About This Vehicle
An affordable compact crossover SUV with a thorough interior design; car-like handling; stylish exterior; easy-to-use interior controls
The 2009 Nissan Rogue is little changed from 2008, its premiere model year. This year's standard safety equipment includes anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, stability and traction control, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, roof-mounted supplemental curtain bags with rollover detection and active front head restraints. The National Highway Traffic Safety...
Based on the Nissan Sentra platform, the Rogue, Nissan says the Rogue is "ideal for those who want a more enthusiastic driving experience". A low starting price and practical SUV cargo capacity combined with good fuel economy make the Rogue a great urban runner. Mileage for the 2009 model is estimated at 22 city and 27 highway.
The 2009 Rogue comes in just two trims, S and SL, and both are powered by a 2.5L inline-4 aluminum-block engine producing 170 horsepower, 175 pound/feet of torque and automatic "shiftless" Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission), something Nissan perfected in the Maxima and Altima. Buyers can opt for either front-wheel drive or the all-wheel-drive system, which comes with yaw...