The 2017 Nissan Rogue hybrid is the hybrid variant of the redesigned 2017 model Rogue, which is going to be released for sale during the concluding part of 2016. Of late, compact crossover SUVs have become more and more popular in the middle of budget awareness families and individuals, as they assist them greatly in carrying out their errands. This makes the Japanese automaker to introduce the hybrid variant of Rogue for the model year 2017. The Nissan Rogue has not only gained the reputation for being a family affable SUV’s, but it has also turned out to be the most preferred vehicle for numerous families due to its dynamic features. As Nissan confirms the introduction of the hybrid variant of Rogue, it is guessed that several features of the vehicle will be borrowed from the hybrid version of the 2016 model Rogue. It will be released in three trim levels, such as S, SL, and SV, such that each model is expected to come with many standard and optional features.
2017 Nissan Rogue hybrid Exterior
It is definite that the automaker will offer a more contemporary and ostentatious external look to the 2017 Rogue hybrid when compared to that of the earlier model. This time, buyers can expect the new model hybrid with a redesigned front fascia that will be equipped with a redesigned grille and a set of more stylish LED headlamps. They can also expect the new vehicle with an aerodynamic feature and a set of 17-inch, 18-inch, and 19-inch(premium package) aluminum-alloy wheels. The new Rogue hybrid will be derived from the CMF platform of Nissan. The Japanese automaker has taken all possible efforts to make its hybrid variant to vie competently with its major class competitors, such as the Outlander from Mitsubishi, the RAV4 from Toyota, the CR-V from Honda, and the CX-5 from Mazda. Curb Weight is 3,814 lbs.
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Nissan Rogue hybrid 2017 Interior
Similar to the exterior, the interior of the 2017 Nissan Rogue hybrid comes with a well-appointed cabin with the great comfort and luxuriousness. While the SL model comes with the two rows of seats, the SV and S models will get the third seat row through the optional family package. All models of the new vehicle will be offered with a panoramic sunroof as an option. The audio system inside will come with the 5.0-inch color display, 4-speaker, AM/FM/CD audio system, USB connection for iPod and auxiliary audio input. Some of the notable inside features that come with the 2017 model Rouge Hybrid SL variant include improved infotainment and navigation systems with a bigger LCD (7.0-inch) display, NissanConnect System, an improved Bose sound system(SV models) with powerful speakers, and Bluetooth and USB connectivity. Cargo space is 27.3 cubic feet.
The new vehicle also comes with the latest safety systems to offer the necessary protection to both the vehicle and its occupants.
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The safety systems include:
– blind spot detection system,
– anti-lock braking system,
– hill start support system,
– forward emergency braking plus pedestrian detection,
– vehicle dynamic control system,
– lane departure warning,
– lane departure prevention
– rear cross traffic alert,
– airbags, and intelligent cruise control.
The new Nissan Rogue hybrid will be equipped with a traditional naturally aspirated powertrain with the displacement of 2.0-liter I4. This power unit will be combined with a powerful electric motor of 30-kW capacity, which is powered by a durable lithium-ion battery set. The electric motor is capable of generating an individual power of 30 horsepower. As a result, the new hybrid model will get the combined power output of 176 horsepower(141 ponies petrol/40 ponies electric motor) and the collective twist of 144 lbs per foot(petrol) and 118 lbs per foot(electric motor).
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The powertrain will be mated to a superior continuously variable transmission system(CVT). The 2017 model Rogue Hybrid will be offered with the front-wheel drive system as standard and an all-wheel-drive system as an option.
Regarding fuel economy, the new hybrid variant offers the city, highway and combined mileage of 31 mpg, 34 mpg and 33 mpg respectively(AWD) and 33 mpg, 35 mpg and 34 mpg for all-wheels-drive.
Base price and the date of release
The expected release date of the new Nissan Rogue hybrid 2017 will be during the concluding part of 2016. Regarding pricing, the new hybrid variant will be available at an estimated base price of $33,000.
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2017 Nissan Rogue hybrid photos