Nissan: New Nissan Rogue Hybrid named finalist for “2017 Green SUV of a Year” Award – leader to be announced during Washington Auto Show

Posted on 12. Dec, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The new 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid, a first-ever hybrid indication offering in Rogue history, has been named a finalist for Green Car Journal magazine’s “2017 Green SUV of a Year” award. The leader will be announced Jan. 26, 2017 during a arriving Washington Auto Show, hold in a nation’s collateral from Jan. 26 by Feb. 5, 2017.

The annual Green Car Awards respect a best-of-the-best in a critical premium, connected, and SUV/crossover categories. Hybrid power, according to a magazine, continues to be an critical plan in achieving larger environmental compatibility, along with plug-in hybrid, battery electric, and modernized gasoline and diesel propulsion.

The Nissan Rogue, following 3 true years of sales enlargement given a introduction of a totally redesigned second era for a 2014 indication year, takes another vital step brazen for 2017 with a new look, extended application and an stretched apartment of accessible Nissan Safety Shield technologies. In an enlargement of a Rogue lineup, a new gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain – accessible in dual class levels and a choice of front-wheel or all-wheel expostulate – joins a lineup by a finish of 2016.

“There are so many enhancements to Rogue for 2017, with each one of them designed to raise a interest with a fastest flourishing shred of buyers in a industry,” pronounced Michael Bunce, clamp president, Product Planning, Nissan North America, Inc. “The crowning feat is a further of a new Rogue Hybrid, that increases fuel potency but compromising newcomer roominess or load utility.”

The further of a new Rogue Hybrid is partial of Nissan’s “Year of a Truck” – a jubilee of Nissan’s new TITAN lineup, Armada, Pathfinder, Rogue and some-more via 2016.

The new Rogue Hybrid produces projected fuel economy1 of 33 mpg city, 35 mpg highway and 34 mpg total (estimated) for a front-wheel expostulate model. Rogue Hybrid all-wheel expostulate models are projected during 31 mpg city, 34 mpg highway and 33 mpg total (estimated)1. Most significantly, it does so with probably no concede of performance, interior roominess or load space (compared to customary Rogue models).

The hybrid complement combines an modernized 2.0-liter 16-valve DOHC aluminum-alloy inline 4-cylinder engine and a compress lithium-ion battery with an innovative one-motor, two-clutch control. The system’s gasoline engine is rated during 141 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque, while a modernized 30 kW electric engine is rated during 40 horsepower and 118 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid complement net appetite is 176 horsepower.

At a core of a Rogue Hybrid gasoline-electric hybrid complement is Nissan’s modernized Intelligent Dual Clutch Control system. The initial of a dual clutches is a dry purchase commissioned between a 4-cylinder engine and a electric motor, where a torque converter would routinely be, and a second is between a engine and Xtronic transmission.

The high-output lithium-ion battery is means to charge/discharge quickly, that contributes to high-speed, accurate control of a electric engine and best purchase control, and in multiple capacitate well-spoken start and discerning change changes. An Intelligent Regenerative Braking complement partially recharges a battery during car braking and additional fuel economy is supposing by an Idle Start/Stop system.

In addition, with a use of a compress Lithium-ion battery located underneath a back load area, a Rogue Hybrid maintains a prosaic back building for easy newcomer entrance to a back chair and tiny rebate of load room.

“These well-developed models illustrate that ‘green’ cars come in all classes and configurations,” pronounced Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and GreenCarJournal.com. “Automakers continue to enhance their efforts in conceptualizing and production some-more fit and environmentally certain vehicles opposite a automotive spectrum. This is an critical expansion from a early years of ‘green’ cars when models were essentially gasoline-electric hybrid and typically tiny sedans or hatchbacks.”

Like a 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder gasoline engine-equipped customary Rogue models, a Rogue Hybrid offers freshened extraneous and interior styling, additional safety, confidence and pushing assist record and a far-reaching operation of customary and accessible comfort, preference and application features.

For some-more information on a 2017 Nissan Rogue and Rogue Hybrid, along with a finish Nissan lorry and SUV lineup, greatfully revisit www.NissanNews.com.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Green Car Journal
The award-winning Green Car Journal has focused on a intersection of automobiles, energy, and sourroundings given a launch in 1992. As partial of a mission, a repository hosts events, produces ride-and-drives of modernized and purify fuel vehicles, and conducts several overdo efforts to teach consumers on improved and some-more environmentally certain car choices. The magazine’s calm is featured online during www.GreenCarJournal.com.

 

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Dan Passe
Product Communications, Nissan North America
615-725-5264
dan.passe@nissan-usa.com  

Kevin Raftery
Nissan Communications
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1. Fuel economy formed on targeted 2017 EPA fuel economy estimates for 2017 Rogue Hybrid. EPA information not accessible during time of publication. Targeted 2017 fuel economy 33 mpg city or 35 mpg highway or 34 mpg total (FWD) or 31 mpg city or 34 mpg highway or 33 mpg total (AWD) guess formed on Nissan inner contrast results, theme to EPA confirmation. Actual mileage might change with pushing conditions – use for comparison only.

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