2014 Nissan Rogue

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The all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue crossover broke cover today ahead of its arrival in U.S. showrooms this November.

The biggest news for the Rogue is a hugely revamped interior layout and level of tech integration. Now offering a third row of seats, for a total of seven seats, the Rogue also offers a longer wheelbase and wider-opening rear doors to provide easier access to the second and third rows.

The second row is now limousine-comfortable, with nine inches of fore and aft sliding capability, and a deep recline adjuster. A third row in a crossover and a starting price of just $22,490 is quite an achievement.

The exterior style is also virtually unrecognizable versus the last Rogue, which started strong as one of the first compact crossover launches. The current Rogue’s styling is not quite distinctive enough in the face of huge competition from all over the automotive world: so this redesign will inject some concept-car emotion into the surfaces and high-tech options to the exterior, including available LED headlights.

Standard automatic transmissions and a choice of front- or all-wheel-drive puts the Rogue right at the cool bull’s-eye of the crossover market. It is also much more distinctive than the RAV4 or CR-V , and is the first Nissan to wear the company’s new V-bar grille — a look that will be soon be rolling out across the globe on Nissan cars and trucks.

Click past the jump for all the details on the brand new, seven-passenger 2014 Nissan Rogue, including its pricing, features and options information.

Exterior

Nissan Rogue

The new Nissan face is dominated by the chrome V-bar grille and the latest technology for the standard LED running lights that ring the chiseled headlight shapes. These are a great touch for establishing the Rogue’s nighttime signature on the roads, and helping this versatile crossover to look just as chic in the fast lane as anything from Germany.

Premium surfacing is a nice touch and has a smooth flow that barely seems like it is made of metal. The most striking aspect is the new nose, with a deep chrome V forming the primary grille that is now much slimmer than before. The Rogue’s headlights are also shifted from their vertical orientation on the old model to a now horizontal layout. Sharp edges the the lights show off the LED accent that lines the inner and bottom edges.

Running parallel with the glint of a reflection off the chrome grille, the white LED check marks in each corner of the Rogue’s nose are a fantastic addition and way to give the crossover some major road presence. LED headlights are optional, as are fog lights down below.

Some premium sill and fender ribbing echoes the BMW X5 among others, and the standard 17-inch wheels make this affordable crossover seem far more expensive than it is.

2014 Nissan Rogue - Standard Exterior Features

  • Emotive design with no functional compromise (interior roominess, visibility)
  • Halogen headlights with auto off function, standard LED daytime running lights
  • Wide opening 2nd row doors for easy ingress/egress
  • Body color outside mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Rear spoiler
  • PURE DRIVE badge
  • 0.33 coefficient of drag
  • Eight available exterior colors: Midnight Jade, Saharan Sun, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Super Black, Cayenne Red, Moonlight White and Graphite Blue

2014 Nissan Rogue - Options and Accessories

  • SV Moonroof Package ($1,320)
  • Auto Dimming Inside Mirror ($185)
  • SL Premium Package ($1,990)
  • Fog Lamps ($310)
  • SV Premium Package ($1,420)
  • S Family Package ($1,190)
  • SV Family Package ($940)
  • Splash Guards (set of 4) ($135)
  • Rear Bumper Protector-Chrome ($85)
  • Roof Rail Cross Bars ($285)
  • Floormats (4 pc set) ($125)
  • Retractable Cargo Cover ($185)
  • Illuminated Kick Plates ($230)
  • Blindzone Mirrors-Non Heated ($125)
  • Blindzone Mirrors-Heated ($125)

Interior

Nissan Rogue

The big news inside the latest Rogue is a far more evocative design and quality construction than was evident on the previous model. Now built in Tennessee with the Maxima and Altima, the Rogue’s cabin is a much nicer place to be than ever before. Softer fabrics and materials all around are very nice at the Rogue’s budget pricing.

The key improvements center on three areas.

Rogue Style

The Rogue’s style and sense of class inside is tangible even from the base models, thanks to the new LED overhead/mood lighting and even the FineVision electroluminescent gauges that have been so popular on Lexus models for two decades.

The new layout is also quite fashionable, with some premium cues that might look more at home on the forthcoming Audi Q3.

Rogue Technology

On the tech front, never has such an affordable mainstream model brought this much brand-new technology. In addition to standard Bluetooth calls and streaming audio, the Rogue can be equipped with a large NissanConnect navigation display and numerous parking and safety features.

The often-imitated Infiniti AroundView Monitor joins the Rogue options list, as does a full backup camera and moving object detection for parking lot and crosswalk safety.

Active safety innovations include a few class-exclusive offerings:

  • Available Blind Spot Warning (BSW) (SV Premium, SL Premium)
  • Available Lane Departure Warning (LDW) (SV Premium, SL Premium)
  • Available Forward Collision Warning (FCW) (SL Premium)

Rogue Comfort, Seating and Cargo Space

The biggest news is the addition of a third row of seating that is available as an option. This clever chassis packaging also leaves a huge amount of space in the standard five-seat configuration, enough to have a full underfloor storage that Nissan Nissan calls Divide-n-Hide. Basically a giant enclosed packing area, about the size of a folded third row seat coincidentally.

The second row promises vastly improved legroom, headroom and comfort via its wide range of adjustments. The sliding second row is also handy for new parents who might have an infant in a second-row child seat. Sliding it forward means easier access to these future Nissan fans.

2014 Nissan Rogue - Standard Interior Features

  • Standard 5-passenger seating, optional stadium-style 3rd row seat for 7-passenger
  • seating
  • “Zero Gravity”-inspired front bucket seats
  • Six-way adjustable driver‟s seat, 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • EZ Flex seating system, offering exceptional passenger and cargo vesatility
  • Sliding/reclining 2nd row 40/20/40-split folding seat with 9.0 inches of fore/aft travel
  • Fine Vision electroluminescent gauges
  • LED map lights
  • Power windows with driver’s auto up/down
  • 5-inch center meter color display (Advanced Driver Assist Display)
  • Air conditioning with microfilter, class-exclusive* 2nd row air conditioning vents
  • Four-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system with auxiliary audio input jack
  • Power door locks with auto-locking feature
  • RearView Monitor
  • NissanConnect
  • Voice Recognition for navigation and audio, NavTraffic and NavWeather, SiriusXM Travel
  • Link (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately) (SV Premium, SL)
  • USB connection port for iPod interface and other compatible devices
  • Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System
  • Streaming Audio via Bluetooth
  • Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant
  • Large center console storage with two cup holders and 12V power port, Oversize glove compartment
  • Mood lighting, cargo light
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio and Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System controls
  • Standard Divide-n-Hide Cargo System
  • Two interior colors: Charcoal and Almond

Drivetrain, Suspension and Brakes

Nissan Rogue

The powertrains of the Rogue are the most carryover feature versus the groundbreaking exterior style and optional third row of seats inside. This is a machine that appeals to the core volume market, meaning an automatic transmission driving the front wheels with a four-cylinder engine is the standard setup.

AWD is optional on all trim levels, and the Rogue now puts out more power for a slightly quicker 7.8-second projected 60 mph sprint. The standard 2.5-liter engine produces 170 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque, which is up slightly versus last year.

The automatic is still a CVT, but Nissan is making big claims about its usability, performance and efficiency. This "next-gen" Xtronic CVT promises a 40-percent reduction in friction losses and a 10-percent improvement in fuel efficiency.

The friction losses stat is the most important, because it refers to a CVT automatic’s ability to channel torque directly to the drive wheels without being reduced or ‘overspun’ (that irritating drone as the CVT absorbs engine power, then slowly meters it out to the wheels.) The new Xtronic box also promises a standard sport mode to go with the new configurable dynamics settings.

Much as the CVT is not a favorite of die-hard car guys, it is a perfect match for the Rogue’s target market. It also delivers class-leading mpg scores, with Nissan projecting 26 mpg city and 33 mpg highway for the front-drive models.

Rogue Drive Mode Settings

  • New suite of confidence-inspiring dynamic technologies, with Active Trace Control,
  • Active Engine Braking and Active Ride Control

2014 Nissan Rogue - Standard Mechanical Features:

  • Front engine/front-wheel drive
  • 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve inline four-cylinder rated at 170 horsepower and best-in-class* 175 lb-ft of torque
  • Next-generation Nissan Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with standard Sport Mode switch
  • Fuel economy estimates: 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway/28 mpg combined FWD (2014 EPA fuel economy ratings not yet available)
  • Front independent-strut suspension with large diameter stabilizer bar and twin-tube shock absorbers
  • Multi-link independent rear suspension with twin-tube shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
  • Electric Power-assisted Steering (EPS)
  • Standard 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
  • 17-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers, 225/65R17 all-season tires (S)
  • Standard Hill Start Assist
  • Standard Hill Descent Control on AWD models
  • New suite of confidence-inspiring dynamic technologies, with Active Trace Control,
  • Active Engine Braking and Active Ride Control

2014 Nissan Rogue - Performance Details:

Engine 2.5-liter 16-valve I-4 With DOHC And VVT
Transmission Next-gen Xtronic CVT Auto W/ Sport Mode
Powertrain Layout Front-engine, Front-drive (AWD Opt)
Power (Horsepower) 170
Torque (Pound-feet) 175
0-60 mph 7.8 seconds, est
Top Speed 118 mph, est
EPA Fuel Economy MPG (City/Highway/Combined) 26/33/28, est

Safety

Nissan Rogue

Safety takes a big leap ahead with the new passive and active safety features included on the 2014 Nissan Rogue Nissan Rogue . Building on the previous car’s excellent safety and crash test record, the new Rogue has six standard airbags and all the braking and stability tech to keep you safe.

The newest additions are the auto-beep tire inflation system that tells you when the tire is at the right pressure, and three available active safety systems.

  • Standard Easy Fill Tire Alert system
  • Available Blind Spot Warning (BSW) (SV Premium, SL Premium)
  • Available Lane Departure Warning (LDW) (SV Premium, SL Premium)
  • Available Forward Collision Warning (FCW) (SL Premium)

2014 Nissan Rogue - Standard Safety Features:

  • Standard Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt and occupant classification sensors
  • Standard front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags
  • Standard roof-mounted curtain side impact supplemental air bags with rollover sensor for front and rear-seat outboard occupant head protection
  • 3-point front seatbelts with pre-tensioners, load limiters and adjustable upper anchors
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Zone Body construction featuring front and rear crumple zones and occupant zone
  • Standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with position monitoring
  • Standard Easy Fill Tire Alert system

Pricing and Availability

Nissan Rogue

The Rogue is available for pre-orders now through a special Nissan program detailed below. The Rogue will arrive in American Nissan dealers in November 2013 with prices that range from $22,500 to $28,500 before delivery charges and taxes.

"In anticipation of strong consumer interest and demand for the second-generation Rogue, a special pre-sale reservation program launched today at www.nissanusa.com. Through this program, buyers will receive a $250 gift card when they sign up to be one of the first owners of this all-new vehicle (upon purchase of the vehicle).** A special $239 USD Rogue Reservation Program lease is also being offered.**”

2014 Nissan Rogue - Prices:

2014 Nissan Rogue DriveMSRP
S FWD$22,490
SV FWD$24,230
SL FWD$28,070
S AWD$23,840
SV AWD$25,580
SL AWD$29,420

Competition

Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

The RAV4 is also quite fresh off its redesign and re-positioning for the 2013 model year. The RAV4 is going the opposite direction as the larger Rogue, as the Toyota Toyota no longer offers a third row of seats or its previous V-6 engine upgrade. It is now focused on being a value leader for crossover buyers, with a humdrum four-banger and dynamics that would put even a Corolla to sleep.

Ford Escape

Ford Escape

The 2014 Ford Escape is another of many available competitors for the all-new Rogue. On the styling front, the Escape is pretty close to the Rogue, but is a little sportier than the Rogue’s refined look — a plus for young buyers.

Under the hood are the same two optional 1.6- and 2.0-liter EcoBoost engines and the standard 2.5-liter four-pot found in the 2013 model. The base engine checks in at 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet, with 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway. The 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine pipes things up a bit to 178 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, plus it boost economy to 23 mpg city and 32 mpg highway. Lastly, the 2.0-liter EcoBoost adds an amazing 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque to the mix while still getting a respectable 22 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.

Conclusion

Nissan Rogue

So how is the Rogue preparing to compete in this huge growth segment? Not just Asian manufacturers are wise to the crossover economy-car formula, and the onslaught of new models has only just begun from American and European nameplates.

The Rogue will find it tough to match wits with the multiple powerplants in the Ford Escape, but with options that push the five-seat Ford deep into the $35,000 ballpark, it quickly becomes too expensive for most hip young drivers and new parents. Even at current pricing, the all-new Rogue seems a class above the RAV4.

Buying a Rogue is a practical and smart decision versus the BMW X1 and the upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, though its looks may make you think otherwise. By packing all the newest style, LED lighting and infotainment technology: the 2104 Nissan Rogue is poised to become a smash hit at $25,000 with seven seats.

LOVE IT
  • Upmarket styling and proportions
  • Vastly improved interior comfort and back seat flexibility - even 3rd row available
  • Impressive levels of active safety and standard infotainment integration
LEAVE IT
  • Powerplant is not quite as energetic as Juke’s turbo 1.6 DIG engine, but has more torque
  • AWD largely unnecessary and harms acceleration and economy
  • Hopefully no more embarrassing television product placements

Press Release

Nissan Rogue

ALL-NEW 2014 NISSAN ROGUE MAKES U.S. DEBUT – Reservations Being Taken Ahead of the Bold Compact Crossover’s Fall Launch

Nissan Rogue
  • One of two global Nissan crossover SUV designs announced today, along with Nissan X-TRAIL
  • Second best-selling vehicle in Nissan’s U.S. lineup, totally redesigned for 2014 model year, set for November on-sale
  • Bold new design, featuring stylish right-sized exterior, along with flexible, roomy and inviting interior with optional 3-row/7-passenger seating
  • Extensive range of available technologies includes NissanConnectSM with Navigation, NissanConnectSM Apps; Around View® Monitor with Moving Object Detection, Blind Spot Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning
  • $22,490 USD starting M.S.R.P.*, reservation information available now at www.nissanusa.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 10, 2013) – Nissan today debuted the all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue compact utility vehicle, the company’s second best-selling model in the United States and one of a family of new Nissan global compact crossovers.

The European version, called the Nissan X-TRAIL, made its world debut during a press conference at the Frankfurt Motor Show earlier today. As a high-volume global growth product built on the new jointly developed Nissan/Renault Common Module Family (CMF) platform architecture, it is projected to be available in 190 countries around the world.

The new Rogue is scheduled to go on sale at Nissan dealers in the United States in November with a starting price of $22,490 USD* for the Rogue S front-wheel drive model.

In anticipation of strong consumer interest and demand for the second-generation Rogue, a special pre-sale reservation program launched today at www.nissanusa.com.

Through this program, buyers will receive a $250 gift card when they sign up to be one of the first owners of this all-new vehicle (upon purchase of the vehicle).** A special $239 USD Rogue Reservation Program lease is also being offered.**

The 2014 Rogue’s new exterior design provides a premium, high-quality look and feel with available LED headlights, standard LED signature daytime running lights, outside mirrors with integrated turn signals and rear spoiler. Also available are a power panoramic moonroof and a power rear liftgate.

For the first time, Rogue will offer optional 3-row/7-passenger seating, thanks to its improved interior packaging efficiency. Among the many interior highlights are the innovative, class-exclusive*** Divide „n Hide® Cargo System providing 18 adjustable variations (two-row models) between the cargo and occupant areas. The premium Rogue interior also offers exceptional passenger and cargo versatility, with best-in-class*** front headroom.

The class-exclusive*** EZ Flex Seating System includes a reclining 40/20/40-split 2nd row seat and 2nd row legroom of 37.9 inches and 9.0 inches of fore/aft adjustability.

Standard interior features include Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® and Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant.

Nissan Rogue

Available Rogue technology features include NissanConnectSM with Navigation and NissanConnectSM Apps; Around View® Monitor with Moving Object Detection; Blind Spot Warning; Lane Departure Warning; and Forward Collision Warning.

Every 2014 Nissan Rogue is equipped with a responsive 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 170-horsepower and a best-in-class*** 175 lb-ft of torque. Also standard are an advanced Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), and 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and a choice of an intuitive All-Wheel Drive system or front-wheel drive.

An added level of driving confidence is provided by the new suite of confidence-inspiring dynamic technologies, featuring Active Trace Control, Active Engine Braking and Active Ride Control.

Fuel economy is projected to be best-in-class**** 33 mpg highway for front-wheel drive models (2014 EPA ratings not available at press time) – representing an 18 percent improvement in highway fuel economy versus the 2013 model. The new Rogue carries the distinctive “PURE DRIVE” badge, signifying Nissan’s commitment to developing more environmentally friendly transportation for every market.

All-New 2014 Nissan Rogue Designed to Energize Everyday

Nissan Rogue

Activities with Style – Thanks to Spacious Interior with Advanced Passenger and Cargo Flexibility, Optional 3rd Row

Nissan Rogue
  • Rogue is the fifth of five all-new redesigned models for the 2013 and 2014 model years – following Altima, Pathfinder, Sentra and Versa Note
  • Second best-selling vehicle in Nissan‟s U.S. lineup is totally redesigned for 2014 with bold styling and optional 3-row/7-passenger seating
  • New Rogue features premium right-sized exterior, roomy and inviting interior, easily configurable passenger/cargo space and features designed to enhance confident driving
  • Extensive range of available technologies includes NissanConnectSM with Navigation, NissanConnectSM Apps, class-exclusive* Around View® Monitor with Moving Object Detection, Blind Spot Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning

First introduced for the 2008 model year, the Nissan Rogue has become a key player in the highly competitive compact SUV market – addressing both the functional and emotional needs of buyers while offering great value. Now, with a complete redesign for the 2014 model year, Rogue challenges convention once again with bold emotive styling, a premium interior created with comfort and multi-tasking in mind, and an array of available affordable technologies.

For the first time Rogue offers optional 3-row/7-passenger seating, thanks to its improved interior packaging efficiency. Among the many interior highlights are the exceptional passenger and cargo flexibility with its innovative EZ Flex™ seating System.

The new Rogue also offers an innovative, class-exclusive* Divide-n-Hide® Cargo System that provides 18 adjustable variations (two-row models) between the cargo and occupant areas – including out-of-sight storage and a lower deck to handle taller items.

Now assembled in Smyrna, Tennessee, the 2014 Nissan Rogue is the first vehicle to
utilize the new jointly developed Nissan/Renault Common Module Family (CMF) platform architecture. The added efficiencies provided by the joint development allow Nissan to deliver unprecedented value in the segment. Rogue is one of a family of new Nissan global compact crossovers, along with the European version, called the Nissan X-TRAIL. As high-volume global growth products, Rogue and X-TRAIL are projected to be available in 190 countries around the world.

Robust Exterior, Inviting Interior

Nissan Rogue

The 2014 Rogue‟s completely redesigned exterior provides a premium, high-quality look and feel with no compromise of the functional aspects that are so important to owners in this class. Rogue offers a compact overall size and ample interior roominess, thanks to its long wheelbase and short front and rear overhangs.

Versus the previous generation Rogue, the wheelbase has been increased by 0.6 inch, the overall height increased by 1.2 inches and the front overhang reduced by 1.5 inches. In addition, the rear doors have been designed with a wider opening (77 degrees) for easier entry and exit to the rear passenger space.

Rogue‟s bold, sharp bodylines offer a sporty and confident appearance, balancing its sleek style with an aggressive stance provided by large wheelwells and available 18- inch wheels and tires. The coefficient of drag has been reduced by about 10 percent from the previous generation to a class-leading* 0.33 by optimizing the A-pillar section and outside mirror shapes, which also helps reduce wind noise.

The turbulence behind the body has been reduced through optimization of the rear roof spoiler, rear side spoiler and rear combination lights. Underbody aerodynamic devices include a Nissan-first muffler spoiler, along with a rear bumper closing panel, fuel tank deflector, rear suspension cover, engine under cover and front tire deflectors.

Exterior highlights include standard halogen headlights with signature LED daytime running lights making a powerful visual statement. Also featured are body-color outside mirrors with standard integrated turn signals and a rear spoiler. Also available are LED headlights with auto levelizer, fog lights, privacy glass, roof rails, heated outside mirrors and power liftgate.

Rogue‟s available power panoramic moonroof offers a panoramic view through its extended length. The front glass panel slides and tilts, while the rear glass panel is fixed. When in the open position, the front panel slides under the fixed second panel.

Rogue is offered in eight exterior colors: Midnight Jade, Saharan Sun, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Super Black, Cayenne Red, Moonlight White and Graphite Blue.

Rogue‟s comfortable, inviting interior offers a definite “wow” factor for occupants – unexpected roominess along with a marriage of refined styling and premium comfort.

Among the factors that have improved roominess (versus the previous generation Rogue) are the optimized front headrest shape, lowered front seat shoulder height, forward-shifted center console location, reduced front seatback surfaces, reduced rear door speaker enclosure intrusion, lowered door trim height and the new sliding/reclining 2nd row seat design. As a result, Rogue features ample interior roominess and 70.0 cubic feet of cargo room (rear seats folded down).

The new Rogue‟s front bucket seats are a special “zero gravity”-inspired design.
Similar to the Nissan Altima’s front seats, the articulated seat shape provides continuous support from the pelvis to the chest, helping reduce fatigue over long periods behind the wheel.

The available Quick Comfort™ heated front seats are designed to immediately begin warming the body parts that are most sensitive to heat, such as the thighs and hips. Then, to maintain a warm, cozy feeling, the heater increases heating on body pressure points. The driver‟s seat is 6-way adjustable, with available power adjustment including lumbar support, while the front passenger seat is 4-way adjustable.

With Rogue‟s innovative EZ Flex™ Seating System, every seat except the driver’s easily folds down. The front passenger seat folds rearwards, allowing transport of long items such as an 8-foot ladder when combined with the flat folding 40/20/40-split 2nd row seat. The optional stadium-style, flat-fold 3rd row 50/50-split bench seat enhances Rogue‟s outstanding passenger versatility. Rogue offers 37.9 inches of 2nd row legroom with its 9.0 inches of fore/aft adjust ability.

The new Rogue interior design also offers a range of smart storage and convenience solutions, with six front storage areas (five within the driver‟s reach), two front cupholders and two front bottle holders.

Other standard interior features include Fine Vision electroluminescent gauges, front center console, power windows with driver‟s auto up/down, 5.0-inch center meter color display (Advanced Driver Assist™ Display), air conditioning with microfilter and class-exclusive* adjustable 2nd row vents, 4-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system with auxiliary audio input jack, power door locks with auto-locking feature, LED maplights, USB connection port for iPod® interface and other compatible devices, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, RearView Monitor, Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® and Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant.

Also available are dual-zone automatic air conditioning, leather-appointed seats, Bose® audio system with nine speakers. Two interior colors are offered: Charcoal and Almond.

Available Rogue connected technology and smartphone integration includes the advanced NissanConnectSM with Navigation system with 7.0-inch color touch-screen display, Nissan Voice Recognition for navigation and audio, NavTraffic and NavWeather, SiriusXM Travel Link® (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), and NissanConnectSM Apps.

“Rogue‟s smartphone integration system allows drivers to seamlessly connect their digital life to their in-vehicle experience. With the Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant they can receive incoming messages from smartphones, and with Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® anyone can DJ from anywhere in the Rogue,” added Loing.

Confidence-Inspiring Driving Technologies

Rogue‟s available class-exclusive* Around View® Monitor (AVM) with Moving Object Detection (MOD) system utilizes four small superwide-angle cameras mounted on the front, side and rear of the vehicle to provide a “bird‟s eye” virtual 360° view of objects around the vehicle. It provides additional selectable split-screen close-ups of the front, rear and curb views, helping the driver maneuver the car in or out of tight spots.

Moving Object Detection builds on the capabilities of the AVM system, helping enhance the driver‟s situational awareness by providing visual and audible warnings (front, side or back range object detection) if the system detects moving objects (such as another vehicle) within the displayed image in situations such as when pulling out of a parking space. Using sophisticated image processing technology, the system detects moving objects within the “top view” (when the vehicle is in Park).

When starting off or backing up, it detects moving objects crossing within the front or rear views.

Other Rogue Safety Shield technologies include Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW).

Every 2014 Nissan Rogue is equipped with a responsive 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 170 horsepower and best-in-class* 175 lb-ft of torque. The engine is matched with an advanced next-generation Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) with standard Sport Mode switch. With a 40 percent reduction (versus previous generation) in friction loss, along with an improved belt and pulley system, reduced oil churning friction, compact oil pump, new electronic control, wider gear ratio and other enhancements, the new CVT is approximately 10 percent more efficient than the previous-generation CVT.

Fuel economy is projected to be best-in-class* 33 mpg highway for front-wheel drive CVT-equipped models (2014 EPA ratings not available at press time) – representing an 18 percent improvement in highway fuel economy versus the 2013 model. Rogue city fuel economy is rated at 26 mpg, while combined fuel economy is 28 mpg (front-
wheel drive models)*.

The new Rogue carries the distinctive “PURE DRIVE” badge, reflecting Nissan‟s commitment to developing more environmentally friendly transportation for every market.

The new Rogue also features Nissan‟s new suite of confidence-inspiring dynamic technologies with Active Trace Control, Active Engine Braking and Active Ride Control. The Active Trace Control system utilizes Rogue‟s standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) system to help improve cornering feel by automatically applying the brakes or smoothing engine torque characteristics while accelerating.

With Active Engine Braking, the CVT helps slow the Rogue as the driver brakes, resulting in less brake effort by the driver. Active Ride Control helps smooth out the drive by automatically applying the brakes and adjusting engine torque after the vehicle hits a bump, reducing the typical “head bobble” pitch.

The 2014 Rogue also offers standard 4-wheel independent suspension, Electric Power-assisted Steering, 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS) and Hill Start Assist. Rogue is available with a choice of front-wheel drive or an intuitive All-Wheel Drive system with standard Hill Descent Control.

Rogue S models are equipped with 17-inch wheels and 225/65R17 all-season tires, while 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels are standard on Rogue SV. Also available are 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with 225/60R18 all-season tires on Rogue SL models.

Three Well-Equipped Models

The 2014 Nissan Rogue comes in three well-equipped models, S, SV and SL, each in a choice of front-wheel or all-wheel drive. Along with the long list of standard features found on Rogue S, the Rogue SV adds 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, privacy glass, Nissan Intelligent Key™ with Push Button Ignition, 6-way power driver‟s seat, power driver‟s seat lumbar support, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), NissanConnectSM Apps, two additional audio system speakers, roof rails and Smart Auto on/off headlights.


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