An affordable car with funky styling, the 2012 Nissan Cube is a mini MPV powered by a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 122 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque. The FWD Cube has two transmission options; a standard 6-speed manual transmission or optional Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission®. Fuel mileage falls between an EPA estimated range of 25 mpg city to 31 mpg highway, depending on transmission selection. Features include 16-inch wheels, navigation system, rear-view monitor, automatic temperature control, push button ignition, auxiliary audio input jack, interface system for iPod® and XM® satellite radio. Safety is comprised of advanced dual-stage front airbags, seat-mounted side-impact airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, brake assist, vehicle dynamic control, active brake limited slip, and traction control. The Cube is backed by a basic 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.