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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
5-Door HB (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 51 49 $28,791 $29,990
5-Door HB Advanced 51 49 $33,509 $34,905
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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 51 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 49 mpg
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 50 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.4 93.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 52.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 36
Front Head Room (in) 41.2 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 60
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 175 176.4
Height, Overall (in) 61 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 68.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 30 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 24 21.6
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 10.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 34.2
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P195/65SR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3256 3165
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Engine Type Electric Gas/Electric I-4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 187 105 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 107 134 @ 5200
Fuel System - Sequential MPI
Displacement - 1.8 L/110
EPA MPG Equivalent - City 126 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 114 95
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy 101 -
Battery Range (mi) 75 11
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 51
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 50
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 49
Trans Order Code NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic CVT w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 7.94 4.11
Trans Type 1 1
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Nissan LEAF Toyota Prius Plug-In
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 10.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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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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