Nissan decides to return its Rogue model on the roads and give it a hybrid drivetrain. The 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will also see some exterior improvements and the additional interior boost. Also, Rogue comes with a great safety rating, three trim levels, and an affordable price. Front-wheel drive is standard, and the eco-friendly engine is paired with a single electric motor.
The mileage is great and generally, this SUV is perfect for a road-trip adventure. Expect comfortable cabin with plenty of high-tech amenities and ample legroom.
2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid exterior is more aggressive
The upcoming 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid gains styling updates across the whole body. The front end adds a more aggressive fascia and large V-Motion grille. The grille incorporates a wide use of polished chrome while the headlights are both thinner and longer than before. A bowtie effect is present thanks to the upper grille inserts that are plunged deeper into the front bumper.
The fog lights are placed in the corners and are available in a square shape. The side profile is identical as before, however, the rear gets a new chrome strip along the bumper. The 19-inch wheels are standard along with the nine exterior paints. This includes colors Pearl White, Magnetic Black, Monarch Orange, Gun Metallic, Caspian Blue, Brilliant Silver, Scarlet Red, Glacier White and Midnight Pine.
A motion-activated tailgate is available as standard this time. Furthermore, a power liftgate is on the list of the optional equipment and it responds on a kick-motion under the bumper. Moonroof is optional on the SL Premium, just like the LED headlights.
2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid interior will get a new 7.0-inch color touchscreen
The interior of an all-new 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid feels premium. The layout is perfect, and Nissan opts for the upgrade of almost all finishes and materials. Step inside and you will find plenty of soft-touch surfaces on the dashboard. Furthermore, contrast stitching looks perfect, especially on the dash. The new shift knob is in the offer, and air vents are looking refined and modern. Moreover, a new three-spoke steering wheel is added and it comes with a flat bottom and thumb-controls.
Heating for the steering wheel is optional and gauge cluster now holds a hybrid gauge that looks really modern. The navigation system is standard, just like the phone integration, and there is a new 7.0-inch color touchscreen on the dashboard.
Cargo space is decreased
As the battery pack is placed under the rear cargo area, the overall cargo space is decreased. A 106 cubic feet of passenger volume is available and with the folded rear seats there are up to 70 cubic feet of cargo space. The hybrid model comes with only two-rows available so you can forget about the third one.
2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid engine and MPG details
Under the hood, there is a 2.0-liter engine. It features 16 valves and all-aluminum construction. The efficiency is better thanks to the lithium-ion battery and a single 30kW electric motor. The gas engine is capable of producing up to 141 HP and 144 lb-ft of torque. The electric motor adds additional 40 HP and 118 lb-ft of torque.
So the final output numbers are 181 HP and 282 lb-ft of twists. A two-clutch control system is available, just like the idle start/stop system. Transmission is CVT XTronic and front-wheel drive is standard. However, an all-wheel-drive setup is optional. Fuel economy is 33 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.
2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid price and release date
The approaching 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will cost $27,000 and if you want an all-wheel-drive configuration you’ll have to pay additional $1,350. Top-of-the-line Rogue Hybrid SL with an all-wheel drive costs $33,500. Nissan’s newest compact SUV will go out in the coming months.