2018 Nissan Rogue Adds Semi-Autonomous Driving Tech

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The 2018 Nissan Rogue is the first U.S. vehicle to offer advanced ProPilot Assist technology.

Priced from $25,655, the 2018 Nissan Rogue goes on sale October 24 at Nissan dealerships nationwide in the U.S. As Nissan’s best-selling model throughout the 2017 model year, the 2018 version gets a number of enhancements including the addition of available ProPilot Assist technology, which provides assisted steering, braking, and accelerating during single-lane highway driving.

Nissan says the technology is the foundation for the fully autonomous vehicles of the future and helps drivers stay centered in the lane, navigate stop-and-go traffic, maintain a set vehicle speed, and maintain a set distance to the vehicle ahead. ProPilot Assist is available on the 2018 Nissan Rogue SL as part of the Platinum package. The 2018 Nissan Rogue SL starts from $32,035.

Other enhancements to the 2018 Nissan Rogue include NissanConnect with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support and one additional USB port, standard motion-activated liftgate added to the SV trim ($26,875), while the SL grade adds standard Intelligent Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Intelligent Lane Intervention, and Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection.

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The Midnight Edition Package for the SV grade has been revised with new black front and rear fascia accents, black rear license plate finisher, black V-motion grille, and black emblems.

A few packages have also been revised with the SV Sun and Sound Touring Package updated to include Premium Package content. The SL Premium Package has been revised to add Intelligent Cruise Control and memory driver’s seat and outside mirrors. Lastly, the SL Platinum Package adds ProPilot Assist and an electronic parking brake.

The 2018 Nissan Rogue lineup also benefits from two new exterior colors: Scarlet Ember and Midnight Pine.

Powering the crossover is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 170 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. It comes standard with front-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is available on all trims for $1,350 additional.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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