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2014 Ford Focus vs. 2014 Nissan Cube Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Cube than the Ford Focus, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Cube will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Focus.

Convenience
The Ford Focus will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Cube, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Focus is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Cube. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Focus and the Nissan Cube have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Focus is much wider than the Nissan Cube, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Focus, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Cube.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Focus transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Cube.

Handling
The Ford Focus has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Cube, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Focus is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Cube.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Focus and the Nissan Cube. The Ford Focus has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan Cube, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Ford Focus comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Cube.


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2014 Ford
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MSRP*: $19,115 - $24,065
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2014 Nissan
Cube

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MSRP*: $16,900 - $19,000
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.63% As low as 2.86%
City MPG: 26 - 27 25 - 27
Highway MPG: 36 - 37 30 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $17,824 - $22,441 $16,475 - $18,515

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