Comparison between:
- 2019 Nissan Leaf SV
- 2015 BMW i3 22 kWh
- 2018 Nissan Leaf SV

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 Nissan Leaf SV2015 BMW i3 22 kWh2018 Nissan Leaf SV
SeriesZE1-ZE1
2019 Nissan Leaf SV2015 BMW i3 22 kWh2018 Nissan Leaf SV
Model aliasLeaf N-Connecta--
TrimSV22 kWhSV
Model year201920152018
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe-
PriceUSD 32,600 (USA, Jul 2019)
CAD 42,298 (CAN, Jul 2019)
GBP 29,295 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 38,940 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 38,500 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 32,400 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 33,600 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,475 (IT, Jul 2019)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Exterior colorsBrilliant Silver Metallic
Gun Metallic
Jade Frost Metallic
Super Black
Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
Pearl White Tricoat
Glacier White
Deep Blue Pearl
Pearl White-Super Black
Ionic Silver Metallic
Capparis White
Laurel Gray Metallic
Andesite Silver Metallic
Solar Orange Metallic
Arravani Gray
Brilliant Silver
Gun Metallic
Jade Frost
Super Black
Scarlet Ember
Pearl White
Glacier White
Deep Blue Pearl
Pearl White-Super Black
Interior colorsBlackCarum Spice Gray (Mega and Giga World trims)
Cassia (Giga World trim)
Dalberghia Brown (Tera World trim)
Black
Number of doors555
Number of seats545
Length176.4 in
4481 mm
157.4 in
3999 mm
176.4 in
4481 mm
Width70.5 in
1791 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
70.5 in
1791 mm
Width with mirrors-80.2 in
2037 mm
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Height61.4 in
1560 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
61.4 in
1560 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
Front track60.6 in
1539 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
60.6 in
1539 mm
Rear track61.2 in
1555 mm
61.3 in
1557 mm
61.2 in
1555 mm
Clearance5.9 in
150 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
5.9 in
150 mm
Front headroom41.2 in
1047 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
Front shoulder room54.3 in
1379 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
54.3 in
1379 mm
Rear shoulder room52.5 in
1334 mm
49.2 in
1250 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
40.5 in
1029 mm
42.1 in
1069 mm
Rear legroom33.5 in
851 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
33.5 in
851 mm
Passenger volume2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
-2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
Total volume3285.0 l
116.01 ft3
3.29 m3
-3285.0 l
116.01 ft3
3.29 m3
Trunk volume668.0 l
23.59 ft3
0.67 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
668.0 l
23.59 ft3
0.67 m3
Maximum trunk volume850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
Curb weight3467.87 lb
1573 kg
2634.52 lb
1195 kg
3467.87 lb
1573 kg
Payload919.33 lb
417 kg
936.96 lb
425 kg
985.47 lb
447 kg
GVWR4387.2 lb
1990 kg
3571.49 lb
1620 kg
4453.34 lb
2020 kg
Drag coefficient0.28 Cd0.29 Cd0.28 Cd
Additional information-Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1270 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1695 kg
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerNissanBMWNissan
ModelEM57-EM57
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearFront
Voltage360 V-360 V
Power110 kW
147.5 hp
149.6 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
110 kW
147.5 hp
149.6 ps
Maximum power RPM3283 - 9795 rpm4800 rpm3283 - 9795 rpm
Torque320 Nm
32.6 kgm
236.0 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
320 Nm
32.6 kgm
236.0 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM3283 rpm-3283 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Normal
B-mode
Comfort
Eco Pro
Eco Pro+
Eco
Normal
B-mode

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed89.5 mph
144.0 km/h
77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
89.5 mph
144.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.90 s7.20 s7.90 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph7.50 s6.90 s7.50 s
Additional information-Eco Pro+ mode top speed - 90 km/h-

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 234.9 mi / 378.0 km
EPA: 151.0 mi / 243.0 km
WLTP: 167.8 mi / 270.0 km
NEDC: 118.1 mi / 190.0 km
EPA: 80.8 mi / 130.0 km
NEDC: 234.9 mi / 378.0 km
EPA: 151.0 mi / 243.0 km
WLTP: 167.8 mi / 270.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, HWY: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 99 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 12.9 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 27 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 124 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 137 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 14.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 17.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 19.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, HWY: 21.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 27.7 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 30.7 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 101 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 19.4 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+A

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle11 m
36.09 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
11 m
36.09 ft

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio8.19389.6658.1938

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)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionTorsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Multi-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discsDiscs
Additional information4-wheel power-assisted disc brakes-4-wheel power-assisted disc brakes

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx17 ET455Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
6.5Jx17 ET45

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres215/50R17 90V155/70R19 84Q
155/70R19
155/60R20
175/60R19
175/55R20
215/50R17 90V

Battery

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

ManufacturerAESCSamsung SDIAESC
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity40 kWh22 kWh40 kWh
Number of cells19296192
Number of modules24824
Voltage360 V360 V360 V
Energy density224 Wh/kg-224 Wh/kg
Weight668 lb
303 kg
449.74 lb
204 kg
668 lb
303 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingAir convection (passive)Water-based coolant circulationAir convection (passive)
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
--35 °C
-31 °F
Maximum ambient temperature45 °C
113 °F
-45 °C
113 °F
Additional informationStacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery
The net battery capacity is 18.8 kWh
Battery warming system
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
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
Wall box, 6.6 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
Fast charging station, 50 kW
Household charging, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox, 7.4 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
EVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 6.6 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
Fast charging station, 50 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, 6.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW
-Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeFast charging station, 0:29-0:36
Portable cable, 6:04-6:40
Wall box, 6:04-6:40
EVSE cable, 17:24-26:00
DC fast charging, 0:22
BMW i Wallbox, 2:59
Household charging, 5:57
Fast charging station, 0:29-0:36
Portable cable, 6:04-6:40
Wall box, 6:04-6:40
EVSE cable, 17:24-26:00

Additional features

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

Additional featuresCargo area cover (O)
e-Pedal (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
AEB with pedestrian detection (O)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) (S)
Blind Spot Warning (BSW) (O)
Brake Assist (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
Electric (E-PKB) parking brake (O)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) (S)
Energy-absorbing front and rear bumpers (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear assist grips (S)
Front and rear crumple zones (S)
Hill start assist (S)
Intelligent Lane Intervention (I-LI) (O)
LATCH (S)
Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (S)
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System (S)
Parking brake (manual, foot pedal) (S)
Pretensioners and load limiters on front belts (S)
ProPILOT Assist (O)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) (O)
RearView Monitor (S)
Side door guard beams (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) (S)
Vehicle Security System (VSS) (S)
7-inch color LCD display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (S)
HomeLink Universal Transceiver (O)
Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) (S)
NissanConnect EV (S)
NissanConnect with Navigation (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
6 x Speakers (S)
Streaming audio via Bluetooth (S)
Trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (S)
Rear HVAC ducts (O)
Heater, AC timer (S)
Hybrid heater system - (heat pump) (O)
4-way manual front passenger seat (S)
6-way manual driver's seat (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
8-way power driver's seat (with 2-way lumbar) (O)
Front heated seats (O)
3-spoke (S)
Audio, Bluetooth switches (S)
Cruise control switches (S)
Eco-mode switch (S)
Heated (O)
Leather-wrapped (S)
Nissan Intelligent Key (S)
Power door locks w/auto locking system (S)
Power windows (S)
Rear window defroster with timer (S)
Remote charge door release (S)
Variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror (O)
Heated outside mirrors (O)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Automatic on/off headlights (S)
Fog lights (S)
Halogen headlights (S)
High beam assist (HBA) (O)
LED daytime running lights (O)
LED headlights (O)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Bio suede PET material (S)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW ConnectedDrive (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Telematics (S)
Trip computer (S)
Voice-activating system (O)
Wide Screen Navigation System, with Internal HD and Traffic Info (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Power windows (S)
Remote Trunk/Hatch Release (S)
Sunroof (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Body-color driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Headlight Control (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Leather (S)
Leather and wool cloth (S)
Sensatec and sustainable cloth (S)
Cargo area cover (O)
e-Pedal (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
AEB with pedestrian detection (O)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) (S)
Blind Spot Warning (BSW) (O)
Brake Assist (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
Electric (E-PKB) parking brake (O)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) (S)
Energy-absorbing front and rear bumpers (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear assist grips (S)
Front and rear crumple zones (S)
Hill start assist (S)
Intelligent Lane Intervention (I-LI) (O)
LATCH (S)
Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (S)
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System (S)
Parking brake (manual, foot pedal) (S)
Pretensioners and load limiters on front belts (S)
ProPILOT Assist (O)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) (O)
RearView Monitor (S)
Side door guard beams (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) (S)
Vehicle Security System (VSS) (S)
7-inch color LCD display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (S)
HomeLink Universal Transceiver (O)
Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) (S)
NissanConnect EV (S)
NissanConnect with Navigation (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
6 x Speakers (S)
Streaming audio via Bluetooth (S)
Trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (S)
Rear HVAC ducts (O)
Heater, AC timer (S)
Hybrid heater system - (heat pump) (O)
4-way manual front passenger seat (S)
6-way manual driver's seat (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
8-way power driver's seat (with 2-way lumbar) (O)
Front heated seats (O)
3-spoke (S)
Audio, Bluetooth switches (S)
Cruise control switches (S)
Eco-mode switch (S)
Heated (O)
Leather-wrapped (S)
Nissan Intelligent Key (S)
Power door locks w/auto locking system (S)
Power windows (S)
Rear window defroster with timer (S)
Remote charge door release (S)
Variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror (O)
Heated outside mirrors (O)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Automatic on/off headlights (S)
Fog lights (S)
Halogen headlights (S)
High beam assist (HBA) (O)
LED daytime running lights (O)
LED headlights (O)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Bio suede PET material (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-What's new for 2015?
Heated front seats
satellite radio and DC fast charging are now standard.
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 2019 Nissan Leaf SV2015 BMW i3 22 kWh2018 Nissan Leaf SV