Sporty and Practical: Nissan Unveils 2021 Rogue Specs
While no pricing information is currently available, Nissan has released the feature content for each 2021 Rogue trim level.
Back in the Spring of 2020, Nissan unveiled the all-new, third-generation 2021 Rogue compact crossover SUV (CUV), which will also be sold as the X-Trail in countries other than the United States (U.S.) and Canada, and is known as the "T33" generation of Rogue. Larger and more rugged in appearance than its predecessor, the all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue features more luxury and technology features than the model it replaces. Nissan has released the specifications for each of the 2021 Rogue's four trim levels (S, SV, SL, and all-new Platinum), and although Nissan hasn't yet released official pricing, even the least expensive models in the Rogue lineup come well-equipped. Read on to find out more about each of the 2021 Nissan Rogue's four trim levels, as well as their feature content. NOTE: Any and all pricing discussed in this article includes a mandatory destination fee, but does NOT include any applicable taxes, or other fees.
Even though it remains the least expensive model in the all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue lineup, the S trim still comes very well-equipped. You'll find steering wheel-mounted controls for the infotainment system and cruise control, seventeen-inch (17") tires and aluminum-alloy wheels, premium cloth seating surfaces, a temporary spare tire and wheel, the Easy Fill Tire Alert system, power-adjustable exterior side mirrors with black mirror caps, black front and rear exterior door handles, privacy glass rear windows, a manual rear liftgate, full-LED front headlamps with automatic delay on/off control and integrated daytime running lamps (DRL's), LED rear tail lamps, dual manually-adjustable front bucket seats, a sliding-and-reclining split-folding rear bench seat, an eight-inch NissanConnect touchscreen infotainment system with SiriusXM Satellite Radio (including a paid trial subscription), a single-disc CD/MP3 player (the Rogue is one of the only vehicles in its class to still offer an integrated CD/MP3 player), USB inputs, full Bluetooth connectivity, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, a four-speaker audio system, a manually-dimming day/night inside rearview mirror (ISRV), a rearview backup camera system, a cruise control, air conditioning, power windows and door locks, keyless entry, rear door alert, rear parking sensors, multiple airbags, autonomous emergency braking, an intelligent forward collision warning, lane departure warning, blind spot warning, rear autonomous braking, Intelligent Driver Alertness. Being the base model, the S trim doesn't offer any additional options or packages.
Buyers seeking more style and convenience features will want to step up to the all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue SV. Adding to the standard features of the base S trim, the SV trim includes features such as eighteen-inch (18") tires and aluminum-alloy wheels, power-adjustable and heated exterior side mirrors with integrated turn signals and exterior color-keyed mirror caps, exterior color-keyed front and rear exterior door handles, an eight-way, power-adjustable front driver's seat, a six-speaker audio system, rear USB charging ports, NissanConnect Services from SiriusXM (including a paid trial subscription), an integrated 4G LTE Wi-Fi mobile internet hotspot, an Intelligent Around View Monitor system, an Intelligent Cruise Control, a dual-zone automatic climate control system, the Nissan Intelligent Key keyless access and entry system with a push-button ignition, a remote vehicle starter system, Intelligent Lane Intervention, and Nissan's ProPilot Assist. Buyers wanting more luxury and convenience features for their SV can opt for the SV Premium Package, which adds dual heated front seats, leatherette-trimmed seating surfaces, a heated leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel, rear door sunshades, a power rear liftgate, a dual-pane panoramic power moonroof, and side roof rails.
The all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue SL adds more luxury and styling features to the mid-level SV trim. These features include a heated leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel, nineteen-inch (19") tires and aluminum-alloy wheels, a driver's memory system, a dual-pane panoramic power moonroof, a motion-activated power rear liftgate, front-mounted LED fog lamps, luxury leather-trimmed seating surfaces, dual heated, power-adjustable front seats, a remote rear seat folding lever in the rear cargo area, an auto-dimming inside rearview mirror (ISRV) with HomeLink garage door opener controls, and a tri-zone automatic climate control system. SL buyers wanting even more luxury amenities for their SL can choose the optional SL Premium Package, which adds features such as a ten-speaker Bose premium audio system with an external amplifier, a GPS navigation system with a nine-inch (9.0") LCD touchscreen display, SiriusXM Travel Link Services (including a paid trial subscription), wired and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, traffic sign recognition, Nissan's ProPilot Assist with NaviLink, and front and rear sonar.
All-new for the Nissan Rogue and following on the success of the trim level on other Nissan products, the all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue Platinum is the new top-of-the-line Rogue model, replacing the SL, which steps down a notch in the trim lineup this year. Features added to the already-luxurious SL trim include a GPS navigation system with a nine-inch (9.0") LCD touchscreen display, SiriusXM Travel Link Services (including a paid trial subscription), traffic sign recognition, Nissan's ProPilot Assist with NaviLink, wired and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, and front and rear sonar, a ten-speaker Bose premium audio system with an external amplifier, Platinum-specific quilted luxury leather-trimmed seating surfaces, second-row outboard heated seats, a Qi-compatible wireless charging pad, and a twelve-inch (12.0") full-color Thin-Film Transistor (TFT) instrument cluster display. Being the top-of-the-line 2021 Nissan Rogue model, there are no options or packages available on the Platinum trim.
Regardless of which all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue model you choose, your only engine option is Nissan's Tried-and-True 2.5L naturally-aspirated "PR25DD" Inline Four-Cylinder (I4) gasoline engine producing a modest 181 horsepower and 181 lb. ft. of torque, mated to their "X-Tronic" Continuously-Variable Automatic (CVT) Transmission, and your choice of either standard Front Wheel Drive (FWD) or optional All Wheel Drive (AWD). Nissan has begun production of the all-new 2021 Rogue at its Smyrna, Tennessee Assembly Plant, and the Rogue is expected to arrive at Nissan dealerships nationwide in late Fall of 2020. Pricing for the all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue will be announced soon, but 2020 model year pricing for the Nissan Rogue ranges from $25,490 for a base S Front Wheel Drive (FWD) model, to $33,190 for a range-topping SL All Wheel Driver (AWD) model (both prices are without any added options or packages). Which all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue model would you choose? Let us know in the comments down below, and stay tuned for more information as it becomes available!