Photo of Rogue Sport courtesy of Nissan.

Photo of Rogue Sport courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan’s 2018 Rogue Sport compact SUV retails with a starting price of $22,615 and is currently on sale at dealerships nationwide, Nissan has announced.

Like the 2017 model-year Rogue Sport, Nissan is offering front-wheel-drive trims in three grades including S, SV, and SL, and is available with all-wheel drive variations, which adds $1,350 to the price tag. The Rogue Sport S base model retails for $22,615, while the SV and SL retail for $24,215 and $27,265 respectively.

The Rogue Sport offers an array of safety features, including automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind spot warning, rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning, and intelligent lane intervention.

Other technological features include a rearview monitor, NissanConnectSM with navigation and mobile apps, a 7.0-inch color touch-screen display, Nissan voice recognition for navigation and audio, and more.

Special packages for the new model year include the SV Technology Package which offers heated driver’s and front passenger seats, a remote engine start system with Intelligent climate control, a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, fog lights, leather-wrapped shift knob and heated outside mirrors. Meanwhile, the SL Premium Package includes intelligent cruise control, lane departure warning, intelligent lane intervention, and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection.

Under the hood, it features a 141-horsepower 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve inline 4-cylinder engine, Xtronic transmission with Eco Mode switch and a 4-wheel independent suspension.