Sometimes automakers increase pricing across the board for some models when a new model year approaches. For Nissan, that car is the Rogue Hybrid and it’s getting a price bump for 2018.
Those who opt for the entry-level SV trim will see a small increase of $815, bringing the starting MSRP to $27,995 for a front-drive variant. Keeping track of prices, AutoBlog found the higher-level SL trim to cost $1,255 over the previous model year. That’ll bring the price of a FWD SL up to $33,355 and an all-wheel drive version of either trims will set you back another $1,350.
On the bright side, those price bumps are justified with a number of upgrades including the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard features, an extra USB port inside the center console box, and a motion-sensing back hatch. The SL trim now comes with even more safety and convenience equipment like adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, and lane-departure warning. Not to be left out, SV customers who wants adaptive cruise control can opt for the SV Premium Package.
Everything else remains unchanged, the same 2.0-liter gas engine and 30-kilowatt electric motor delivering 176 hp and the same continuously variable transmission.