The automaker also said it will boost production of the Rogue to meet high consumer demand. Nissan will import approximately 100,000 additional Rogues per year from Kyushu, Japan. The move will supplement the Rogue models produced in Tennessee and Busan, South Korea.
Rogue enhancements for 2016 include forward emergency braking added to the Rogue SL Premium package and a motion-activated power liftgate added to the Rogue SL.
Magnetic Black is a new exterior color.
Apple Siri Eyes-Free functionality is added to the infotainment systems on the Rogue SV Premium package and Rogue SL. Body-colored outside mirrors with integrated turn signals and chrome door handles are added to the Rogue S Appearance package.
Pricing on the 2016 Rogue has not been announced.
Rogue sales in June were up 54.3 percent compared to a year ago.
Edmunds says: Shoppers wanting to get their hands on the hot-selling Nissan Rogue this fall should have no problem with the additional units flowing into the U.S. market from Japan.