MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 30 /CNW/ - Nissan announced today that it will unveil the new, redesigned 2011 Nissan Rogue crossover SUV on Saturday, July 31st at the 23rd Annual International Z(R) Car Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. The popular Nissan Rogue gets an upgraded look inside and out - including exterior, interior, comfort and convenience, and audio and entertainment system enhancements. Model names and options are also revised, keeping Rogue fresh and exciting for its active lifestyle buyers. The 2011 Rogue is now offered in three trim levels - S, SV and SL (SL available in AWD only). Rogue is scheduled to go on sale at Nissan dealers nationwide this September.
"For 2011, Rogue is building on its very popular values - exciting styling, excellent value and a fun-to-drive spirit," said Mark McDade, Director, Marketing, Nissan Canada Inc. "By adding a third model and some great new options this year, Rogue can now be customized to suit any driver's interests."
Among the many enhancements for the fourth year of Rogue production is a redesigned exterior featuring a new front fascia and grille, front chin spoiler, rear spoilers, new chrome side door guard molding trim accents, new front and rear tire deflectors and a new chrome license plate finisher. Also added for 2011 are available 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, new lower rolling resistance tires (available with the 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels) and a new under-body cover.
About the 2011 Nissan Rogue
The new 2011 Nissan Rogue offers a standard 170-horsepower 2.5-litre 4-cylinder engine, Nissan's advanced Xtronic CVT(TM) (Continuously Variable Transmission), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). Rogue S and Rogue SV are available with an intuitive All-Wheel Drive system, which is standard on the new Rogue SL.
Rogue is designed to satisfy the buyers' functional and emotional needs - including the versatility provided by a large 1,639 L/58 ft(3) of cargo space combined with a 60/40 split rear seat and available fold-down front passenger seat. Utility is enhanced by numerous storage and functionality features, including an oversized glove compartment and large centre console.
Rogue also offers a long list of standard safety features, including six standard air bags - front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags and roof-mounted curtain side impact supplemental air bags with rollover sensor for improved front and rear-seat outboard occupant head protection.
Bluetooth(R) Hands-free Phone System is standard on the 2011 Rogue, with other available technology features including Nissan Intelligent Key(TM), XM(R) Satellite Radio (XM(R) subscription required, sold separately) Nissan Navigation System, RearView Monitor and a Bose-developed audio system.
The Rogue SV model is designed to provide excellent value, with RearView Monitor, Bluetooth(R) Hands-free Phone System, and several other features previously available in the 2010 Rogue SL. Two available option packages are available the Premium Package, which includes new Mood Lighting among other new features, and the Tech Package, which includes the Nissan Navigation System and a 5-inch colour screen.
About Nissan Canada Inc.
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is the Canadian sales, marketing and distribution subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. With offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC), NCI directly employs 250 full-time staff. There are 156 independent Nissan dealerships and 29 Infiniti retailers across Canada. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program 2010, whose key priorities are reducing CO2 emissions, cutting other emissions and increasing recycling. More information about Nissan in Canada and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.nissan.ca and www.infiniti.ca.
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