they go traipsing down the road less traveled. I wonder what that console will look like by the end of the test?

Warren Clarke, Automotive Content Editor @ 5,950 miles

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