Charging & Range

IT GOES, AND GOES,
AND GOES

The Nissan LEAF® is built with nine range-maximizing features that help you go farther on every charge. Its advanced technology is so smart it adjusts constantly to reflect the changes in your battery charge levels—so you’ll always know when it’s time to plug-in.

EPA Average 84 Mile Range [*]
Nissan LEAF Electric Car Range

NISSAN LEAF® RANGE CALCULATOR

HOW FAR DO YOU DRIVE?

To calculate the distance of your daily commute, enter your starting point in field A followed by all of the stops you make in an average day. Be sure to include your return trip.

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The Nissan LEAF® can get you 84 miles on a single charge. [*] Speed, topography, load, and accessory use can significantly affect the estimated range.

Feel Electric App

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Introducing FEEL ELECTRIC, the new app that shows you how easily Nissan LEAF® fits into your life. The app compares your own vehicle with the Nissan LEAF®, showing you how much you could save, how far you could go and where to find charging stations near you, so you can virtually experience what it’s really like to drive electric. It's free to download, so go ahead—start your electric journey.

GO FARTHER

RANGE CONFIDENCE: MAXIMIZED

Information is power. Well, so is electricity, obviously, but you know what we mean. The Nissan LEAF® gives you all the information you need to get where you are going: available range, power being used and power being generated, battery charge, and charging times. It’s all right there on the easy-to-read Multi-Function Display Drive Computer.

Regenerative Braking

Every time you coast or apply the brakes in the Nissan LEAF®, the electric motor acts as an electric generator, converting energy that would otherwise be wasted into battery energy. So even when you're slowing down, you're charging up.

Power Limitation Mode

In the event that your battery becomes critically low, power limitation mode will automatically minimize your energy consumption and reduce your speed to help you get to a charging dock.

Eco Drive Indicator

The meter displays an illustrated ECO driving level calculated from conditions such as accelerator pedal and brake pedal operations, air conditioner usage and idling time of the electric motor.

Power Meter

Indicates the regeneration power level provided to the Li-ion battery system and the energy (power) consumption level when driving.

Estimated Range

When your battery has 4kWh remaining, your empty warning light will come on. A notification on your screen will indicate where to find all charging stations within range.

Nissan LEAF Display Drive Computer

TECH THAT KEEPS YOU GOING

Nissan LEAF Electric Car CARWINGS Information System CARWINGS® INFORMATION SYSTEM [*]
  • Updates the available navigation system with current station locations in your area.
  • Monitors the state of charge from your Smartphone or computer.
  • Remotely starts vehicle charging.
  • Provides connectivity to start and stop the climate control system in the vehicle remotely via your Smartphone or computer.
  • Reminds you to plug in the car if you forget.
  • Is provided to you complimentary for three years.
Nissan LEAF Electric Car Navigation System ONBOARD NAVIGATION SYSTEM [*]
  • Displays your current range radius, and alerts you if you need to charge.
  • Shows you where you can find the nearest available charge station, which type of charger the station offers, and if it is currently in use or available to charge.
  • Displays how much charge you have left and how many miles remain.
  • Has a real time energy usage screen which shows you how much energy is being used, regenerated, how much further you can drive, and the real time impact of using climate control on your range.

NISSAN LEAF® RANGE TIPS

Get the most out of each charge

  • Nissan LEAF Electric Car Climate Control with CARWINGS App
  • Nissan LEAF Electric Car Wheel Detail
  • Nissan LEAF Electric Car Eco Mode
  • Nissan LEAF Electric Car Cargo
  • Nissan LEAF Electric Car Charging Port
  • Climate control

    The air conditioner and heater draw energy from the battery. Use a moderate temperature setting inside the cabin. Using the Nissan LEAF® CARWINGS® app or website, remotely pre-condition your vehicle while it's plugged in and draw power from the grid. [*]

  • Speed

    Higher speeds require more energy to overcome air resistance. Drive at constant, moderate speeds. Smooth acceleration and deceleration can extend your range.

  • Driving Style

    Eco driving reduces air conditioning output, is more efficient, and can improve your range—up to 10%. Switch to Eco Mode while driving to conserve energy. To increase regenerative braking, switch to B-Mode.

  • Cargo and Topography

    Heavy cargo and driving up steep long inclines can reduce range. Plan your trip beforehand and utilize destination charging.

  • Destination Charging

    With the ever-increasing EV Infrastructure, you can plan trips based on the availability of charging stations near your destination. Use the PlugShare [*] map to find charging stations along your route. [*]

NISSAN LEAF® ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE

We got your back

Nissan LEAF® provides you with plenty of info to help you get the most out of every charge. On the dash, the power meter tells you how much power you are using or gaining.

The low battery warning lights tell you well in advance if you are getting low, and the State of Charge meter regularly updates your charge status based on power use and your current driving style. And with available CARWINGS®, you can plan your trip ahead of time to avoid any trouble. [*] For additional peace of mind, Nissan provides 3 years of complimentary roadside assistance[*] with every Nissan LEAF®.

White Nissan LEAF Electric Car Top View