- 2017 Rogue takes top award in its class based on value and versatility
- The Nissan Rogue has been updated for the 2017 model year with fresh exterior and interior treatments, an expanded suite of Nissan Safety Shield, and the first ever Rogue Hybrid model
- Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Award is the publication's highest ranking award
CHICAGO – The 2017 Nissan Rogue has been named a 2017 Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Award winner. The thorough evaluation of process for the award examines every aspect of every vehicle that is being considered and how it pertains to consumers' real-world driving experience. The award was presented today in conjunction with the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.
"Nissan is honored to have Rogue recognized by the editors of Consumer Guide – a true testament to the strength and value of this great vehicle," said Dan Mohnke, vice president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager & Marketing Operations. "With visual and safety enhancements for the 2017 Rogue, as well as continuing sales growth of this vehicle and segment, we are excited to see what is to come for the Rogue nameplate in 2017."
To create the annual Consumer Guide Automotive awards, editors test drive and thoroughly evaluate more than 150 new vehicles each year, culminating in an exclusive list of vehicles receiving a Best Buy Award, the publication's highest ranking.
The Consumer Guide Automotive editors said, "the Rogue offers respectable fuel economy, refined interior materials, and passenger and cargo versatility that few compact SUVs can match."
The Nissan Rogue, following three straight years of sales growth since the introduction of the completely redesigned second generation for the 2014 model year, takes another major step forward for 2017 with a new look, enhanced utility and an expanded suite of Nissan Safety Shield technologies. And, in an expansion of the Rogue lineup, a new gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain – available in two grade levels and a choice of front-wheel or all-wheel drive – is offered for the first time in Rogue history.
For more information on Rogue and the complete Nissan vehicle lineup, please visit NissanNews.com.
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 annually by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. 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 U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.
About Nissan Motor Co.
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 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sold 5.32 million vehicles and generated revenue of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in fiscal year 2014. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads the world in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of the LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is the best-selling EV in history with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment. For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.
About Consumer Guide® Automotive
Established in 1967, Consumer Guide is one of the longest-running auto-review operations in the country. First online in 1995, Consumer Guide was also one of the first car-test organizations to hit the web. Consumer Guide is headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnwood, IL, a location ideal for sampling the best–and worst–that nature has to offer.
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