2013 Nissan Leaf SV - Specifications

Top speed
SpecificationsDriving rangeEfficiency
Body type: Hatchback
Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 175.0 in / 4445 mm
Width: 69.7 in / 1770 mm
Height: 61.0 in / 1550 mm
Curb weight: 3291.5 lb / 1493 kg
Electric motor: 80 kW, 254 Nm, Location: Front
Top speed: 90.1 mph / 145.0 km/h
Acceleration 0-60 mph: 9.90 s
Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Battery: 24 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

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Brand, model, trim, price

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

Brand

The name of the manufacturer.

Nissan
Series

The series to which the model belongs.

ZE0
Model

The model name of the electric car.

Leaf
Trim

The code/name that denotes the level of equipment of the EV including exterior and interior features, battery packs, electric motors, etc.

SV
Model year

The year for which the model is announced by the manufacturer. Most often it does not completely coincide with the calendar year in which the model is available on the market.

2013

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body style

The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.

Hatchback
Materials

Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.

Steel
Exterior colors

Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Brilliant Silver
Metallic Slate
Super Black
Cayenne Red
Glacier White
Pearl White
Blue Ocean
Interior colors

Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Black
Light Grey
Number of doors

Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.

5
Number of seats

Number of seats inclduing the driver and passenger ones. Depending on the model, the seats can be five, six, seven or other.

5
Length

The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.

175.0 in (inches)
4445 mm (millimeters)
Width

The width of the vehicle without mirrors.

69.7 in (inches)
1770 mm (millimeters)
Width with mirrors

The width of the vehicle with unfolded mirrors included.

77.4 in (inches)
1967 mm (millimeters)
Height

The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.

61.0 in (inches)
1550 mm (millimeters)
Wheelbase

The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.

106.3 in (inches)
2700 mm (millimeters)
Front track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.

60.6 in (inches)
1539 mm (millimeters)
Rear track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.

60.4 in (inches)
1534 mm (millimeters)
Clearance

The distance from the ground to the lowest point of the vehicle measured without cargo or passengers. The ground clearance is also known as ride height.

6.3 in (inches)
160 mm (millimeters)
Front headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.

41.2 in (inches)
1047 mm (millimeters)
Rear headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the rear seats bottom.

37.3 in (inches)
948 mm (millimeters)
Front shoulder room

The horizontal distance between the panels of the two front doors.

54.3 in (inches)
1379 mm (millimeters)
Rear shoulder room

The horizontal distance between the panels of the two rear doors.

52.5 in (inches)
1334 mm (millimeters)
Front hip room

The width of the front seats of the car, which indicates how much space is available for the driver and passenger on either side of their waists when they sit down.

51.5 in (inches)
1308 mm (millimeters)
Rear hip room

The width of the seat cushion on the back, which indicates how much space is available for the passengers on either side of their waists.

50.0 in (inches)
1270 mm (millimeters)
Front legroom

The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.

42.1 in (inches)
1069 mm (millimeters)
Rear legroom

The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.

33.3 in (inches)
846 mm (millimeters)
Passenger volume

This is the sum of the front and rear passenger volumes. The front passenger volume is calculated by multiplying the front headroom, legroom and shoulder room. The rear passenger volume can be calculated in the same way. If the difference between the shoulder and the hip room is more than 5 inches (125 mm), their average is used for the multiplication.

2617.0 l (liters)
92.42 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.62 m3 (cubic meters)
Total volume

The total volume of the vehicle is the sum of the front and rear volume or the sum of the all available passenger and cargo volume.

3296.0 l (liters)
116.40 ft3 (cubic feet)
3.30 m3 (cubic meters)
Trunk volume

The available space for cargo in the main trunk, excluding the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.

680.0 l (liters)
24.01 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.68 m3 (cubic meters)
Maximum trunk volume

The maximum available space for cargo in the main trunk, including the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.

850.0 l (liters)
30.02 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.85 m3 (cubic meters)
Curb weight

Curb weight (a.k.a. kerb weight) is the EV mass with standard equipment, liquids (oils and fuel at nominal tank capacity) but without cargo and passengers. In some EU countries, the curb weight also includes the weight of a 75 kg (165 lb) driver.

3291.5 lb (pounds)
1493 kg (kilograms)
Payload

In the context of automobiles, the payload is the summary of the weights of passengers, cargo, accessories, equipment.

901.69 lb (pounds)
409 kg (kilograms)
GVWR

GVWR stands for gross vehicle weight rating and is also known as gross vehicle mass (GVM). It describeds the maximum operating weight of the electric car including the curb weight and payload (accessories, equipment, driver, passengers and cargo).

4193.19 lb (pounds)
1902 kg (kilograms)
Drag coefficient

The drag coefficient or coefficient of drag is related to the car's aerodynamics as it denotes the resistance to the air of the front surface of the vehicle when it is in movement. The lower the coefficient, the better aerodynamics the model has. Ultimately, this allows for higher speeds and improved power efficiency.

0.28 Cd (drag coefficient)

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer

The name of the manufacturer of the electric motor.

Nissan
Model

The model name of the electric motor.

EM61
Electric motor type

The electric motor category according to the type of motor commutation. Most electric motors operate on magnetism and can be powered by direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) sources. Depending on the type of commutation, electric motors are either self-commutated (AC and DC, mechanical or electronic) and externally commutated (AC only, asynchronous or synchronous).

Permanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motor

Information about the electric notor's location. The two most common locations are the front and rear of the electric car.

Front
Voltage

The electric motor voltage is related to how fast a motor can run. The voltage-rotational speed relationship is proportional one - the higher the voltage, the higher the speed.

360 V (volts)
Power

The power produced by the electric motor depends proportionally on the motor's rotational speed.

80 kW (kilowatts)
107.3 hp (mechanical horsepower)
108.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Torque

Torque is the driving force of an electric motor and is the rotational equivalent of a linear force. A typical feature of electric cars is that they get full torque from zero speed.

254 Nm (newton meters)
25.9 kgm (kilogram meters)
187.3 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Regenerative braking

Regenerative braking is a typical feature of electric vehicles, in which the electric motor uses the vehicle's kinetic energy to save power or stores it for later use.

Yes
Driving modes

Some manufacturers include software designed driving modes to improve power efficiency and/or range. Information about the available driving modes for this model.

Eco
Normal
B-mode

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed

The top speed that the vehicle can achieve as specified by the manufacturer.

90.1 mph (miles per hour)
145.0 km/h (kilometers per hour)
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph

The time in seconds the model needs to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph.

9.90 s (seconds)

Driving range

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

StandardRange
NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)124.3 mi / 200.0 km
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)75.0 mi / 120.7 km

Energy efficiency

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

StandardDrivingRating
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)City16.6 kWh/100 km
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined18.6 kWh/100 km
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Highway21.2 kWh/100 km
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)City27 kWh/100 mi
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined29 kWh/100 mi
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Highway34 kWh/100 mi
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Highway101 MPGe
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined115 MPGe
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)City129 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric vehicle.

A

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanism

Information about the design type of the steering mechanism of the electric car.

Rack and pinion
Type of power steering

Information about the type of power steering used in this model.

Electronic
Turning circle

Often referred to as turning diameter or turning radius (multiplied by two), this is the smallest diameter that the outside wheels of the vehicle describe when it is turning on full lock.

10.4 m (meters)
34.12 ft (feet)

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmission

Information about the type of transmission used by the vehicle. Generally, EVs are equipped with one-speed automatic units.

Automatic single-speed reduction gear
Drivetrain

Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).

Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio

The axle ratio a.k.a. final drive ratio of the electric motor. It shows the number of revolutions of the driveshaft needed to spin the axle one complete turn.

7.9377

Suspension

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

Front suspension

Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.

Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspension

Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.

Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.

Ventilated discs
Rear brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.

Discs
Additional information

Additional details about the brakes of this model.

4-wheel power-assisted disc brakes

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterContourOffsetMaterial 
6.5Jx16 ET406.5J16-40Aluminium

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterLoad indexSpeed index
205/55R16 89H205551689H

Battery

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

Manufacturer

The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.

AESC
Type of rechargeable battery

The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.

Lithium-Ion
Battery capacity

The capacity of the rechargeable battery that powers this EV as specified by the manufacturer in kilowatt hours.

24 kWh (kilowatt hours)
Number of cells

The batteries used by electric cars are usually packs that consist of a certain number of battery cells in different arrangements. Information about the total number of cells in this particular model.

192
Number of modules

Battery cells are arranged in different modules that comprise battery packs. Information about the number of modules in this battery.

48
Voltage

The battery voltage denotes the difference in electric potential between the positive and negative electrodes of the pack. The higher difference in potential results in a higher voltage.

360 V (volts)
Energy density

In general, energy density shows the energy stored in a certain space per unit volume. In the context of batteries, the energy density is actually the specific energy (energy per unit mass) measured in watt-hours per kilogram (Wh/kg).

157 Wh/kg (watt-hour per kilogram)
Weight

Total weight of the battery pack including not only the cells but also the shield, wiring, etc.

601.86 lb (pounds)
273 kg (kilograms)
Volume

The total volume of the battery pack.

485.0 l (liters)
17.13 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.48 m3 (cubic meters)
Location

Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.

Under the floor, middle
Cooling

Information about the type of battery cooling on this specific model.

Air convection (passive)
Minimum ambient temperature

Manufacturer-specified minimum ambient temperature to which the vehicle should not be exposed for more than 24 hours at a time.

-35 °C (degrees Celsius)
-31 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)
Maximum ambient temperature

Manufacturer-specified maximum ambient temperature to which the vehicle should not be exposed for more than 24 hours at a time

45 °C (degrees Celsius)
113 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)
Additional information

Additional information about the rechargeable battery of the electric car.

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.

TypeInterfaceVoltageCurrentPower 
Fast charging stationType 4 (IEC 62196-3 AA, CHAdeMO)---
EVSE cableType 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)--2.3 kW
Portable cableType 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)--7.4 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

NameInterfacePowerCurrentLocation 
Onboard chargerType 1 (SAE J1772, IEC 61851-1, J Plug, Yazaki)6.6 kW-Front-middle
Quick charge portType 4 (IEC 62196-3 AA, CHAdeMO)50 kW-Front-middle

Charging time

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

TypeBattery %Estimated time (h:m) 
Fast charging station0% - 80%00:23 - 00:29
Portable cable0% - 100%03:39 - 04:00
EVSE cable0% - 100%10:26 - 21:00

Additional features

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

CategoryNameType 
-Tire repair kitS
Safety and assistance3-point ALR/ELR seat beltsS
Safety and assistanceAnti-lock Braking System (ABS)S
Safety and assistanceAround View MonitorO
Safety and assistanceBrake AssistS
Safety and assistanceChild safety rear door locksS
Safety and assistanceChild seat upper tether anchorS
Safety and assistanceElectronic Brake force Distribution (EBD)S
Safety and assistanceEnergy-absorbing front and rear bumpersS
Safety and assistanceEnergy-absorbing steering columnS
Safety and assistanceFront and rear assist gripsS
Safety and assistanceFront and rear crumple zonesS
Safety and assistanceHill start assistS
Safety and assistanceLATCHS
Safety and assistanceNissan Advanced Air Bag SystemS
Safety and assistanceNissan Vehicle Immobilizer SystemS
Safety and assistanceParking brake (manual, foot pedal)S
Safety and assistancePretensioners and load limiters on front beltsS
Safety and assistanceSide door guard beamsS
Safety and assistanceTire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)S
Safety and assistanceTraction Control System (TCS)S
Safety and assistanceVehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)S
Safety and assistanceVehicle Security System (VSS)S
Infotainment and connectivity7-inch color LCD displayS
Infotainment and connectivityAM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CDS
Infotainment and connectivityAuxiliary input jackS
Infotainment and connectivityBluetoothS
Infotainment and connectivityBose 7-speaker premium audio systemO
Infotainment and connectivityCruise controlS
Infotainment and connectivityCruise control switchesS
Infotainment and connectivityDigital meter clusterS
Infotainment and connectivityNissan Connection by CARWINGSS
Infotainment and connectivityNissan Navigation System with NavTrafficS
Infotainment and connectivityPalm-shift drive selectorS
Infotainment and connectivityPandora link for iPhoneS
Infotainment and connectivitySiriusXM Satellite RadioS
Infotainment and connectivity6 x SpeakersS
Infotainment and connectivityTrip computerS
Infotainment and connectivityUSB portS
Air-conditioningAutomatic Temperature ControlS
Air-conditioningRear HVAC ductsS
HeatingHeater, AC timerS
HeatingHybrid heater system with heat pumpS
Seats4-way manual front passenger seatS
Seats6-way manual driver's seatS
Seats60/40 folding rear seatsS
SeatsFront and rear heated seatsS
Steering wheel3-spoke, heated, leather wrappedS
Doors and windowsNissan Intelligent KeyS
Doors and windowsPower door locks w/auto locking systemS
Doors and windowsPower windowsS
Doors and windowsRear window defroster with timerS
Doors and windowsRemote charge door releaseS
Doors and windowsVariable intermittent windshield wipersS
MirrorsAuto-dimming inside rearview mirrorS
MirrorsHeated outside mirrorsS
MirrorsPower remote-controlled outside mirrorsS
LightsAutomatic on/off headlightsO
LightsFog lightsO
LightsHalogen headlightsS
LightsLED headlightsO
LightsLED taillightsS
LightsRoom lampS
UpholsteryPartially recycled cloth seat fabricS

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Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 175.0 in / 4445 mm
Width: 69.7 in / 1770 mm
Height: 61.0 in / 1550 mm
Curb weight: 3291.5 lb / 1493 kg
Electric motor: 80 kW, 254 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 24 kWh, Voltage: 360 V