All-new 2014 Nissan Rogue makes North American debut

All-new 2014 Nissan Rogue.

All-new 2014 Nissan Rogue.

Nissan has debuted its all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue compact utility vehicle, the company’s best-selling model in Canada and one of a family of new Nissan global compact crossovers.

The European version, called the Nissan X-TRAIL, made its world debut during a press conference at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

As a high-volume global growth product built on the new jointly developed Nissan/Renault Common Module Family (CMF) platform architecture, it is projected to be available in 190 countries around the world.

The new Rogue is scheduled to go on sale at Nissan dealers in Canada in December 2013. Pricing has not yet been announced.

The 2014 Rogue’s new exterior design provides a premium, high-quality look and feel with available LED headlights, standard LED signature daytime running lights, heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signals and rear spoiler. Also available are a power panoramic moonroof and a power rear liftgate.

All-new 2014 Nissan RogueFor the first time, Rogue will offer optional 3-row/7-passenger seating, thanks to its improved interior packaging efficiency. Among the many interior highlights are the innovative, class-exclusive** Divide ‘n Hide® Cargo System providing 18 adjustable variations (two-row models) between the cargo and occupant areas.

The premium Rogue interior also offers exceptional passenger and cargo versatility, with best-in-class front headroom. The class-exclusive EZ FlexÔ Seating System includes a reclining 40/20/40-split 2nd row seat and 2nd row legroom of  963 mm and 228 mm of fore/aft adjustability. Standard interior features include Streaming Audio via Bluetooth and Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant.

Available Rogue technology features include NissanConnect with Navigation and NissanConnect Apps; Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection; Blind Spot Warning and Lane Departure Warning.

Every 2014 Nissan Rogue is equipped with a responsive 2.5-litre 4-cylinder engine rated at 170-horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Also standard are an advanced Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), and 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and a choice of an intuitive All-Wheel Drive system or front-wheel drive. An added level of driving confidence is provided by the new suite of confidence-inspiring dynamic technologies, featuring Active Trace Control, Active Engine Braking and Active Ride Control.

Fuel economy is significantly improved over the 2013 model with details to be announced at a later date.

The new Rogue carries the distinctive “PURE DRIVE” badge, signifying Nissan’s commitment to developing more environmentally friendly transportation for every market.

The 2014 Nissan Rogue is offered in three models, S, SV and SL, and will be assembled in Smyrna, Tennessee.