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Best 2016 Nissan Rogue Hitch Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2016 Nissan Rogue. Here at the top we've got our Draw Tite class 3 hitch. This is part number 75902. Just under that we've got Curt, part number C13204. That's also a class 3. Both of these are going to offer the 2 inch by 2 inch receiver tube opening.



Best 2015 Nissan Rogue Hitch Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2015 Nissan Rogue. Here at the top we've got our Draw-Tite class three hitch. This is part number 75902. Just under that we've got CURT part number C13204. That's also a class three. Both of these are going to offer the 2" by 2" receiver tube opening.



Best 2014 Nissan Rogue Hitch Options

Today, we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2014 Nissan Rogue. Here at the top, we've got our Draw-Tite class 3 hitch. This is part number 75902. Just under that, we've got Curt, part number number C13204. That's also a class 3. Both of these are going to offer the 2 inch by 2 inch receiver tube opening.



Best 2017 Nissan Rogue Hitch Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2017 Nissan Rogue. Here at the top we've got our Draw-Tite Class III hitch, this is part number 75902. Just under that we've got Curt, part number C13204. That's also a Class III. Both of these are going to offer the 2 inch by 2 inch receiver tube opening. Then we're going to have our Curt Class II.



Yakima Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on this 2016 Nissan Rogue, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima LiteRider 2-Bike Rack, part number Y02472. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. How this bike attach to the rack, we're going to have 3 points of contact with the bike's frame. We're going to have 2 ZipStrips up at the top here and then 1 off to the side, which is going to serve as an anti-sway strap to keep the bike from moving too far back and forth, hitting onto the bike rack or the bikes in front of it. Also on the backside here, we have an integrated cable lock that you wrap around the bikes and attach to this point here for additional security. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside. To do that, on the ZipStrips on either side of them there are these tabs.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on this 2016 Nissan Rogue we're going to be test fitting the Kuat NV 4-Bike Platform Rack, part number N105-107. As you can see we already have a bike attached to the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. Now, the first feature is going to be the fact that it can tilt away from the vehicle with the bike still attached to it. To do that, we'll go to the passenger here where there's a silver handle. We'll pull that out while holding onto the bike rack and gently let it come forward. With that done, we can actually have full access to our rear hatch to get whatever we need.



Saris Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today in our 2016 Nissan Rogue, we'll be having a look at the Saris Bones hitch two bike rack for inch and a quarter, and two inch hitches. It is part number SA882. As you can see we already have a bike attached to the bike rack. Let's go over and look at a couple of key features. We have three points of contact where the bike is secured. We have two here at the top with these rubber strips, and then we have another one here on this frame post which will help prevent swaying, which can cause the bike to come in contact with the carrier itself or another bike in front of it.



Husky Liners WeatherBeater Cargo Liner Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on our 2016 Nissan Rogue, we'll be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Husky Liners Weather Beater Custom Cargo Liner. This comes in black, part number HL28671, and in tan, part number HL28673. We'll take our floor mat, set it down and slide it up against our second row there. Then we'll just press down on the sides to form it to our vehicle. As you can see, our edges are raised up. As it sits in your car more and your get some heat on it and some cargo on it, it is going to form and contour to your vehicle a lot better. The entire bottom portion of our liner is texturized, so it's going to prevent any slipping and movement of your cargo.



Kuat Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on our 2016 Nissan Rouge, we'll be having a look at the Kuat Transfer 3-bike platform rack for 1 1/4 and 2-inch hitches. That's part number TS03G. As you can see, we already have a bike mounted on it. One of the nice features about this rack is we can gain access to the rear hatch while our bike is still on it by pressing down this lever here in the front of it, lowering the assembly arm down and we will have full access to the hatch to put anything in or get anything else that we may need. Let's close this up. Raise this back into position.



Softride Element-Parallelogram Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on our 2016 Nissan Rogue, we'll be having a look at the Softride Element Parallelogram Tilting 4 Bike Rack for inch and quarter and two inch hitches. One thing about hanging bike racks is normally you can't fold the rack down to gain access to the rear hatch of your vehicle once the bike is installed. However, on this particular model you can. In order to do that, there is a black handle on the right hand side of it, just go ahead and pull it out and lower it on down. With that down, as you can see, we have full access to the rear of our vehicle to get anything in and out that we may need. Just go ahead and close this up and get this back into normal position for going down the road. Once you hear that click, it is back in the upright and locked position. The bike is held in place with two rubber straps here in the front, here in the back.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on this 2016 Nissan Rogue, we're going to be test fitting the Thule T2 Pro 2-Bike Rack, part number TH9034. As you can see we already had a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and show off some of the features. Now, the main feature of this is the fact that it can tilt away from the vehicle with the bike still attached. To do this, you go to the front here on this gray handle, pull in like that, holding onto the bike rack, letting it come down, and now we have full access to the rear hatch to get whatever we need. Now, one of the advantages of this rack is the fact that it has this handle on the end as opposed to trying to go through the bikes to get to that handle. Lift it back in place and it's locked in. How the bike is actually attached to the rack, there's going to be no actual frame contact with this.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today, on this 2016 Nissan Rogue, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Vertex 4 Bike Rack, Part Number TH9029XT. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack, so let's go ahead and take a closer look, and show of some of the features. How the bike actually attaches to the rack, we're going to have 3 points of contact. We're going to have 2 straps up at the top here, and then 1 off to the side here, which is going to act as an anti sway strap to keep the bike from moving too far back and forth, possibly hitting on to the bike rack, or the bikes in front of it. It also has an integrated cable lock here at the front, which you will wrap around the bikes and attach to this portion here, for additional security. I'm just going to take the bike off and set it aside. I'm going to go ahead and put the straps back into place. It's just a good habit to do, so that you don't lose them while driving.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today, on this 2016 Nissan Rogue, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Roadway 2 Bike Rack, Part Number TH912XTR. As you see, we already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look, and show off some of the features. How the bike is attached to the rack, we're going to have 3 points of contact. We're going to have 2 straps up top here, and then one off to the side here, and that's going to serve as an anti sway strap to keep the bike from going too far back and forth, hitting on to the bike rack, or the bikes in front of it. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set aside. With the straps taken off, I'm going to go ahead and put it back into place. It's just a good habit to get into, so you don't lose them while driving.



Saris Thelma Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on this 2016 Nissan Rogue, we're going to be test fitting Saris Thelma 3-Bike Platform Rack, part number SA4239B. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead an take a closer look and show off some of the features. How the bike is actually attached to the vehicle . You're going to have two points of contact with no actual frame contact. We have two wheel straps here and here as well as this large wheel cradle here.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on our 2016 Nissan Rouge, we'll be having a look at the Swagman Trailhead 4-bike rack for 1 1/4 and 2-inch hitches. It is part number S63380. As you can see, we already have our bike mounted on the rack, let's go ahead and have a quick look at some of the features. It has three points of contact that holds it in its place, using, utilizing four of these stretch clamps to wrap around. You got one here at the top, another one here at the top on this side. There's a side one here which would help eliminate sway possibly causing the bike to swing in the rack itself or the bikes that are in front of it.



Pro Series Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on our 2016 Nissan Rogue, we'll be having a look at the Pro Series Q Slot Platform Style 2 Bike and 4 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches. As you can see, we already have a bike installed, so let's go over a couple quick key features of it. It has 3 contact points which secures the bike to the carrier. We have the frame hook here, and then we have the 2 tire caddies that have hook and loop straps that wrap around the tires to hold them into place. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and make a couple quick measurements here. First thing you'll want to do is loosen both of these knots on either side.



Hollywood Racks Trail-Rider Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today, on our 2016 Nissan Rogue, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2-Bike Rack, Part Number HR200. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. How the back is attached to the rack, we're going to have 3 points of contact. We're going to have a frame hook up at the top which is padded so your bike will not get scratched while it's being installed. There's 2 hook and loop straps on either wheels. Go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside.



Hollywood Racks Sport-Rider-SE2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on this 2016 Nissan Rogue we're going to be taking a look at the Hollywood Rack's Sport Rider SE2 2 Bike Rack, part number HR1450. As you can see we already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. The first feature I want to show off here is the fact that it can tilt away from the vehicle with the bikes still installed. To do that we're going to have 2 pins here at the base, we'll go ahead and remove the larger one first. Keeping ahold of the bike rack while we do this, lifting up slightly we'll remove the smaller of the 2 pins and let it tilt away from the vehicle.



Hollywood Racks Sport-Rider-2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on this 2016 Nissan Rogue we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Rack Sport Rider 2 bike rack, part number HR1000. Now we already have a bike installed on the rack, let's go ahead and show off some of the other features. Now, the first and most important feature I feel with this bike rack, is the fact that it can tilt away from the vehicle with the bike still attached to it. To do that, we're going to remove these two pins and clips here on the bike rack, keeping hold of the bike rack while we do this just to make sure it doesn't fall onto us. The smaller clip now. Then gently let it forward.



Rola TX-104 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2016 Nissan Rogue

Today on our 2016 Nissan Rogue, we'll be having a look at the Rola TX-104 4-Bike Rack, part number 59401. As you can we, we already have a bike secured on the rack. I'm going to point out a couple key features of it. First one being the security cable lock located right here, which you can wrap around the frame of the bikes and bring up here to this contact point, and that'll help secure your bikes so they don't get stolen. The bike is mounted to the bike rack with 3 points of contact, 1 here on the side, which serves as an anti-sway feature to keep the bike rocking back and forth and possibly making contact with the carrier or the bikes in front of it. Then, we have 2 at the top. They're all held in place by these rubber straps here. Let me go ahead and remove these and get the bike off so we can make a couple measurements.





Nissan Rogue Questions

  • Roof rails on your 2013 Rogue are a factory-only option. We cannot offer these rails themselves on an aftermarket basis. However, we can offer you several options for roof racks that can be fitted to a 2013 Nissan Rogue with a naked roof (meaning a roof with no factory-installed side rails or crossbars). Differences between products suitable for your Rogue will include shape, length and color of the crossbars, weight capacity of the rack system, and how quiet the rack is...
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  • When you go to change the lock cylinders on your roof rack to the cylinders of the Thule Locking Cylinders 4 Pack # TH544 you will insert the included universal change key into an unlocked cylinder that is currently in your roof rack and then remove the cylinder. It may take a little bit of wiggling for the cylinder to work itself loose, but when the change key is inserted into the lock cylinder the cylinder will be free to slide out. Next, you will insert the change key into...
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  • If the tires are in bad shape just by replacing them with new tires and having them inflated properly will improve your ride quality. The 5.30x12 is the widest and biggest tire available for your rim size so to go to a bigger tire you would need to upgrade the rim as well, which before you do that you will need to consider the clearances you have on your trailer and if a wider and/or taller tire would fit. The next biggest size would be the 175/80R13 which would be about 3...
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  • Since your 2012 Nissan Rogue has a rear spoiler the only trunk mount bike racks I recommend are the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2 for 2 bikes and # HRF2-3 for 3 bikes. This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the top straps up and over that spoiler so no weight is put on it (since the spoiler is not meant to support weight). I have included a link to a video that shows how it works. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have a top frame bar...
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  • Hidden Hitch and Draw-Tite are sister companies. The Hidden Hitch # HH87663 and Draw-Tite # 75902 are basically the same. The design, appearance, build quality, finish, install method and weight capacities are identical. Both hitch crossbars are constructed of square-tube steel. The installation instructions and video that I have attached will apply to both hitches on your 2012 Nissan Rogue. I would recommend going with the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, # HH87663, because it...
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  • Draw-Tite and Hidden Hitch are sister companies so the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver, # 75902, and the Hidden Hitch Class III Hitch Receiver, # HH87663, for the 2015 Nissan Rogue are basically the same hitch. Either one would work for you. If you plan on towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes...
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  • If you have ever registered the trailer before then the DMV should have it on file and you could get the VIN from them. Otherwise you will have to have a highway patrol officer inspect the trailer and assign a VIN. You might need to contact your local DMV to make sure this practice is done in your state. I am not sure what the laws are in Australia but I am assuming you need the VIN in order to ship the trailer to Australia and not necessarily to register the trailer in Australia.
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  • The Draw Tite Hitch part # 36542 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 2016 Nissan Rogue so it would fit and work well. It also has a 300 lb tongue weight capacity so it would do a great job with a bike rack as well so I would recommend it for you. I attached an install video for this hitch for you to check out as well. The most popular bike rack we carry that has been confirmed to fit this vehicle is the Thule Roadway 2 part # TH912XTR. We asked our demo...
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  • You are correct, the Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # HH87663 and Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 75902 do stick out further than the Curt trailer hitches for your 2014 Nissan Rogue. On both hitches, they stick out 2-1/4 inches further. Both hitches do have the same dimensions. From the center of the hitch pin hole back to clear the rear bumper is approximately 5-3/4 inches. And on the Yakima RidgeBack 5, # Y02459, it measures 12 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back...
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  • First off, the 9 must represent the wheel diameter, which is an odd size. So if 9 is the diameter that would make 4-1/2 and 5-1/2 the width. The diameter is not the actual overall diameter of the wheel, it is the diameter of where the tire sits on the wheel. And the width is not the overall width, it is the interior width where the tire sits, from bead seat to bead seat. I have linked a video to the right as an example. In it our tire and wheel expert explains the measurements. I...
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  • I would recommend the Hidden Hitch Class III 2 Inch Hitch, part # HH87663, for your 2011 Nissan Rogue SV. This is a 2 inch hitch with a towing weight capacity of 3,500 lbs. and a tongue weight capacity of 300 lbs. The 2 inch size hitch is the most common. The Draw-Tite Class II 1-1/4 Inch Hitch, part # 36542, you have referenced is a Class II trailer hitch. The 1-1/4 inch receiver will limit your choices of hitch accessories and if you decide to tow a small trailer in the future,...
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  • According to the information that I was able to obtain from an online owner's manual, the 2015 Nissan Rogue is going to have a tongue weight capacity of 110 lbs. Even though a hitch like the Hidden Hitch, # HH87663, offers a tongue weight capacity of 350 lbs, you will be bound by the component with the lesser rating which would be the Rogue.
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  • The Rola roof rack part # 59824 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 2009 Nissan Rogue. The Bike Carrier # RBC035 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for the Rola Sport Bars like the part # 59824 so it will work well.
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  • Yakima claims that their new fairings like part # Y05018 which measures 46 inches in length can fit all crossbar sizes so this would work well for you.
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  • You would not be able to tell that the underbody panels have been removed on your 2014 Nissan Rouge unless you were under the vehicle. There are two pieces that will need to be removed. Check out the picture I attached to see the two pieces that get removed. All the necessary hardware to install this hitch is included. I also attached a link to installation instructions for you to check out also.
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  • The 1-1/4-inch Class II trailer hitch # 36542 is a confirmed bolt-on, no-drill installation on your 2016 Nissan Rogue. I linked our install video. The Thule Roadway 2 Bike Rack # TH912XTR will work fine in this hitch, but for the best safety margin I suggest that instead you install a 2-inch Class III hitch # 75902. This offers 50-lbs more tongue weight capacity (downward force on the hitch) and it only costs a few dollars more. Installation will be virtually identical for the...
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  • I will be happy to help you. First, if your 2015 Nissan Rogue does not already have a trailer hitch you will need one. I recommend Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 75902. This is a Class III trailer hitch with a 2 inch receiver. This is what you will need for the type of bike carrier you are looking for. I have linked a video showing how the hitch installs. For a bike carrier that will allow you to open the rear hatch with or without the bikes loaded I recommend the Vertex swinging...
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  • The Tow Ready T-One Wiring Harness, # 118480, and the Curt T-Connector Wiring Harness, # C56033, are basically the same harness from two different manufacturers. The main difference between these two harnesses is Curt uses surface-mount technology (SMT), a newer technology from the older through-hole technology. The Curt harness also has higher amp ratings of 3 amps per circuit for the stop and turn lights and 6 amps per circuit for the tail lights. The Tow Ready harness only...
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  • According to the owner's manual for your 2015 Rogue, the maximum towing capacity of your vehicle is 1100 lbs GTW (gross trailer weight) and 110 TW (tongue weight). The trailer hitch and ball mount you use might have higher ratings than that, but you'll always be limited to the capacity of whatever the lowest rated component of the towing system. This means that the weight of any cargo carrier you use and the cargo placed in or on it cannot weigh more than 110 lbs. Since the...
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  • The purpose of the underbody panels on modern vehicles including your 2014 Nissan Rogue is to aid in decreasing wind resistance while traveling at highway speeds to increase gas mileage and to give a cleaner look underneath the car. Some of those panels will need to be permanently removed in order to install the Curt Hitch part # C13204 that you referenced. Honestly though, you should not see any change in your fuel mileage. I attached an install video for this hitch. For...
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