MotoMan heads to Miami see the 2017 Nissan Rogue before it’s WORLD DEBUT in advance of the Miami International Auto Show. Once there, he finds more than a mid cycle refresh – he finds a new propulsion system – the 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid. Putting aside the refreshed 170 HP Nissan Rogue he focuses on the key engineering and packaging aspects of the 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid but then dives back into the traditional internal combustion version to pose the question about a trend . . .

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    • imjustagamer xd
      imjustagamer xd


      about 1 year ago
    • tjalexforever

      nice video

      about 2 years ago
    • Authan65

      Use of the yummy mommy phrase is probably the most annoying thing I've ever heard in a car review.

      about 2 years ago
    • Last Outlaw
      Last Outlaw

      Im ready to buy it just because the front seat folds back and you can put your feet up and catch some zZzZzZz! Im in my car alot and I'm looking for a SUV and this one is starting to look like my best option.

      about 2 years ago
    • Henry Ford
      Henry Ford

      Looking at buying one of these Rogues here (in Canada) in less than a year. Won't be getting the SL trim as I don't care much for leather (though it's nice) and the SV trim is more in my range.

      about 2 years ago
    • AugustRushDesigns

      I'm a single, 23 year old male, usually its just me on my commute to work each day. Often on the weekends i'll bring along friends or family members. I drive a 2013 Nissan Cube S. Given my commute to work and the many road trips I take, i average around 3,600 miles/month. Since I am a tall guy, I love the ample headroom in my Cube. The power isn't great, but its a sub-compact car. To address your question concerning Nissan upgrading interior materials and thus raising the cost of the new Rogue, I would say it's a great decision (in my opinion). As you may know, the Nissan Cube is a very basic and boring car on the interior. I purchased expensive leather seat covers and a new touchscreen stereo to make up for the lack-luster interior. After my Cube, i'm planning on getting a Nissan Rogue. It's a very classy-looking car- the AWD, sunroof, leather, and ample interior room is very appealing. I've never had issues with Nissan CVT's, either in my 2010 Sentra Sl or my 2013 Cube. Anways, great review and thanks for sharing!

      about 2 years ago
    • Joe Puffenbarger II
      Joe Puffenbarger II

      Why does he keep saying "baby yummy mommy"?

      about 2 years ago
    • Joe Joe H
      Joe Joe H In reply to Joe Puffenbarger II

      Joe Puffenbarger II He loves the milfs

      about 2 years ago
    • Ian Clarke
      Ian Clarke

      I currently have the 2016 SV AWD with a family of five. Drives smooth and my best mpg so far was 32.4, but i wish i would have waited for the 2017 model since the styling is new.

      about 2 years ago
    • Steven Taylor
      Steven Taylor

      I definitely want to see the crossovers get more classy on the inside and out! Keep up the good work. I currently drive a Nissan Leaf when it was just my wife and I. But, the family is growing so I need to look at expanding a little bit and this could be an option. I don't care about CVT.... I main concerns are high MPG, looks, comfort, and some extra space for the beloved Home Depot/West Elm trips that I constantly have to make to update my house!

      about 2 years ago
    • josemmorales65

      yea i would buy i actually have a 2016 rogue s and 3 kids fits the family's need and ride is good had a tahoe with 3rd row.and trade for something newer and more modern tech

      about 2 years ago
    • JK Forsyth
      JK Forsyth

      We are a family of 3. boy is 5. We drive a 2015 Nissan Rogue SL (New $31,560/ 28k miles) & (used $15,500/ 36k miles) 2013 Altima 3.5 SL. We bought the Rogue because it was stylish & very affordable in it class & very easy to work with. We looked at many in it's class like (small size) CRV, BMW x3, Mazda, Ford escape, Toyota... pretty much every small SUV/cross over . And for the price & options. like (panoramic roof, BPW, LDW,FCW, round view camera, power lift gate, full xenon head lamp & 28/33MPG/ current 27.5 averaged) (Cons: cheap sound horn, no auto windows & no power seat on passenger side.

      I bought the Altima because I just wanted it.

      about 2 years ago
    • Naveed Chaudhry
      Naveed Chaudhry


      Hello Moto Man, I want to start by saying I have subscribed to your channel for quite some time now and love your reviews and insight on the vehicles!

      Now I want to answer your question and ask you a question,

      Answer: I purchased the Nissan Rogue when it was first redesigned in 2014 and thought the car was pretty well built, just thought it could benefit from a more powerful engine either a V6 or turbo 4, losing the CVT and opting for a traditional transmission, and lastly a better interior. I am very glad to see that addressed at least on of my grips. All and all I would consider paying more for these improvements. Considering I paid 26k at the time I would not mind paying between 30k to 35k if all that was corrected.

      My Question: So I sold the car about a year later with only 15k miles, I couldn't stand this annoying vibration when car was in drive and my foot was on the brake, like at a stop light. You can slightly feel the vibrartion at the steering wheel and passenger seat would also vibrate, if you put your hand on the passenger seat you would feel it ratliting. I was told this was normal since when the passenger seat was empty. I think it was a drive train issue since it would not happen when it was in park. Has this been fixed?

      about 2 years ago
    • Naveed Chaudhry
      Naveed Chaudhry In reply to Naveed Chaudhry

      Thanks for the response, I did research it online at the time and it seemed like a common complaint. May have just been some and not all of them.

      Oh here I just did a quick search on it online ( and looks like Nissan issued a TSB about this and fixed the problem. Wish I was notified before I got rid of it for that reason.

      Anyways afterwards I decided to stay away from Nissan cars altogether because I feel their build quailty as a whole compared to Toyota or Honda is poor.

      Keep up the great reviews!

      about 2 years ago
    • MotoManTV
      MotoManTV In reply to Naveed Chaudhry

      Hi Naveed - Thanks for reaching out and the feedback. Soooo, gotta say that while I have driven a couple of Nissan Rogues over the years, I have not experienced the situation your describe. What I have done is share your comment with a couple of my contacts at Nissan.

      about 2 years ago
    • Craig Francis
      Craig Francis

      My god this guy talks about the far end of a fart. What the hell's he going on about. Just ask the questions stop waffling. At one point I thought he was having a stroke all his words mumbled into one long slur.
      Decent car though

      about 2 years ago
    • babyboomer713

      Just purchased a 2016 Nissan Rogue SV with added navigation, moonroof, fog lights - everything the SL has except leather seats and fancier alloy rims. I woulda love the extra luxury but I do have a range to spend on any small crossover SUV. Just me and my chihuahua!

      about 2 years ago
    • iitz Mariah
      iitz Mariah

      I think it's a great idea because at the end of the day it is a lower price a Range Rover ... murano...and many more that i dnt know the names of loll I have no kids and 1 dog. but i think.... no i know this is somthing i want because its a 10+ type of vehicle. I can have 2 kids from 3 yrs from now and i dont have to change cars because of car seats. i do carry alot of big loads back and forth from home to work. so the space is great. AND i wont lose my "fancy" because i want to be prepared for life changing moments

      about 3 years ago
    • kevin ant
      kevin ant In reply to iitz Mariah

      iitz Mariah big loads as in?

      about 2 years ago
    • Lee Hardwick
      Lee Hardwick

      For the past 20 years I always wanted a small luxury suv, now they are finally making them. why should the luxury part only be for the expense cars!

      about 3 years ago
    • buildmorefarms100

      Looks great, Id consider buying one. I currently own a Mini Cooper and a Focus ST.

      about 3 years ago
    • Manuel Rabelo
      Manuel Rabelo

      Yes I would buy it, it is cheaper than an European car and has more features in it. My wife and my dogs love this vehicle

      about 3 years ago
    • Rafael Romero
      Rafael Romero

      I have a 2016 Rogue SL with Tech and Im super happy. came from an A6 to a TSX to a Passat tsi Sel. this has all the space you need, wonderful tech and a clean interior. we are a fam of 4 and we fit perfect. The gas mileage is great and I shopped around. Considered the q3, cx9, cx5, nx200t and a few others. This was the best value hands down. steep discounts on MSRP and 0% interest. Led lights everywhere and my kids love the pano roof.

      about 3 years ago


      about 3 years ago
    • August Bisson
      August Bisson

      Compared to a RAV4 and CR-V, the Rogue, to me, has more comfortable ergonomics and a more attractive style. And I don't see it as primarily a family vehicle.

      about 3 years ago
    • noobkosh

      Your question should specify what would we buy this over? I'd puta few grands more and buy a Murano SV. Doesn't have leather and some other amenities but it's larger.

      about 3 years ago
    • HX Re
      HX Re

      I like and yes I would buy it. simply because I like the Rogue and nissan. secondly color options are a huge selling point for me when buying a car and the dealer staff.which here in SoCal at mossy nissan is awesome. I've driven the Rogue and enjoyed. and am the only one in my family. but have friends in regularly drive to and fro. and my current car is a 13 Nissan cube

      about 3 years ago
    • AJ Caneja
      AJ Caneja

      The hybrid caught my attention.But the downside.I currently drive a 2015 Tiguan R-Line.Stronger powerplant and solid driving dynamics - stiff suspension for better handling.If Nissan cross-overs shifted to dual clutch or auto tranny, AND higher HP, I will consider.Then again, the Nissan dealerships where I am from, don't have a good reputation of "keeping their word"

      about 3 years ago
    • exxonvaldeezy

      I bought a 2014 Rogue because it is one of the only few crossovers that is 3rd row, AWD, and gets over 30 mpg. We love ours for our family of 4, kids still in car chairs.

      about 3 years ago
    • dkeberhardt home page
      dkeberhardt home page

      I've had my new Rogue (2016) for a year and one half. Its very comfortable, handles bumps better than my wife's CRV, gets good gas mileage, and accelerates well when merging onto busy I95. The CVT performs well - you don't notice gear shifting at all. Cruise control is rock steady when handling inclines. My only criticism is that my SV model does not have heaters for the side mirrors. I'm happy with my purchase.

      about 3 years ago
    • OJDUDE

      We have an Audi A4 and Acura MDX. I would not by a CVT regardless.

      about 3 years ago
    • ArJuN Mangal
      ArJuN Mangal

      CVT is reliable ???

      about 3 years ago
    • PMC05
      PMC05 In reply to ArJuN Mangal

      Love my Rogue! SL AWD! 2016 ☝🏽

      about 1 year ago
    • Joe Puffenbarger II
      Joe Puffenbarger II In reply to ArJuN Mangal

      Her Otz I love my 2014 pathfinder hybrid... almost 70k miles now

      about 2 years ago
    • Rachel Moreno
      Rachel Moreno In reply to ArJuN Mangal

      Jeff H p

      about 2 years ago
    • Al Ju
      Al Ju In reply to ArJuN Mangal

      CVT its a crap.. i have a lot problemss with my Pathfinder 2014!!! i hate it!

      about 2 years ago
    • Jeff H
      Jeff H In reply to ArJuN Mangal

      i too have had numerous company cars over the years, ford fusions, nissan altimas, mercury milans, and now currently drive a 2014 nissan rogue sl awd thats has 87k on it now. never one issue with it. my fusion broke down at 3000 miles! bad coils. 87k on my rogue and fantastic. we love it so much that we just got my wife one brand new 2016 sl awd. great for our family of 4. 2 little kiddies love it too. my 2014 rogue is being traded in and now i have a 2017 sl rogue on order for delivery in december. yum

      about 2 years ago
    • TruthFLA

      did i miss the MPG numbers for the Hybrid?

      about 3 years ago
    • Zelin Li
      Zelin Li

      To answer your question, I dislike the trend. If Rougue, RAV4 or CRV is getting more expensive, I guess people would pick a BMW X1

      about 3 years ago