2016 Nissan Rogue hybrid, release date, review

Nissan Rogue is the American version of Qashgai, the of the well known Nissan crossovers in Europe. Nissan Rogue debuted in the year 2007 during the North American International Show in Detroit. This model is produced in Nissan’s Smyrna facility in Detroit. The automaker is preparing to release 2016 Nissan Rogue model to try and satisfy car enthusiasts who are always craving for new improvements. The new model will boast of unique features and high specs. When it comes to performance, the 2016 Nissan Rogue is expected to be in its own league. It will not only hit the auto world with great performance, but it will also fascinate prospective buyers with its improved aerodynamics and decent improvements.

2016 Nissan Rogue front

2016 Nissan Rogue: Redesign Exterior and Interior

This new 2016 Nissan Rogue is rumored to come with new flashy Led lights which have become a common feature in modern cars. In regard to performance, it will acquire either the 17 inch or the 18 inch wheels. Its grille will be redesigned to make it trendier. This model is assumed to be offered in three different trims namely S, SL and SV.

Its cabin will be quite attractive with a sporty black finish. This five door model will accommodate seven passengers at a go. Inside, it is said to come with a built-in mirror. It will also feature a panoramic sunroof as optional for buyers to choose from. More features will be included inside to create the much needed comfort and they include LCD screens, Bluetooth connectivity, speakers with quality sound, the latest version of Bose audio system and also the NissanConnect system. These features among others will vary depending on the trim. For instance, the S and SV trims will come with the third row seating configuration while the SL trim will only be a two row seats arrangement. There will also be a family package available in the S and SV trims and a premium package available for the SL trim only. Besides, the automaker will offer a number of safety features in this new model such as advanced anti lock brake system, airbags, cruise control, and blind spot detection system

2016 Nissan Rogue interior

2016 Nissan Rogue: Engine and Fuel Economy

This upcoming 2016 Nissan Rogue will most likely run on a hybrid engine option. This engine could be the 2.5 liter supercharged powertrain with electric motor and lithium-ion battery pack. This hybrid engine option is projected to deliver 22 horses more that 2016 Nissan Rogue standard engine. When it comes to this SUV’s standard engine, it will be the same 2.5 liter four cylinder unit also used in the current Rogue. This engine is able to generate 170 horsepower and 175 pounds-feet of torque. These engine options will be supported by a CVT combined with the standard front wheel drive or the optional all wheel drive. This CVT transmission has nevertheless been criticized that it is not well-suited for heavy acceleration. When it comes to fuel economy, the new 2016 Nissan Roque offers quite competitive rates of 26/33 mpg city/highway respectively and 28 mpg combined.

2016 Nissan Rogue top view

2016 Nissan Rogue: Release Date, Price, Competitors

This mid-size compact crossover, 2016 Nissan Rogue will face great threats from the likes of Honda CR-V, GMC Terrain and Ford Escape. The Manufacturer has not revealed its exact release date but it seems that this model might appear in mid 2015. The possible price for this SUV is between $ 25 000 and $ 33 000.

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3 Responses to 2016 Nissan Rogue hybrid, release date, review

  1. Vlad says:

    I like nissan rogue in its last configuration and execution but couple of things that stop me from buying it. If nissan could only make the driver seat move further back for taller drivers and replace/remove footbrake pedal, it is kind of in the way for left foot.

  2. Terry Mitchell says:

    owned earlier rogue, loved it, 1 problem was the engine needs upgrade, it is 100 hp less that the murano. I drove my rogue in the mountains and could feel it labor. Looking forward to next design..

  3. ze yang says:

    I like the new redesigned rogue, the only reason I didn’t buy the rogue is because the gas cap is not on the driver side. I can’t stand it

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