Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

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Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby jeremy2017 » Tue May 23, 2017 6:08 pm

What's your take on the Eco mode on the new rogues ? i own a 2015 rogue and i dont bother with the eco mode. This is my first car with eco mode, are they supposed to be that unresponsive ? i can only see using this in rush hour traffic.


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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby SHAYE13 » Tue May 23, 2017 7:36 pm

very unresponsive but funny thing is i manages to get 5.9l/100km on highway at around 110km/h average
it was from Montreal to Ottawa

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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby mmascari » Wed May 24, 2017 6:42 am

I tried some MPG tests between ECO, Sport, and just Normal. This was without changing how I drive at all. Which meant that in ECO mode to get going when needed I had to give it more because it's slower. While the reverse was true in Sport mode and I could give it less for the same feel. I did 1 full tank, leaving ECO on the entire time, setting Sort as soon as I got in the car each time. All 3 tests were done before the car even had 5,000 miles on it, probably less than 3,000 even.

This is what I found for my style of driving.

ECO reported the worst MPG of the three. The reported number and the math when refilling the tank matched.

Sport reported a number much better than ECO. However, the math said the report was incorrect and and the actual math was the same as for ECO.

Normal reported the best, and the math matched.

I did it 3 tanks in a row, with about the same mix of commuting, city, highway and traffic between all three.

Based on this, for my style of driving, I've just been keeping both off in normal mode. The math and the report seem to match and I'm getting 25 MPG overall. On a log trip, all highway not stop and go, I got 30 MPG.

Assuming the report is correct then, I do best when using the cruise control on the highway, especially in moderate traffic. It'll report about 27 after my normal commute of about 20 miles country roads and 20 miles highway. Less if it's really stop and go on the highway instead of just heavy or light traffic.


I'm guessing if I changed the way I drive to match the mode more, I could probably do better in ECO and even worse in Sport. Your experience may differ based on how you drive. My goal was to see for "how I normally drive without thinking about it" which mode was best for that style.

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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby Rogue One » Wed May 24, 2017 8:01 am

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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby colonelcasey » Wed May 24, 2017 4:23 pm

It's practically useless for my driving style and the traffic I deal with. I'm better off with the responsiveness of normal mode and have gotten better fuel economy that way than with the nerfed Eco mode.

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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby jeremy2017 » Wed May 24, 2017 4:57 pm

In my opinion i would rather have a button to open my trunk than the eco model. (i own the S model )

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2017 Rogue Eco mode display question

Postby rb_stern » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:38 pm

In my 2017 Rogue in Eco mode, when switched to fuel consumption display on the dashboard, there is a curved green line that keeps moving left to right, and back, presumably to indicate the l/km. But there seems to be no correlation between what it does and whether I am accelerating, slowing down etc., or the rpm gauge. There is no reference to it in the owner's manual, and the local sales manager doesn't know how to interpret it. Can anyone tell me whether it's better to drive with it to the left or the right, i.e. when fully to the right (and the blue light above it is on) does that mean better or worse fuel economy?

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Re: 2017 Rogue Eco mode display question

Postby Rogue One » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:38 pm

rb_stern wrote:
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:38 pm
In my 2017 Rogue in Eco mode, when switched to fuel consumption display on the dashboard, there is a curved green line that keeps moving left to right, and back, presumably to indicate the l/km. But there seems to be no correlation between what it does and whether I am accelerating, slowing down etc., or the rpm gauge. There is no reference to it in the owner's manual, and the local sales manager doesn't know how to interpret it. Can anyone tell me whether it's better to drive with it to the left or the right, i.e. when fully to the right (and the blue light above it is on) does that mean better or worse fuel economy?

Thanks,

Richard
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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby crackon4488 » Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:41 pm

SHAYE13 wrote:
Tue May 23, 2017 7:36 pm
very unresponsive but funny thing is i manages to get 5.9l/100km on highway at around 110km/h average
it was from Montreal to Ottawa
It can't be an AWD...

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ECO mode - do you use it in the city? Is it really worth it?

Postby nabril » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:32 am

Hello Roguers
Ive ised eco mode on long highway drives, and I think that I perceived fuel savings. How do I really know, right? I drove and the gas tank did what it did.
Does it truly "work"?

Additionally, do any of you use it in the city traffic? Is it worth it? I imagine that it's pointless in city traffic since we do need quick accelerations at traffic lights and other situations.

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Re: ECO mode - do you use it in the city? Is it really worth it?

Postby mdmellott » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:27 pm

Eco mode in most cars only alters transmission shift algorithms and throttle response. The whole idea of eco mode is to dumb down driver throttle inputs so that the car uses less fuel due to smoother (and less aggressive) acceleration. If you are a very conservative driver to begin with, eco mode will have little to no effect in fuel savings. Cruising at a constant speed on long highway drives, eco mode does nothing to save on fuel. If you are typically more aggressive with acceleration moments like jumping off the line from a stop and feeling pressed into your seat back or shooting the gap in traffic to change lanes quickly, then eco mode will reduce your throttle response and change your shift timing so that fuel consumption is more conservative. However, it will not be more conservative than a conservative driver's driving style.

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Re: ECO mode - do you use it in the city? Is it really worth it?

Postby Rogue One » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:05 pm

nabril wrote:
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:32 am
Hello Roguers
Ive ised eco mode on long highway drives, and I think that I perceived fuel savings. How do I really know, right? I drove and the gas tank did what it did.
Does it truly "work"?

Additionally, do any of you use it in the city traffic? Is it worth it? I imagine that it's pointless in city traffic since we do need quick accelerations at traffic lights and other situations.
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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby datechboss101 » Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:13 pm

ECO mode-- My Rogue has driven 34k miles so far this year (still got 1 month left). Well, ECO mode does jacks***. Even when turned on alongside Cruise Control, CC disables ECO and gives you the best fuel economy. Normal mode gets you the best MPGs if you are not on CC. All ECO mode does on the Rogue is lower the throttle response, and hurts the fuel economy, so two negatives instead of a positive of this feature. Also, from a stand-still the Rogue will go slower than a Prius on ECO.

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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby dubnationd » Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:50 am

I've been driving my 2015 rogue in ECO mode for the last 6 moths the pros are good gas mileage and quietness cons are loose of power from a stop and going up hills.

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Re: Gen 2 Rogue Eco mode

Postby drummerguy » Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:57 pm

That flashing blue light indicates increased gas consumption. This could be a result of pressing too hard on the accelerator or from even climbing a hill. The less it flashes the better the mileage.


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