Nissan Leaf 160kW e+ N-Connecta 62kWh 5dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£35,695
Review

The Nissan Leaf is reasonable to drive, well equipped and pretty easy to live with, but it is falling behind in this quickly developing class. The Kia e-Niro, Hyundai Kona Electric and Volkswagen ID.3 will go farther on a full charge, while the Mini Electric and Peugeot e-208 are both plusher and better to drive. If you're on a budget then the standard 40kWh Leaf still makes some sense, but we'd certainly choose one of the many better rivals over the expensive 62kWh e+ models.

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This 62kWh battery version is called the e+ and officially it increases the battery range to 239 miles, although in our Real Range test it managed 217 miles, which is reasonable by today's standards but still someway behind the Kia e-Niro (253 miles). It also adds more power that drops the 0-62mph time to 6.9sec, which is right up there with its nearest price rivals, bar the Tesla Model 3.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.9 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

435

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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