The Nissan Rogue Select is an older model Nissan Rogue and crossover SUV (CUV). The Nissan Rogue Select is a carryover version of the Nissan Rogue, essentially the older version of the Nissan Rogue.
The Nissan Rogue Select’s design goes back to the original 2008 Nissan Rogue. The Nissan Rogue Select is basically the 2013 design of the Nissan Rogue, which went through a redesign in 2013.
The base configuration of the Nissan Rogue Select is called “S”. The Nissan Rogue Select has a 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder 170 horsepower engine and continuously variable transmission (CVT). The engine can put out 175 foot pounds of torque. Front wheel drive is standard, but all wheel drive is an option. The Nissan Rogue Select is a compact SUV with seating for 5. The Nissan Rogue Select does not have the third row seating available for the formal 2015 Nissan Rogue.
The D pillar of the car does limit rearward visibility. The Nissan Rogue Select also has less cargo space than the Rogue, 58 cubic feet if the rear seats are folded down, versus 70 cubic feet of the Rogue.
The Nissan Rogue Select gets up to 23 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway. The all wheel drive version reduces the fuel efficiency by one to two miles per gallon.
The Nissan Rogue Select has a towing capacity of a thousand pounds. The standard trim line comes with an automatic transmission, power windows, power locks, air conditioning, a car alarm, a manually adjustable driver’s seat, antilock breaks, remote keyless entry, brake assist, a traction control system, tire pressure monitoring, an older style of auxiliary input, the LATCH system for easy installation of infant car seats, and four speaker radio and CD system.
The Nissan Rogue and Rogue Select were rated as having average reliability by Consumer Reports in 2015.
Around 76,000 2014 Nissan Rogues were recalled due to improper nickel plating of fuel pump components, which could cause the fuel pump to fail. About 300 Rogues were recalled in the same year for problems with a loose lug nut. About 1600 were recalled for problems with the steering wheel column that could come loose.
The S base model of the Nissan Rogue Select costs around $20,000 new in 2015. Unlike many other Nissan cars, there is only one trim line, the S.
The S and S configuration with all wheel drive costs about $1,500 more. The Nissan Rogue Select costs around $3,000 dollars less than a comparable Nissan Rogue. However, the Rogue has better gas mileage and more amenities.
You can add the “convenience package” to the Nissan Rogue Select; this adds features like cruise control, roof rails, a rearview monitor, and iPod connectivity.
The appearance package adds several hundred dollars to the cost, and that adds rear privacy glass and aluminum alloy wheels.
Rivals to this car include the Chevrolet Trax, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, and Toyota Rav4.
The Nissan Rogue Select is essentially the old Nissan Rogue design sold as “Select” to distinguish it from the newer Rogue design.
The Rogue Select is more commonly found in rental fleets than the car lot.