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2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

Nissan Rogue Review - The New 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport Feature
I went on a road trip last weekend. Well actually, it was a #RogueTrip to Woodbury Connecticut to test drive the all new 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport.  After three days of hitting the road, exploring the sights and chatting with Robin Moreo, the brand’s senior manager of product planning, I’ve gotten a good feel for the ins and outs of this CUV. So, here are 5 cool things to know about the new 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport.
 
Nissan Rogue Review - The New 2017 Nissan Sport
Nissan Rogue Review – The New 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport
It Takes Being Sporty Seriously
Nissan Rogue Review - The New 2017 Nissan Sport
Nissan Rogue Review – The New 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

This car is fun to drive, seriously. You may feel a smile creep across your face as you zip from zero to 60 (in about 9.4 seconds) and glide over bumpy roads with ease. It’s got a roomy interior despite being 12-inches shorter than the standard Nissan Rogue. Plus, the exterior is anything but boring. Chiseled with sharp lines, its outside is designed with an upscale and smart appearance. The car is available in many standard colors like Magnetic Black and palatial Ruby. However, statement makers may prefer its bolder color options like Nitro Lime and Monarch Orange.  

Parking Is A Cinch
Nissan Rogue Review – The New 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

If you’re worried about parking in the city – like I always am – the Rogue Sport can probably help ease your worries. It has a rear camera to assist with pulling into a spot from behind. Plus, it has side cameras so you can monitor the parallel lines on the ground as you pull into spots at the supermarket or mall. Not to mention, it also has a front camera so you can make sure you don’t tap anything as you inch forward. At the press of a dashboard button, the camera stitches all the footage together giving you a real-time 360-degree view. So you can evaluate your parking job without stepping foot outside of the car. Not that you’d ever need to do that, right?    

Safety Isn’t An Afterthought
Nissan Rogue Review – The New 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport Safety

The Rogue Sport comes with all the standard safety features you’d expect – dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, and brake assist. It also has a couple of newer safety features that might make you wonder how you ever lived without them. One is the high-tech, blind-spot monitoring. I’ve written about the brand’s version of blind-spot monitoring as a “well-designed” system before and that statement holds true in the  Rogue Sport as well. It keeps you aware of actual hazards around you without being set off by every car that passes you.

The other safety feature I really dug was the Latch system for kids. The system lets you secure LATCH-compatible child restraints in the second row without having to use seat belts or a locking clip. I’m not a mom yet, so this wouldn’t have been a safety feature that was top of mind. But I’m a god-mom and auntie to some of my friend’s kids, so it’s a feature that I’d be happy to have when I scooped up the little ones.  

It’s Pretty…and Smart 

The 2017 Rogue Sport is filled with many more high-tech features. In addition to the blind spot and rear view monitoring previously mentioned,  the car also comes standard with a Bluetooth phone and audio system inside. I had my cellphone synced and playing music in under a minute, so it is very easy to set up. It also has high-intensity daytime lights on the exterior and an Advanced Drive-Assist Display. The 5-inch colored monitor located in the gauge cluster shows the external temperature, upcoming turns, and tire pressure. It also displays song titles and other key information you may want to access to as you drive. 

It’s Designed For Real, Real Life
Nissan Rogue Review - 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport
Nissan Rogue Review – 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

The 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport makes it hard to pigeonhole it as the ideal car for one consumer market. And, that’s an impressive feat. Urbanites, suburbanites, parents, and singles will be impressed with its compact size, smart design, and smooth handling. They’ll all be equally impressed with its safety features, roomy interior, and built-in technology.

 
If I had to pick the “perfect” driver market for the car then I would say, the outgoing and social yet responsible crowd would probably fall hardest for it. Those who don’t want to have to trade up cars if they have kids would also really appreciate this ride.
 
The 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport seats five and gets 32 miles to the gallon on the highway and 25 miles to the gallon in the city. It comes in three models, the S, SV and SL and starts at $21,420. I test drove the SL model which starts at $26,070. 
 
 -XOXO Charell Star | Not Just A Girl In A Dress