-- 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
-- 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 Media.Nissan.ca.
*Fiscal Year 2012
**AutoPacific Segmentation. 2014 Rogue v. '13 and '14 competitors, Midsize
More information, high-res images and b-roll are available at
www.media.nissan.ca or upon request.
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
www.NissanUSA.comandwww.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites
NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.
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 http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.
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 www.nissan.ca and www.infiniti.ca.
SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.
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