Starts at: 27,400 $
Review 2022
Nissan Leaf USA

2022 Nissan Leaf

  • Sold in the USA = 2018-Present
  • 2nd Generation

2022 Nissan Leaf Price in the USA: 

Nissan Leaf S  Starts at:  27,400 $
Nissan Leaf SV  Starts at: 28,800 $
Nissan Leaf S Plus  Starts at: 32,400 $
Nissan Leaf SV Plus  Starts at: 35,400 $
Nissan Leaf SL Plus  Starts at: 37,400 $

The Nissan Leaf debuted in 2010 as an electric hatchback and reached worldwide sales of up to 400,000 vehicles till March 2019. Nissan has launched an all-new version of Leaf from the year 2020-onward which unquestionably has improved design and has increased driving range which is adequate for urban and suburban areas while cold and warm weather does not put any effect on its driving range. The latest Nissan Leaf has been introduced with many new updated features that include the latest driver’s assistance program bundled with emergency braking, automatic adjustable high beam headlights, blind-spot detection and pedestrian detection alarm while an improved infotainment system is also provided in the all-new  Leaf. The previous models of Nissan leaf were equipped with five and seven inches touch screen displays for infotainment while the all-new model has an updated eight inches touch screen display for infotainment.

Trim & Variants:

The Nissan Leaf is available in five trim levels that include S trim, SV trim, S plus trim, SV plus trim and SL Plus trim. S Plus trim is the most demanding trim because it gives you the longest driving range and a bundle of standard features at a very affordable price as compared to other trims.

KEY FEATURES:

Leaf S Leaf SV Leaf S Plus Leaf SV Plus Leaf SL Plus
  • 110 kW AC synchronous electric motor
  • e-Pedal
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Apple CarPlay® integration
  • Android Auto™
  • 17″ x 6.5″ Machine-finished aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Nissan Door to Door Navigation with Premium Traffic
  • NissanConnect® EV with Services powered by SiriusXM® with trial access
  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • Fog lights
  • 16″ x 6.5″ Aluminum-alloy wheels
  • 62 kWh lithium-ion battery
  • 160 kW AC synchronous electric motor
  • e-Pedal
  • Quick Charge Port – 100 kW
  • 17″ x 6.5″ Machine-finished aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Nissan Door to Door Navigation with Premium Traffic
  • NissanConnect EV® with Services powered by SiriusXM® with trial access
  • ProPILOT Assist
  • LED headlights with LED signature Daytime Running Lights
  • Leather-appointed seats
  • Bose Energy Efficient Series Premium Audio System with seven speakers
  • Outside mirrors with integrated LED turn signal indicators
  • Removable cargo cover

Engine and Power:

It is an all-electric hatchback powered by a 160 KW motor run on a 62 kwh battery producing a horsepower of 214 hp while 147 hp horsepower is generated by a 110 kw electric motor that gets its power from a smaller 40 kwh battery. Its battery can be charged by 120 volts or 240-volt outlet in a very short time and a fully charged battery can run continuously for 7 hours.

2020 Nissan Leaf under the hood
2020 Nissan Leaf under the hood

Driving & Range: 

Nissan Leaf is a fun pack to drive letting the twists and turns of the car a fun creating low central gravity avoiding body roll giving you smooth ride quality. The 40kwh battery gives us a driving range of 150 miles while 62kwh battery provides us with a driving range of 226 miles. The driving performance of the Nissan Leaf is much improved as compared to previous models giving us quicker acceleration taking only 7.4 seconds to hit 60 miles per hour while the pedal response is also very impressive allowing drivers to lift off the throttle toggling back and forth applying smooth brakes. It gives you the feature of different driving modes to be selected as per your requirements for example you can choose between normal mode, Eco mode and pedal active mode.

Exterior Design & Features:

2020 Nissan Leaf design is much improved from the last two years having blacked proportions and a bug-like look. It has a longer more cluttered hood which has a floating design while sleek lines run all along with the vehicle. Its aerodynamic design gives you an efficient ride while the front grille holds Nissan trim pieces beautifully encrypted on its front and square housing brilliant LED headlights that dazzle from every angle. Rear-end also holds a floating roof and eye-catching LED taillights while 17 inches aluminium alloy wheels complete the sleek design of the Nissan Leaf.

Interior Design & Features

The interior cabin of the all-new Nissan Leaf holds a driver-centric design having bold touches with a distinctive central console that has a floating eight inches touch screen display mounted on it while a center stage is there to keep your phones while driving. The push start button gives you maximum convenience within reach to start the car and two USB ports give you the facility to charge your phones.

2020 Nissan Leaf interior cabin and technology
2020 Nissan Leaf interior cabin and technology

You will be provided with leather-covered seats given with heating technology in the front and giving accommodation to five adults. The premium audio system fulfils your entertainment by giving you concert sound quality in the cabin. It gives you a cargo area of 30 cubic feet sufficient enough to carry your luggage while it can be further increased by folding rear seats. SAFETY FEATURES of this all-new Nissan Leaf include adaptive cruise control, pro pilot assist, automatic emergency brakes, blind spot detection and advanced driver’s assistance programs.

Major competitors:

Volkswagen eGolf, BMW i3s, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Tesla Model 3, Hyundai Kona EV and Kia Niro EV are giving tough competition to Nissan Leaf.

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