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2016 Nissan Leaf

At a Glance

Pricing $30,680 - $36,790
Drive Types FWD
Engines EV
Transmissions A1

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 51
Style 4 stars out of 5
Utility 3 stars out of 5
Livability 3 stars out of 5
Value 3 stars out of 5
Fun 3 stars out of 5

Overview Information

The Nissan Leaf is arguably the first electric vehicle designed from the ground up to be produced and sold in large volumes worldwide. The Leaf is a five-passenger vehicle with every expected amenity expected in a modern automobile like power windows, power locks, stability control, navigation system, etc. Leaf is offered in S, SV and SL trim levels. According to the EPA, the Leaf can travel about 73 miles on a full charge. The battery is fully rechargeable in 7 hours at 240V, but an optional DC quick charger port (SL models) allows the Leaf to be 80% charged in 30 minutes. The EPA considers 33.7kW-hrs electricity to be equivalent to 1 gallon of gas, so the Leaf gets the equivalent of 106/92 city/highway. Upon its launch in 2011, the Leaf was only available in small number of states, but the Leaf is now more widely available. US models are made in the US.

Official Word:

Nissan was a pioneer in bringing electric vehicles (EVs) to the mass market when the first Nissan LEAF was delivered in December 2010. Nissan is again leading the charge with the new 2016 LEAF, featuring an available 30 kWh battery that provides an EPA-estimated best-in-class* range of 107** miles - a 27-percent increase over the previous 24 kWH battery. With more than 185,000 current Nissan LEAF owners around the world, it's clear that Nissan LEAF gives...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Leaf S 1 EV (107-bhp) A1 FWD 51 $30,680
Leaf SV 2 EV (107-bhp) A1 FWD 51 $34,200
Leaf SL 3 EV (107-bhp) A1 FWD 51 $36,790

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