2017 Rogue Refreshed To Become Sophisticated

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Nissan has revealed the new updated Rogue of 2017 model year at the Geneva Motor Show 2016, which is almost identical to the current generation car, with the exception of a few details regarding exterior styling and some trim changes. The inner part of the SUV remains the same.

Noting has been confirmed, but we expect to see the new 2017 Nissan Rogue available from late 2016.

Release date: 2016 fall

Update: already available on sale

Prices are expected to remain consistent with the current model, this means that the base model will retail for $24,500 and the fully specced up model will be in the region of $34,000.

Update: Price stay mostly unchanged, starting from $24,760 for basic model, up to $33,450 for full-packed modification.

A Slight Update

The new design has proven to be quite controversial, depending on how you viewed the previous model, you’ll either like the new design or … not. The exterior is quite unusual for an SUV.

Restyling should further whet consumer interest in the Rogue, because it, as the developers believed to have become much more attractive. Grille is now decorated in the latest corporate fashion: it has got a huge V-shaped chrome insert, the new LED headlights and more angular bumper. The rear bumper is also new, but the shape of rear lights has not changed, they have only the other “stuffing”, more contrast and elegant.

This is a mid-size crossover, the dimensions are:
Length 182.6”, Width 71.6”, Height 67.3”, Ground clearance 8.2” and Wheelbase is 106.2”.

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Stylish Inside

Compared with the exterior, the interior is much less controversial; a stylish dashboard, 5” color LCD screen, well thought out seating, including moveable seats to help with luggage space and of course there will be a third-row seating option.

Inside, the first thing drew the attention of a new D-shape sports steering wheel. In addition, there was a contrasting leather insert on the front panel on the passenger side and different central tunnel decorated with leather case gear lever.

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Engine Range

The base model will receive a 1.6 liter, 130 BHP gasoline engine, coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission and an all-wheel drive system. This gives the car a 0 – 60 MPH time of 11 seconds and good mileage; 33 MPG on average.

Two other options will be available:
2.0 liter, 4-cylinder gasoline engine, producing 144 BHP, this could be offered with FWD only and manual transmission. A 0 – 60 MPH time of 11.1 seconds and top speed of 115 MPH with economy coming in at 21 MPG for a combined cycle.
2.5 liter, 4-cylinder gasoline engine, 171 BHP and combined gas mileage of 28 MPG. The transmission will be CVT to an all-wheel drive layout. 0 – 60 MPH is 10.5 seconds.

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The main innovation on the technical side – the version with a hybrid powertrain consisting of a petrol 4-cylinder 2.0-liter engine and an electric motor. Total power output is – 176 hp. The performance characteristics are not disclosed yet.

Good-stuffed

Even in base model trim, the Rogue is well equipped; ABS, keyless start, EBD, airbags, immobilizer, daytime running lights, park assist, electric windows, color 5” LCD display, heated mirrors, cruise control and heated seats.

Options include:
Rear camera, advanced satellite navigation, electric panoramic sunroof and leather trim.
This new crossover has improved suspension, steering and noise insulation.

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2017 Nissan Rogue CVT AWD
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection
Displacement 2,5L
Power/torque 170 hp; 175 lb-ft
Transmission CVT automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 106.5 in
Length 182.3 in
Height 67.5 in
Passenger volume 135.9 cu.ft
Cargo volume 32 – 70.0 cu.ft
Performance
0-60 8.9 sec
Top speed 119 mph
PRICE RANGE: $24,500-$34,500 (est)
Competitors: Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5

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Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.7
  • Performance4.5
  • Design4.6
  • Features4.6
  • Fuel economy4.5
Summary

2017 model year Nissan Rogue will contiunue to win hearts of customers by its charismatic design and good set of features.

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