2012 Nissan Cube starts at $15.740 image

The Japanese based automaker Nissan has recently announced the starting price for the 2012 Cube model, which has been set at 15.740 USD.

According to the car manufacturer, the 2012 Nissan Cube will come in three trim levels, and the entry-level version is actually $240 more than the 2011 model year version. The mid-range Nissan Cube is now coming with cruise control, premium cloth trim, drivers armrest, chrome-plated interior door handles, map lights, leather wrapped steering wheel, iPod interface, Bluetooth connectivity and body-colored exterior mirrors, for 17.180 USD, a $320 increase over last year. The CVT transmission is available for an extra 1000 USD.

Last but not least, the top of the line Nissan Cube SL is coming with the CVT transmission as standard, along with automatic climate control, passive keyless entry, 16 inch aluminum wheels, automatic headlights and many more interesting features for a price tag of 19.280 USD, $320 more than the 2011 model. The Japanese car manufacturer says that all the three versions are coming equipped with the 1.8 liter inline-four cylinder engine, which is developing a total output of 122 horsepower and has a peak torque of 127 lb-ft. Power is being sent to the front wheels through either the standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional CVT, which comes as standard on all Cube 1.8 SL models.