2012 Nissan Rogue Press Kit: Overview
2012 Nissan Rogue Adds New Special Edition Trim, Around View® Monitor and New Wheel Designs
– Versatile Compact SUV Remains One of Nissan’s Most Popular Models –
Following an upgraded demeanour for a 2011 indication year, a Nissan Rogue crossover SUV adds a new Special Edition for 2012, along with revised calm for a several choice packages. Rogue once again offers glorious value, while gratifying both a organic needs of a buyers and their romantic needs – that has done Rogue one of a best-selling vehicles in a Nissan lineup.
The new high-value Special Edition includes steering circle audio controls, RearView Monitor, 4.3-inch audio display, USB connectivity, satellite radio, haze lights and remoteness glass. Other enhancements for 2012 embody a further of a new “Sport Mode” switch on all models, new 17-inch (SV) and 16-inch (Special Edition) aluminum-alloy wheels, and one new extraneous color, Graphite Blue. Also, a SL Package adds a innovative Around View® Monitor.
“The 2012 Rogue is a initial non-luxury car in a United States to offer a unique, Around View® Monitor feature, that utilizes 4 tiny superwide-angle cameras – mounted on a front, side and back of a car – to yield a practical 360° perspective of objects around a vehicle, assisting to scheme it in parsimonious spots,” pronounced Al Castignetti, clamp boss and ubiquitous manager, Nissan Division, Nissan North America, Inc. “It’s another instance of a truth of ‘Innovation for All,’ not only for a many costly vehicles in a lineup.”
The 2012 Rogue is offering in dual trims, S and SV – both versed with a customary 170-horsepower 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and modernized Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission). Three choice packages are also accessible – Special Edition, Premium Package and SL Package. And, all 2012 Rogue models are accessible in all-wheel expostulate and front-wheel expostulate configurations.
Modern Exterior, Driver-Oriented Interior
Rogue’s extraneous is designed to benefaction an picture of complicated sophistication. Its thespian styling includes boldly arched forms and absolute back shoulder lines, enhancing both a sporty feel while providing an upscale, grown-up character in a difficulty full of toy-like compress SUVs.
Rogue facilities accessible Xenon headlights, accessible energy changeable potion moonroof with dim gray glass, and accessible roof rails (detachable crossbars are offering as an accessory). Chrome doorway handles, body-color bumpers, back liftgate with bound potion and energy sideview mirrors are standard. The physique also facilities vast front doorway openings for easy accession and egress. The new Special Edition includes front haze lights, remoteness potion and singular 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels.
Every Rogue is built on Nissan’s proven “C” platform, that provides high physique rigidity with endless use of high-strength steel employed to assistance revoke physique weight. Rogue facilities a 105.9-inch wheelbase and 183.3-inch altogether length – among a longest in class, compared with heading tiny crossover competitors – providing plenty back chair proportions and one of a longest interior lengths in class.
Rogue’s interior is designed to prove both a organic needs of a buyers and their romantic needs – including a flexibility supposing by a vast 58 cubic feet of bucket space. The interior includes a driver-oriented cockpit, accessible leather-appointed seating surfaces and 6-way energy driver’s seat. Heated front seats and mirrors are also available, along with a fold-down front newcomer chair (standard on SV) – that allows some-more than 8.5 feet of front-to-rear bucket space for carrying prolonged equipment such as timber or ladders. A back 60/40 split-fold dais seat, oversize glove compartment, and versatile core console all minister to Rogue’s considerable functionality.
Utility is extended by countless accessible storage and ultra-functionality features, including an oversized glove compartment, a vast core console and a washable, removable tray that fits next a bucket area building to reason soppy or unwashed rigging and tools. Rogue’s bland application facilities also embody a accumulation of cupholders, memo/pen holder, silver hilt and dungeon phone/sunglass holders.
Available facilities and technologies embody involuntary atmosphere conditioning (SV Premium and SL Packages), RearView Monitor (SV), a 4.3-inch tone arrangement audio complement with USB interface (SV and Special Edition), Nissan Intelligent Key™ (SV), Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System (SV), and XM® Satellite Radio (SV and Special Edition) (XM® subscription required, sole separately).
An modernized Nissan Navigation System with 5.0-inch tone hold shade arrangement and XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic Information (XM® subscription required, sole separately) is offering with a Premium and SL Packages. Available audio systems embody a absolute Bose®–developed audio complement with 7 speakers with Nd® Richbass® woofer, AUX submit and MP3 playback (SL Package)
A customary expostulate mechanism includes displays for distance-to-empty, normal fuel consumption, normal speed, elapsed time and outward temperature. Available steering wheel-mounted controls embody audio, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and journey control (cruise control is customary on all models).
Rogue’s customary QR25DE 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve inline 4-cylinder is rated during 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft torque, tuned to yield plenty torque in a low-to-mid rpm operation for smooth, absolute acceleration and discerning initial response from a station start. The engine facilities an aluminum block, reduced piston and piston ring attrition and increasing thermal potency (over a prior era 2.5-liter engine design), 9.6:1 application ratio, and vast hole intake pier and empty manifold.
Every Rogue comes with a customary Nissan Xtronic CVT™, mixing smooth, linear and manageable acceleration feel with high-efficiency operation. Rogue’s CVT utilizes Adaptive Shift Control and a high-speed executive estimate unit. Its modernized change control offers a optimal change settlement according to a pushing conditions and driver’s demands, regulating submit from motorist operation, car speed, highway gradient, branch condition and acceleration to adjust changeable patterns accordingly. A new “Sport Mode” switch is combined for 2012.
Rogue fuel economy is rated during 22 mpg City/28 mpg Highway for 2-wheel expostulate models and 22 mpg City/26 mpg Highway for all-wheel expostulate models.
Rogue AWD models underline an advanced, discerning All-Wheel Drive system. The complement helps provides glorious all-weather opening and traction. Every Rogue also facilities customary Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS).
Rogue comes versed with customary 4-wheel eccentric suspension. The front cessation includes subframe-mounted eccentric struts with curl springs, high-performance startle absorbers with miscarry springs, and a stabilizer bar. The back eccentric multi-link cessation includes aluminum-alloy top links, high-performance startle absorbers with miscarry springs and stabilizer bar. The back cessation settlement allows limit luggage space (versus a back strut design).
Responsive steering is supposing by an Electric Power-assisted Steering (EPS) system. Every Rogue also comes versed with customary power-assisted front and back vented front brakes with customary Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA).
Rogue S models come with 16-inch steel wheels and P215/70R16 tires, while 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with P225/60R17 tires are customary on Rogue SV. The Rogue Special Edition facilities singular 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, while 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and P225/55R18 tires are accessible with a SL Package.
Standard reserve facilities embody a Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front atmosphere bags with chair belt and passenger sequence sensors; front seat-mounted side impact supplemental atmosphere bags; roof-mounted shade side impact supplemental atmosphere bags with rollover sensor for front and rear-seat outboard passenger conduct protection; front chair Active Head Restraints; 3-point front and back seatbelts, front chair belts with pre-tensioners, bucket limiters and tractable top anchors and LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren).
Every Rogue also offers child reserve back doorway locks; Zone Body construction featuring front and back press zones and passenger zone; Nissan Immobilizer complement and anti-theft alarm system; and Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
Two choice packages are offering in 2012 in further to a new Special Edition. The Premium Package (available on Rogue SV) facilities a Nissan Navigation System with 5.0-inch tone hold shade arrangement and XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic Information (XM® subscription required, sole separately), energy potion moonroof, involuntary on/off headlights and involuntary atmosphere conditioning.
The SL Package facilities leather-appointed seats, exhilarated front seats and outward mirrors, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, Nissan Navigation System with 5.0-inch tone hold shade arrangement and XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic Information (XM® subscription required, sole separately), Bose® reward audio complement with 7 speakers and subwoofer, a new Around View Monitor®, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Xenon headlights, involuntary on/off headlights, energy potion moonroof, involuntary atmosphere conditioning and front haze lights. The SL Package is accessible on Rogue SV.
“Rogue stays a fresh, sparkling no-compromise choice to normal sedans, minivans and tiny application vehicles,” pronounced Castignetti. “It provides a answer to a far-reaching accumulation of car needs, with a extended value and fun today’s buyers are looking for.”