If you want a sporty crossover with impressive capabilities and loads of interior room, you've probably come across the 2021 Nissan Rogue. Did you know this crossover boasts an EPA-estimated 27 city/35 highway MPG rating?1

Our team at Watermark Nissan of Marion near Marion, Herrin, and Carbondale, IL, knows how precious extra miles behind the wheel can be for lovers of adventure. That's why they've made it their mission to craft this in-depth Nissan Rogue MPG review to show just how capable this crossover is on the streets.

Keep reading below to learn more.


Nissan Rogue MPG: Where Does Its Mileage Come From?

In the belly of this crossover lies a 2.5-liter engine that puts out a steady 181 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. When paired with its 14.5-gallon fuel tank capacity, the 2021 Nissan Rogue offers an EPA-estimated 27 city MPG/35 highway MPG.1

With such an impressive figure, you're probably wondering how it can reach this number.

When a Nissan is engineered, it is built with certain mechanisms and aspects that can contribute to its fuel economy, such as:

  • Curb weight: The Nissan Rogue weighs in at 3,371 pounds. This is lighter than other crossover SUVs. A lighter weight allows for less expended energy when operating the vehicle.
  • Front-wheel drive (FWD): While this crossover offers an available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system, it standardizes its front-wheel drivetrain. FWD vehicles are generally lighter and the reduced weight helps improve fuel efficiency.
  • Eco drive mode: The Rogue equips a drive mode selection system to help tailor your desired driving experience. The Eco mode setting can configure settings in your crossover for a more efficient ride-perfect for long road trips.

Can You Optimize Your Vehicle's Fuel Efficiency?

Do you want to save time and money at the pump? Luckily, there are a number of ways to improve gas mileage!

Trying out these five steps can potentially help you maintain your Nissan Rogue's MPG for many miles to come:

  1. Perform regular maintenance: When your Rogue is not in tip-top shape, it can drastically impact its fuel economy. With that being said, it's important to have the air filter, the spark plugs, and all connections regularly serviced for optimal operation.
  2. Drive within the speed limit: A vehicle's fuel mileage taps out around 45 MPH to 50 MPH. In order to maintain a healthy miles per gallon rating, it's important to drive within the recommended speed limit and/or avoid rapid acceleration and harsh braking.
  3. Maintain proper tire pressure: Your Nissan's wheels play a big part in its efficiency. When tires are improperly inflated, this can drag down gas mileage. Maintaining proper tire pressure helps improve fuel efficiency.
  4. Remove extra weight: While some items in your vehicle are necessary, removing any unnecessary weight-like rear-mounted cargo boxes or any junk in the trunk-can lighten the weight of your vehicle as well as reducing wind resistance.
  5. Limit idling: Instead of waiting in your Nissan Rogue with the engine running, you can turn off your crossover to help save gas. Restarting the engine burns less fuel than idling does.

Want to Learn More About Nissan Rogue MPG?

After reading our Nissan Rogue MPG review, are you interested in learning more?

Stop by Watermark Nissan of Marion near Marion, Herrin, and Carbondale, Illinois, today to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Nissan Rogue!

2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 27 City MPG / 35 Highway MPG / 30 Combined MPG for Rogue® S FWD; 26 City MPG / 33 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for Rogue S AWD; 26 City MPG / 34 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for Rogue SV, SL, and Platinum FWD; 25 City MPG / 32 Highway MPG / 28 Combined MPG for Rogue SV, SL, and Platinum AWD. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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