All-New 2014 Nissan Rogue Makes North American Debut

    --  One of two global Nissan crossover SUV designs announced today,
        along with Nissan X-TRAIL
    --  Best-selling vehicle in Nissan's Canadian lineup, totally
        redesigned for 2014 model year, set for December on-sale
    --  Bold new design, featuring stylish right-sized exterior, along
        with flexible, roomy and inviting interior with optional
        3-row/7-passenger seating
    --  Extensive range of available technologies includes
        NissanConnect(SM) with Navigation, NissanConnect(SM) Apps;
        Around View(®) Monitor with Moving Object Detection, Blind Spot
        Warning and Lane Departure Warning

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Nissan today debuted the all-new 2014 
Nissan Rogue compact utility vehicle, the company's best-selling model in 
Canada* and one of a family of new Nissan global compact crossovers. The 
European version, called the Nissan X-TRAIL, made its world debut during a 
press conference at the Frankfurt Motor Show earlier today. As a high-volume 
global growth product built on the new jointly developed Nissan/Renault Common 
Module Family (CMF) platform architecture, it is projected to be available in 
190 countries around the world.

The new Rogue is scheduled to go on sale at Nissan dealers in Canada in 
December with pricing to be announced at a later date.

"There is growing demand for compact SUVs around the world due to their 
user-friendly combination of right-sized exteriors, flexible interior utility 
and low environmental impact," said Brian Thomas, Director of Marketing, 
Nissan Canada Inc. "With this exciting, innovative, all-new design, Nissan is 
aggressively targeting increased sales and share in every market, including 
Canada. By sharing development costs, while adapting powertrains, designs and 
equipment offerings for each specific region, Nissan has been able to add 
features and technologies while keeping prices affordable, it's a guaranteed 

The 2014 Rogue's new exterior design provides a premium, high-quality look and 
feel with available LED headlights, standard LED signature daytime running 
lights, heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signals and rear spoiler. 
Also available are a power panoramic moonroof and a power rear liftgate.

For the first time, Rogue will offer optional 3-row/7-passenger seating, 
thanks to its improved interior packaging efficiency. Among the many interior 
highlights are the innovative, class-exclusive** Divide 'n Hide(®) Cargo 
System providing 18 adjustable variations (two-row models) between the cargo 
and occupant areas.

The premium Rogue interior also offers exceptional passenger and cargo 
versatility, with best-in-class** front headroom. The class-exclusive** EZ 
FlexÔ Seating System includes a reclining 40/20/40-split 2(nd) row seat and 
2(nd) row legroom of 963 mm (37.9 inches) and 228 mm (9.0 inches) of fore/aft 
adjustability. Standard interior features include Streaming Audio via 
Bluetooth(®) and Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant.

"Rogue's bold, dynamic new styling is going to generate tremendous attention," 
said Thomas. "And once buyers take a look inside at the roomy, premium 
interior and experience the long list of affordable technologies, we know 
they'll be delighted."

Available Rogue technology features include NissanConnect(SM) with Navigation 
and NissanConnect(SM) Apps; Around View(®) Monitor with Moving Object 
Detection; Blind Spot Warning and Lane Departure Warning.

Every 2014 Nissan Rogue is equipped with a responsive 2.5-litre 4-cylinder 
engine rated at 170-horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Also standard are an 
advanced Xtronic CVT(®) (Continuously Variable Transmission), Vehicle Dynamic 
Control (VDC), and 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and 
a choice of an intuitive All-Wheel Drive system or front-wheel drive. An added 
level of driving confidence is provided by the new suite of 
confidence-inspiring dynamic technologies, featuring Active Trace Control, 
Active Engine Braking and Active Ride Control.

Fuel economy is significantly improved over the 2013 model with details to be 
announced at a later date. The new Rogue carries the distinctive "PURE DRIVE" 
badge, signifying Nissan's commitment to developing more environmentally 
friendly transportation for every market. The 2014 Nissan Rogue is offered in 
three models, S, SV and SL, and will be assembled in Smyrna, Tennessee. For 
more information, please visit

*Fiscal Year 2012
**AutoPacific Segmentation. 2014 Rogue v. '13 and '14 competitors, Midsize 
Compact Class.

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About Nissan North America 
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, 
consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and 
manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the 
Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of 
the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. 
More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan 
and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at, or visit the Americas media sites and

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is 
headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. 
Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers 
with more than 4.9 million vehicles in 2012, generating revenue of 9.4 
trillion yen ($US118.95 billion) in fiscal 2011. With a strong commitment to 
developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a 
comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A 
pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction 
of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle 
and winner of numerous international accolades, including the prestigious 
2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable 
mobility, visit our website at

About Nissan Canada
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 184 independent Nissan dealerships, 33 Infiniti 
retailers and 44 Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealers across Canada. A pioneer in 
zero emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the 
Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and 
winner of numerous international accolades including the prestigious 2011 
European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year awards.

More information about Nissan in Canada and the complete line of Nissan and 
Infiniti vehicles can be found online at and

SOURCE  Nissan Canada Inc. 
Media contacts: Didier Marsaud Senior Manager, Corporate Communications 
Nissan Canada Tel: 905-629-6400 
Mark James Cohn & Wolfe Tel: 647-259-3316 
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