2012 Nissan Rogue priced from $21,530

Article by Christian Andrei, on September 11, 2011

Nissan has released the pricing for the 2012 Rogue, which is expected to soon arrive in dealerships throughout the country. The entry-level model, the Rogue S CVT FWD, comes with front-wheel-drive and is priced from $21,530. The range-topping Rogue SV CVT with the SL Package AWD is priced at $29,120. The available trim levels include the S and the superior SV.

Customers may also choose to add one of the three optional goodies pack, including the Special Edition, Premium Package and SL Package. The first one is new for 2012. It sells for $1200 and its new features include 16-inch alloy rims, XM Satellite Radio, and an audio system with a 4.3-inch display and USB connectivity.

The changes for the 2012 model year include a Sport Mode switch, fresh alloy rims and Graphite Blue as a new exterior color. All of the models are powered by the 170 hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which is coupled to an xTronic CVT gearbox.

The 2012 Nissan Rogue has a modern and sophisticated exterior. It features dramatic styling that has arched forms and strong rear shoulder lines. The extensive reworking of the design gives the new compact SUV a sportier feel while also upholding the Rogue’s expensive appearance.

Nissan North American, Inc.’s Nissan Division vice president and general manager Al Castignetti says that the new Rogue is different from other compact SUVs in its segments because there is “nothing toy-like” about it. Every element is polished and grown-up, helping emphasize its performance and athletic look.

The new Rogue features Xenon headlights, a power sliding glass moonroof that has dark gray glass and roof rails. You can opt for detachable crossbars instead of the roof rails. You also get chrome door handles, a bumper that matches your car body’s color, power sideview mirrors, as well as a rear liftgate that has fixed glass.

The SUV also features big front door openings to make it easier for you to get in and out of the car. The Nissan Rogue S Krom Edition has a one-of-a-kind grille that is integrated into the front fascia and features foglights. The S Krom also has a daring rear fascia that has 18-inch shiny aluminum-alloy wheels, a center exit exhaust, power outside mirrors that match the body colors, and a rear spoiler that is also painted to match the body design.

The Rogue is built on the Japanese carmaker’s C Platform, where you have high body rigidity because of all the strong steel used in the body to lower the body weight. The Nissan Rogue has a wheelbase that measures 105.9 inches. Overall, it is 182.9 inches long, making it one of the longest compact SUVs around. That extra length also gives the Rogue more spacious rear seat proportions and a longer interior than its competitors.

The inside of a Nissan Rogue is both functional and aesthetic. It has the flexibility because of a huge cargo space that can accommodate 58 cubic feet. The interior features leather-appointed seats, 6-way power driver's seat, and a driver-oriented cockpit. The front seats and mirrors are heated, and a fold-down front passenger seat is also available. That means you can get at least 8.5 feet of front-to-rear cargo space if you should ever have the need to transport long items such as ladders or timber. You also have a 60/40 split-fold bench rear seat, a huge glove compartment and a flexible center console. All of these elements underscore the Rogue’s high functionality.

Press Release


Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced pricing for the 2012 Nissan Rogue crossover, which receives a number of exciting changes for the new model year. A new Special Edition Package is designed to provide budget-conscious buyers with a range of convenience and technology features - including 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, AM/FM/CD audio system with 4.3-inch color display and USB connectivity, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sold separately) and RearView Monitor - at an affordable price. The Special Edition Package is priced at $1,200, a $1,000 savings over the cost of items if purchased separately.

Other enhancements for 2012 include the addition of the Around View™ Monitor to the SL Package at no extra cost (compared to the 2011 SL Package M.S.R.P.). Rogue is the first non-luxury vehicle in the U.S. to offer this innovative technology, which utilizes four separate cameras to create a virtual 360° overhead view of the Rogue and its surroundings when parking. For a more detailed explanation and short video, please go to http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/TECHNOLOGY/OVERVIEW/avm.html.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2012 Nissan Rogue include:

Rogue S CVT FWD $21,530 USD
Rogue SV CVT FWD $23,970 USD
Rogue SV CVT w/SL Package FWD $27,870 USD
Rogue S CVT AWD $22,780 USD
Rogue SV CVT AWD $25,220 USD
Rogue SV CVT w/SL Package AWD $29,120 USD

Also new for 2012 is the addition of a “Sport Mode” switch on all models, new 17-inch (SV) and 16-inch (Special Edition) aluminum-alloy wheels, and one new exterior color: Graphite Blue. The 2012 Rogue is offered in two trims, S and SV, along with three option packages - Special Edition, Premium Package and SL Package.

About the 2012 Nissan Rogue
Following an upgraded look for the 2011 model year, the Nissan Rogue crossover SUV adds a new Special Edition Package for 2012, along with revised content for the various option packages. Rogue once again offers excellent value, while satisfying both the functional needs of the buyers and their emotional needs - which has made Rogue one of the best-selling vehicles in the Nissan lineup.

With its standard 170-horsepower 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, advanced Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and available Intuitive All-Wheel Drive system, Rogue balances Nissan-style driving enjoyment with the versatility provided by a large 57.9 cubic feet of cargo space (with 2nd row seat folded down), a 60/40 split rear seat and available fold-down front passenger seat. Utility is enhanced by numerous storage and ultra-functionality features, including an oversized glove compartment and a large center console. Rogue also offers six standard air bags and 28 mpg fuel economy.

The new high-value Special Edition Package includes steering wheel audio controls, RearView Monitor, 4.3-inch audio display, USB connectivity, satellite radio, fog lights and privacy glass. The addition of a new “Sport Mode” switch on all models provides enhanced engine and transmission response for a more spirited driving experience, while with the addition of the innovative Around View∀ Monitor to the SL Package, Rogue becomes the first non-luxury vehicle in the United States to offer this unique feature. Other available technology features include 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.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, design, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing.

Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program 2010 and has been recognized as a 2010 and 2011 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information about Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.Infiniti.com.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second largest Japanese automotive company by volume, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan and is an integral pillar of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 150,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4 million vehicles in 2010. With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of fuel-efficient and low-emissions vehicles under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades including the prestigious 2011 European Car of the Year award.

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