Just as you start to liken the Cube to a little bread van, you'll probably see where the real weirdness comes in. There are more than 40 different accessories available at the dealership, and they range from practical items like cargo organizers to custom wheels, decals, and other appearance options. It is rated at 28 city, and 30 highway. Nissan Cube Z11 The second generation of the Cube was released in 2002 with a larger interior than the previous model. The rear seat slides back and forth and also reclines--though not all the way. It's not quite a van, either. It is our goal to provide you with an excellent purchase and ownership experience.
Placed those seats up and there are a simple 11. But the Cube does remain faithful to its name; with nearly vertical sides and rear styling that's about as upright as it gets, the Cube makes much of a small space. It's not quite a wagon or a crossover, but. The Nissan Cube receives admirable crash test ratings, and comes with a long list of safety features, all built into a easy-to-park, easy-to-maneuver, very affordable package. We identified a 6-feet, the 4-inches car owner has about eight inches of headroom; and leg, trendy and shoulder place are equally large.
Archived from on November 15, 2012. With the rear seat is up there just isn't much space in the short load bay, and flipping down the rear seat-back doesn't help much, because the cargo floor inexcusably is neither flat nor continuous. There are more than 40 different accessories available at the dealership, and they range from practical items like cargo organizers to custom wheels, decals, and other appearance options. For smaller odds and ends, Nissan did much better. In the city, where the Cube's huge interior volume is practical and the soft suspension soaks up jarring potholes, broken roads, protruding grates, and all the rest of the big-city hazards that trip up small cars.
The tailgate is side-hinged to swing open like a door, rather than upward like a hatch. The automotive manufacturer claimed, at the time, that this version of its Cube would boast a body style that as truly unique and not based upon the existing style with a 2010 market introduction. Interior The third-generation Nissan Cube was revealed for the first time at the , on November 19, 2008. The 2012 model had no mechanical or styling changes, but Nissan did introduce a special-edition version, the S Indigo with a navigation system, rear-view monitor, upgraded audio system, intelligent key and upgraded wheels. The Cube was originally sold exclusively in Japan, and entered the European and North American markets in 2009 and was discontinued within the European market in 2011. The winners received their Cubes at events held in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.
To start, it's not symmetrical; a side-hinged rear hatch opens to the left side, breaking a rear window line that curves uninterrupted and continuously around the right rear corner of the vehicle, and up along the side to the pillar between the front and rear doors. The hatch was hinged so that it would open along the vertical axis towards the cur which assisted with unloading and loading while parked on crowded urban streets. Our no-pressure, professional, certified sales staff is eager to assist you. The Cube can get up and move rapidly enough, but it's not necessarily built for sporty driving or moving quickly down mountain roads. Where you get into trouble is with larger cargo, as the seatback doesn't simply flip forward or flat. The brochure is held up to a of which various 3D models of the vehicle will pop out offering views of the car's exterior and interior in real-time interaction with the brochure. Simple, inexpensive and practical, this technique is tuned to restrict body roll in corners, so the Cube can feel steady and planted on its relatively slim, high tires.
The rear seat has enough space for two adults possibly three, squeezed in , and it slides back and forth and also reclines--though not all the way. A 6-way manual adjuster permits drivers of all measurements to get comfy. The combination of angled and curved surfaces was based on the third generation of the , powered by a 1. Nissan has developed an extended line of accessories for Cube to encourage personalization. The marketing campaign, called 'hypercube', picked 500 Canadians to compete for 50 Cubes by showing their creative talents.
The third-generation Cube is built on the 's front-wheel-drive and powered by a 1. It produces the illusion of a constant sweep of cup streaming all the way from just behind the center-right entrance pillar, about the right-rear corner of the vehicle, and throughout to the left part of the tailgate. It's definitely the most unusual of the group; but if you need a healthy dose of practicality and the styling hits the right buttons, it does pack in a lot of boldness and usefulness. We're surprised it doesn't feel a little sportier, given its low center of mass and car-based underpinnings. At the least, it's not a feature you'll find in any other new vehicle. Since 2014, the Cube has once again been sold only in Japan.
Bungee hooks on the side doors add a novel touch--even if most owners wouldn't ever actually use them. It handles fine in regular daily driving, but while it's maneuverable, it's not all that nimble and the tall body leans and rolls a lot under hard cornering. Seating is one of the Cube's strengths, but cargo space may leave you wanting for more. The seats up front are much better than what you get in the Versa or Sentra--and of course a little higher--provided you aren't cornering that hard, as there's no significant side bolstering. The shift quality of the six-speed manual is pleasant, but Nissan's slow electronic throttle mapping takes a lot of the zip out of it. There's not a lot of road noise, or really any of the boomy resonance that wagons and crossovers tend to get at highway speeds. Nissan claimed the production version would be introduced in 2010 will have a unique bodystyle and is not based on any existing Nissan model.
Other specific models also have different styles of bodykits and fender flares. Read Also: The Cube 1. The Cube sports an sq, a whimsical body design that homes a big, practical cabin. It's clear that passenger space gets the priority over cargo space. In Japan, it is exclusive to Japanese Nissan dealerships called locations.