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2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid

$20,135 — $32,200 NEW and USED
SUV
5 Seats
33-34 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?
(4.0) 3 reviews

The Good

  • Ride quality
  • High-quality interior materials
  • Aggressive exterior styling
  • Refined ride, balanced handling
  • 40/20/40 split-folding second row
  • Available 360-degree camera systems
  • Hybrid has available all-wheel drive

The Bad

  • Slow acceleration (gas-only)
  • Full-throttle engine noise (gas-only)
  • Mediocre premium audio system
  • No cargo organizer for Hybrid
  • Optional small third row has limited use
  • Front seating comfort
2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid exterior side view

What to Know

about the 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid
  • Newly available hybrid
  • Front styling updated
  • Forward emergency braking available
  • Siri Eyes Free capability available
  • Non-hybrid seats up to seven with available third row
  • Four-cylinder engine and CVT
  • Front- or all-wheel drive

Our Take

from the Cars.com expert editorial team

Vehicle Overview

Nissan gave its popular Rogue SUV a slew of updates for 2017, including a new hybrid variant. The Rogue remains one of the few compact SUVs to offer a third-row seat, which increases seating capacity to seven. Nissan says the 2017 Rogue will hit dealerships in early November, while the Rogue Hybrid, which is two-row only, will go on sale by the end of the year.
ExteriorWhen Nissan slapped its "V-motion" grille on the redesigned Maxima and Murano, then added it to slew of refreshed models, it was only a matter of time before the Rogue got the same. It's wider than the previous (and already V-shaped) unit and the grille overtakes more of the nose, with framework that extends farther down the bumper. The headlight bezels are now more clearly defined, while the arrow-shaped LED accents are more restrained. The fog lights sit in new, L-shaped insets.
Less has changed in back. The bumper has taller cladding and the taillights are a bit darker, but other elements are otherwise unchanged. The available power liftgate now works with motion activation.

InteriorThe cabin gets a racier steering wheel and new, stitched accents on the passenger-side dashboard and around the gearshift. The shifter adds a leather boot, too. The available leather upholstery can optionally come with quilted inserts.
The second row folds in a 40/20/40-split fold. In models without the optional two-seat third row, Nissan offers a cargo-organizing system with 18 adjustable variations. The Rogue ...

Vehicle Overview

Nissan gave its popular Rogue SUV a slew of updates for 2017, including a new hybrid variant. The Rogue remains one of the few compact SUVs to offer a third-row seat, which increases seating capacity to seven. Nissan says the 2017 Rogue will hit dealerships in early November, while the Rogue Hybrid, which is two-row only, will go on sale by the end of the year.
ExteriorWhen Nissan slapped its "V-motion" grille on the redesigned Maxima and Murano, then added it to slew of refreshed models, it was only a matter of time before the Rogue got the same. It's wider than the previous (and already V-shaped) unit and the grille overtakes more of the nose, with framework that extends farther down the bumper. The headlight bezels are now more clearly defined, while the arrow-shaped LED accents are more restrained. The fog lights sit in new, L-shaped insets.
Less has changed in back. The bumper has taller cladding and the taillights are a bit darker, but other elements are otherwise unchanged. The available power liftgate now works with motion activation.

InteriorThe cabin gets a racier steering wheel and new, stitched accents on the passenger-side dashboard and around the gearshift. The shifter adds a leather boot, too. The available leather upholstery can optionally come with quilted inserts.
The second row folds in a 40/20/40-split fold. In models without the optional two-seat third row, Nissan offers a cargo-organizing system with 18 adjustable variations. The Rogue Hybrid lacks the cargo organizer or third row, and its backseat folds in a 60/40-split.
The center controls carry over. A 5-inch center display, Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, USB port and backup camera are standard. Options include dual-zone automatic climate control, a power driver's seat, 7-inch touch-screen with navigation, a 360-degree camera system, keyless access with push-button start and Bose premium audio. New options for 2017 include a heated steering wheel and memory system for the driver's seat. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are unavailable, however.

Under the HoodThe Rogue's standard drivetrain remains a 170-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder that pairs with a CVT. The Rogue Hybrid combines a 2.0-liter gas engine with an electric motor, which draws power from a lithium-ion battery, for a total 176 hp. Both powertrains offer front- or all-wheel drive.
Nissan estimates the non-hybrid Rogue will earn combined EPA mileage in the high 20s, while the Rogue Hybrid will get 34 mpg combined with front-wheel drive and 33 mpg with all-wheel drive -- the latter figure matches Toyota's all-wheel-drive RAV4 Hybrid.

SafetyThe Rogue now offers forward emergency braking with a pedestrian-detection function. Lane departure and blind spot warning systems are also available, as is adaptive cruise control.

Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.0
3 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.3)
Performance
(4.0)
Interior Design
(4.7)
Comfort
(4.7)
Reliability
(4.0)
Value For The Money
(4.3)
(3.0)

Reliable enough

by A.Abuseif from Chicago,IL on June 8, 2018

It's just the right size, has very comfortable seats and is loaded with technology! I recommend it to the hybrid lovers . I had 37 mpg gas mileage! Above average and I drive back and forth to work 70 ... Read full review

(5.0)

Most reliable car I have owned

by Ted from Boston,MA on September 10, 2017

They need to improve hybrid system. It has plenty of legroom in the front and back. This car met all of my needs. Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid currently has 0 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid SV

NHTSA rates vehicles using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Overall Front
4 Star
Overall Rollover Rating
4 Star
Driver's
4 Star
Passenger's
3 Star
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

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

  • Roadside Assistance

    36 months / 36,000 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 Hybrid received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

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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