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2017 Nissan Rogue World Debut Reveals New Hybrid Drivetrain [Video]

The new 2017 Nissan Rogue gets a refreshed exterior, enhanced safety technology, and a new hybrid powertrain.

The new 2017 Nissan Rogue made its world debut in Miami and reveals refreshed exterior styling, enhanced safety tech, and a new gasoline-electric powertrain. The biggest news for the 2017 Rogue crossover is the new gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain added to the lineup.

New Rogue Hybrid

The Rogue Hybrid will feature a 2.0-liter engine coupled with a 30kW electric motor, connected to the advanced Xtronic transmission. The new Rogue Hybrid utilizes a compact Lithium-ion battery and electric motor to provide supplementary power through its one-motor/two-clutch system.

The system's gasoline engine is rated at 141 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque, while the advanced 30 kW electric motor is rated at 40 horsepower and 118 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid system net power is 176 horsepower. Nissan says the Rogue Hybrid model will get an estimated 33 mpg city, 35 mpg highway and 34 mpg combined for front-wheel drive models.

Non-hybrid 2017 Rogue models are equipped with the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. It still offers 170-horsepower and 175 lb. ft of torque and it comes mated to the Xtronic transmission. Both Hybrid and gasoline models are offered in front-wheel and all-wheel-drive configurations.

New interior features on all 2017 Rogues

Among the interior enhancements found in the 2017 Rogue are new interior materials and finishers. For 2017, the crossover will feature a redesigned front center console, new cloth seat materials, new D-shaped steering wheel, available heated steering wheel, new sport mode shifter with leather boot, available memory seats and mirrors, heated cloth seats and remote engine start standard on SV grade.

Refreshed exterior styling

Updated exterior features include a new, dynamic front end design with new front and rear fascias, V-motion grille, integrated fog lights, revised rear combination lights with LED boomerang signature taillights, chrome side moldings, Motion-Activated Liftgate, new 17-inch, 18-inch and 19-inch wheel designs, and three new exterior colors. New available Safety Shield technologies include Intelligent Cruise Control and Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection.

The 2017 Nissan Rogue made its global debut in Miami Florida where Jose Munoz, executive vice president, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and chairman, Nissan North America, Inc., offered up the preview. For 2017, the top-selling Nissan Rogue gets a freshened exterior look, enhanced available safety and technology, and a new hybrid powertrain.

Watch 2017 Nissan Rogue Debuts at Miami Auto Show video

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