2009 Nissan Cube
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best city car

by from Seattle, WA on January 20, 2011

when I read reviews of this car, it's almost all about the stick shift....times have changed people....Nissan's CVT auto is fantastic...the auto Cube is quick off the line, climbs hills like a goat an...
when I read reviews of this car, it's almost all about the stick shift....times have changed people....Nissan's CVT auto is fantastic...the auto Cube is quick off the line, climbs hills like a goat and gets better gas mileage. The rear cargo with seats down has 60 cubic feet of hauling...enough for an old Xmas tree and 8 boxes of assorted stuff with room to spare! Also I bought and brought home a 40" tv in it. The deep well at the back holds maybe 8-10 bags of groceries, standing up.
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The cube is cute, fun, and comfortable!

by from South Elgin, IL on July 3, 2011

I love my Nissan cube. The ride is comfortable and responsive. It's not a sports car or anything, but it's at least what I expected. Pick up is fine, but again, don't expect it to win any races. If yo...
I love my Nissan cube. The ride is comfortable and responsive. It's not a sports car or anything, but it's at least what I expected. Pick up is fine, but again, don't expect it to win any races. If you have a full load and the a/c on, it's pretty slow! But it gets fantastic gas mileage (about 30 mpg in town). It is very comfortable, the seat adjusts in many ways, and a TON of head room. Plenty of room for 4 adults, or 2 adults and 3 children. It would be cramped for 5 adults. LOTS of cargo room, especially since you can fold the two seat backs down in the back seat, plus you can slide the whole back seat forward. I have an iPod dock, but I had to get a special cord for that. The newer cars have usb connection, but the 2009 does not. Plus the iPod through the radio isn't very intuitive, but once you figure it out, it's fine. I LOVE being able to use the blue tooth through the radio. Yes, I LOVE my cube! Everyone who rides in it comments on how comfortable it is to ride in, too.
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I don't, but I should sell Cubes

by from Del Rio, Tx on November 23, 2009

It is the funnest vehicle I have ever owned in my 60 years. It is a hoot to drive and the best part is the people that stare. Some laugh, some point, but all take a gander. I drive it once a week 300 ...
It is the funnest vehicle I have ever owned in my 60 years. It is a hoot to drive and the best part is the people that stare. Some laugh, some point, but all take a gander. I drive it once a week 300 miles round trip to San Antonio. My favorite feature is the comfort seats. That is what sold me on my Cube
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quirkly looking car

by from Seattle on April 9, 2010

This is the first car I bought in 15 years. My old van is a 4 wd gas hog. I'm convinced peak oil is near, so.... The Cube is a good handling car..steers fast and corners well. The CVT transmission all...
This is the first car I bought in 15 years. My old van is a 4 wd gas hog. I'm convinced peak oil is near, so.... The Cube is a good handling car..steers fast and corners well. The CVT transmission allows for quick acceleration. In city, driving modestly but not slow, my gas mpg is 30! This is an urban commuter, it blows around a bit at highway speed. The interior is roomy and seats 5. I know, I know, what do I know after 15 years. I used to race cars and still know about performance. The Cube is a good value for the money.
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Bought for the wife but I love it as well

by from Bryan, Ohio on September 7, 2009

Our little Cube SL is loaded and ready for cruising right out of the gate and price wise there was nothing that even compared. We tried the Fit and the Soul, both felt like junk, spungy and not worth ...
Our little Cube SL is loaded and ready for cruising right out of the gate and price wise there was nothing that even compared. We tried the Fit and the Soul, both felt like junk, spungy and not worth the money. We gave the Scion a chance as well as teh VW Bug but had to spend well over 3K more to get the same features. My wife drives her Cube everywhere. She is very picky about cars and wanted something unique. The Cube was just that and a bonus...the features. It really is a neat little car, great MPG and handles really well. The CVT is peppy and accelaration is great (added the K&N Filter which really helped). Our little Cube turns heads everywhere we go. I own a Ford Flex and I love it as well but the Cube is just so much more fun! The interior is spacious, soft seats, great radio (ours has the Rockford Fosgate system) and the unique gauges are a bonus. This is one great ride!
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Listen to Consumers NOT the experts!

by from Nebraska on November 2, 2009

I am glad that I didn't look at the expert reviews on this site. I bought a pearl white Cube. LOVE IT! good MPG drives great Many safety features. If you compare option for option you won't find anyth...
I am glad that I didn't look at the expert reviews on this site. I bought a pearl white Cube. LOVE IT! good MPG drives great Many safety features. If you compare option for option you won't find anything cheaper and funner. This is a great car for tall folks. I would recommend BUY!
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31 MPG AVERAGE

by from JACKSONVILLE, FL on October 13, 2009

WE LOVE THE WAY IT RIDES, HANDLES, BETTER THAN AVERAGE WELL DESIGNED INTERIOR AND WE THINK THE EXTERIOR IS SEXY. SOMEONE SAID IT WAS FOR THE YOUNG FOLKS, WELL WE'RE FIFTY SIX YEARS YOUNG. VERY SMOOTH ...
WE LOVE THE WAY IT RIDES, HANDLES, BETTER THAN AVERAGE WELL DESIGNED INTERIOR AND WE THINK THE EXTERIOR IS SEXY. SOMEONE SAID IT WAS FOR THE YOUNG FOLKS, WELL WE'RE FIFTY SIX YEARS YOUNG. VERY SMOOTH ON EXCELERATING AND SUPER BRAKING. AIR BAGS ALL THE WAY AROUND MAKE ME FEEL EXTRA SAFE. WE CAN'T WAIT TO GO ON A TRIP IN IT.
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Great Car

by from Kentucky on March 27, 2014

I have about 80,000 miles on my Cube right now and so far the issues I've had with it were a broken windshield (when I first got it; a rock flew up and broke it) a broken fuel door latch; the door doe...
I have about 80,000 miles on my Cube right now and so far the issues I've had with it were a broken windshield (when I first got it; a rock flew up and broke it) a broken fuel door latch; the door doesn't pop open like it should, and a rusted through muffler which I was able to get welded for $40 at a local shop. Nissan will charge you $800 to replace the whole muffler system (don't do it). I love how the Cube drives, it's comfortable on long trips, there's plenty of room, it has a nice sound system and visibility for me is really good. When I first got my Cube I would see other people in Cube's driving by and waving; it was like being a member of the Cube club. People have stopped me in grocery store parking lots to ask me if it's an ice cube or a toaster or where I got such a strange car. One redneck asked me if my car was an alien vehicle and my response was "I happen to like my car." So yeah, I really like my Cube.
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wifes car but she needed awd

by from PITTSBURGH PA on February 10, 2016

GREAT CAR BUT WIFE NEEDED AWD ( SHE DOES MEALS ON WHEEL IN AM AND DAUGHTER AND GRAND KIDS MOVED OUT OF STATE ) SO GOT HER A NEW NISSAN ROGUE SV GOOD SUV ,BUT SHE DOES MISS HER CUBE AND SO DO I . . ROO...
GREAT CAR BUT WIFE NEEDED AWD ( SHE DOES MEALS ON WHEEL IN AM AND DAUGHTER AND GRAND KIDS MOVED OUT OF STATE ) SO GOT HER A NEW NISSAN ROGUE SV GOOD SUV ,BUT SHE DOES MISS HER CUBE AND SO DO I . . ROOMY, GOOD RIDE,GOOD MPG, EASY TO FIND A PARKING PLACE AND NEVER GAVE US ANY PROBLEM IN 5 YRS 65000 MILES ONLY NEEDED NEW BATTERY. (2009 CLUB KROM)
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The best cars I have ever had were Nissans

by from Dallas, TX on June 26, 2009

I think the best thing about my new Cube is that the VIN number starts out with the letters JN. This means that it was made in Japan. It has a ton of room inside and the seats are very comfortable. Th...
I think the best thing about my new Cube is that the VIN number starts out with the letters JN. This means that it was made in Japan. It has a ton of room inside and the seats are very comfortable. The drive is great; it is very easy to drive and handles the turns very well.
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