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Selected Style 4-Door HB S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB S N/A N/A $27,154 $28,980
4-Door HB SV N/A N/A $29,979 $32,000
4-Door HB SL N/A N/A $32,803 $35,020
Energi 5-Door HB SEL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Hybrid 5-Door HB SE 42 37 $22,539 $24,170
Hybrid 5-Door HB SEL 42 37 $25,337 $27,170
Energi 5-Door HB SEL 40 36 $29,499 $31,635
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$527 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Nissan Leaf is the world's most popular battery electric car, and the greenest--but it can take time to get used to real-world ranges of 60 to 90 miles.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 40 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 36 mpg
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.4 99.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 41.2 41
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 50 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 55.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 61 63.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 104.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 72
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 175 173.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 30 42.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 24 19.2
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 11
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 38.4
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA TDH
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA TDH
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P225/50VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3256 3859
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 187 129 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 99U
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 107 188 @ 6000
Engine Type Electric Gas/Electric I-4
Displacement - 2.0 L/122
Fuel System - Sequential MPI
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy 101 -
Battery Range (mi) 75 21
EPA MPG Equivalent - City 126 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 114 88
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 40
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 7.94 2.57
Trans Type 1 1
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic CVT w/OD
Vehicle Name Nissan LEAF Ford C-Max Energi
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 14
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 390
Crash Test Ratings
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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