2011 Nissan
JUKE SV
vs. 2011 Toyota
Yaris

2011 Nissan JUKE SV

10.0

starting from

$22,140

Reasons to buy the Nissan JUKE SV

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Has continuously-variable transmission
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OK brakes
Disc
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Turbocharged engine improves performance
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Zippy 1/4 mile time
15.2 s @ 91 mph
2011 Toyota Yaris

8.4

Runner-up

Toyota Yaris

starting from

$14,215

Reasons to buy the Toyota Yaris

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Average number of gears
5
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Power mirrors
Optional
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Fantastic highway fuel efficiency
36 mpg
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Fantastic city fuel efficiency
29 mpg
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 7.0
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Winner: JUKE SV
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  • Enjoy additional natural light with the JUKE SV's standard sun roof
  • The convenience of keyless entry comes standard on the JUKE SV; optional upgrade on the Yaris
Road Tests 10.0 vs 8.3
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Winner: JUKE SV
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  • Around 20% faster in the 1/4 mile, 15.2 s @ 91 mph vs 18.4 s @ 76 mph
  • The JUKE SV hits 60mph around 40% faster, 6.8 seconds vs 10.9 seconds
  • The JUKE SV can change direction more than 10% faster, 0.85 g vs 0.76 g
Cost 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Toyota Yaris Winner: Yaris
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  • The best price we've seen is $7,925 cheaper (around 40% less), $14,215 vs $22,140
  • Gets around 10% more miles per gallon in the city, 29 mpg vs 27 mpg
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Safety Features - vs 10.0
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  • Child door locks come standard
Performance - vs 10.0
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  • Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
  • Underpowered
Practicality - vs 10.0
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  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Neither offers roof rails
  • Very limited highway range
Entertainment System - vs 10.0
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  • Neither offers an entertainment system
  • Neither offers satellite radio
Overall 10.0 vs 8.4

Luxury Features

Nissan
JUKE SV
2011 Nissan JUKE SV
2011 Toyota Yaris Toyota
Yaris
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the JUKE SV's standard sun roof
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power seats Not Available vs Not Available Neither has a power seat option
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keyless entry Standard vs Optional The convenience of keyless entry comes standard on the JUKE SV; optional upgrade on the Yaris
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leather Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a leather interior

Road Tests

Nissan
JUKE SV
2011 Nissan JUKE SV
2011 Toyota Yaris Toyota
Yaris
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0-60 mph 6.8 seconds vs 10.9 seconds The JUKE SV can accelerate to 60mph quickly, but the Yaris is pretty bad
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Braking distance at 60mph 124 ft vs 130 ft The JUKE SV has above average braking ability for this class of vehicle, but the Yaris is just OK
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1/4 mile 15.2 s @ 91 mph vs 18.4 s @ 76 mph The JUKE SV's 1/4 mile time is good, but the Yaris 's is below average for this class of vehicle
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Lateral acceleration 0.85 g vs 0.76 g The JUKE SV has good cornering abilities compared to the merely average Yaris
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Top speed 125 mph vs 112 mph The JUKE SV's top speed is average for this class of vehicle, but the Yaris is just OK

Cost

Nissan
JUKE SV
2011 Nissan JUKE SV
2011 Toyota Yaris Toyota
Yaris
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MSRP $22,140 vs $14,215 Inexpensive
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In-city gas mileage 27 mpg vs 29 mpg Both get great city mileage, however the Yaris in particular gets exceptional mileage
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Crash Test Ratings

Nissan
JUKE SV
2011 Nissan JUKE SV
2011 Toyota Yaris Toyota
Yaris
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Rollover resistance Unknown vs 4 stars
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Safety Features

Nissan
JUKE SV
2011 Nissan JUKE SV
2011 Toyota Yaris Toyota
Yaris
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Unknown vs Yes
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Drum The JUKE SV has good brakes for high-performance driving
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Performance

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JUKE SV
2011 Nissan JUKE SV
2011 Toyota Yaris Toyota
Yaris
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Horsepower 188 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 106 HP @ 6,000 RPM Underpowered
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Number of gears Continuously variable vs 5 The Yaris has an OK number of gears, while the JUKE SV has very few
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Manual transmission The JUKE SV's automatic transmission is convenient for stop-and-go traffic
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paddle shifters Unknown vs Not Available
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Air compressor Turbocharger vs None The JUKE SV's Turbocharger lets it maximize power output, quite rare for this class of vehicle
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Power-to-weight ratio 15.9 lb/hp vs 21.9 lb/hp The JUKE SV has OK performance while the Yaris gives sluggish performance
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Drivetrain type two-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius Unknown vs 30.8 ft

Practicality

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JUKE SV
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2011 Toyota Yaris Toyota
Yaris
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Highway driving range 422 miles vs 400 miles Very limited highway range
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Cargo space 35.9 ft3 vs 9.3 ft3 The JUKE SV has OK cargo room, while the Yaris has very little
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front seats 50.4 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3 Very cramped front seats
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers roof rails
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The JUKE SV offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Yaris
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Cupholders Unknown vs 3
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Entertainment System

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JUKE SV
2011 Nissan JUKE SV
2011 Toyota Yaris Toyota
Yaris
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Number of speakers Unknown vs 4
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Has speed sensitive volume Unknown vs No
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CD player Standard vs Not Available Rock on in the JUKE SV; but prepare to settle for the local radio station in the Yaris
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Unknown vs No
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Has subwoofer Unknown vs No
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entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

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