Compare 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV vs 2017 Nissan Leaf

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2017 Nissan Leaf
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5-Door HB LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Bolt EV 5-Door HB LT N/A N/A $35,155 $36,620
Bolt EV 5-Door HB Premier N/A N/A $39,268 $40,905
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S Hatchback
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LEAF S Hatchback N/A N/A $29,064 $30,680
LEAF SL Hatchback N/A N/A $34,843 $36,790
LEAF SV Hatchback N/A N/A $32,394 $34,200

Pricing

Invoice Price

$35,155
$29,064

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$36,620
$30,680

Monthly Payment Estimate

$610 / month
$511 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.4
5.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV could become the first mainstream electric car, with a 238-mile range and a base price in the high $30,000s before incentives. Eclipsed by the Chevrolet Bolt EV's 200-mile-plus range, the Nissan Leaf is best enjoyed with the substantial discounts dealers are eager to offer.

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Fuel Economy

City

Coming Soon Coming Soon

Highway

Coming Soon Coming Soon

Vehicle

Number of Passenger Doors

4 -

EPA Classification

Small Station Wagon Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

50.8 50

Front Shoulder Room (in)

54.6 54.3

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- TBD - 92.4

Second Head Room (in)

37.9 37.3

Second Shoulder Room (in)

52.8 52.5

Front Leg Room (in)

41.6 42.1

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Front Hip Room (in)

51.6 51.7

Second Leg Room (in)

36.5 33.3

Front Head Room (in)

39.7 41.2

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

59.1 60.6

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- TBD - 6.3

Length, Overall (in)

164.0 175

Height, Overall (in)

62.8 61

Track Width, Rear (in)

59.1 60.4

Wheelbase (in)

102.4 106.3

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

69.5 69.7

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

16.9 -

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)

- 30

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)

- 23.6

Brakes

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)

- TBD - 11.5

Brake Type

Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- TBD - 11.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

NA -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

35.4 34.2

Steering Type

Electric Pwr Rack-Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - -

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

QBM NA

Front Tire Size

P215/50R17 P205/55HR16

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

QBM NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P215/50R17 P205/55HR16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3563 3323

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 x - TBD - 16 X 6

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 x - TBD - 16 X 6

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

NA -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

NA -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

266 @ - TBD - 187

Engine Order Code

EN0 NA

Displacement

NA -

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

200 @ - TBD - 107

Engine Type

Electric Electric

Fuel System

Electric -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

NA -

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

119 112

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

NA -

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy

110 101

Estimated Battery Range (mi)

238 107

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

NA -

EPA MPG Equivalent - City

128 124

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

NA -

Trans Type

1 1

Drivetrain

Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

NA -

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

NA -

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

7.05 7.94

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA -

Trans Description Cont.

NA Automatic

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA -

First Gear Ratio (:1)

NA -

Summary

Vehicle Name

Chevrolet Bolt EV Nissan LEAF

Body Style

Hatchback Hatchback

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

NA -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

NA -

Suspension Type - Rear

Semi-independent Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Compound Crank Torsion Beam

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

NA -

Suspension Type - Front

Independent Strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

NA -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

NA -

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