2016 Honda HR-V LX vs 2016 Nissan Juke S FWD
Quality & Value Analysis
Honda’s HR-V and Nissan’s Juke are both priced about the same but which one is a better buy? Honda has an ALG Residual Value of 56% after 36 months and 42% after 60 months. That’s better than Nissan’s 49% after 36 months and 34% after 60 months. Both vehicles get 28mpg city fuel economy. HR-V gets 35 mpg Highway*, that’s better than Juke’s 32 mpg Highway. Both vehicles have the same 36 Month/36,000 mile Basic Warranty and 60 Month/60,000 Powertrain Warranty.
Performance & Engineering
Honda HR-V has a 1.8-Liter Engine, but is it better than Nissan Juke’s 1.6-Liter Turbocharged Engine? Juke has 188 Horsepower @5,600 rpm and 177 Torque @2,000 rpm. HR-V has 141 Horsepower @6,500 rpm and 127 Torque @4,300 rpm. Both vehicles have a 13.2 Gallon fuel tank.
Nissan Juke and Honda HR-V both have Front and Rear Disc Brakes. Honda has Hill Start Assist feature, which is not available in Nissan. Nissan has a 36.4 Turning Diameter that is smaller than Honda’s 37.4 Turning Diameter.
Safety & Security
Honda wins at safety, getting 4 star NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test, Front Passenger Crash Test, Overall Front Crash Safety Rating, and Rollover Safety Rating. HR-V got 5 star ratings for Front Side Crash Test, Rear Side Crash Test, Overall Rating, Overall Side Crash Safety, and Side Pole Crash Safety Rating. Juke got 3 stars Front Passenger Crash Test, and Overall Frontal Crash Safety Rating. Juke got 4 stars Front Driver Crash Test, Front Side Crash Test, Overall Rating, Overall Side Barrier Crash Safety Rating, and Rollover Safety Rating. Juke only got 5 stars for Rear Side Crash Test, Overall Side Crash Safety Rating, and Side Pole Crash Safety Rating.
Honda HR-V and Nissan Juke come standard with Driver, Front Passenger, Front Side, and Side Curtain Airbags. Traction Control, ABS Brakes, Brake Assist, Tire Pressure Monitor, Child Proof Locks, and Front Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor are also standard on both vehicles.
Comfort & Convenience
Juke and HR-V both come standard with Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls for Audio and Cruise Control, Map Lights, Rear View Camera, Adjustable Tilt Steering Column, Cargo Area Light, Driver’s Side Vanity Mirror, Front Power Outlet, Rear Window Defroster, Delayed Power Retention, Mutli-Function Remote, and Exterior Temperature Gauge. HR-V has 3 power outlets instead of just 1, Floor Mats, and Telescopic steering column, which isn’t available in Juke.
Honda HR-V has AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 4 Speakers Total. CD-MP3 Player, MP3 Player Jack, auxiliary Input Audio Jack, and Stereo Anti-Theft. Nissan Juke Does not have Stereo Anti-theft, but does have 6 speakers instead of 4, and is equipped for SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
Nissan Juke has Beverage Holders, Console Storage, and Door Pocket Storage. Honda HR-V has all those but also has Cargo Area Tie-Downs, Seatback Storage, and Underseat Storage. Both vehicles have Rear Wiper, Remote Keyless Access System, Vehicle Theft Deterrent, Folding Side Mirrors, Power Side Mirrors, Tinted Glass, Automatic Headlights, and 17 Inch Alloy Wheels. Honda HR-V comes with M&S Tires, Nissan Juke comes with All-Season Tires.
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*25 city/34 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. 28 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 2WD CVT models. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD CVT models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).