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As I was showing it off to a friend, he asked what kind of car/category is it; like SUV, econobox, etc.,? I replied I didn't know but that the EPA classifies it as a small station wagon. So what are cubes/scion xb called? Is the honda element one also? Or is it too big.
 

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It is considered a compact economy vehicle. Official sources have placed it in the same category as the Scion xB and the Honda Fit. The Element is considered a crossover as it is to big to be considered a compact, and the Kia Soul as been placed in a category all its own as it apparently does not fit into any of the current categories.

This from the dealership where I bought mine 8)
 

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Actually you are all wrong HAH!!! 8)

Look at your paperwork from the dealer and it is classified by Nissan as a truck. :D

Does not matter from there, agencies will classify it all over the map.

I thought it was funny when I saw the invoice and it said TRUCK, must be an import tax break or something for Japan to classify it that way.

Christine ;)
 

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KeychainDan said:
It is considered a compact economy vehicle. Official sources have placed it in the same category as the Scion xB and the Honda Fit. The Element is considered a crossover as it is to big to be considered a compact, and the Kia Soul as been placed in a category all its own as it apparently does not fit into any of the current categories.

This from the dealership where I bought mine 8)
Kia Soul = Category Junk or BIC. Drive it till the tires are bald than throw it away. A Neighbor has a Kia and it is the biggest pile of junk I have ever worked on.

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Comfortable Utility Box Extraordinaire :D 8)
 

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Nissan Canada website refers to it as a 5 door car. My insurance company, over my protests, has classified it as a truck/van. Probably so they can hit me for higher rates. Bastards . . .
 
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