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Compare 2011 Nissan Cube vs 2011 Scion xD

2011 Nissan Cube
2011 Scion xD
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5-Door Wgn I4 CVT 1.8 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
cube 5-Door Wgn I4 CVT 1.8 S 27 31 $16,490 $17,100
cube 5-Door Wgn I4 CVT 1.8 S Krom Edition 27 31 $20,710 $21,640
cube 5-Door Wgn I4 CVT 1.8 SL 27 31 $17,547 $18,200
cube 5-Door Wgn I4 Manual 1.8 Base 25 30 $14,221 $14,740
cube 5-Door Wgn I4 Manual 1.8 S 25 30 $15,528 $16,100
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5-Door HB Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
xD 5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $15,052 $15,910
xD 5-Door HB Automatic Release Series 3.0 27 33 $16,819 $17,705
xD 5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,292 $15,110
xD 5-Door HB Manual Release Series 3.0 27 33 $16,059 $16,905
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,490
$15,052
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,100
$15,910
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$265 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Nissan Cube looks like nothing else, while being surprisingly practical. The 2011 Scion xD offers an impressive list of features and sporty accessories, but it's not as much fun to drive as its image suggests.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
48.8 51.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
42.6 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
47.6 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.7 84.5
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 50.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.3 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
99.6 96.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.30 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
156.7 154.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
65.0 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
11.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
39.7 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
45.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.1 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.73 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.02 x 0.95 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.1
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.25 2.56
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
33.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.4 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.4 37.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P195/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P195/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T135/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2829 2665
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.25 5.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4800 125 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
122 @ 5200 128 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 27
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.69 2.34
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.47 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
CVT Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.56-0.43 2.85
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Type
1 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
5-Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Nissan cube Scion xD
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut L-Arm MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.97 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.78 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Bar Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-

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