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Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
Top 37%903 points
Top 37%
Top 60%581 points
Top 60%
Top 16%1,213 points
Top 16%
Top specs, facts and figures

Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014) vs Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014) vs Porsche Boxster GTS: 26 facts in comparison

1. better fuel economy (city)

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.
8.1l/100 km
Ferrari 458 Spider (2013): 0l/100 km
6.1l/100 km
12.4l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

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.
6.7l/100 km
Ferrari 458 Spider (2013): 0l/100 km
4.5l/100 km
9.5l/100 km

3. height

1.65m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.67m
1.27m

4. Has air suspension

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.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
21% have it

5. width

1.7m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m
2.02m
1.96m

6. Has smart key as standard

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.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
33% have it

7. Has a rear-view camera

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.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
35% have it

8. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
77% have it

9. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
77% have it

10. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
172Nm
Tesla Roadster: 10000Nm
260Nm
370Nm

11. Has height-adjustable seat belts

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.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
42% have it

12. shorter length

3.98m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m
4.47m
4.4m

13. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
42% have it

14. more cylinders

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.
4
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 16
4
6

15. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.53m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.7m
2.47m

16. weight

1.27t
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.5kg
1.73t
1.35t

17. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

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.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
88% have it

18. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
81% have it

19. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
19% have it

20. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
50l
Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015): 132l
58l
64l

21. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
1.8l
SRT Viper (2014): 8.4l
1.7l
3.4l

22. Has in-car system

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.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
45% have it

23. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 64
16
24

24. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
34% have it

25. Has a diesel engine

Improvements in diesel engine technology have lead to vast gains in fuel efficiency over petrol (gasoline) cars (and even hybrids), as well as having lower carbon emissions. It is also safer as it doesn't explode as petrol can.
Nissan Cube 1.8 S (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
Porsche Boxster GTS
5% have it

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