Nissan LEAF

Nissan LEAF

About Nissan LEAF

The all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf may not garner the same headlines as the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt when Chevy announced a 238-mile range for it. Still the Japanese automaker has made tremendous strides to address the previous Leaf’s shortcomings, namely its range and styling. More than 200,000 Leafs have been sold since it was introduced in 2011 and is by far the highest-volume pure electric sold to date. By giving the car a more conventional look and boosting range to 150 miles, the Leaf is moving into the realm beyond automotive novelty to a practical, alternative-power vehicle that can address most motorists’ needs. But there’s even more to the story of the company turning over a new Leaf -- Nissan has actually cut prices while offering unique technology to boot. The new model represents a win-win for both Nissan and consumers alike.

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2018 Nissan LEAF
What's new for 2018?
2018 Nissan LEAF

The design is all-new. The 2018 Leaf is slightly larger, more conventional-looking and thanks to a 40-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, the range is increased by 40 percent, moving from 107 to 150 miles. This is nearly double of the initial 84-mile range of the first Leafs.

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2017 Nissan LEAF
What's new for 2017?
2017 Nissan LEAF

The 30-kWh lithium-ion battery that arrived in higher trims last year and enabled a total range of 107 miles is now standard on every 2017 Nissan Leaf, replacing the former system that was rated at 84 miles of range before needing to be recharged.

2016 Nissan LEAF
What's new for 2016?
2016 Nissan LEAF

A new, 30-kWh battery is fitted to SV and SL trims, extending the Leaf’s range to 107 miles. The low-price S trim retains the smaller battery and 84-mile range but receives a new 5-inch color audio screen with NissanConnect Mobile Apps. NissanConnect and navigation are now standard on SV and SL trims.

2015 Nissan LEAF
What's new for 2015?
2015 Nissan LEAF

The base model Leaf S now gets the same "B-Mode" as the rest of the lineup, which engages an aggressive regenerative braking mode. Leaf SV models also get new standard 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, and Leaf SV and SL models get hands-free text messaging and voice-activated destination entry.

2014 Nissan LEAF
What's new for 2014?
2014 Nissan LEAF

A rearview camera becomes standard across the lineup. Nissan has removed the Long Life Mode, which allowed charging to 80 percent instead of 100. The company says the feature's rationale – the impact on long-term battery durability – was less than initially expected and thus not needed.

2013 Nissan LEAF
What's new for 2013?
2013 Nissan LEAF

Now in its third year of production, the Nissan Leaf undergoes a significant price reduction along with a number of enhancements for the 2013 model year. Key revisions to the lineup include a new entry-level "S" trim, a newly available onboard 220-volt charger that reduces charging time to roughly four hours, and improved energy efficiency thanks to refined aerodynamics, additional regenerative breaking capabilities, and better energy management.

2012 Nissan LEAF
What's new for 2012?
2012 Nissan LEAF

The 2012 Nissan LEAF gains heated front and rear seats, a heated steering wheel, battery heater, heated outside mirrors and rear-seat HVAC ducts. The SL trim receives a Quick Charge Port.

2011 Nissan LEAF
What's new for 2011?
2011 Nissan LEAF

The electric-powered Nissan LEAF is nothing less than a revolutionary step in the advancement of modern ultra-clean automotive design. It combines user-friendly technology in a practical, affordable package that should appeal to anyone who can live within its per-charge range limitations.

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