The Nissan Leaf can be bought directly from Nissan for around £28995 as standard, excluding any extras and upgrades.
Drivetrain and Performance
The Nissan Leaf is an all-electric, 5 seater Hatchback with Front and Automatic transmission. It has a top speed of around 89mph and does 0-62 in 7.9 Seconds. It can produce a maximum torque of around 236lb-ft.
Range and Efficiency
The average range you can expect from the Nissan Leaf on a full charge is around 145 Miles and the energy efficiency is around 269 Watt hours per mile (Wh/mi). Both of these figures were calculated by the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).
The range and efficiency you get from the car will vary considerably, depending on a wide variety of factors such as: Driving style, weather, quality of road, traffic, cargo load, passenger load, tyre pressure, use of creature comforts such as air conditioning, heating, music and use of charge sockets.
Battery and Charging
The Nissan Leaf has a battery capacity of 40.0kWh, producing a maximum power output of around 110kW.
The fastest possible charge speed that the Nissan Leaf can utilise from commercial charging stations (DC) is 140mph, whilst the fastest possible charge speed at home using a 7.4Kw charging station (AC) is around 21mph. The amount of power that can be drawn from each charging method equates to 46kW and 6.6kW respectively.
The Nissan Leaf uses a Type 2 charging socket, located at the Front Side - Middle of the vehicle.
Dimensions and Luggage Capacity
The Nissan Leaf measures L4490mm x W1788mm x H1530mm in size and has a gross weight of 1995Kg, with an unladen kerbweight of 1580Kg.
It has a wheelbase of L2700mm, with a turning circle of 10.8m.
The Nissan Leaf has a maximum cargo capacity of 1176L and a maximum loading weight of 490Kg.
It can seat up to 5 people, has 5 doors and can carry 35Kg on its roof.