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2018 Nissan Rogue

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2018 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue highlights

Customer reviews

4.7 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating**

4 out of 5


  • Smart interior with comfortable seats
  • Standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™


  • Acceleration is underwhelming
  • Seven-seat option no longer offered

Mileage (EPA estimate)

26 city, 33 highway, 29 combined

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2018 Nissan Rogue: Practical but option for seven seats is no more

With Rogue revisions in 2017 including a face-lifted design, more standard equipment, and a new hybrid model, Nissan continued to make changes for the 2018 model year. Surprisingly, one of the Rogue's top selling points has been removed, with Nissan no longer offering the seven-seat option. Other revisions include the addition of standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in all trim levels, allowing you to operate your smartphone seamlessly inside. Nissan has also added semi-automated driving features with its available ProPILOT Assist®.

Elsewhere the lineup remains much the same, which means the possibility of front- or all-wheel drive via either the standard 170-hp 2.5-liter engine or the hybrid model. The hybrid has an electric motor assisting a 2.0-liter four-cylinder for a combined 176 hp. Regardless of what's powering it, the Rogue features a continuously variable automatic transmission, which feels a bit slow to react. Comfort levels are high, but overall the Rogue's driving enjoyment lags that of most rivals, and the loss of the seven-seat option curtails its appeal for some.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

CarMax customer love the Nissan Rogue. They like that it's great on gas and has smooth handling.
5 Stars28
4 Stars7
3 Stars2
2 Stars0
1 Star0

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 16th out of 26 among Compact SUVs.
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Explore Nissan Rogue details

S 2WD 4D Sport Utility

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