The Cube's competitors just aren't quite as, ehem, cubic as this little Nissan.
The Scion xD has similar sizing, but with a smaller rear seat and cargo area.
The current xB feels smaller inside than the Cube, despite being a larger vehicle.
It's a better driver on the highways, but its fuel economy isn't as good.
The Kia Soul is probably the best alternative, especially for people who enjoy driving; it handles wells and gets better gas mileage.
However, it's less refined inside.
If you're willing to spend a bit more, the MINI Cooper Clubman also makes for a quirky alternative, but again, options make its price rocket in a hurry.
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|25 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||40 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||24 MPG City / 40 MPG Hwy||27 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
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|5-Door Wagon Manual S||5-Door HB SE||5-Door Wagon Manual Base||2-Door Coupe||5-Door HB Manual (GS)||5-Door Wagon Manual (GS)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Manual w/OD||CVT w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual|
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