Nissan seems to be updating its compact crossover SUV soon. However, we expect it will only be a minor update; reportedly, the 2022 Nissan Rogue Sport will have a more modern appearance inspired by Xmotion. We expected this SUV to hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2021 as the 2022 Model year.
The driving dynamics and the acceleration performance also increased compared to the previous generation Nissan Rogue. This Nissan Compact Crossover SUV will be the main competitor of the Mazda CX-5 and even the Volkswagen Tiguan. If you are curious about the review of this modern SUV, read the following article.
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2022 Nissan Rogue Redesign Exterior, Interior, Comfort, and Cargo Capacity
Nissan engineers spotted doing a road test on their newest generation of SUV, the Redesigned Nissan Rogue. In the pictures, we can see that Nissan has not made too many changes. It is still clear that the shape of the current Rogue model, though more modern styling, looks to have been inspired by recent Nissan crossover concepts like the Xmotion and IMQ.
Many people cannot wait to know how the interior of the latest generation Nissan Rogue. That is because the current generation is so stylish and elegant. Therefore, many people expect the upcoming generation to be fresher and contemporary.
However, it seems you don’t need to worry because this car has a bi-level dashboard and storage cubbies that are elegant and thoughtful. The latest generation of Nissan Rogue is also equipped with a squared-off shift knob to give the impression of a modern car interior.
Cloth seating on the Nissan Rogue is standard, but the Nissan Rogue SV mid-range model has optional faux leather upholstery. As for the Nissan Rogue, upscale SL and the Nissan Rogue Platinum will get genuine leather in their seat.
This car features a three-zone automatic climate control heated front seat. Also, another feature that will make the driver comfortable is the heated steering wheel. Regarding cargo, many people hope that the latest generation of Nissan Rogue has a minimum cargo capacity of 39 cubic feet.
Infotainment and Connectivity
If you like to drive a long distance, infotainment and connectivity are other things you need to consider in choosing a car. The infotainment feature on a vehicle can entertain you when you drive long distances.
You are fortunate because the latest generation of Nissan Rogue has a touch screen infotainment system, so you will easily control it. For a standard Nissan Rogue, the screen unit is only 8.0 inches. As for the SL and Platinum models, the unit’s screen size is 9.0 inches.
Besides, every model in this car also has CarPlay and Android Auto features. Optional features on the latest generation of Nissan Rogue are the Bose stereo system and even navigation on the dashboard.
Safety and Driver-Assistance Features
Unfortunately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have not yet performed a crash test on this latest generation of Nissan Rogue. Hopefully, this car is very safe for the sophisticated SUV class.
On all Nissan Rogue models, Nissan’s ProPilot Assist semi-autonomous driving mode. At the same time, another safety feature available on this car is standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
Then, there is also standard blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alerts that will facilitate the driver. 2022 Nissan Rogue also has adaptive cruise control with semi-autonomous driving mode, isn’t it exciting?
Engine, Transmission, and Performance
Just like the previous generation, the latest generation Nissan Rogue has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. However, unfortunately, rumors say that this car only has electricity up to 181-hp. This car will be more agile and secure for you to control because it has front-wheel drive.
However, also wanting an all-wheel-drive version is optional. Besides, this car also has a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). In the previous generation, acceleration and handling were a bit clumsy. Hopefully, this latest generation of Nissan Rogue has much better acceleration and handling.
Talking about fuel economy, Nissan claims it will increase fuel economy on the latest generation Nissan Rogue to 29 mpg for the base all-wheel-drive models. As for the front-wheel-drive setup, the fuel economy of this car is 30 mpg.
However, the 2022 Nissan Rogue has not had the opportunity to test fuel economy on the highway fuel-efficient route. Therefore, the fuel economy and the real-world MPG on the latest Nissan Rogue generation are not yet transparent.
2022 Nissan Rogue Sport Pricing and Release Date
Unfortunately, Nissan has not officially announced the release date of this latest generation of Nissan Rogue. However, usually, the Nissan Rogue arrives in the late fall. Therefore, we expect this car to hit the market in the fall of 2022.
Regarding the price, the standard model estimates prices starting at $28,000. However, the price depends on electronic, technical, and even interior equipment configuration. The Platinum model is more expensive, and the estimated cost is $42,000.
Those are the complete review of the 2022 Nissan Rogue that is interesting for you to know. Because this car has modern technology and a stylish design, you can choose this car as your flagship SUV. However, please be patient because there is no official information from Nissan about the price and the release date of this car.