The new Rogue Sport, arrived in dealer showrooms last May, is slightly larger and sportier than Rogue with 5-passenger seating.
Appealing to the new Millennium buyers and offering an alternative to large SUV/sedans; it is designed for conquering everyday urban adventures.
All 2017 Rogue Sport models come with a standard 141-horsepower 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine, 147 lb-ft at 4400 rpm, mated to an Xtronic transmission with Eco Mode switch and a 4-wheel independent suspension.
Nissan sales overviews claim is the fastest growing auto brand in the country with 1,426,130 total sales. All-time annual Rogue sales record of 329,905 and 15 percent sold in 2016.
The first generation launched in U.S in 2007 and the current (second) launched in 2013.
Among the available comfort and convenience features are leather-appointed seating, heated front seats, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (subscription required, sold separately) and available Divide-N-Hide Cargo System, RearView Monitor, Siri Eyes Free, NissanConnect SM with Navigation and Mobile Apps, 7.0-inch color touch-screen display and Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant.
Also available is the advanced Around View Monitor (AVM) with Moving Object Detection (MOD) and Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC).
The 2017 Rogue Sport is offered in front-wheel and intuitive all-wheel-drive configurations, and in three well-equipped grade levels – S, SV and SL. Rogue Sport is assembled in Kyushu, Japan.
This model offers an Intelligent Safety Shield technologies: Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Warning (BSW)5, Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Departure Prevention (LDP).
It is slightly smaller, sportier and more affordable than Rogue and designed for youthful singles and couples, for fun, outgoing, social, spontaneous mid 20s-30s, city lifestyle, urban SUV buyers.
Sophisticated headlight design with LED signature Daytime Running Lights; available fog lights. Halogen headlights with auto off function, available LED low-beam headlights with auto on/off function.
Nissan Rogue Sport vs Rogue Exterior:
Wheelbase:104.2 in, 106.5 in
Length: 172.4 in, 184.5 in
Width: 72.3 in, 72.4 in
Height: 62.5 in, 68.1 in
Exterior colors: Monarch Orange and Pearl White (with extra cost), Caspian Blue, Palatial Ruby, Glacier White, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Magnetic Black, Nitro Lime and Mocha Almond.
Interior colors: S Charcoal Cloth, SV Charcoal Cloth, SV Light Gray Cloth, ST Charcoal Leather and St Light Gray Leather.
The new 2017 Rogue Sport pricing: S FWD $21,420, SV FWD $23,020, SL FWD $26,070, S AWD $22,770, SV AWD $24,370, SL AWD $27,420.
Fuel economy: 25 mpg city, 34 mpg in highway.