INTRO: The versatile 5-passenger 2011 Nissan Rogue sport-utility crossover offers economy for the small family on the go as well as sporty performance for the urban driver looking for a multi-purpose vehicle.
FEATURES: Each of the trim packages, S, SV and S Krom Edition, delivers a smooth ride thanks to the standard four-wheel independent suspension with front and rear stabilizer bars. With fold-down seating, there's plenty of room for extra cargo, even items as long as an 8.5-foot ladder. Noteworthy extras include rear-view monitoring available in the SV and touch-screen navigation in the optional SL package.
PERFORMANCE: A 170-horsepower, 2.5 liter in-line four-cylinder engine with continuously variable automatic transmission provides quick performance and ample passing power. The Rogue is available in either front-wheel or all-wheel drive varieties. The all-wheel drive improves all-weather performance.
FUEL ECONOMY: EPA rated fuel economy is as follows:
PRICING/WARRANTY: Base MSRP for the Nissan Rogue S is $20,810. The exclusive S Krom Edition starts at $24,410. The mid-priced SV jumps to $27,070 with the optional SL package. The Rogue is backed by a 5-year, 60,000 mile powertrain warranty.
CLOSING: A vehicle designed for all seasons, the crossover Rogue fulfills the practical needs of families and the sport-utility desires of urban drivers.