Later this year, we can expect the new 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid. However, we don’t expect any changes this time since it has been fully refreshed for 2017 when it has gotten more standard safety equipment. The Rogue is available in S, SV, and SL trim levels while the Hybrid will be offered in SV and SL models.
Engine and performance of the 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid
Under the hood of the 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will be placed a hybrid engine which has been introduced in the 2017 model year. So, it is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, an electric motor of 30 kWh, and a lithium-ion battery. The engine will work with a continuously variable transmission. The total output of this unit is rated at 176 horsepower. The hybrid will be available in two trim levels: SV and SL. And there will be a choice between front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations.
The Rogue Hybrid with front-wheel drive gets 33/35/34 mpg. The all-wheel drive variant is rated at 31 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway, and 33 mpg combined.
Design of exterior and interior
The 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will continue with the same styling as the current model. The Rogue features clean and attractive styling and the SV and SL models will get more chrome accents. All the models have a familiar V-motion grille, angular headlamps, and taillights in a shape of a boomerang.
Inside, the 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid delivers quality materials, stylish interior, and many advanced features. It comes standard with two-row seating configuration while the third row is optional. The second and the third row can be folded down which offers the cargo room of even 70 cubic feet. The first and the second row provide very good head and legroom. But the third row is most suitable for smaller adults. In the center of the dashboard, there is a 7.0-inch touchscreen for infotainment system and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.
As for the equipment, all models have power windows and locks, keyless entry, audio system with four speakers, Bluetooth, and so on. The Hybrid will be offered in SV and SL trim levels. The SV trim level will add two more speakers, alloy wheels, a power driver’s seat, and tinted windows. However, the optional packages will also include Bose audio system, built-in navigation, a heated steering wheel, a surround view camera system, adaptive cruise control, a power driver’s seat, and a panoramic moonroof. The optional Midnight Package will offer more chrome and 17-inch alloy wheels painted in shiny black. Furthermore, the Rogue SL model will arrive with standard leather upholstery, navigation, and adaptive cruise control.
The standard safety equipment will include 6 airbags, blind-spot monitors, automatic emergency braking, a rearview camera, and rear cross-traffic alert. The pick the Sun and Sound Touring package will add a surround-view camera system and adaptive cruise control on the SV trim level. Moreover, the SL version will add lane departure warning, active lane control, and automatic emergency braking. The SL Platinum Package will include adaptive cruise control and ProPilot Assist system also.
Release date and price
The 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will probably appear this fall. Its price shouldn’t change and it starts at $29,500.