Under the hood of most Rogues sits a 2. Most everyday drivers won't notice the subtle differences we look for and may not find the Rogue very different from its peers. A Top Safety Pick, the Rogue has an overall great safety record. Rogues with the standard 17-inch wheel setup ride softly, while the optional 18- and 19-inchers firm things up a bit. We wish the third-row option was still available, but Nissan must have found few interested buyers in the one year it was offered. Love the adaptive cruse control and collision avoidance breaking that were missing in our old 2015 Rogue. However, it loses a full point for a weak four-star overall score from the feds.
The 2018 Nissan Rogue earns points from us based on its optional extras, its newly standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto paired with a 7. The 2018 Nissan Rogue comes standard with an unusually high level of collision-avoidance tech and, when properly equipped, can even drive itself for short distances. Other driver assist safety features include the standard blind-spot monitoring and rear-cross traffic alert systems, as well as lane departure warning, lane keep assist, and adaptive cruise control. Abyss Black perforated leather upholstery on the seats and steering wheel will come as standard. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions are available. Vehicle acceleration is to see improvements too.
It seemed to tip us forward in the seat, making the overall comfort marginal. Features exclusive to Midnight Package The whole purpose of Nissan presenting out this Midnight Package is to deliver a premium styling. In Research, readers will find vehicle reviews, model specifications and other information that is helpful for making a vehicle purchase. All trims now come with two rows only, leaving the Volkswagen Tiguan and Mitsubishi Outlander as the only two vehicles in the segment with a third-row option. Lane keeping assist is also helpful, but now commonplace as well.
Up front, Nissan's signature grill works well with the Rogue. To mimic the mythical spacecraft, the vehicle adopts custom handcrafted aluminum body panels and a special multi-pane windshield. Its styling is clean and crisp, but it hardly stands out from the crowd. It also allows for limited hands-off driving on single-lane highways. It is only part of a premium package on top trims. The Platinum Reserve Interior package includes premium tan leather-appointed seats with special quilted leather inserts.
Although relatively fuel efficient at up to 29 mpg combined, the Rogue can feel a little pokey with a full load of passengers aboard. The speculated output of this powertrain appears as 177 hp and 180 lb-ft torque. Find the Best Car for You Search for a Car Already know what you are looking for? In News, readers will find articles about trucking, freight, logistics and automotive industries. The 2018 Nissan Rogue is updated from the previous model with a host of standard and available safety and driver-assist features. The Rogue follows most modern crossover design themes with its tall body, high belt line that curves upward toward the rearmost roof pillar, and dainty unpainted fender flares that hint at the kind of rugged lifestyle most of these vehicles will never live.
Adaptive cruise control with full stopping sounds good, but other brands have it and we rarely use it that way. The outer body will host a multitude of dark accents; especially gloss black highlights. Regular fuel is recommended, which keeps costs down. Come check it out and go for a drive yourself at Kingston Nissan! The brakes have an unnatural feel and the steering is very slow. In Adventures, readers will find articles about how vehicles are part of the gear used for an active lifestyle. Similarly, improved fuel economy figures will follow 32 mpg in city, 35 mpg on highways and 34 mpg on a combined scale. Also, revamped powertrain, sport-tuned suspension and a bloat-load of standard technological features.
State laws may apply; review local laws before using. We rate the lineup at 7 out of 10, a score that applies to both front- and all-wheel drive 2018 Rogues. Rogues with all-wheel drive make good four-season haulers and they boast 8. Power Vehicle Dependability Study Nissan scores just above the industry average, having moved up form below average in 2017. This is a service that acts as a form of advertising but does not influence Trucks.
New for 2018 A 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity is now standard. Its handling is safe, but hardly entertaining, and its ride quality is good but not outstanding. Third, Nissan makes automatic emergency braking available to every Rogue buyer by including it on every trim. Dealerships might get it by the end of 2017 or probably during the early start of 2018. Despite the clever name, the system requires hands-on driving at all times. Designed for highway driving, the system can help steer the Rogue to keep it centered in its lane, maintain a set following distance to a vehicle directly ahead and help manage stop-and-go traffic. We maintain a strict separation between news content and advertising.
Even with the top-trim's low profile tires, we felt the Rogue's steering was a little bit vague in corners. The biggest highlights of Nissan Rogue Midnight Package 2018 will include dark exterior design elements. Tyler Burley of Kingston Nissan and CarOne gets a hands-on demo of the 2018 Nissan Rogue, currently available at Kingston Nissan, for a real-world test. Others may not have the same body shape, so we encourage you to check out the seats in person. The Midnight Edition package has been revised with a new black front and rear fascia accents, black rear license plate finisher, black V-motion grille, and black emblems. In back, the rear looks well finished and Nissan even has a style element under the Rogue over its exhaust system.