The Rogue, Nissan’s best-selling model, has topped its rivals since the dawn of time—or at least since the hot-selling compact CUV/SUV segment has existed. Rogue’s rise to supremacy has been no blunder; on launch, it featured large, comfortable seats, a premium ride quality, and a budget-friendly MSRP. Now, approaching the end of its second-generation, the 2020 Rogue has come full circle—just in time for Santa to start handing out presents.
Here are the top 5 reasons why the 2020 Nissan Rogue should be on your Christmas list this holiday season.
5. Class-Topping MPG
The new Nissan Rogue is one of the most fuel-efficient crossovers in the compact class. All FWD Rogue models return 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway; AWD models trim a sole mpg off each EPA rating. Comparatively, 2020 Rogue’s fuel-efficiency rating is better than that of gas-anemic rivals like Mazda’s CX-5 (25 city/31 hwy), Kia’s Sportage (23 city/30 hwy), Volkswagen’s Tiguan (22 city/29 hwy), and Jeep’s Cherokee (22 city/31 hwy)*.
*Disclaimer: 2020 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.
4. Standard Features
The base 2020 Rogue S model comes with a good list of standard amenities, such as a 6-way adjustable driver’s seat, cruise control, keyless entry, Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, High Beam Assist, Rear Door Alert, a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and two USB ports.
The mid-level Rogue SV ups the ante, offering standard features like Rear Sonar System, Rear Automatic Braking, roof rails, a motion-activated liftgate, dual-zone automatic climate, Nissan Intelligent Key, and heated front seats.
At the top of the line, the Rogue SL comes standard with ProPILOT Assist (see #2), Intelligent Around View Monitor, Homelink®, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, leather interior accents, Nissan Door to Door Navigation and Voice Recognition, and a memory system. (For an added bit of oomph, may we suggest opting for a Rogue with a dual-panel panoramic moonroof? We promise you’ll love it.)
And while other crossovers have entirely deleted analog from their dashboards, all Rogue trims embrace the ’90s by retaining a CD player. Pump those Ace of Base tunes—no one’s listening.
3. A Comfortable Cruiser
Impressively composed, the 2020 Rogue’s comfort level is highlighted by its NASA-inspired, fatigue-reducing Zero Gravity front bucket seats. Nissan proves they have the most ergonomic (aka. comfy as all get-out) seats in the segment, and Rogue’s Zero Gravity seats can even be had with a memory system. Keep one setting for Dad and the other for Mom; when either parent uses their Nissan Intelligent Key, the seats will automatically adjust to those presets. Easy come easy go.
2. Nissan ProPILOT Assist
Available in select Rogue models, ProPILOT Assist is your highway sidekick. With a simple push of a button, activate this semi-autonomous driver-assistance system to keep you in line. It accelerates for you, maintaining your speed and distance between the car ahead. It comes to complete stops when needed, then revs the Rogue back up to speed once traffic starts flowing. When you begin to veer out of your lane, ProPILOT Assist keeps you centered, even around slight curves. So long, boring work commute.
1. It’s a Hauler (of “Stuff”)
With its rear seats folded down, the 2020 Rogue opens up a 70-cubic-foot world of magic—better than Kia Sportage’s 60.1 cubic feet and even the 69.8-cubic-foot cargo area in Toyota’s popular RAV4. Rogue’s cargo area has enough room to hold nearly two dozen carry-on bags (someone tested this, for real) or bulk items from ~3.29 Costco trips.
Nissan’s Divide-N-Hide Cargo System offers four functional and super-adjustable storage configurations; create a long dual-floor to keep items hidden, for instance, or lower the floor for a bit of added height. Lots of stuff: That’s what you can expect to haul around with your new Rogue—especially after installing an OEM roof rack to the top.
Now Offering Free Delivery in Olathe, KS
If you’re in the market for a new SUV in Kansas City, come test drive the 2020 Rogue at our Olathe Nissan dealership. If it strikes your fancy, we’d be happy to deliver it to your driveway this Christmas season—for free! That’s right; if you live within 100 miles of our Olathe Nissan store (683 N Rawhide), you can buy and have your new Nissan Rogue delivered for no extra cost. (Additional per-mile charges will be added if delivery is requested outside of our service area.)
To learn more about our free vehicle delivery service in Kansas City, or if you’d like to schedule a Rogue test drive, contact McCarthy Olathe Nissan at 913-324-7364. Have the merriest of merry Christmases.
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