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2008 Nissan Rogue

At a Glance

Pricing $19,250 - $21,990
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 2.5l I4
Transmissions CVT
Fuel Economy 21-22 (city), 26-27 (highway)

Overview Information

The Rogue is the first compact SUV (crossover) introduced by Nissan in the USA. Available in "S" and "SL" trim levels, both Rogue models are equipped with a 170-bhp 2.5L I-4. Nissan's Xtronic CVT, with optional paddle shifters, sends power to the front wheels or an optional AWD system. ABS, traction control, VDC (Vehicle Dynamic Control), and 4-wheel disc brakes are standard. Steel 16-inch wheels with 215/70R16 tires are standard, but can be substituted with 17-inch alloy wheels and 225/60R17 tires. Options include a 7-speaker Bose audio system with MP3 capability, heated leather seats, cargo organizer, roof rail system, and xenon HID headlights.

What Changed:

The Rogue is an all-new compact sport utility model based on Nissan's C platform (Sentra). The Rogue features a 2.5L four-cylinder engine rated at 170 hp, 175 lb-ft of torque. A CVT transmission is standard. Both FWD and AWD versions are offered. Rogue features a fully-independent suspension.

Official Word:

The new 2008 Nissan Rogue, which makes its world debut at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is designed to add a new dimension to the small crossover utility segment - satisfying both the functional needs of the buyer and their emotional needs. Rogue's aggressive, performance-oriented styling, powerful engine, responsive handling and driver-focused cockpit combine with its thoughtful everyday utility to create a vehicle that shifts the way buyers, especially younger buyers, think...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Rogue S 2.5l I4 (170-bhp) CVT FWD 22/27/24 $19,250
Rogue S 2.5l I4 (170-bhp) CVT AWD 21/26/23 $20,570
Rogue SL 2.5l I4 (170-bhp) CVT FWD 22/27/24 $20,790
Rogue SL 2.5l I4 (170-bhp) CVT AWD 21/26/23 $21,990