If you’re trying to size up which of the square cars is the best fit for you, here’s the full skinny:

Comparing 3 ‘square’ cars
Scion xB Kia Soul Nissan Cube
Engine(s) 2.4-liter, four-cylinder 1.6-liter, four-cylinder 1.8-liter, four-cylinder
Horsepower 158 at 6,000 rpm 122 at 6,300 rpm

142 at 6,000 rpm

122 at 5,200 rpm
Torque 162 pound-feet at 4,000 rpm 115 pound-feet at 4,200 rpm 127 pound-feet at 4,800 rpm
EPA Fuel Estimate 22 city/28 highway 26 city/31 highway 26 city/30 highway
Wheelbase 102.4 inches 100.4 inches 99.6 inches
Overall Length 167.3 inches 161.6 inches 156.7 inches
Overall Width 69.3 inches 70.3 inches 66.7 inches
Overall Height 64.7 inches 63.4 inches 65 inches
Curb Weight 3,020 pounds 2,800 pounds 2,829 pounds
Headroom (front/rear) 40/41.2 inches 40.2/39.6 inches 42.6/40.2 inches
Legroom (front/rear) 40.7/38 inches 42.1/39 inches 42.4/35.5
Hip Room (front/rear) 52.7/46.7 inches 53.3/52.7 inches 48.8/47.6 inches
Cargo Room 21.7 cubic feet 19.3 cubic feet 11.4 cubic feet
Maximum Cargo Room 69.9 cubic feet 53.4 cubic feet 58 cubic feet
Base Price $16,560 $13,995 $14,685

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