1st Generation (2008—2013) Rogue Problems

This generations ranks 55th out of 59 Nissan generations in reliability and should be avoided if possible. Owners have the most complaints about the transmission (56%), engine (10%), and the body (7%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Won\'t Accelerate/stops While Driving 35 complaints at an average of 85,886 miles in the 2011 Nissan Rogue.
  2. Loss of Acceleration 66 complaints at an average of 69,312 miles in the 2012 Nissan Rogue.
  3. (CVT) Transmission Failure 36 complaints at an average of 121,002 miles in the 2008 Nissan Rogue.

What Rogue Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Nissan model years.

Watch out for the 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2013 141 1 27 44.02
2012 79 2 28 44.45
2011 126 2 29 47.64
2010 83 2 33 22.12
2009 77 3 34 22.74
2008 95 5 39 30.07

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