Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Cube than the Kia Rio, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Rio, drivers may find the Nissan Cube a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Rio as you will with the Nissan Cube, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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). Whether you pick the Kia Rio or the Nissan Cube, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Rio and the Nissan Cube have similar Destination Charges.
The Kia Rio is a little wider than the Nissan Cube, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Kia Rio takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Cube.
With similar torque, the Kia Rio and the Nissan Cube do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The Kia Rio has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Cube, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Rio is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Cube.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Rio and the Nissan Cube. The Kia Rio has less cargo capacity than the Nissan Cube, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Rio than that of the Nissan Cube.
Compare the 2013 Kia Rio and the 2013 Nissan Cube.
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MSRP*: $13,800 - $17,900
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MSRP*: $16,760 - $18,860
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||--||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 7.44%||As low as 2.86%|
|City MPG:||28 - 29||25 - 27|
|Highway MPG:||36 - 37||30 - 31|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$13,530 - $17,070||$16,163 - $18,182|
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