NEW FOR 2010:

– Standard chrome outside door handles
– Leather Package adds Intelligent Key System, Bluetooth connectivity and XM satellite radio

For 2010, changes to the Nissan Rogue are minor. All models include chrome exterior door handles, while the Leather Package includes an Intelligent Key proximity system, Bluetooth and XM satellite radio.

The Rogue uses a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine with CVT and is available in S or SL trim. Both come in either front- or all-wheel drive.

Features on the S include 16-inch wheels, air conditioning, tire pressure monitoring system, heated mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, intermittent rear wiper, cloth seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, CD/MP3 stereo, cargo area light, power windows, keyless entry, cruise control, and vehicle security system. The AWD version includes roof rails.

The SL adds 17-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, roof rails, and heated seats.

The SL models can be optioned with a Premium Package, for $2,300, which adds transmission paddle shifters, tow hitch pre-wiring, fog lights, power sunroof, six-CD/MP3 stereo, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, fold-flat front passenger seat, multifunction trip computer, outside temperature display, dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors, rear cargo floor organizer, cargo cover, driver’s seatback pocket, and interior accent lighting.

The SL AWD can also be optioned with a Leather Package, for $5,300, which adds a premium Bose six-CD stereo, XM satellite radio, Bluetooth, leather seats, six-way power driver’s seat, Intelligent Key, garage door opener, auto-dimming mirror with digital compass, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and auto up/down driver’s window.

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