While everyone thought this crossover is discontinued, the 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will prove everyone wrong. Although the release date is not set yet, the company is working on the new version of a plug-in model. We can assume that Nissan made a break after limited edition of Rogue Hybrid in 2017. But, it seems like that Japanese carmaker was working on improvements of specs, mileage and AWD system.
All reviews are showing that compact SUV will bring back a hybrid version. With it, the crossover will gain more miles and probably better outputs. So far, we can hear the demand for 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is high in the US and Canada. Also, the new Toyota Rav4 Hybrid could speed up the development.
2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Specs and Mileage
The 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will probably bring back the same combination of conventional engine and the electric unit as its predecessor. The petrol drivetrain is a 2.0-lite 4-pot, which is capable to deliver 140 horsepower and 140 lb-ft of torque. An electric motor pushes the output to 175 hp. Also, the new Nissan Rogue Hybrid will return 35 and 37 mpg in city and highway. Whatsoever, the crossover will offer AWD variant, which brings 1 mpg less than the standard model. Both mileage outputs are better than on the 2017 year model.
2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid vs Toyota Rav4 Hybrid
One of the main rivals in conventional class for Rogue is Toyota Rav4. Both of these SUVs are being electrified, so the rivalry will continue in a new segment. The Rav4 is using a more powerful engine as the base. Its 2.5-liter drivetrain, combined with an electric battery can produce 20 hp more than 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid. On the other hand, the cost is mileage, which drops to 34/30 mpg. Another segment where Rogue Hybrid is better is pricing. The new model will cost less than Toyota Rav4 Hybrid for at least $2,000.
2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Changes
Nissan made a break with a plug-in version of the compact crossover. Discontinuation lasted only for a season, and now we can expect big things from 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid. First of all, it improves overall drive system. The combination of petrol unit and the electric motor is more economical. Also, this SUV could gain few more horses. Engineers are also working on the entire driving system, and the result will be new transmission and AWD setup.
2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Verdict
Fans are waiting eagerly for the new 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid. While most of them praised its predecessor, some were very disappointed with vibrations and ride quality. Also, mileage is not so accurate, but improvements should fix these issues. Also, everything matters, so weather conditions and maintenance could be the keys to better MPG rating. All in all, that is why Nissan took a year off and now the company is launching much better vehicle.
The main rival, Toyota Rav4 is already available for 2018 season. Without a model for this year, the 2019 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will probably come out as soon as possible. Also, the crossover is going to hit dealerships in few months, shortly after the premiere and debut.