The Nissan Rogue continues to be a popular compact crossover, as it has been since its introduction in 2007. With seats for up to 7 people and its impressive cargo space, the Rogue is a great vehicle for road trips. If you’ve got more to take with you, you can even pull it behind you.

While the 1,000 pound towing capacity might not seem like a lot compared to larger vehicles, you may be surprised at just what your Rogue can tow.

Watercraft: Fun In The Sun

Jet skis have long been the most exciting way to have fun on the water. New, more compact personal watercraft like the Sea-Doo Spark are more affordable and lighter than ever before. A compact crossover like the Rogue can easily tow one of those.

If you would rather relax on the water, it’s hard to beat a sailboat. A 20 foot sailboat weighs less than 500 pounds. Add another 200 for the trailer, and it’s still well within the Rogue’s capabilities.

A wise man once said “A bad day fishing is better than a good day of work.” Not only can your Nissan Rogue take your small fishing boat to the lake, but that boat may even be powered by a Nissan marine engine.

If you’re headed to the river instead of the sea, you’ll want to bring along a kayak or a canoe. Since these classic watercraft are built to be light, you can haul enough for the whole family.

Off Road Vehicles: Playing Dirty

A dirt bike puts you directly in control of exhilarating, heart-pounding action. The average dirt bike weighs less than 250 pounds, so towing a pair of them to your favorite track is a breeze.

Prefer four wheels to two? Put your ATV on a trailer, hook it up to your Rogue, and you’ll be ready for a day of fun in the mud.

Utility Trailers: Movin’ On Up

A lightweight utility trailer provides just enough extra towing capacity to transport household goods, pick up a new appliance, or move items from your garage to your storage unit.

If you need an enclosed space to carry smaller items like camping gear or sporting goods, renting a sport trailer is a great way to go.

Whatever you’re hauling, keep in mind the 1,000 pound capacity includes the trailer. There’s a small learning curve if you’ve never towed something behind your vehicle before, and we want to make sure you can take care of yourself and your Nissan. Be sure to check with your Nissan technician or salesperson at Asheboro Nissan before you leave to ensure you’re staying safe.