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4-Door HB S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB S N/A N/A $26,986 $28,800
4-Door HB SV N/A N/A $29,810 $31,820
4-Door HB SL N/A N/A $32,635 $34,840
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5-Door HB (GS)
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 51 49 $30,720 $32,000
5-Door HB Advanced 51 49 $37,945 $39,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,986
$30,720
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,800
$32,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$480 / month
$533 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 is the greenest car you can buy--if you can live with between 70 and 100 miles of driving range on a full battery charge.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 51 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 49 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 53.100
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.500
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 52.700
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 36.000
Front Head Room (in)
41.2 38.600
Second Hip Room (in)
50.0 51.200
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 54.900
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.4 93.700
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.600
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
61.0 58.700
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 59.800
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.300
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 68.700
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.000
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.300
Length, Overall (in)
175.0 176.400
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
24.0 21.600
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
30.0 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.63 10.200 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.14 x 1.1 10.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA 10.600
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 34.200
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Electric Pwr Assisted Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
36.1 N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3256 3165
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
107 @ - TBD - 134 combined
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
NA Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
187 @ - TBD - - TBD -
Engine Order Code
EM61 NA
Displacement
NA 1.8L/110
Mileage
Battery Range (mi)
75 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 51
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
129 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
115 95
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA 50
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 49
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
102 -
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
RE1F61A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.9377 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Hatchback Liftback
Vehicle Name
Nissan LEAF Toyota Prius Plug-In
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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