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Has anyone purchased this accessory for the Cube? Does it truly level the cargo area with the rear seats when the seats are folded forward? How deep is it?

If anyone has pictures of the cargo organizer in their Cube, I'd love to see them. The photos I've seen online have not really shown how deep the organizer is.

Thanks!
 

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I've got one, and like it so far! It does make the area flat when the seats are down.

I don't know the dimensions of the two storage areas that is has (the smaller one has a lock on it, the bigger one doesn't), but if the weather cooperates this weekend, I'll see if I can take some pictures of it, and get the measurements for you.
 

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cool. Has anyone seen a listing for this anywhere as an aftermarket purchase? or can they only be found at dealers at this point?
 

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I've seen the cargo organizer on Ebay. i got mine from the dealer and installed it yesterday...






It hooks into place with straps. I haven't got any pictures of the inside of the organizer, if I remember, I'll take some tomorrow.

It doesn't affect the rear seat in any way, the seats still recline and the seat stll slides forward and backwards fully.
 

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Ewraven - Thanks for much for posting pics! I'm definitely going to need to get one of these. One more question: How much would you estimate it weighs? I'm on the petite side (5'-0") and am wondering if I would be able to easily take the cargo box out by myself if I wanted the extra cargo space depth or if I would require an extra set of hands.
 

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It is pretty lightweight. I'd guess that it weighs around 15 to 20 pounds. The only problem you might have is that it is real bulky.
 

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We got our dealer to throw it in. Was kind of a 'must' for us because we needed the back to be flat to haul our two giant dogs around.

I will say that the lids seem to be a little flimsy-- one does lock, but it probably wouldn't keep someone out if they really wanted in! I might end up cutting matching doors out of some hard wood and upholstering them to match, just to give my dogs something sturdier to stand on when we go to the park.

Otherwise it seems pretty handy... you don't really notice it for small trips to the store, but when you have to bring home a lot of stuff, it's nice to throw your cold foods in one of the bins, and larger items outside on top of the bin.

Haven't tried using it as a cooler, but I see potential!
 

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Just noticed the dealer strapped ours in place. Not quite sure how to take it out... Has anyone tried? Can you undo the straps and still use it pretty easy, with it just sitting back there?
 

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Yeah, it is strapped into place with two straps in the front and two in the back. On the bottom of the cargo organizer is a large two inch thick block of white styrofoam that the organizer sits on. Because of that styrofoam, the organizer really isn't very sturdy at all when it isn't strapped in.

To remove the cargo organizer:

Undo the velcro flaps between it and the back seat backs

then slide the backseat all the way forward

it may be easier to fold the back seats forward as well...

by now you should be able to see the straps holding in the front of the cargo organizer in

They are kept tight via buckles and velcro

undo the velcro and loosen those straps

then you will find that those straps have hooks on the end and are hooked to the front of the back seat mounts.

By now you should have plenty of slack to unhook them

with the front straps unhooked

next up is the back straps

you will have to loosen them by the buckles inside of the each cubby hole inside the organizer

They should be just like the front ones, being run through a buckle and held tight with velcro

unfasten them completely from the buckles or you can just leave enough slack in them to move the organizer forward

Once you have slid/moved the cargo organizer forward, you should be able to see where those rear straps feed through the organizer and are hooked into the cargo hooks.

Simply unhooking them from those cargo hooks should allow you to remove the organizer completely.


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Back to that piece of styrofoam though, I don't understand why they didn't just make the organizer deeper to fill the whole void instead of sitting it atop a piece of cheap and fragile styrofoam. The piece of styrofoam on mine came off the bottom of the organizer as I was getting it out of the box. It is just glued on, I managed to get it back on with ALOT of double sided tape fortunately though.
 

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cool. Has anyone seen a listing for this anywhere as an aftermarket purchase? or can they only be found at dealers at this point?
You can buy the organizer as well as just about all of the other Nissan accessories on eBay. You can find them all just by searching for "nissan cube"... they have one organizer listed now in the charcoal color for $165.
 

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ewraven, great pics of the cargo box! You save me some time! ;)

I never thought about the accessory as being color matching, that is a nice feature, since I have the light gray interior, the cargo box I have is also light gray.
 

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Cargo box is on order with the dealership. They wanted to charge me $60 for install since they have never installed one before and weren't sure how involved it would be. I told them to skip it thanks to the great instructions here! Thank you!!
 

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I looked at the rear cargo box and wasn't impressed was going to use it as a sub enclosure but it was pretty flimsy. So Hubby and I are just going to build our own.
 

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momzbox said:
I looked at the rear cargo box and wasn't impressed was going to use it as a sub enclosure but it was pretty flimsy. So Hubby and I are just going to build our own.
I was thinkin the same thing! the fosgate subwoofer is pretty weaksauce, but i wanna try and keep everything as simple and stealth as possible. keep us posted on the build!
 

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I was sooo getting one of these for my cube, went to the store yesterday and was amazed how little groceries I could get in that little space. My fit holds gobs of groceries and I thought the cube looked bigger but it not even close. Adding this would reduce further the grocery getter function.

As for the sub I am sure you will see proforms and the like for the rear door with bigger speaker capabilities but keeping the same factory look. But in defense the factory sub is decent compared to a lot of other companies factory offerings. It is all I need. My Fit has no sub.

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How far does the back seat have to slide forward to fit this? The back seat has plenty of room when slid all of the way back w/o the cargo box, but I am concerned about leg room with the cargo box installed? If I go with the cargo box am I losing leg space in the back?
 

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The backseat doesn't need to stay moved forward for the cargo box, you still have the full sliding functionality with the cargo box installed.
 
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