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2024 Nissan Rogue Debuts As Refreshed Ford Escape Rival

The Ford Escape just received a refresh for the 2023 model year that brought about revised styling, updated tech, a total trim level overhaul, and the addition of new variants to the crossover’s lineup. However, the compact crossover space is one of the most competitive in the entire automotive realm, and the Escape certainly has plenty of rivals to contend with. That includes the Nissan Rogue, which is easily one of the most popular vehicles in this segment. Now, the refreshed 2024 Nissan Rogue has been revealed as that particular model has received its own round of updates.

2024 Nissan Rogue -Exterior 002 - Rear Three Quarters

Given its success, the 2024 Nissan Rogue doesn’t offer any major updates over the outgoing 2023 model, though there are a few that aim to keep it fresh. The biggest is the addition of Google built-in with always-on connectivity for the 2024 Nissan Rogue SL and Platinum trims, making this the very first vehicle from the brand to tout this feature as standard. This new tech integrates Google Assistant, Google Maps, and other Google Play apps directly into the 13.2-inch touchscreen, which is bound to make it a popular choice among Android devotees. Otherwise, the Rogue S and SV come equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen.

2024 Nissan Rogue -Interior 001

On the outside, the 2024 Nissan Rogue gets some styling updates, starting up front with the brand’s “V-motion” grille and a restyled front bumper, along with subtle changes to the rear bumper and taillights. The Platinum trim gets a new 19-inch wheel design, while the lineup has been treated to some two-tone options and new paint colors called Everest White Pearl, Deep Ocean Blue Pearl, and Baja Storm.

2024 Nissan Rogue -Engine Bay 001

Otherwise, the 2024 Nissan Rogue carries over mostly unchanged, with the same 1.5L three-cylinder engine cranking out 201 horsepower and 225 pound-feet of torque and a CVT gearbox. Both front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations are available, too, though we’re still awaiting the debut of the rumored, off-road-focused Rock Creek Edition. Nissan hasn’t yet revealed pricing for the refreshed crossover, but it’s scheduled to launch in the U.S. in early 2024.

We’ll have more on everything the competition is up to soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for 24/7 Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. Bill

    The Escape is going to the graveyard. Ford lacks a rival unless new ev models arrive.

  2. Gary Miller

    The lack of a hybrid option is huge and will render the rogue to the bottom of the list.


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