Like the old religious adage goes, it is the fruit of the tree case, not the root. This is a good approach in the assessment of 2011 Nissan Rogue crossover SUV compact. See, Rogue is based on the Sentra plebeian, who also-ran in the compact sedan sweepstakes. But how Rogue looks and driving is more like a nephew luxury crossover, Murano slim and beautiful. They are looking for the ultimate in compact crossover practical to look elsewhere, but if you are willing for some compromise in the name of style and driving pleasure to make the Rogue is the proposition attractive.
Body shape, equipment levels and options. 2011 Nissan Rogue is a five-passenger crossover SUV compact available in S, Krom Edition S or SL trim. base S comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, cruise control, tilt (but not telescopic) steering wheel, air conditioning, full power accessories, keyless entry and four-speaker audio system with CD player and an extra jacket. S is also eligible to receive a value package 16-inch alloy wheels, rear spoiler, chrome grille, tinted windows, backup camera with a mirror-view mirror-mounted and self-dimming rearview mirror.
Powertrains and Performance of 2011 Nissan Rogue. The 2011 Nissan Rogue is available with front drive or all-wheel. This is supported by horsepower four-cylinder 2.5-liter 170 engine and 175 pound feet of torque producing and using a CVT. In our testing, a Rogue SL AWD time of 9.2 seconds to 60 mph, which is competitive with other four-cylinder compact crossover to achieve.
Security of 2011 Nissan Rogue. The Rogue comes standard with antilock disc brakes with brake assist, stability control, front seat side airbags, full-length curtain airbags and active front head constraints. In government crash tests, Rogue last year obtained a perfect score of five stars for driver protection, while for the protection of passengers who deserve four stars. Front and rear side impact test produces five-star ratings. In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, Rogue is a "Good" rating (the highest rating) in both frontal offset and side crash tests.
Interior design and special features of 2011 Nissan Rogue. The 2011 Nissan Rogue is one of the best interior of a compact crossover in the price. Behind the front seats comfortable and the controls are intuitive and the material is top-notch, especially the soft-touch dashboard trim, a rarity in this segment. Storage compartments are relatively rare, but the Rogue to create a large center console bin, a huge glovebox and clever underfloor organizer.
Driving impressions of 2011 Nissan Rogue. Small crossover should drive like a car, and 2011 Nissan Rogue is no better - he drives like a car with great handling. Road bumps and bumps are absorbed with ease, stability and highways are examples of treatment helped by good body control and precise, well weighted steering. Cylinder capacity enough, it is a CVT that can be problematic because of the constant hum of machinery that produces at full capacity. SL trim manual shift mode rectification of this situation somewhat by the driver bicycle six simulated gear ratios.