Nissan Rogue Owners Manual: Active engine brake
The Active Engine Brake function adds subtle deceleration by controlling CVT gear ratio, depending on the cornering condition calculated from driver’s steering input and plural sensors.
This benefit is for easier traceability and less workload of adjusting speed with braking at corners.
The Active Engine Brake also enhances braking feel by adding subtle deceleration with CVT gear ratio control according to driver’s brake pedal operation The Active Engine Brake can be set to ON (enabled) or OFF (disabled) through the Vehicle Information Display “Settings” page. For additional information, refer to “Vehicle Information Display” in the “Instruments and Controls” section of this manual.
Active engine brake
When the Active Engine Brake is operated at corners and the “Chassis Control” mode is selected in the trip computer, the Active Engine Brake graphics are shown in the vehicle information display. For additional information, refer to “Trip Computer” in the “Instruments and Controls” section of this manual.
If the chassis control warning message appears in the vehicle information display, it may indicate that the Active Engine Brake is not functioning properly. Have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer as soon as possible.
The Active Engine Brake may not be effective depending on the driving condition.
Always drive carefully and attentively.
When the Active Engine Brake is operating, the needle of the tachometer will rise up and you may hear an engine noise. This is normal and indicates that the active engine brake is operating properly.