2020 Nissan Leaf

  • $31,600 MSRP From
  • 107.6 mpge AVG, Comb.
  • 149 - 226 miles Electric Range
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  • Nissan Leaf is a five-seat Fully Electric medium-size vehicle in the Electric Hatchback category. For the 2020 model year, there are five trim-lines to choose from, all with the same engine that produces 147 to 214 horsepower. The Leaf is capable of traveling 149 to 226 miles relying solely on electric power. It takes eight to eleven hours for the vehicle to charge its batteries. EPA-estimated annual electricity expense is $650 to $700, which over the course of five years will save you $7,250 in extra fuel spending. It has a 5-stars overall crash safety rating by NHTSA.

2020 Nissan Leaf S / S PLUS / SL PLUS / SV / SV PLUS

Exterior

2020 Nissan Leaf Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

  • Width:
  • Width W/O Mirrors: 70.5 in
  • Length: 176.4 in
  • Height: 61.4 - 61.6 in
  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in

2020 Leaf has a relatively short wheelbase ( 106.3 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively heavier with curb weight of 3538 - 3946 lbs.

Interior

2020 Leaf - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 42.1 inHip Room: 51.7 inHead Room: 41.2 inShoulder Room: 54.3 in
2020 Leaf - Second Row

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 33.5 inHip Room: 50 inHead Room: 37.3 inShoulder Room: 52.5 in

2020 Leaf seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only one measurement - head - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on legs. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Leaf has larger than average room for second-row passengers on one measurement, head.

Full Specifications

Trim

2020 Leaf S

2020 Leaf SV

2020 Leaf S PLUS

2020 Leaf SV PLUS

2020 Leaf SL PLUS

Starging MSRP$31,600$34,190$38,200$39,750$43,900
EngineElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric Motor
HP147 hp147 hp214 hp214 hp214 hp
DrivetrainFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Electric City Range163.2 - 245.0238 ml.163.2 - 245.0238 ml.163.2 - 245.0238 ml.163.2 - 245.0238 ml.163.2 - 245.0238 ml.
Electric Highway Range131.3 - 202.181 ml.131.3 - 202.181 ml.131.3 - 202.181 ml.131.3 - 202.181 ml.131.3 - 202.181 ml.
Electric Combined Range149 - 226 ml.149 - 226 ml.149 - 226 ml.149 - 226 ml.149 - 226 ml.
City114 - 123 MPGe114 - 123 MPGe114 - 123 MPGe114 - 123 MPGe114 - 123 MPGe
Highway94 - 99 MPGe94 - 99 MPGe94 - 99 MPGe94 - 99 MPGe94 - 99 MPGe
Combined104 - 111 MPGe104 - 111 MPGe104 - 111 MPGe104 - 111 MPGe104 - 111 MPGe
Annual Fuel Cost$650 - $700$650 - $700$650 - $700$650 - $700$650 - $700

2020 Leaf Hatchback Electric comes in five trim levels, with an average price that is $2,463 more compared to its rivals. With a heavier body, and on average less powerful engine, Leaf has a class-leading fuel economy of 111 mpg.

Safety

2020 Nissan Leaf Front Crash Test
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Front Crash Rating
2020 Nissan Leaf Side Crash Test
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Side Crash Rating
2020 Nissan Leaf Side Pole Crash Test
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Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 11
  • Recalls: 2

2020 Leaf Hatchback Electric has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, like all of its peers. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed eleven complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals. There are also two recalls issued by Nissan, which by itself is a relatively low number.

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2020 - 03:05:25 ET
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