Nissan LEAF

Price $38,395 – $39,995
Fuel consumption N/A
The Car Guide rating 73%(view ratings)
By far, the Nissan LEAF is the hottest electric car in Quebec. It’s also the first zero-emission vehicle to be sold on our market. This 5-door sedan can carry five passengers and is powered by a 107-hp electric motor offering 207 lbs.-ft. of torque. Thanks to its lithium-ion battery, it offers 160 km in range as long as you drive it gently.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 73%
Driving 8/10
Safety 8/10
Interior 7/10
Reliability 7/10
Winter driving 6/10
Comfort 8/10

What's new in 2012

Available fall 2011


  • Zero pollution
  • Reasonable operating range
  • Good handling
  • Decent price
  • Comfortable interior


  • Reliability not yet proven
  • Rudimentary network of recharging stations
  • Hard tires
  • Some unusual controls
  • Unknown resale value