Sumitomo Rubber North America, Inc., Sumitomo Rubber Group's American sales company, has been selected as an official tire supplier for front-wheel-drive models of the redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue crossover.
“Once again, we’re very proud to have been selected as a trusted tire supplier for Nissan’s ever-popular crossover, the Rogue,” stated David Colletti, Falken’s Vice President - OE - Technical Service - Quality Assurance. “We know the Rogue is an important vehicle to Nissan, and we believe our ZIEX ZE001 All-Season tire is the perfect fit for both the crossover and the needs of the Rogue’s drivers.”
The ZIEX ZE001 A/S incorporates the latest in technology and design from Falken Tires. The tire boasts four circumferential grooves that effectively evacuate water and significantly enhance hydroplane resistance and stability in wet conditions. Additionally, chamfered tread block corners support even wear throughout the tire’s life, and a solid center rib targets excellent handling response.
The new-for-2021 Rogue offer the most standard safety technologies in its class, according to Nissan North America. In addition, the crossover gets a comprehensive redesign with attractive exterior styling and a family-friendly interior. Powered by a 181-hp 2.5 liter inline four engine, paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission, the vehicle is available as either front or AWD with enhanced driving dynamics.
Falken previously served as OE supplier on the 2016-2018 Rogue.