Nissan Teases Much Hotter Next-Generation Rogue

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Unfortunately for Nissan, photos showing the 2021 Rogue completely undisguised have already leaked online.

Thanks to leaked photos, patent images, and spy shots of camouflaged prototypes, we've known for a long time now that Nissan is developing an all-new version of the popular Rogue (also known as the X-Trail in other markets) compact crossover. What we didn't know, however, is when it will debut - until now.

Nissan has confirmed the all-new 2021 Rogue will break cover next week on Monday, June 15 at 9 am EDT. A new teaser photo supplied by the Japanese automaker previews its more fetching front fascia. Unfortunately for Nissan, photos showing the all-new Rogue completely undisguised have already leaked online.

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Compared to its predecessor, the 2021 Nissan Rogue features new stylish split-headlights with slim LED daytime running lights in the upper section and low and high beams in the lower one. The redesigned headlights are positioned above a larger V-Motion grille and vertical air intakes.

These changes help give the 2021 Nissan Rogue a more distinctive design. Nissan hasn't shown off the rear, but the leaked photos confirm the 2021 Nissan Rogue will have redesigned taillights and a larger roof spoiler. The profile, on the other hand, looks very similar to the outgoing model.

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While the exterior changes will be evolutionary rather than revolutionary, the interior will receive some radical changes including a fully digital instrument cluster that will most likely be reserved for higher trims, as well as a larger infotainment screen mounted to the dashboard, and a flat-bottom steering wheel.

Engine options haven't been confirmed, but we're expecting the 2021 Nissan Rogue to be offered with a 2.5-liter inline-four gasoline engine paired with a continuously variable transmission. In the current Rogue, this unit produces 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. The Nissan Altima's 2.0-liter variable-compression turbo engine, which delivers 248 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, could also join the options list. After ae 2021 Nissan Rogue debuts next week, sales will start this fall.

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