Compare 2014 Nissan Cube vs 2013 Scion xB

2014 Nissan Cube
2013 Scion xB
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5-Door Wgn CVT S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
cube 5-Door Wgn CVT S 27 31 $17,446 $17,900
cube 5-Door Wgn CVT SL 27 31 $18,515 $19,000
cube 5-Door Wgn Manual S 25 30 $16,475 $16,900
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5-Door Wgn Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
xB 5-Door Wgn Automatic 22 28 $17,024 $17,920
xB 5-Door Wgn Automatic 10 Series 22 28 $19,153 $20,160
xB 5-Door Wgn Manual 22 28 $16,122 $16,970
xB 5-Door Wgn Manual 10 Series 22 28 $18,250 $19,210
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,446
$17,024
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,900
$17,920
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$299 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Nissan Cube is a boxy fashion statement that puts an emphasis on style, but at the expense of some practicality. Call it fashionable or not; the 2013 Scion xB offers box-on-wheels versatility, easy maneuverability, and a strong list of features, all at a very affordable price.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.7 110.9
Front Hip Room (in)
48.8 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
42.6 40.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
47.6 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
156.7 167.3
Height, Overall (in)
65 63.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.3 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
99.6 102.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 69.3
Liftover Height (in)
28.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 60.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
45.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.1 11.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
11.4 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
39.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
11.4 69.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
9.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 11.0 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.7 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.4 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60HR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60HR15 P205/55R16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2823 3084
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4800 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/108 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
122 @ 5200 158 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.56 - 0.43 3.94
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.47 2.74
Trans Type
1 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.69 3.15
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.02
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.41
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.20
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan cube Scion xB
Body Style
Wagon Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.04
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 (Est) 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 6.2
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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