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2014 Nissan Cube vs. 2015 Volkswagen Golf Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Cube than the Volkswagen Golf. The Nissan Cube will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Golf.

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). Based on MSRP, the Nissan Cube is clearly a better financial choice over the Volkswagen Golf. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Cube and the Volkswagen Golf have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Cube is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Golf, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Nissan Cube, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Golf.

Drivetrain
The Nissan Cube has much less torque than the Volkswagen Golf, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Nissan Cube has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Golf, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Nissan Cube has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Golf, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Cube and the Volkswagen Golf. The Nissan Cube has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volkswagen Golf.

Warranty
The Nissan Cube comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Golf.


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2014 Nissan
Cube

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MSRP*: $16,900 - $19,000

2015 Volkswagen
Golf

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MSRP*: $17,995 - $27,995
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.99%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.73% --
City MPG: 25 - 27 --
Highway MPG: 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
IIHS Safety Information

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Good Not Tested
Invoice*: $16,475 - $18,515 $17,455 - $26,875

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