2011 Nissan Cube Review and Prices
About 2011 Nissan Cube
Cube is one of Nissan’s most prized brands that has been pitted against rival models such as Honda’s Element and the Scion xB. However, this particular lineup did not receive impressive sales when it launched; hence, Nissan is looking to revamp this lineup via the release of the 2011 Nissa Cube. Will this second-generation version of the Cube do any better? Read more below to find out.
Q. Should I buy the 2010 Nissan Cube or the 2011 Nissan Cube ?
A. The 2011 Nissan Cube will not have substantial change as compared to the 2010 Nissan Cube. Therefore there is no much difference between 2010 and the 2011 models of the Nissan Cube. You may like to grab some rebates offered in the 2010 Nissan Cube model. If you wish to sell the vehicle in near future, then the 2011 Nissan Cube could be a better option, as it will have higher resale value.
Q. Any comment on the styling and styling changes in the 2011 Nissan Cube ?
2011 Nissan Cube is probably not the most good-looking vehicle in the market. However, the scenario changes when you look inside the vehicle. The Cube comes with five seat belts. There cube has a large inner area – cargo volume volume being 1.64 cubic meter. That provides lots of room to if you happen to have extra luggage.
Q. Comments on mechanical of 2011 Nissan Cube ?
There are two types of the transmission available. The first of course is the manual transmission. The Automatic transmission is of CVT type. Using CVT or the continuously variable transmission type, the vehicle changes its gear is a linear and continuous fashion, which helps in saving the gas.
Meanwhile, it’s four-cylinder engine delivers a maximum horsepower of 122 for reliable on-road performance. Standard safety features that was previously available from the first-generate Cubes are also present here – most noticeable among them is the head-protecting curtain side airbags. However, critics have noted a few list of advantages and disadvantages that any potential buyer should know about this model before opting to buy.
Q. Who are the competitors of the 2011 Nissan Cube ?
A. 2011 Honda Fit and Kia Soul form two of the most formidable competitors of the Nissan Cube. You may also like to compare it against 2011 Toyota Yaris. According to the the rankingsandreviews – ” Toyota Yaris is a fairly bare-bones vehicle in comparison to the Cube, but it offers a fantastic 29/35 mpg fuel economy rating and a starting price of about $1,500 less than the Cube.”
Pro’s of 2011 Nissan Cube
*This vehicle model delivers quite a stable performance when driving it on a highway.
*Comes with an impressive list of features, although most are pretty standard.
*User-friendly dashboard for ease of control.
*Outward visibility is pretty decent.
Con’s of 2011 Nissan Cube
*Mechanical features are carried over from past versions.
*Rear seats can accommodately only up to two adults.
*It is not quiet.
No pricing information is available officially from Nissan Cube at the time of writing. However, the entry level Cube 1.8 model is expected to begin with a price range of $15,000. Those models equipped with manual transmission will be priced slightly higher at $15,800 and the CVT is priced at $16,800. The 2011 Cube 1.8 SL is one of the most expensive models from the vehicle lineup at $17,900. You can enjoy several more options and vehicle packages depending on the contents of the package, you can expect prices to vary accordingly.
The Bottom Line
Buying a 2011 Nissan Cube might not be the most best looking vehicle in town, especially with a lack of focus on aesthetic styling. But if you appreciate the vehicle’s efficiency albeit the lack of styling enhancements, then you’d find this purchase a worthy one. At an affordable starting price, it might even surprise you! You may also like to consider the 2011 Toyota Yaris of your pocket does not allow.