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Nissan LEAF

Price $36,798 – $50,898
Fuel consumption N/A
The Car Guide rating 88%(view ratings)
After winning the 2018 World Green Car of the Year award, the second-generation LEAF continues to add to its best-selling EV performance. The car's successful redesign keeps getting praise, while advanced systems like ProPILOT, e-Pedal and more make driving a lot easier and safer. The electric motor is now rated at 147 horsepower and the official range amounts to 242 kilometres. Reminder: A LEAF equipped with a higher-capacity battery pack is set to arrive in 2019.

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First Drives2018 Nissan LEAF: The People's Electric Car
OTTAWA, Ontario – Two hundred and forty two kilometres. That’s how much range you’ll get from the 2018 Nissan LEAF with its new 40-kWh battery. That number seems to trigger many reactions whenever we talk about the car. Whether it is on our social media pages or directly in person …
Spotlight onWe're Heading to Ottawa to Drive the 2018 Nissan LEAF (Again)
The Nissan LEAF was entirely redesigned for the 2018 model year and is currently available in small quantities in dealerships. Last December, we had a chance to drive it in California before the car went on sale. Now, it’s Nissan Canada’s turn to invite us to the nation’s capital for …
First Drives2018 Nissan LEAF: Balancing Price and Range
A new generation of the Nissan LEAF is coming our way for 2018. This is the second generation since the vehicle was introduced in 2011. The LEAF remains the world’s best-selling electric vehicle with more than 293,740 units sold. Interestingly, Quebec accounts for 48% of all LEAF sales in Canada …
Test Drives2016 Nissan LEAF: Take it for a Spin
The title of this review is essentially a slogan and to be honest, it kind of bums me out. I should come up with something far cleverer like “electrically yours” or “green leafy substance,” but the fact of the matter is that Nissan’s LEAF requires only to be taken for …
Test DrivesGas-free Driving: Life with the LEAF
Electric cars are now part of our everyday lives. As proof, Nissan recently delivered its first LEAFs. The idea of going to and from work every day for a week without racking up gas charges on my credit card was enough to make my mouth water. After a week of …
First DrivesThe Nissan LEAF on the Examining Table
Although the Nissan Leaf is manufactured in small quantities and most models have already been purchased by the time they come off the production line, we were still able to get our hands on one for a week-long test drive. And while we were at it, we decided to have …
First Drives2012 Nissan LEAF: Hitting the road in California
Among the more impressive new products to come out in recent months, the Nissan LEAF ranks high on the list. My colleague Gabriel Gélinas was one of the first Canadians to take a ride in this electric vehicle. Then, as the Los Angeles Auto Show approached last November, my other …

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NewsAJAC Announces Canadian Green Car and Utility Vehicle of 2019
On Tuesday, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) crowned the 2019 Canadian Green Car of the Year and Canadian Green Utility Vehicle of the Year during media day at the Vancouver International Auto Show. First, the Nissan LEAF edged two Honda models, the Clarity and Insight, to win the …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Nissan LEAF
As electric vehicles are gaining in popularity in Canada, we’re seeing a growing number of models arriving on the market through the course of 2019. And many of them offer a driving range approaching that of a conventional vehicle. Every year, The Car Guide’s team publishes its Best Buys in …
NewsNissan Canada Announces Pricing for the Longer-range LEAF PLUS
Last January, Nissan revealed the LEAF PLUS equipped with a 62-kWh battery, allowing for a maximum driving range of 363 kilometres on a single charge. Up until now, the second-generation LEAF and its 40-kWh battery pack yielded a driving range of up to 243 km. In addition, the LEAF PLUS …
MontrealA Greater Driving Range with the 2019 Nissan LEAF PLUS
Only a few days following its world debut at the Consumer Electronics Show, the new 2019 Nissan LEAF PLUS makes its first Canadian appearance and the Montreal International Auto Show . Almost identical to the “regular” Nissan LEAF, this new variant stands out with its 62-kWh battery pack that boosts …
ElectricSay Hello to the Nissan LEAF Open Car… Convertible!
In Tokyo, during a forum celebrating the 100,000-unit sales milestone of the Nissan LEAF since it was introduced in 2010, the automaker presented a special car for the occasion. In front of about 100 people, including government officials and company executives who were participating in a discussion to create a …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2018 Nissan LEAF Gets Avant-garde Technology
The pioneer of contemporary all-electric cars, the Nissan LEAF, is beginning its second life this year. Even though it uses the previous generation’s wheelbase, it is nonetheless a smidge longer, wider and taller. The most significant changes, however, are under the body. The electric motor is more powerful than before …
New Models2018 Nissan LEAF Finally Unveiled
We were waiting for it for some time now. After all, it’s the world’s best-selling, fully electric vehicle, with more than 280,000 units sold across the globe, and 5400 sold in Canada since its launch in 2010. The LEAF successfully made its mark in a very competitive segment. During a …

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