It appears that soon you’ll need to nix the second choice from your list too. The news isn’t official, mind you, but there was no Cube listed on Nissan’s 2015 lineup "Charting the Changes" announcement released on Tuesday, so expect it to be gone for the coming year.
As you can probably guess, the Cube was never a big seller for Nissan’s US operations,
Unlike Nissan’s US division, Nissan Canada hardly needs the Cube to boost small car sales. New for 2015 is the Japanese brand’s smart looking Micra hatchback, already on sale and for a mere $9,998 plus freight, which makes it the lowest priced new car in Canada.
No doubt Nissan Canada dealers aren’t lamenting the loss of the Cube. And for those consumers upset about the brave little toaster
The Cube will live on in Nissan’s home market and other markets, and even get a redesign. Small boxy cars are still popular in Asia where the styling trend originated, but we’ll likely see the last of them here in North America soon.
Yes, the Scion xB currently remains part of the youth-oriented brand’s lineup, but unlike the Kia Soul it’s not a big seller. The Soul is on its second-generation already thanks to doing big business in Canada and the US. Why has it succeeded where others haven’t? The Soul doesn’t look as boxy as some of its peers, and therefore appeals to a broader audience.
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