2020 Nissan Rogue Sport

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2020 Nissan Rogue Sport
2020 Nissan Rogue Sport

Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

172.8” x 63.4”


Front-wheel drive



3 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • S


  • SV


  • SL


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Our 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport trim comparison will help you decide.

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2020 Nissan Rogue Sport review: Our expert's take

By Fred Meier

Competes with: Chevrolet Trax, Ford EcoSport, Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona, Jeep Renegade, Subaru Crosstrek

Looks like: The 2019 Rogue Sport with front and rear tweaks to make it more distinct

Drivetrain: 141-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and continuously variable automatic transmission; front- or all-wheel drive

Hits dealerships: Fall

Nissan is giving the Rogue Sport — its entry in the hot subcompact SUV market — a light freshening for 2020 with styling tweaks that separate it a little more from the similarly styled Rogue compact SUV, as well as expanded availability of its best safety technology.

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The 2020 will be on sale in the fall with pricing still to be announced, and it will continue to be offered in S, SV and SL trim levels. The features for each trim level and the options packages also have been revised.


The most visible change is a new front end that is a bit more differentiated from its bigger sibling, the Rogue SUV. Changes include a new hood, a revised Nissan “V-Motion” grille, a more aggressive bumper and signature LED daytime running lights; in the rear, there’s a new taillight design. A new 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheel design is being offered, and the paint palette gets two new metallic colors, Nitro Lime and Monarch Orange.


The 2020 Rogue Sport interior carries over, including with the 2019 updates that included an audio system with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and available Bose nine-speaker premium audio. Also standard is a rear door alert to prevent inadvertently leaving kids or belongings behind.

Under the Hood

The powertrain also carries over with a 141-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission, with front- or all-wheel drive.

Related: What’s the Best Subcompact SUV for 2018?


The current offering on the SV and SL trim levels of Nissan’s full-featured Safety Shield 360 package of safety and driver-assistance technology is expanded for 2020 to make it available on the base S trim level. The package includes a front collision system with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, rear automatic braking, lane departure warning, automatic high beams, and blind spot warning and rear cross-traffic alert.

Still optional for 2020 is Nissan’s ProPilot Assist system that assists drivers with acceleration, steering and braking to navigate traffic and stay in their lane under certain conditions, primarily during single-lane highway driving.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior 4.7
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value 4.7
  • Exterior 4.8
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews


Slow, but good fuel economy and handling

The car is so painfully slow. Merging on the highway is an absolute pain in the xxx. Rain performance is really bad. also the sound system is poor. No heated seats or heated steering wheel on SV model. and the sport mode is fake there is no use of a car with a tiny engine like this having sport mode. the car has some positives though: the handling is excellent, fuel economy is good, and its comfy. it also has carplay. cargo space is decent. Its up to the buyer to consider if they want to sacrifice a decent acceleration for excellent handling, good fuel economy and cargo spacing.


Best Leased Nissan

This is my second Rogue Sport and fifth Nissan vehicle lease. Overall I’ve been very satisfied with my current vehicle. With higher gas prices, it gives me the miles I need at a price I can afford.


Do not buy a Nissan if it doesn’t come with a spar

Car does not come with a spare tire.if you have a blowout You are stranded. Didn’t find this out until we had a screw in the tire.went to change it and nothing was there

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Nissan Certified Select
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Nissan and non-Nissan vehicles less than 10 years old and less than 100,000 miles. (Nissan vehicles less than 6 years from original new car in-service date must have more than 60,000 to qualify for Certified Select.)
6 months/6,000 miles from date of sale
Dealer certification required
84-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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