Also known as X-Trail in Europe, the Nissan Rogue is already three years on the market and needs an update to keep its clients close to the showrooms.
The new Rogue offers updated exterior styling, which includes a new front fascia with integrated fog lamps, bumper, Nissan signature “V-Motion” grille and revised headlights with LED signature Daytime Running Lights. In the rear, a new bumper and revised rear combination lamps with LED boomerang signature taillights have been added. New 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels are also available on SL models.
The 2017 Rogue is offered in nine exterior colors: Midnight Jade, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Magnetic Black, Pearl White, Glacier White and new Monarch Orange, Caspian Blue and Palatial Ruby.
Among the interior enhancements found in the 2017 Rogue are a new D-shaped steering wheel and leather-booted sport-mode shifter, available heated steering wheel, memory for driver’s seats and mirror, and remote engine start. Enhanced design features include new door and instrument panel finishers, new shift knob design, revised center console and console lid and new seat fabric. Also new is a Platinum Reserve Interior Package (available on Rogue SL) with tan leather-appointed seats and special quilted leather inserts.
Standard interior features include SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), 5.0-inch center meter color display (Advanced Driver Assist Display), 4-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system with auxiliary audio input jack, 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 (compatible smartphone required). Also available are dual-zone automatic air conditioning and Bose audio system with nine speakers.
The Rogue model lineup expands for the 2017 model year with the addition of a second powertrain, a new gasoline-electric hybrid, to the standard 170-horsepower 2.5-liter 4- cylinder gasoline engine.
The new Rogue Hybrid utilizes Nissan’s advanced Intelligent Dual Clutch system. It uses a compact Lithium-ion battery and electric motor to provide supplementary power through its one-motor/two-clutch system. The advanced 2.0-liter gasoline engine is rated at 141 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque. The electric motor is rated at 40 horsepower, with net system horsepower estimated at 176 hp. The system also includes an Idle Start/Stop system and an Intelligent Regenerative Braking system.
The 2017 Nissan Rogue is assembled in Smyrna, Tennessee, Kyushu, Japan and Busan, Korea.