Nissan Rogue Sport Gets a Mid-Year Update

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport is now available at Nissan dealers in the U.S.

The mid-year update adds new standard features to the popular crossover, including auto emergency braking, blind spot warning, and rear cross traffic alert. Pricing starts from $23,085 including destination, an increase of $470 compared to the 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport. In addition, the Rogue Sport SL, priced from $28,165, now includes standard intelligent cruise control. The technology has also been added to the SV Technology Package. The mid-range Rogue Sport SV starts from $24,715. All-wheel drive can be added to any of the three models for $1,350 additional.

The update means the Rogue Sport joins seven other 2018 Nissan models in offering standard automatic emergency braking.

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Powering the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 141 horsepower, paired to an Xtronic transmission with Eco Mode switch. Available technology includes rearview monitor, Siri Eyes Free, NissanConnect with navigation and mobile apps, seven-inch color touchscreen display, Nissan voice recognition for navigation and audio, SiriusXM Travel Link and SiriusXM Traffic, NissanConnect Services powered by SiriusXM, Bluetooth hands-free phone system, hands-free text messaging assistant, streaming audio via Bluetooth and remote engine start, intelligent around view monitor, intelligent cruise control, lane departure warning, and intelligent lane intervention.

“We’re making Automatic Emergency Braking standard across all grades of our best-selling models, including the exciting and affordable Rogue Sport. It’s part of our comprehensive vision for helping reduce fatalities known as Nissan Intelligent Mobility,” said Michael Bunce, vice president, Product Planning, Nissan North America, Inc.

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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 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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  • Kevin Wright Kevin Wright on Apr 22, 2018

    Qashqai in the rest of the world, but I guess that was too difficult for Americans to pronounce, considering they butcher the English language.

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    • Right of right Right of right on Apr 24, 2018

      I just call it ugly. Looks like the above pic is from 2006