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2015 Nissan Rogue

$11,518 — $24,378 USED
Sport Utility
5-7 Seats
28-29 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?

The Good

  • High-quality interior materials
  • Aggressive exterior styling
  • Refined ride, balanced handling
  • Available third row for children only

The Bad

  • Slow acceleration
  • Full-throttle engine noise
  • Dull paint choices
  • Mediocre premium audio system
2015 Nissan Rogue exterior side view

What to Know

about the 2015 Nissan Rogue
  • Four-cylinder and CVT
  • Seats up to seven
  • Front- or all-wheel drive

Our Take

from the Cars.com expert editorial team

After four days of testing outside of Baltimore with experts from Cars.com, USA Today and "MotorWeek" as well as a real-life family, here's a video on how each car performed:

Vehicle Overview

The Nissan Rogue was redesigned in 2014 and the five passenger vehicle has a robust exterior with a high-quality look. Its sporty appearance is complemented with updated interior features. The Rogue S, SV, and SL are available models. Competitors include: the Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V.

The Rogue is also sold as a Rogue Select model that is listed separately in the Cars.com Research section.
New for 2015
Eco mode has been added and heated cloth seats are available in the SV Premium Package. There are no other significant changes.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • 17-inch steel wheels; 17- and 18-inch alloy wheels available
  • Halogen headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Rear spoiler
  • Available power moonroof
  • Available fog lights
  • Available power liftgate
  • Available heated outside mirrors

Interior Highlights

  • Available front seat warmers
  • Six-way adjustable driver’s seat
  • Six front storage areas
  • Available NissanConnectTM with navigation
  • Available Nissan Voice Recognition
  • Available Travel Link

Under the Hood

  • 170-horspower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Continuously Variable Transmission
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Active Trace Control, Active Engine Braking and Active Ride Control

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Blind spot warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warn...
Vehicle Overview

The Nissan Rogue was redesigned in 2014 and the five passenger vehicle has a robust exterior with a high-quality look. Its sporty appearance is complemented with updated interior features. The Rogue S, SV, and SL are available models. Competitors include: the Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V.

The Rogue is also sold as a Rogue Select model that is listed separately in the Cars.com Research section.
New for 2015
Eco mode has been added and heated cloth seats are available in the SV Premium Package. There are no other significant changes.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • 17-inch steel wheels; 17- and 18-inch alloy wheels available
  • Halogen headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Rear spoiler
  • Available power moonroof
  • Available fog lights
  • Available power liftgate
  • Available heated outside mirrors

Interior Highlights

  • Available front seat warmers
  • Six-way adjustable driver’s seat
  • Six front storage areas
  • Available NissanConnectTM with navigation
  • Available Nissan Voice Recognition
  • Available Travel Link

Under the Hood

  • 170-horspower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Continuously Variable Transmission
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Active Trace Control, Active Engine Braking and Active Ride Control

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Blind spot warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warning
  • Rollover sensor
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Traction control
  • Hill start assist
  • Available Moving Object Detection
  • Available Around View Monitor

 

Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.4
192 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.5)
Performance
(4.3)
Interior Design
(4.5)
Comfort
(4.6)
Reliability
(4.4)
Value For The Money
(4.4)

Read reviews that mention:

(5.0)

First time buying a Nissan. So far so good.

by Beer man from Calcium, NY on November 11, 2018

This car is what my wife wanted to try, based on what a couple of co workers were saying about their expeirences with this vehicle. Read full review

(5.0)

Most Reliable Car I?ve Owned!

by JusTracey from Cedar Hill, TX on November 9, 2018

I absolute LOVE my Rouge! Not to big, not to small and great on gas. I?ve my vehicle for 3 years and have not had any trouble with it at all. It fits my family of 4 comfortably on road trips and is ... Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2015 Nissan Rogue currently has 7 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2015 Nissan Rogue S

IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal, or poor.

Front

Chest
good
Head/Neck
good
Hip/thigh
good
Lower leg/foot
good
Overall evaluation
good
Retraints and dummy kinematics
good
Structure and safety cage
acceptable

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
good
Overall Rear
good
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
good

Moderate overlap front

Chest
good
Head/Neck
good
Left Leg/Foot
good
Overall Front
good
Restraints
good
Right Leg/Foot
good
Structure/safety cage
good

Other

Roof Strength
good

Side

Driver Head Protection
good
Driver Head and Neck
good
Driver Pelvis/Leg
good
Driver Torso
good
Overall Side
good
Rear Passenger Head Protection
good
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
good
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
good
Rear Passenger Torso
good
Structure/safety cage
good

Small Overlap Front - Driver Side

Chest
good
Head/Neck
good
Hip/Thigh
good
Lower Leg/Foot
good
Overall Evaluation
good
Restraints and Dummy Kinematics
good
Structure and Safety Cage
acceptable
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers.

Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Nissan

New Car Program Benefits

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    36 months / 36,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    60 months / 60,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits

  • Maximum Age/Mileage

    6 years/less than 80,000 miles

  • Basic Warranty Terms

    84 months/100,000 miles from original new-car in-service date

  • Powertrain

    84 months/100,000 miles (includes LEAF electric vehicle system and powertrain)

  • Dealer Certification Required

    167-point inspection

  • Roadside Assistance

    Yes

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Rogue received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*

Third-row access

N/A

Infant seat

A

Booster

(second row)

B

Booster

(third row)

N/A

Latch or Latch system

B

Forward-facing convertible

(third row)

N/A

Forward-facing convertible

(second row)

A

Rear-facing convertible

A
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.
For complete details,

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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