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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-08-2017, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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Rogue Sport vs. Rogue Powertrain discussion

So after perusing and checking out what engine the Rogue Sport comes with, I found a comparison chart with it against the regular Rogue.

Kinda disappointed as I wish we had the Rogues engine option.

The Rogue Sport

  • 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder
  • 141 hp @ 6,000 rpm
  • 147 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
The Rogue

  • 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder
  • 170 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • 175 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
  • Available gasoline-electric hybrid with 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder, 30 kW electric motor and 176 net system horsepower
Very noticeable power difference between the two and obvious displacement differences as well.

What do you think of all this? I'm sure we'll be more fuel efficient than the Rogue 2.5L engine but is it worth the tradeoff?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-07-2017, 12:05 PM
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The hybrid does sound pretty good and probably much better efficiency, but I'm happy with whatever we have going on. Would I want the hybrid if it was available.. yes, but it's not a big deal to me.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-29-2017, 10:59 AM
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I remember seeing a review from GreenCarReports and that left a bad impression on me of the Rogue Hybrid. Will have to see more convincing feedback before I even take it seriously

Over our 377-mile test, our AWD Rogue Hybrid returned an indicated 28.4 mpg—14 percent below the combined rating, versus a 5-percent difference for the Toyota.

Note that our tests aren't really rigorous enough to determine effective fuel economy to the tenth of a mile per gallon; conditions, routes, and often weather vary.

But we consider them a good directional indicator of how close many buyers may get to the rated gas mileage, always depending on their personal driving styles.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-03-2017, 11:56 AM
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The hybrid was rated for a combined 33 mpg, that's actually a pretty big difference between real world testing and what Nissan is claiming. With the premium on hybrids, you may as well go for pure gas or wait till the hybrids go on sale.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-13-2017, 03:48 AM
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i never needed all the space the rogue has to offer so going for something a bit smaller but very fuel efficient like the Mazda CX3 might be an option for me... oh and it looks much better, but i have a soft spot for Nissans and come from a history of them. choices.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-19-2017, 07:09 PM
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depending on the price difference, you could try tuning the Sport engine to produce something similar to what the 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder can do.
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