2020 Rogue New Car Test Drive
The 2020 Nissan Rogue is a mid-size crossover that seats five passengers comfortably.
The Rogue is unchanged for 2020. It's powered by a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine that makes 170 horsepower and is mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT).
The front-wheel-drive version of the Rogue is EPA-rated 26 mpg city, 33 highway, 29 combined. All-wheel drive brings it down slightly to 25/32/27 mpg.
The IIHS gives the Rogue SL a nod as Top Safety Pick, when it's equipped with an $1,820 premium package that adds LED headlights. The NHTSA gives it four stars overall for crashworthiness.
Every Rogue comes with automatic emergency braking, active lane control, blind-spot monitors, rear cross-traffic alert, and high-beam assist. Rogue SV and Rogue SL are equipped with rear automatic emergency braking. Optional safety equipment includes Nissan's 'ProPilot Assist'? suite, which can help steer, slow, or accelerate the car.
The 2020 Rogue is available in S, SV, and SL trim levels, with all-wheel drive available for $1,350.
The Rogue S starts at $26,245 and comes with the active safety features, cloth upholstery, power features, a 7.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, and a four-speaker sound system. An optional package adds a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 17-inch alloy wheels, heated front seats, and nicer exterior trim pieces for $800.
For $27,645 the Rogue SV adds a six-speaker sound system, keyless ignition, power-adjustable heated front seats, and more options such as adaptive cruise control, a panoramic sunroof, embedded navigation, ProPilot Assist, premium audio by Bose, and unique wheels. Those packages can add $1,800 to $3,500 to the bottom line.
For $32,635, the Rogue SL adds leather upholstery, 19-inch wheels, and all of the SV's options.