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2013 Nissan Rogue

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Nissan Rogue highlights

Customer reviews

4.3 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5


  • Quick and enjoyable to drive
  • Comfortable front seats


  • Lacking in cargo space and versatility
  • No V6 option

Mileage (EPA estimate)

23 city, 28 highway, 25 combined

Pricing for current inventory

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2013 Nissan Rogue is an attractive choice

The 2013 Nissan Rogue might be the last year of the first generation, but it remains a compelling choice if you value an enjoyable drive and high-quality interior over outright practicality. Others, like the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, offer greater utility, but the Rogue's interior is among the best, with fine materials and fit and finish. The front seats are particularly comfortable, and the SV trim's driver's seat comes with six-way power adjustment. All Rogues feature a 170-hp 2.5-liter gasoline engine, mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission driving either the front or all four wheels.

The steering is nicely weighted and precise, and the suspension delivers capable handling and agility that makes it feel more like a compact car than a compact crossover. If there's a negative, it's that the CVT creates a lot of engine noise. The S is the base trim, and a Special Edition package adds desirable equipment including alloy wheels, a nicer sound system, and a rearview camera. The SV trim has all that and more. The SL package allows for a Rogue that's fully loaded, with Bose® audio, heated front seats, leather upholstery, and a useful 360-degree parking camera.

All Nissan Rogue years

New for 2013

  • Rogue trims have been upgraded with Full Roof Rack as standard equipment this year.

Explore Nissan Rogue details

SL 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Tow Hitch

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Overall length






Leg room

F 42.5"/R 35.3"

Head room

F 40.4"/R 38.3"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

225/1500 lbs.



5 reasons to buy the 2013 Nissan Rogue

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating


RepairPal gave the Nissan Rogue an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Nissan Rogue 17th out of 27 among Compact SUVs.

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2013 Nissan Rogue trims

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