The Nissan Leaf has long led the charge of battery electric vehicles in Australia and is available here as a base-model hatchback Leaf and the longer range Leaf e+.
Powered by a 40kWh battery, the Nissan Leaf has a single 110kW/320Nm electric motor and delivers around 270km (WLTP) on a single charge.
The Nissan Leaf e+ features a larger 62kWh battery which delivers 160kW of power and 340Nm of torque in normal driving conditions. The Leaf e+ has a driving range of around 385km and starts from $60,490 (plus on-roads).
2021 Nissan Leaf – data table
|Format||Single motor, front-wheel drive||Single motor, front-wheel drive|
|Max charge speed||50kW DC||100kW DC|
|Plug type||Type 2 AC / CHAdeMO DC||Type 2 AC / CHAdeMO DC|
|Boot space||405L / 1176L||405L / 1176L|
The Nissan Leaf and Leaf e+ come with a Type 2 charging cable and a wallbox can be arranged through your Nissan dealer.
Approximate charging times – 0-80 per cent
(up to 2.4kW)
(up to 7.7kW)
(up to 11kW)
(up to 50kW DC)
|Nissan Leaf||40kWh||13h 20min||4h 09min||2h 55min||38min||19min
|Nissan Leaf e+||62kWh||20h 40min||6h 26min||4h 31min||1h||30min