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Nissan Rogue News

  • 2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid

    Just as most automakers gear up to announce their 2019 models, the 2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is arriving in showrooms scattered across select markets in the U.S. To mark the new year (is it still new?), the Rogue Hybrid's price is up about $800 over last year to $27,995 for the base SV trim level, including a mandatory destination charge. That figure helps account for an updated infotainment system with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto plus a motion-activated power tailgate. READ MORE: 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid: gas mileage review All-wheel drive adds $1,350. Those seeking a few upgrades...

  • 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Jan 2017
    2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid: gas mileage review

    Last year, Nissan sold almost 330,000 Rogues in the U.S., making it by far the brand's most popular model. For 2017, the compact crossover utility vehicle has added a new model, a hybrid that competes with the very successful Toyota RAV4 Hybrid—of which 44,000 were delivered last year. We...

  • 2017 Nissan Rogue, 2016 Miami auto show
    2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid: better prospects than Pathfinder, Murano for small hybrid SUV?

    As predicted several years ago by a now-departed member of the Nissan product team, the third of three hybrid SUVs has rolled out. The 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is the smallest of the three, and the company seems to be somewhat more optimistic about its prospects. Last year's 2016 Murano Hybrid...

  • 2016 Nissan Rogue
    Nissan Juke, Rogue crossover SUVs to offer all-electric versions?

    It's a frequent complaint from car shoppers: all the affordable electric cars are small hatchbacks or sedans, but I want an SUV. Indeed, there's only one all-electric crossover utility vehicle on the market—the Tesla Model X—and that will run you $80,000 or more. Now it appears that...

  • Nissan X-Trail Hybrid (Japanese-spec)  -  Quick Drive, November 2015
    Quick Drive: 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Previewed by X-Trail Hybrid

    The compact crossover has in recent years become the go-to vehicle format for frugal families, and it’s largely replaced the mid-size sedan when it comes to workaday parental tasks like bringing the kids to school, practice, and play. Yet this class has been devoid of hybrid offerings. With...

  • 2016 Nissan X-Trail Hybrid (model sold in Japan)
    Nissan Rogue Hybrid Launched In Japan, U.S. Sales Uncertain

    More than four years after launching its Leaf electric car, Nissan is by far the leading maker of electric vehicles globally. In hybrids, however, it was late to the game and has struggled to package products that will prove compelling to North American buyers. Its announcement this week that it...

  • 2015 Nissan Rogue

    Is a plug-in version of the Rogue compact crossover joining the Nissan U.S. lineup anytime soon? Based on comments made by Nissan officials this week at the Geneva Motor Show, it’s a distinct possibility. As part of his speech presenting the Sway Concept, which points to the design direction of upcoming Nissan small cars, the automaker’s European chief Paul Willcox said, “And yes, we're even looking at electric technologies for crossovers.” “You'll be seeing a concept example later this year,” Willcox continued, as a side view of the Qashqai was displayed...

  • 2013 Nissan Rogue
    2014 Nissan Rogue To Sell Alongside Old Model, Now 'Rogue Select'

    Nissan will continue to offer the current Rogue as a bargain alternative to the new 2014 model.

  • 2014 Nissan Rogue SV
    2014 Nissan Rogue Crossover: Full Details From Frankfurt Auto Show

    This morning, Nissan pulled the covers off a pair of all-new compact crossovers at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Though they're sold under different names in Europe, the vehicles are what we'll come to know in North America as the 2014 Nissan Rogue. The new 2014 Rogue will arrive at dealers this...

  • 2014 Nissan Rogue SL
    Nissan Will Add Murano Hybrid, Rogue Hybrid In 2015 (Or So)

    The 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid hasn't quite hit the dealerships yet, but already Nissan is promising more models that use the same hybrid system. When they're redesigned during the next couple of years, both the Murano and Rogue crossovers will be offered with a hybrid option, Nissan said. The...

  • 2014 Subaru Forester
    2014 Subaru Forester Aces New IIHS Crash Test; Other Crossovers, Not So Much

    Last year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety introduced a new crash test -- and a new rating to accompany it. A total of 13 compact SUVs recently took that test, and the 2014 Subaru Forester was the only one in the bunch to earn a "good" rating. The test in question is the "small overlap...

  • 2012 Nissan Rogue SV AWD
    Going Rogue For A Week: 2012 Nissan Rogue Driven

    The compact crossover segment is one of the hottest segments right now, and every automaker wants its share of the sales pie, including Nissan. The 2012 Rogue is Nissan's entry into this segment, and it has the options you would expect from a crossover in 2012. We recently spent a week with a...

  • Better Place Battery Switching Test, Yokohama Japan

    Urban taxi service may be the equal of any proving-ground torture test. Taxis are driven hard, up to 20 hours a day, and must handle both bad roads and bad drivers. Those that survive without falling apart should do fine in civilian duty. Which is why Better Place chose Tokyo to test out its battery quick-swap technology six months ago--and why it's now expanding that test to San Francisco as well. The company has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to bring its switchable-battery electric taxi program to the San Francisco Bay Area, in partnership with the municipal...

  • Nissan electric taxi leaving Better Place battery switching station, Tokyo, April 2010
    Better Place Launches Battery-Swap Test In Four Tokyo Taxis

    This past Monday, the electric-vehicle infrastructure provider Better Place held a press conference in Tokyo at the site of its first completed battery-swap station to be put into regular usage, in the Ropongi Hills area. Together with Nihon Kotsu, Tokyo's largest taxi company, the company will...

  • Better Place battery-swap demonstration
    Better Place Video Showing EV Battery-Pack Quick Swap: We're Not Convinced

    A two-minute video simulating the swap of an EV battery pack within 2 minutes is nice, but it's hardly the whole story

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