The 2014 Rogue is slightly taller than the outgoing 2013 model, and it’s also a bit longer than compact SUVs like the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4. No word yet on how much cargo space the redesigned Rogue offers, but Nissan says that the new EZ Flex seating system allows all passenger seats to fold down, which makes it possible to transport long items like an 8-foot ladder. Kicking Tires writes, “The second row of seats also has a remarkable 9 inches of travel to adjust for third-row passengers' comfort.”
The redesigned Rogue will come in S, SV and SL trims, all of which are available with front- or all-wheel drive. A 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a continuously variable transmission are standard on all models. The EPA hasn’t released fuel economy estimates yet, but Nissan expects front-wheel drive models to deliver 26/33 mpg city/highway, or 28 mpg combined, which is quite good for the class.