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2014 MINI MINI-Hardtop 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 MINI MINI-Hardtop, 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 MINI MINI-Hardtop.

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 MINI MINI-Hardtop 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 MINI MINI-Hardtop and the Nissan Cube have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The MINI MINI-Hardtop 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. The MINI MINI-Hardtop is slightly shorter than the Nissan Cube, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The MINI MINI-Hardtop 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 MINI MINI-Hardtop is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Cube.

Utility
The MINI MINI-Hardtop has less seating than the Nissan Cube, making the Nissan Cube the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The MINI MINI-Hardtop has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan Cube, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the MINI MINI-Hardtop than that of the Nissan Cube.


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2014 MINI
MINI-Hardtop

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MSRP*: $19,950 - $23,600

2014 Nissan
Cube

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MSRP*: $16,900 - $19,000
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.08% As low as 3.05%
City MPG: -- 25 - 27
Highway MPG: -- 30 - 31
Engine(s): I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 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*: $18,355 - $21,710 $16,475 - $18,515

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