Nissan North America unveiled today the redesigned 2011 Nissan Rogue. Set to make its live debut on Saturday, July 31st at the 23rd Annual International Z Car Convention in Nashville, the new car receives a new look inside and out including exterior, interior, comfort and convenience, and audio and entertainment system enhancements.
According to Nissan, the new 2011 Rogue will be offered in three trim levels: S, SV, S Krom Edition, and will go on sale beginning August 13th.
The redesign includes a new front fascia as well as a new grille, front and rear spoilers, chromed side door guard molding trim accents, new front and rear tire deflectors and a new chrome license plate finisher.
New for 2011 are also the 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels for the Rogue S Krom Edition and Rogue SL Package, new low rolling resistance tires (available with the 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels) and a new under-body cover.
Regarding the fuel economy, Nissan said that it has improved it by 1 mpg for both Highway driving (FWD models) and City (AWD models).
The new EPA estimates are 22/28 mpg City/Highway for Rogue FWD and 22/26 mpg City/Highway for Rogue AWD.
For those who don't know, the new 2011 Nissan Rogue comes as standard with a 170-horsepower 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to Nissan's advanced Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) and fitted with Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).
Furthermore, the new Rogue features Nissan Intelligent Key, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, XM Satellite Radio (XM subscription required, sold separately) Nissan Navigation System, RearView Monitor, Xenon headlights and a Bose-developed audio system.