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Nissan announces 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid SV pricing

Motor Trend reports that the 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid SV will carry only a small premium when it hits dealerships. The $27,180 price tag is about $1,000 more than a comparable gas-only Rogue. The Rogue Hybrid features a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine and 30-kilowatt electric motor with a fuel economy rating of 33/35/34 mpg combined. Read more.

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Review: 2017 Nissan Rouge Hybrid

AutoGuide.com took a close look at the 2017 Nissan Rouge Hybrid, a crossover that aims to perform better than Nissan’s previous hybrids. The verdict: a thumbs up. AutoGuide.com says the Rogue Hybrid drives better than the traditional model and offers a boost in fuel efficiency that should make it competitive with Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid. Read more.

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Nissan introduces Rogue Hybrid

The 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid will offer buyers a second powertrain choice that delivers improve fuel economy (34 mpg combined) without compromising the vehicle’s performance, interior roominess or cargo space. It will be available in late 2016. Green Car Congress explains that Nissan’s advanced Intelligent Dual Clutch Control system is at the core of the Rogue Hybrid. Read more.

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Nissan Quietly Launches 2016 Murano Hybrid

HybridsCars.com reports that the 2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid is now available in the United States, but only about 600 models will be available. The hybrid version will cost buyers a $3,000 premium, but will offer better fuel economy. The Murano Hybrid is powered by a supercharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a CVT and an electric motor, bringing combined system output…

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Influx of hybrid SUVs and crossovers coming soon

If you’d like a hybrid vehicle, but need the additional space offered by a SUV or crossover, you will soon have more options. Here are seven hybrids or plug-in hybrids that will be coming to the U.S. market: the Nissan Rogue Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz GLC Plug-in Hybrid, Kia Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid, Acura MDX Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-in Hybrid, and…

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The World’s 10-Best Selling Plug-in Cars

More than 600,000 plug-in electric vehicles have been sold around the world. HybridCars.com provided a rundown of the 10 best-selling plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles. Here is the list: #10: Renault Zoe (15,063 sold) #9: Renault Kangoo (15,369 sold) #8: Ford Fusion Energi (15,611 sold) #7: Ford C-Max Energi (16,377 sold) #6: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Family (30,501 sold) #5: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV…

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Review: Nissan Infiniti Q50 Hybrid

A review of the Nissan Infiniti Q50 Hybrid says that the luxury sedan delivers on the promise of fuel efficiency, providing a 35% bump in gas mileage over the conventional version. “Infiniti’s hybrid system is impressive, discreet and transparent, shuttling power between gas and electric sources to maximize acceleration or economy,” reads the review. “Mash the gas pedal, and a combined 360 horses urge…

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Review: 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

John Voelcker recently reviewed the new 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, which replaces the standard 260-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and continuously variable transmission (CVT) with a supercharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that sandwiches a 15-kilowatt (22-hp) electric motor between the engine and CVT, with a clutch on either end. He notes that Nissan is pricing its hybrid Pathfinder aggressively. It is priced about $4,000 less…

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