2017 Nissan Rogue near Arlington Heights IllinoisView Inventory
Five-seat compact crossovers are everywhere, and the number of available models and trims continues to increase. Nissan has found a comfortable niche in this vehicle class with the affordable Rogue. It's spacious enough for the whole family, and it can be purchased with the latest in high-tech and safety equipment. It's not the most powerful crossover in its segment, but it's fun to drive and can haul a decent amount of cargo. The 2017 Nissan Rogue is a popular model in the Arlington Heights IL area, and it can handle both the scorching hot roadways in summer and the icy surfaces in winter. A test drive of this well-rounded model should be enough to convince even the most skeptical of its abilities. A thorough inspection and test drive of this model will be enough to provide the potential buyer with the information needed to make an informed purchase decision. The 2017 Rogue is a very safe model with all the latest in safety and security features included as standard equipment.
The 2017 Nissan Rogue has a sleek exterior appearance and with a rather sharply sloping rear roofline. The standard wheels are 17-inch steel, and 18-inch alloy wheels are standard on the uplevel SL version. Other standard exterior features on the base S trim include halogen headlights and LED taillights. The Rogue is also fitted with LED running lights and power exterior mirrors. Roof rails and rear privacy glass are optional on the base trim. For 2017, the rear spoiler is now standard on all trims, and UV-reducing solar glass is now included. The Midnight Edition Rogue, an upscale version of the SV trim, comes with blacked-out body pieces, black splash guards, illuminated kick plates, and mirror caps.
Many who climb aboard the 2017 Nissan Rogue for the first time will be surprised at the quality materials and soft-touch plastics. The interior construction and finish is above average for a model in this price range. Even though it's a compact, third-row seating is available on the S and SV trims. This squeezes the interior space a bit, but for short trips by the family, roominess is still better than average. The rear doors open wide, so there's no pinching when adults climb aboard or exit the vehicle. The rear seats also have a sliding mechanism that can adjust the position by up to nine inches. The front console and control panel is nicely laid out, and the buttons and knobs are above average in quality. Standard features on the base S trim include 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats, a cargo management system, nice cloth upholstery, and a four-speaker audio system with CD player. The screen display isn't very large at five inches, but it's easy to navigate. Bluetooth and satellite radio are also included on the base trim.
Mechanical / Powertrain
The 2017 Nissan Rogue can be purchased as a gasoline engine-powered crossover or a hybrid. The new hybrid is powered by a 2.0L engine in combination with an electric motor for a total power output of 176 horsepower. The standard engine is a 2.5L, four-cylinder engine rated at 170 horsepower. All versions of the 2017 Rogue can be purchased with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive. The engines are paired to a continuously variable transmission. Eco/Sport mode is included even on the base trim. The Sport Mode shifter is coupled to the transmission and can be engaged at any time. Hill start assist is also standard even on the base trim. The Rogue features a 4-wheel antilock braking system, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, and active trace control. Front suspension is independent strut, and rear suspension is independent multi-link. Other features include front and rear stabilizer bars and vehicle-speed-sensitive electric power steering. Handling is above average in terms of steering wheel response, and although the Rogue isn't exactly a sports machine, it takes sharp turns with a minimal amount of body roll.
Every 2017 Nissan Rogue is equipped with an advanced airbag system that includes dual-stage front bags, driver and front-passenger seat-mounted supplemental bags, and side-curtain bags. Vehicle dynamic control with traction control is also standard across the trim lineup. Forward emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot warning are now included even on the base S trim. The rearview camera is also standard equipment. The seatbelts are 3-point, and the front-seat belts have load pretensioners and load limiters. The LATCH system of child seat anchors and tethers is also included on all trims. The steering column is energy-absorbing, and the engine mounts are break-away. The brake pedal assembly is slide-away, and the hood is constructed with buckling creases and safety stops. The Rogue is build with pipe-style steel side-door guard beams, and knee bolsters are standard equipment even on the base trim. The 2017 model comes with Nissan's vehicle immobilizer system, and the vehicle security alarm system is standard on all trim levels.
Additional Trim Information
The uplevel SV and SL trims each come with additional standard features buyers should know about. The SV trim adds on such features as:
- Automatic headlights
- Heated front seats
- Six-way power driver's seat
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel
The luxury SL trim comes with:
- Automatic high beams
- Driver seat memory functions
- 7-inch screen display
- Leather upholstery
- Siri Eyes Free iPhone control
Our Arlington Heights dealership is stocked with the 2017 model year Rogue, and now is the time to get the best pricing on all trim versions including the hybrid model. Contact us today to schedule a test drive.*Article for general informational purposes, for complete details please contact the dealership.