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Nissan Rogue Oil And Fluid Types And Capacities (2008 – 2019)

Here is a list of oil and fluid types and capacities for a Nissan Rogue. Click on the links below to jump to the relevant section to get the information that you are looking for.

 

Engine Oil:

Nissan Rogue
Model Year Engine Engine Oil Type
Engine Oil Capacity
2008 – 2013 2.5 L QR25DE I4 SAE 5W-30 and Engine oil with API Certification Mark
4.87 qt (with oil filter change), 4.5 qt(without oil filter change)
2015 – 2016 2.0 L MR20DD I4, 2.5 L QR25DE I4
SAE 0W-20 or as an alternative SAE 5W-30
2017 – 2018 2.0 L MR20DD I4, 2.5 L QR25DE I4
SAE 0W-20 SN or equivalent motor oil
2019 2.0 L MR20DD I4, 2.5 L QR25DE I4
SAE 0W-20 SN or as an alternative 0W-20 GF-5 SN

 

Transmisssion:

Nissan Rogue
Model Year
Automatic Transmission Fluid Type
2008 – 2013
Genuine Nissan CVT Fluid NS-2
2014 – 2019
Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3

 

Refrigerant:

Nissan Rogue
Model Year Refrigerant Lubricant
2008 – 2013 HFC-134a (R-134a)
NISSAN A/C System Oil Type S or exact equivalent
2014 – 2019 HFC-134a (R-134a)
NISSAN A/C System Oil Type ND-OIL8 or exact equivalents

Coolant:

Nissan Rogue
Model Year Coolant Type
Coolant Capacity
2008 – 2010 50% Genuine NISSAN Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant or equivalent 50% Demineralized or distilled water
7.75 qt (with reservoir), 0.75 qt(reservoir)
2011- 2013 Pre-diluted Genuine NISSAN Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant (blue) or equivalent
7.75 qt (with reservoir), 0.75 qt(reservoir)
2014 – 2019 Pre-diluted Genuine NISSAN Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant (blue) or equivalent
8.5 qt (with reservoir)

 

Wiper Fluid:

Nissan Rogue
Model Year Wiper Fluid Wiper Capacity
2008 – 2013 Genuine NISSAN Windshield Washer Concentrate Cleaner & Antifreeze or equivalent
1.18 gallons (4.5L)
2014 – 2019 Genuine NISSAN Windshield Washer Concentrate Cleaner & Antifreeze or equivalent
1.37 gallons (5.2L)

 

Brake Fluid:

Nissan Rogue
Model Year Brake Fluid
Brake Fluid Capacity
2008 – 2013 Genuine NISSAN Super Heavy Duty Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT 3
NIL (If the fluid is below the MIN line numbered 1 or if the brake warning light comes on add brake fluid until the level reaches the max line numbered 2)
2014 – 2019 Genuine NISSAN Super Heavy Duty Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT 3 Nil

Differential Gear Oil:

 Nissan Rogue
Model Year
Differential Gear Oil Type
2008 – 2019
Genuine NISSAN Differential Oil Hypoid Super GL-5 80W-90 or API GL-5 Viscosity SAE 80W-90

Fuel Tank:

Nissan Rogue
Model Year Fuel Type
Fuel Tank Capacity
2008 Unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of at least 87 AKI (RON 91) 15.87 gallons
2015 – 2019 Unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of at least 87 AKI (RON 91) 14.5 gallons

MG Motor to partner with Umicore to recycle it’s lithium ion batteries

MG Motor, a British Automotive company now owned by the Chinese company SAIC Has announced that it plans to partner with Belgian material technology company Umicore to recycle the lithium-ion batteries that will be used in its electric cars. They had also earlier partnered with exicom for effective re-usage of lithium batteries to be used in its electric vehicles.

MG Motor will launch the car on Dec 5th in India and plans to price it at around 25 lakh rupees ($34,840).  They currently plan sales of only 2000 to 3000 per year as there isn’t enough infrastructure for electric vehicles at the moment as the country only has around 200 charging stations but the government proposes to eventually set up around 5000 charging stations. The car features a 44.5 kWh battery with a claimed range of around 350 KM, although the NEDC rated range is around  335 km and you could probably expect a real world range of around 300 km and 0 to 60 acceleration of 8.5 seconds and a max speed of 87 mph. The motor produces a max power of 105 KW and a max torque of 260 lb ft. The estimated charge time for the 7kW charger is 6.5 hours for a full charge and for the 50kW charger is 40 minutes for 0 to 80%.

The car has three driving modes,  three regenerative braking modes,a  4 speaker system for Excite, 6 speaker system for the exclusive version, an 8 inch touchscreen, android auto, car play, heated front seats for the exclusive, 17 inch alloy wheels, side and dual airbags in the front and tyre pressure monitoring system

 

Audi E-Tron 50 Quattro Vs E-Tron 55 Quattro Comparison

A simple table comparison between the e-tron 50 and e-tron 55 quattro

E-Tron 50 Quattro E-Tron 55 Quattro
Battery Capacity 71 kWh (64.7 usable) 95 kWh (86.3 usable)
EPA Range 150 miles (241 km) 204 miles (328 km)
WLTP 186 miles (299 km) 222 to 259 miles (357 to 416 km)
Torque 540 Nm (398.3 lb-ft) 664 N⋅m (490 lb-ft)
Power Output 230 KW (308 hp) 300 kW (402 hp)
Acceleration (0 to 60) 6.8 seconds 5.5 seconds
Top Speed 190 kph (118 mph) 200 kph (124 mph)
DC Fast CHarging 120 KW 150 KW
Price (In Germany) €69,100 €80,900

 

Peugeot Shows Off It’s New E-2008 Electric SUV In China Focused Video

Peugeot showed off it’s new e-2008 SUV in its move to electric experience video that it uploaded on its YouTube channel. The video clearly shows Peugeot’s strong focus on China as it starts off by showing off the huge skyscrapers of Shanghai and then proceeds to feature a gorgeous Chinese couple driving around some beautiful parts of the city in the Peugeot e2008. The video itself does not give much information on the car itself other than how you can control things like the air-con and charging from the mobile app but it does have a feel good factor to it and does make you want to buy or at least learn more about the car itself.

Peugeot claims that you can charge the 50 kWh battery up to 80% in half an hour with a 100-kilowatt charging station and charging at home would take approximately 7.5 hours for full charge. The battery has an 8 year warranty or 100,000 miles for 70% of its charge capacity

On the inside, the cockpit has a 10” touchscreen and a heads up display which gives information like the speed, range left and distance traveled. It also has a brake mode which limits the use of the brake pedal while charging the battery as you decelerate. It has two brake modes, “moderate” which Peugeot says will give you a feel similar to that of a gasoline car and “increased” for deceleration controlled by the accelerator pedal. Peugeot claims the e-2008 can do 0-60 in 8.5 seconds

It comes with a CCS socket, so it can be charged from either a Type 2 chargepoint, a domestic socket or a public rapid charger. Peugeot has also partnered with Pod Point to install a home charging system.

Buyers Would also be able to take advantage of the UK Government Grant that offers up to 35% or 3500 pounds off the list price for vehicles with CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 112km (70 miles) without any emissions.

Buyers will also be able to get 75% off or up to £500 off a purchase of a charging point for their home, under the government’s Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme. The grant can only be claimed by OLEV (Office for Low Emission Vehicles) approved installers. They will also be exempt from the daily Congestion Charge payable if you enter the charging zone in central London.

List Of Electric Cars With Leg Room And Head Room Data – 2019

Model Front Leg Room (inches) Rear Leg Room (inches) Front Head Room (inches) Rear Head Room (inches)
Audi E-Tron 40.8 39.1 39.8 38.6
BMW I3 40.5 31.9 39.6 37.2
BYD E6 40 37 41 39
Chevy Bolt EV 41.6 36.5 39.7 37.9
Fiat 500e 40.7 27.6 38.9 35.5
Ioniq Electric 42.2 35.7 39.1 37.4
Kona Electric 41.5 33.4 38 37.7
Jaguar I Pace 41 35 39.1 37.8
Kia Soul EV 40.9 36 39.6 39.5
Kia E-Niro 41.7 36 40.1 37.7
Mitsubishi i-MIEV 33.8 30 35.6 34.3
Nissan Leaf 42.1 33.3 41.2 37.3
Renault Zoe Nil Nil 35.5 32.5
Tesla Model X 41.2 38.4 41.7 40.9
Tesla Model 3 42.7 35.2 40.3 37.7
Tesla Model S 42.7 35.4 38.8 35.3
VW E-Golf 41.2 35.6 38.4 38.1

 

Leg Room and Head Room is one of the most important deciding factors when buying an electric car as not everyone is the same height or size, so I thought I would put up this table of the different electric cars currently available and their leg room and head room measurements.

As you can see from the table above when it comes to the front leg room, the winners are both  the Tesla Model 3 and Model S at 42.7 inches closely followed by the Hyundai Ioniq at 42.2 inches  and for the rear leg room the Audi E-Tron beats everyone with a measurement of 39.1 inches closely followed by the Tesla Model X at 38.4 inches. The Model X also has the most front head room at 41.7 inches followed by the Nissan Leaf at 41.2 inches. The car with the most rear head room is again the Tesla Model X at 40.9 inches followed by the Kia Soul EV at 39.5 inches. The specifications listed here are for the 2019 models.

 

Bakflip MX4 Vs G2 Vs F1 Vs Fibermax Tonneau Covers Comparison

Bakflip MX4 Bakflip G2  BakFlip F1 BAKFLIP FIBERMAX
Weight rating 400 LBS 300 LBS  400 LBS  300 LBS
Finish Matte Black Powder Coated Aluminium  Gloss Black  Gloss Black
Material Aluminium Aluminium  Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer  Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer
Warranty 3 Years 2 Years  3 Years  2 Years
Close Tailgate With Cover Down Yes No  No  No

 

Bakflip MX4:

The Bakflip MX4 is one of the best selling tonneau covers from Bakflip and is made with aluminium with a matte finish and can support weight of up to 400 LBS on top of the cover.  It was the first tonneau cover from the bakflip range that allowed you to close the tailgate with the cover in the open or closed position.  The cover overall is pretty water tight but water may  tend to leak a little from the edges of the cover as well as the edges of the tailgate during heavy rains or while going through a car wash. However, the use of some weather stripping should help prevent this. This cover sits flat with the bed rails and if you have a bed extender, the cover rails don’t get in the way of the extender when you are swinging at around. When folded up all the way though, the MX4 will block your rear view. Compared to the extang solid fold, it is thinner and lighter but is also more watertight with less leakage.

 

Bakflip G2:

The Bakflip G2 is cheaper than the MX4 and is rated at 300 lbs, comes with a 2 year warranty and unlike the MX4 it does not have a matte finish but a powder coated finish instead. With the G2 you will have to open the last panel in order to close the tailgate, although this issue may have been fixed in the newer models. Also with this cover, you may have an issue with the seals not lying flat on the bed rails in which case you can use a hair dryer as the heat will make them lie flat.

Bakflip F1:

The Bakflip F1 cover is more dent resistant than the MX4 and G2 and although it will get dented in severe hailstorms, it will still hold up better than the MX4 or G2.  Like the MX4, the F1 too is rated at 400 LBS but is made from Fiberglass and not aluminium. Some people who have bought this cover though do complain that there are issues with fading, but you can get it replaced under the warranty period if it does fade. If you are going for the F1 make sure you ask for the newer version as that has the better closing mechanism of the MX4 and does not require you to open the cover in order to close the tail gate and also make sure that you get the new dual action seals.

 

Bakflip FiberMax:

Like the G2, the Bakflip FiberMax is also rated at 300 LBS and is made from Fiberglass like the F1 and  comes with a warranty period of 2 years.  There isn’t much of a difference betwen this cover and the F1 except for a different hinge design.  The panels of the Fibermax are also reportedly 1/2 inch thick while the F1 is reportedly 5/8 inch thick, although we aren’t sure if these are accurate as there is conflicting information on this. Also, the EPS core in the F1 is heavier at 3.5 LBS compared to the the 2LBS in the Fibermax