One grey color Nissan Rogue is running on the road.

Is the 2021 Nissan Rogue Fuel-Efficient?

Performance Features of the 2021 Nissan Rogue 

A floating roof, a V-Motion front grille accentuated by U-shaped headlights, and sharp contour lines make it impossible to look beyond the roguish handsomeness of the 2021 Nissan Rogue. But do you know the best part about this mid-size crossover? It has exceptional power output and efficiency, giving you the freedom to easily traverse unexplored roads. You can even navigate the hustle-bustle of city traffic seamlessly without cumbersome gear-shifting. Do you want to know which transmission gives you this liberty in the 2021 Nissan Rogue? Please keep reading to learn about the performance features of the 2021 Nissan Rogue from our team at Robbins Nissan in Humble, TX! 

Which Engine Powers the 2021 Nissan Rogue? 

A 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine, standard across all trims, is bound to excite driving enthusiasts. Output is rated at 181 hp at 6,000 rpm, making it a workhorse with excellent acceleration. And it has a torque rating of 181 lb.-ft. at 3,600 rpm, ensuring a relaxed driving experience with more power in the lower gears. By being paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT), the engine’s fuel economy increases manifold. Driving pleasure is also enhanced due to stepless shifting and seamless acceleration.  

One red color Nissan Rogue is running on the road.
One grey color Nissan Rogue is parked

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How Is the Fuel Economy of the 2021 Nissan Rogue? 

Available with a choice of two drivetrains, you could choose the front-wheel-drive models or the Intelligent all-wheel-drive models. When combined with a front-wheel drivetrain, the 2021 Nissan Rogue delivers a fuel economy of 27 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 30 mpg combined. All-wheel-drive models achieve 25 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway, and 28 mpg combined. 

Five drive modes are available with the all-wheel-drive models. For an engaging drive, opt for the Sport Mode; while for a fuel-efficient drive, select the Eco Mode. To effortlessly go about your day, you could choose Auto Mode. If you’re traveling on a slippery surface where you might need extra traction, take the Snow Mode. Finally, the off-road mode is engineered to handle dirt, sand, and gravel. 

If you want to take the incredible 2021 Nissan Rogue for a spin, you can schedule a test drive at Robbins Nissan in Humble, TX!