Newly available for 2019, the Nissan LEAF PLUS models features an EPA range up to 226 miles – great for longer commutes. []
EPA RANGE UP TO
40 kWh BATTERY
With an EPA range up to 150 miles, the Nissan LEAF takes on daily drives to school, work, and home – all with range to spare. []
More Than One Way To Drive Electric: Eco-Mode and B-Mode
Use the sleek and innovative drive selector to get moving. On the road, extend your range with Eco Mode. Or use B-Mode on downhills to help add some charge back to your battery.
HOW DO I CHARGE MY NISSAN LEAF?
IT'S NEVER BEEN EASIER TO CHARGE
Charging the 2019 Nissan LEAF is easy whether you’re at home or on the go. You can connect and charge your Nissan LEAF in four quick steps.
Park and place the power switch in the OFF position.
Open the charge port lid and cap.
Plug the charge connector into the charge port. When done correctly, the Nissan LEAF lets you know with a quick beep.
When the battery reaches full, the Nissan LEAF stops charging on its own. To end charging at any point, just unplug the charge connector.
NISSAN LEAF CHARGING OPTIONS
There are three ways to charge your Nissan LEAF: At home, most owners opt for Level 2 240V charging. Public charging stations may offer Level 2 and Level 3 DC Quick Chargers. And a Level 1 120V trickle charge allows for in-a-pinch charging using a standard wall outlet.
NISSAN LEAF LEVEL 2 CHARGING
240V – Home and Public Charging
Charge your Nissan LEAF at home with the available Level 2 charging cord and a 240V outlet or a dedicated, professionally-installed wall unit charger. On the road, you can plug into a Level 2 charger at a convenient public charging station.
40 kWh BATTERY FULL CHARGE: 8 HOURS
UP TO 150 MILES [][]
62 kWh BATTERY FULL CHARGE: 11.5 HOURS
UP TO 226 MILES [][]
Can I Charge My Nissan LEAF At Home?
Want to get a Level 2 charge at home? You could install a dedicated, professionally-installed wall unit charger – or not. With Nissan LEAF’s available 120V/240V cord you can plug in directly into a 240V outlet, the same one as a conventional clothes dryer.
How Do I Set A Charging Timer?
Whether you're charging at home or at a charging station, you can set a charging timer right from the touch-screen display or using the NissanConnect® EV app. You can also save on your electricity bill by setting your Nissan LEAF to charge at off-peak hours.
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The fastest way to charge. With tens of thousands of public DC Quick Charging stations across the country, you have an impressive number of locations to top off at while on longer drives.
40 kWh BATTERY 80% CHARGE: [] 40 MINUTES
50 kWh DC QUICK CHARGE
62 kWh BATTERY 80% CHARGE: [] 60 MINUTES
50 kWh DC QUICK CHARGE
62 kWh BATTERY 80% CHARGE: [] 45 MINUTES
100 kWh DC QUICK CHARGE
Nissan LEAF Quick Charge Port
The available Quick Charge port gives you access to CHAdeMO Quick Charging point – the fastest charging times possible. You can charge your Nissan LEAF to 80% in just about 40 minutes, while Nissan LEAF PLUS models with a 62 kWh battery can reach 80% in about 45 minutes at a 100kWh DC Quick Charger or in about 60 minutes at a 50 kWh DC Quick Charger.
Nissan Leaf Charging And Charger Requirements
It is recommended that LEAF owners choose one of the two Level 2 charging options of a professionally installed AC 22-240 volt charging unit or using the L2-EVSe charging cable and a 220-240V 50 amp dedicated outlet installed by a qualified electrician. To take advantage of the CHAdeMO Quick Charging points that are found at public charging stations[], your LEAF model must be equipped with the available Quick Change port. All 2019 LEAF vehicles are compatible with the L2-EVSE charging cord with 120V adapter that plugs right into a standard outlet.
Nissan LEAF Level 1 Trickle Charge
120V – Standard Outlet
Need a charge in a pinch? The Nissan LEAF features a standard 120V charging cable, which allows you to temporarily plug into a standard 120V outlet for a Level 1 charge. It's the slowest option, but it lets you add some range almost anywhere you have access to electricity.
WHERE CAN I CHARGE MY NISSAN LEAF?
Find Your Next Charge In A Snap
Finding your next charge is fast and easy thanks to a variety of public charging options.
CHAdeMO Quick Charging points. The fastest way to charge. Charge your LEAF in about time the it takes to enjoy a bite to eat.
Public Level 2 charging stations. These public charging stations can offer complimentary or paid charging.
Participating Nissan Dealerships. You can even charge your Nissan LEAF at many Nissan dealerships throughout the country.
Electric Vehicle Public Charging Network
You're never far from your next charge with over 2,000 CHAdeMO Quick Charging points and over 30,000 Level 2 stations in the U.S. And with select states offering electric vehicles the use of carpool lanes, getting to a public station is a cinch. [][]
In addition to the growing number of public Quick Charge stations you can access with your Nissan LEAF, many Nissan dealers are offering complimentary Quick Chargers for your use. [] Now, topping off is even more convenient.
Powered by PlugShare, the Nissan LEAF EZ-Charge app maintains the world’s largest database of EV charging stations. The app also includes a Trip Planner, so you’ll know where to charge even before you begin your next journey. []
Looking for your next charge? Just pull up the charging map on your navigation screen and locate the nearest charging station. And to make it even easier, the Nissan LEAF lets you filter for everything from the type of charger to the type of payment. []
How Much Electricity Does a Nissan LEAF Use?
The 2019 Nissan LEAF is equipped with a 40 kWh lithium-ion battery and has an EPA range up to 150 miles, while Nissan LEAF PLUS models are equipped with a 62 kWh lithium-ion battery and has an EPA range up to 226 miles. [] How much electricity it uses can vary based on conditions and several other factors, including how fast you drive.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO CHARGE A LEAF?
The cost of charging a Nissan LEAF varies depending on electrical rates, which fluctuate based on location and even time of day. Charging overnight when demand is low is the best time to recharge a LEAF. Discover how much you might save on electricity over fuel using our online tool. You can also determine any potential Nissan LEAF tax credits and rebates including the potential Federal income tax credits that may be available to you for buying or leasing an electric vehicle. []