Nissan Motor Company, one of Japan’s largest automotive companies known for its unique and innovative ideas is adding another feather in its cap with an addition to the Rogue series – the 2012 Nissan Rogue. With this Nissan expects to ramp the US sales figure of its vehicles. Since not much advance information is available, look for the comments section for user generated comments and news. Readers are encouraged to write about the experience with the previous year models of this vehicle and their expectation for the 2012 Nissan Rogue. The details are presented in the form of the questions and answers.
Q. Who are the competitors of the 2012 Nissan Rogue ?
A. 2012 Honda CR-V and 2012 Toyota RAV4 are the two closest competitors of the 2012 Nissan Rogue. Ford Escape has also been very popular, especially since it is designed and manufactured in USA.
Q. What is the expected date of the release of the 2011 Nissan Rogue ?
A. The official date will be announced by the Nissan close to the date of the launch. The all new Rogue will make its debut in the market by autumn 2011, we are are to take into account the historical releases.
Q. What are the styling changes in the 2012 Nissan Rogue ?
This model inherits looks from its predecessor the Rogue 2011 with a little bit of outer looks changed. The 2012 Nissan Rogue would be made available in 3 versions, the basic S, midline SV and the top of line Krom. The basic model will have 16 inch steel wheels, 17 inch for the SV model with 18s as optional and standard 18 inch for the Krom level.
Q. Any detail about the engine and its performance ?
The 2012 Rouge is powered by a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder motor that generates 170 hp – i.e. it is expected to be on the same line at that of the 2011 model of the Nissan Rogue. CVTs are designed for smooth gear shift which also improves fuel economy.
The 2012 Rogue has a considerable layout of both standard and optional instruments such as cruise control, air conditioning and power windows with locks.
These standard features will be included in the base price. You can also fit the 2012 Rogue with the options of your choice such as Bluetooth for hands-free mobile connection.
2012 Nissan Rouge Fuel economy
In today’s scenario fuel efficiency is a major concern for the buyers. The Nissan 2012 Rogue model is expected to come with a 4 cylinder motor with front-wheel drive which helps the vehicle to be more fuel efficient thereby it is expected to give a mileage of around 22mpg in city and around 27mpg on highway.
2012 Nissan Rogue pricing
Coming to the price factor of this sleek model, the price of 2012 Nissan Rogue with front wheel drive is expected to weigh around $22000 to $26000 whereas the price for 2012 Nissan Rogue with AWD is expected to be in the range of $23000 to $27000.