The Rogue Sport looks to add to Nissan's best-selling and IIHS safety award-winning Rogue lineup by entering a compact version of the Rogue into the market. The Rogue S is available in three trim levels S, SL and SV. Although the Rogue Sport S has a lack of drivetrain options all trims are given a capable 2.0L inline 4-cylinder engine and CVT transmission with manual mode that achieves up to 32 mpg on the freeway when in front-wheel drive form.
Making 141 horsepower and 147 foot pounds of torque the Rogue's single engine configuration struggles to win any races yet it still provides an adequate driving experience and solid platform for consumers.
The Rogue Sport S is comes standard with driver friendly features like remote keyless entry, Easy-Fill Tire Alert, Bluetooth integration and LED daytime running lights. The S has an optional Appearance package updating it's styling while the SV takes advantage of an available
All-Weather and Premium package paired with all-wheel drive the Rogue can tackle anything you'll likely throw at it.
The mid-level SV trim level adds larger 17-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, push-button start, a 6 way power adjustable seat and dual climate control. A premium package is available to tap into Nissan's nifty driver assist and safety that includes features like blind-spot detection and all around view camera.
The top-level SL is very much loaded adding unique 19-inch wheels, heated leather seats and steering wheel, navigation, a 7-inch infotainment system, fog lights, remote start, and Nissan's Around-View Monitor bird's-eye-view camera system.
A Platinum package only available to the SL adds intelligent cruise control, lane-departure warning and prevention, and emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
Compact Exterior Design
Customizable Cargo Configuration
Available All-wheel Drive
Available Advanced Safety Features
The 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport is a brand-new version of its larger sibling the Nissan Rogue. It retains Nissans V-shaped front grille and angular boomerang taillights while shrinking its dimensions, updating the front and rear fascia and adding a multitude of Platinum option packages. Advanced safety features like intelligent cruise control, lane-departure warning, and emergency braking with pedestrian detection are all available. All-wheel drive is available as well.
The Rogue Sport is priced in the middle of a crowded small-SUV category of worthy competitors starting at just over $22,000 for a Rogue Sport S. It rivals vehicles like the Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, and Chevrolet Trax. All-wheel drive only adds $1,350 while a fully loaded SL with a Platinum Package featuring Nissan's latest advanced safety technology and 19-inch wheels comes in closer to $31,000.