109points

Honda Odyssey LX (2015)

88points

Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

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Honda Odyssey LX (2015) vs Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
109
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88
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Why is Honda Odyssey LX (2015) better than Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)?

  • 1.4s faster acceleration (0-100)
    9.2svs10.6s
  • Has a rear-view camera
  • Has fully independent suspension
  • Has in-car system

Why is Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014) better than Honda Odyssey LX (2015)?

  • 4.3l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    8.1l/100 kmvs12.4l/100 km
  • 1.7l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    6.7l/100 kmvs8.4l/100 km
  • 87mm shorter
    1.65mvs1737mm
  • 317mm narrower
    1.7mvs2012mm
  • 74mm more headroom (front)
    1.08mvs1008mm
  • 56mm more headroom (rear)
    1.02mvs965mm
  • 1.17m shorter length
    3.98mvs5154mm
  • 718kg lighter
    1.27tvs1990000g

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1. higher Euro NCAP rating

5

5

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.

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2.Has fully independent suspension
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

3.Has air suspension
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.

4.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

5. longer basic warranty (years)

3yrs

3yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Unlimited yrs

6. longer basic warranty (km)

60000km

60000km

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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160000km

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume

1087l

323l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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3448l

2.height

1.74m

1.65m

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917mm

3.width

2.01m

1.7m

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1m

4. more headroom (front)

1.01m

1.08m

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014)

1.09m

5. greater cargo volume (seats down)

4205l

1645l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

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4247l

6. more headroom (rear)

965mm

1.02m

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

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Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014)

1.94m

Speed

1. faster acceleration (0-100)

9.2s

10.6s

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

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1.9s

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)

12.4l/100 km

8.1l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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3.6l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

8.4l/100 km

6.7l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Citroen C4 Picasso (2014)

3.2l/100 km

3. more horsepower

248hp

122hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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1244hp

4. more cylinders

6

4

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

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Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)

16

5. more valves

24

16

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.

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64

6. larger fuel tank

79l

50l

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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132l

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

2.Has smart key as standard
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

3. more airbags

6

6

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

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14

4.Has height-adjustable seat belts
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

5.Has in-car system
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

6.Has Bluetooth
Honda Odyssey LX (2015)
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

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