Rogue is one of the most popular SUVs, not only in Nissan family, but generally. It didn’t take too long for this crossover to takeover many buyers, which found reliability in this model, and in combination with excellent performance popularity came almost overnight. However, after a decade, time has came for new generation, which is coming with 2018 Nissan Rogue. Some of news are framework, propulsion system and interior upgrade.
2018 Nissan Rogue features
List of the equipment which is going to be installed in 2018 Nissan Rogue is long. Some features are going to be carried over from the last model, some of these are now traditional for all Nissan vehicles, but there are also many innovations integrated with crossover. Helping features are electric power-assisted steering, trace/ride control and hill start assist, and while braking, , 4-wheel disc brakes and anti-lock braking system, should be there to help a lot.
2018 Nissan Rogue engine
Power source for 2018 Nissan Rogue will come from standard petrol engine. Diesel unit wasn’t announced, but we suppose company engineers won’t take risk by not adding it to lineup. What is clear, is that crossover will be offered as hybrid machine. But, let’s start from beginning. Standard offer includes 2.5-l 4-cylinder powertrain. This engine is mated to CVT transmission, and it is good for 170 hp and 175 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive system is used by default, but AWD is also offered optional. Estimated fuel consumption is 26 mpg combined.
2018 Nissan Rogue hybrid
Hybrid vehicles are more popular every day. Some while ago it was believed that crossovers couldn’t support this kind of powertrain, but there are many SUVs with hybrid combination as its drivetrain. The 2018 Nissan Rogue could be another one in the market. Company didn’t confirm rumors, but no denial was heard. People close to company believe X-Trail Hybrid could be used as platform for Rogue, or it could be even Pathfinder. However, this should bring versatility to this crossover, offering slightly less power, but a lot more miles per gallon of fuel, making it one of the most economical and fuel-friendly SUV.