Nissan Rogue and Rogue Sport named to 2018 Consumer Guide Automotive ‘Best Buy Award’ list

Posted at Thu, Dec 21, 2017 4:30 PM
  • One-two punch of Nissan Rogue and Rogue Sport wins pair of significant value awards by leading consumer publication
  • Consumer Guide Automotive ranks both vehicles as "Best Buy Award" winners in annual new product evaluations
  • Rogue and Rogue Sport continue streak of record sales, up more than 35 percent for November and more than 25 percent for the 2017 calendar year
  • 2018 Rogue on sale now; 2018 Rogue Sport available beginning shortly

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Consumer Guide Automotive has named the Nissan Rogue and Rogue Sport to its annual "Best Buy Award" list for 2018 in the Compact Crossover and Subcompact Crossover categories, respectively.

The publication, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, evaluates new vehicles in 20 vehicle segments and selects the top models in class based on a range of factors including price. "A vehicle does not become a 'Best Buy' based solely on objective ratings. It also has to distinguish itself as being a good dollar value compared to others in the class," stated the editors.

"The new Rogue Sport, which was first introduced just last summer, is already starting to bring home major awards such as this Consumer Guide 'Best Buy Award,'" said Dan Mohnke, senior vice president, Sales & Marketing and Operations, Nissan Division U.S., Nissan North America, Inc. "We're proud that together with Rogue, our compact crossovers are making an impact with media evaluators and consumers alike."

In reviewing the Nissan Rogue, the Consumer Guide editors wrote:

  • The Rogue offers respectable fuel economy, refined interior materials, and passenger and cargo versatility that few compact SUVs can match.
  • The Nissan Rogue offers classy interior trimmings and a host of desirable features at very competitive prices. Likewise, Rogue's ingeniously configured rear cargo area is a study in versatility and functional design.

About the new Rogue Sport, they offered:

  • The Nissan Rogue Sport takes all the winning traits of its compact Nissan Rogue sibling and condenses them down into a nicely executed subcompact SUV.
  • The Rogue Sport is a bit larger all-around than most of its class competitors, and it offers a bit more passenger and cargo room inside while remaining especially easy to maneuver and park in cramped urban areas.

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About the 2018 Rogue
The Nissan Rogue, the number-one selling Nissan model, added an all-new Rogue Sport model mid-year, strengthening both total Rogue sales and the Rogue brand. For 2018, in addition to ProPILOT Assist, every Rogue offers NissanConnectSM featuring standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, along with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), across all grade levels. ProPILOT Assist is the foundation for the autonomous vehicles of the future, helping drivers maintain lane control, navigate stop-and-go traffic, maintain a set vehicle speed and maintain a set distance to the vehicle ahead – all with a simple two-button operation. ProPILOT Assist is available on the 2018 Rogue SL grade as part of the Platinum Package.

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About the 2018 Rogue Sport
The new Rogue Sport shares many of the design, utility and technology attributes that have made Rogue Nissan's best-selling vehicle in the United States, but is slightly smaller, sportier and more affordable for younger, urban SUV buyers. These buyers are looking for much more space than a compact sedan, while still seeking the maneuverability and fun-to-drive feel that Rogue Sport delivers. Like Rogue, the Rogue Sport offers a comprehensive suite of Nissan Intelligent Safety Shield technologies. The list includes Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Intelligent Lane Intervention (I-LI). For more information on the 2018 Rogue, Rogue Sport and the complete Nissan vehicle lineup, please visit nissannews.com.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online at www.nissanusa.com and www.infinitiusa.com, or visit the U.S. media sites nissannews.com and infinitinews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2016, the company sold 5.63 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.72 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan's global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has a global workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault under the Renault-Nissan Alliance since 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquired a 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi Motors, which became the third member of the Alliance – a grouping with combined annual sales of almost 10 million units a year. For more information about our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit nissan-global.com. You can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our latest videos on YouTube.

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