Auto Review: 2011 Nissan Rogue SV

The 2011 Nissan Rogue SV looks like a souped up station wagon, but it really is a nicer vehicle than the traditional family car. It fits into the crossover category – part SUV and part sedan.

2011 Nissan Rogue SV

2011 Nissan Rogue SV

The Rogue SV is a competitive vehicle in a very competitive class. With an MSRP of almost $30,000, it’s affordable for most families and you’ll feel like royalty. The engine is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that still kicks out plenty of power. The drivetrain is all wheel drive, which is a bit of a step up from what you might expect.

The 2011 Rogue SV with SL Package features some nice pluses as options:

  • Leathery upholstery
  • Navigation system with 5-inch touch screen
  • 18-inch wheels
  • XM Satellite radio
  • Automatic climate control
  • 7 speakers
  • Power sliding glass moonroof
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • HID Xenon headlights
  • Fog lights
  • And much more

Standard features of the 2011 Nissan Rogue SV include:

  • 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • 60/40 split rear seat
  • Manual tilt steering column
  • Cruise control with steering wheel control
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Backup camera

The fuel economy of the 2011 Nissan Rogue SV registers at 22 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway with a 24 mpg combined rating. The horsepower putout is 170 at 6,000 rpm with a pound-feet torque of 174 at 4,400 rpm.