All-New Nissan Rogue crossover included among Kiplinger's "2014 Best Value Awards" winners

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– Four 2014 Nissan models considered "Worth a Look" –

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Citing tremendous affordability and high fuel economy, Kiplinger's Personal Finance has named the 2014 Nissan Rogue the "Most Fuel-Efficient Small Crossover" in the publication's 2014 Best Value Awards. Kiplinger's annual buyer's guide sorts the 2014 models by price and category and ranks them for performance, safety and value.

The all-new 2014 Rogue was praised by the publication for its excellent combined fuel economy of 28 miles per gallon, which provides an excellent value to consumers with annual fuel costs a mere $1,800. Rogue also gets best-in-class 33 mpg highway in front-wheel drive models.*

This award is just one of several that the 2014 Rogue has received since arriving in dealer showrooms this past November. In addition to collecting major industry accolades, the completely redesigned Rogue continues to please consumers. Rogue sales set a January record, with 13,831 deliveries in its first full month of sales, an increase of 54.5 percent over January 2013.

"Throughout the last year, Nissan took many steps in the complete redesign of the all-new Rogue to better equip drivers with the best amenities possible, while still maintaining affordability," said Dan Mohnke, vice president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager & Marketing Operations. "This recognition from Kiplinger's Personal Finance validates the hard work we put into making the Nissan Rogue stylish, innovative and affordable for consumers."

In addition to being cited as "Most Fuel-Efficient Small Crossover," Rogue and three other Nissan models were considered "Worth a Look" by Kiplinger's. These vehicles include:

  • Nissan Altima – Cars $20,000-25,000
  • Nissan Pathfinder – Large Crossovers
  • Nissan Rogue – Small Crossovers
  • Nissan Versa Note – Cars Under $20,000

Kiplinger's Best Value Awards winners are noted in "Let's Make a Deal," available online at www.kiplinger.com and in the March issue (starting on page 63) on newsstands now.

About the 2014 Nissan Rogue
The all-new, completely redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue, starting at $22,490 USD**, seats up to seven passengers with its optional third row and boasts best-in-class 33 miles per gallon (mpg) highway fuel economy in front-wheel drive models. Exceptional passenger and cargo flexibility are provided by the EZ Flex® Seating System, along with the innovative, class-exclusive Divide-N-Hide® Cargo System (two-row models only) that can be configured 18 different ways for cargo storage and protection.

Driving confidence is bolstered by dynamic technologies such as Active Ride Control, Active Engine Braking and Active Trace Control, and the vehicle can be purchased with a variety of available technological features, including NissanConnectTM Apps (Smartphone Integration for iOS and Android including Google™, Pandora, iHeartRadio and Facebook), class-exclusive Around View® Monitor with moving object detection, Blind Spot Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning.

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.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

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 236,000 employees globally, Nissan sold more than 4.9 million vehicles and generated revenue of 9.6 trillion yen (USD 116.16 billion) in fiscal 2012. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of over 60 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Kiplinger
For nine decades, the Kiplinger organization has led the way in personal finance and business forecasting. Founded in 1920 by W.M. Kiplinger, the company developed one of the nation's first successful newsletters in modern times. The Kiplinger Letter, launched in 1923, remains the longest continuously published newsletter in the United States. In 1947, Kiplinger created the nation's first personal finance magazine. Kiplinger.com is the fastest growing Web site in the personal finance space. Located in the heart of our nation's capital, the Kiplinger editors remain dedicated to delivering sound, unbiased advice for your family and your business in clear, concise language.

 

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Media Contact:

Phil Lienert
Office: 615-725-5236
E-mail: phil.lienert@nissan-usa.com

*AutoPacific segmentation. MY14 Rogue vs. 2014 XSUV Mainstream Midsize Class. Automatic Transmission compared.  2014 EPA estimate for 2014 Rogue 33 MPG Highway.  Actual mileage may vary – use for comparison only.
**MSRP excludes applicable tax, title, license fees and destination charges.  Dealer sets actual price.  Prices and specs are subject to change without notice. Destination and handling $860.

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