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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
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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 N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 53.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 33.2
Front Head Room (in) 41.2 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 50 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 43.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.4 90.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 71.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 -
Length, Overall (in) 175 172.9
Height, Overall (in) 61 58.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 24 14.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 30 -
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 10.7
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 10.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 40.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P225/50HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P225/50HR17
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3256 3640
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6 17 X 7
Engine Order Code NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 107 143
Engine Type Electric Electric
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 187 184
Trans Type 1 1
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Trans Order Code NA 44H
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 7.94 7.82
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Nissan LEAF Ford Focus Electric
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Short And Long Arm
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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