The 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Undercuts The Toyota Rav4 Hybrid By $2,790

Posted on Jan 29 2017 - 5:18am by Jeff Dunham

Nissan announced pricing today on the upcoming 2017 Rogue Hybrid. Apart from being only one of two hybrids in this particular crossover class, at $27,180 for the front-wheel drive model, the new Rogue undercuts the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid’s $29,970 MSRP by a notable margin. Considering the Rogue was Nissan’s best-selling vehicle in 2016 and the entire lineup gets a refresh for 2017, you can expect to see more than a few of these pop up around town.

2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid

The Rogue Hybrid comes in two trims, SV and SL, both being available in front and all-wheel drive, the latter adding $4,920 to both models, but it should be noted that there’s no three-row option for the hybrid. The front-wheel drive SV starts at $27,180 with the all-wheel drive version starting at $32,100. Most notably, the hybrid version of the SV is only $1,000 more than the gasoline version, giving lots of incentive to go green. Stepping up to the SL will cost you $28,530 for front-wheel drive and $33,450 for all-wheel drive. That means the top trim Rogue is still less expensive than the base RAV4 Hybrid.

The 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is powered by a 2.0-liter 16-valve DOHC aluminum-alloy inline 4-cylinder paired with a compact lithium-ion battery and 30 kW electric motor. Combined output for the hybrid system is a decent 176 horsepower. The front wheel drive model is rated at 33 mpg city, 35 mpg highway and 34 mpg combined, with the expectable dip for the all-wheel drive model to 31 mpg city, 34 mpg highway and 33 mpg combined. Optional extras include emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert.