Comparison between:
- 2012 Nissan Leaf SL
- 2012 Nissan Leaf SV

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2012 Nissan Leaf SL2012 Nissan Leaf SV
SeriesZE0ZE0
2012 Nissan Leaf SL2012 Nissan Leaf SV
TrimSLSV
Model year20122012

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelSteel
Exterior colorsGlacier Pearl
Blue Ocean
Brilliant Silver
Super Black
Cayenne Red
Glacier Pearl
Blue Ocean
Brilliant Silver
Super Black
Cayenne Red
Interior colorsLight GreyLight Grey
Number of doors55
Number of seats55
Length175.0 in
4445 mm
175.0 in
4445 mm
Width69.7 in
1770 mm
69.7 in
1770 mm
Width with mirrors77.4 in
1967 mm
77.4 in
1967 mm
Height61.0 in
1550 mm
61.0 in
1550 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
Front track60.6 in
1539 mm
60.6 in
1539 mm
Rear track60.4 in
1534 mm
60.4 in
1534 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
6.3 in
160 mm
Front headroom41.2 in
1047 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
Front shoulder room54.3 in
1379 mm
54.3 in
1379 mm
Rear shoulder room52.5 in
1334 mm
52.5 in
1334 mm
Front hip room51.5 in
1308 mm
51.5 in
1308 mm
Rear hip room50.0 in
1270 mm
50.0 in
1270 mm
Front legroom42.1 in
1069 mm
42.1 in
1069 mm
Rear legroom33.3 in
846 mm
33.3 in
846 mm
Passenger volume2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
Total volume3194.0 l
112.80 ft3
3.19 m3
3194.0 l
112.80 ft3
3.19 m3
Trunk volume410.6 l
14.50 ft3
0.41 m3
410.6 l
14.50 ft3
0.41 m3
Maximum trunk volume679.6 l
24.00 ft3
0.68 m3
679.6 l
24.00 ft3
0.68 m3
Curb weight3401.73 lb
1543 kg
3353.23 lb
1521 kg
Payload923.74 lb
419 kg
970.03 lb
440 kg
GVWR4323.26 lb
1961 kg
4323.26 lb
1961 kg
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.29 Cd

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerNissanNissan
ModelEM61EM61
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFront
Voltage345 V345 V
Power80 kW
107.3 hp
108.8 ps
80 kW
107.3 hp
108.8 ps
Torque280 Nm
28.6 kgm
206.5 ft-lb
280 Nm
28.6 kgm
206.5 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph9.90 s9.90 s

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeNEDC: 108.7 mi / 175.0 km
EPA: 73.0 mi / 117.5 km
NEDC: 108.7 mi / 175.0 km
EPA: 73.0 mi / 117.5 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 21.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 92 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 99 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 21.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 92 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 99 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 106 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classAA

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.4 m
34.12 ft
10.4 m
34.12 ft

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio7.93777.9377

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionLive axle (beam axle / rigid axle / solid axle)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Live axle (beam axle / rigid axle / solid axle)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscs
Additional informationHydraulic dual-circuit braking systemHydraulic dual-circuit braking system

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET406.5Jx16 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 89H205/55R16 89H

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

ManufacturerAESCAESC
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity24 kWh24 kWh
Number of cells192192
Number of modules4848
Voltage364.8 V360 V
Energy density157 Wh/kg157 Wh/kg
Weight601.86 lb
273 kg
601.86 lb
273 kg
Volume485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convection (passive)Air convection (passive)
Minimum ambient temperature-25 °C
-13 °F
-25 °C
-13 °F
Maximum ambient temperature49 °C
120.2 °F
49 °C
120.2 °F
Additional informationStacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery
Stacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeEVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
EVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 1, 3.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 3.6 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeQuick charge port, 0:23-0:29
Portable cable, 6:40-8:00
EVSE cable, 10:26-21:00
Portable cable, 6:40-8:00
EVSE cable, 10:26-21:00

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional featuresCargo cover (S)
Photovoltaic solar panel spoiler (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Brake Assist (BA) (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
Electric parking brake (S)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear crumple zones (S)
LATCH (S)
Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (S)
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System (S)
Pretensioners and load limiters on front belts (S)
RearView Monitor (S)
Side door guard beams (S)
Standard Roadside Assistance (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) (S)
Vehicle Security System (VSS) (S)
12-volt power outlet (S)
7-inch display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD-ROM (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System (S)
CARWINGS telematics (S)
HomeLink Universal Transceiver (S)
Nissan Navigation System (S)
6 x Speakers (S)
Standard trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
XM Satellite Radio (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) (S)
Rear HVAC duct (S)
4-way manual front passenger's seat (S)
6-way manual driver's seat (S)
60/40-split folding rear seats (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
3-spoke, heated (S)
Nissan Intelligent Key (S)
Power door locks with auto locking (S)
Power windows (S)
Remote charge door release (S)
Variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Heated outside mirrots (S)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Automatic on/off headlights (S)
Fog lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Partially recycled materials for seat fabric (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Brake Assist (BA) (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
Electric parking brake (S)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear crumple zones (S)
LATCH (S)
Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (S)
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System (S)
Pretensioners and load limiters on front belts (S)
Side door guard beams (S)
Standard Roadside Assistance (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) (S)
Vehicle Security System (VSS) (S)
12-volt power outlet (S)
7-inch display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD-ROM (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System (S)
CARWINGS telematics (S)
Nissan Navigation System (S)
6 x Speakers (S)
Standard trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
XM Satellite Radio (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) (S)
Rear HVAC duct (S)
4-way manual front passenger's seat (S)
6-way manual driver's seat (S)
60/40-split folding rear seats (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
3-spoke, heated (S)
Nissan Intelligent Key (S)
Power door locks with auto locking (S)
Power windows (S)
Remote charge door release (S)
Variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Heated outside mirrots (S)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Partially recycled materials for seat fabric (S)
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