The 2021 Nissan LEAF has Safety Shield® 360 standard. Keep reading to see how the competition stacks up.[[3275]]

    Since its debut in 2010, the Nissan LEAF has continually been at the forefront of electric vehicle technology.

    Head to feet, the Nissan LEAF has more cargo room behind the 2nd row and more total interior volume than the Tesla Model 3 [[3335]][[3336]]

The 2021 Nissan LEAF®, zero tailpipe emissions, fully-electric car is ground breaking. It offers available Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology and is the most innovative Nissan ever. Need a little more proof? Just keep scrolling.

2021 Nissan LEAF vs. 2021 Tesla Model 3

More space for your stuff

The 2021 Nissan LEAF offers more cargo volume behind the 2nd row than one of its leading electric car rivals the 2021 Tesla Model 3. [[3335]]  

Nissan LEAF cargo

Cargo Volume behind the 2nd Row

2021 Nissan LEAF®

23.6 Cu. Ft.

2021 Tesla Model 3 15.0 Cu. Ft.

More space for everything, including you

Nissan LEAF interior

Total Interior Volume

2021 Nissan LEAF®

116 Cu. Ft.

2021 Tesla Model 3 112 Cu. Ft.

Hold your head high

Nissan LEAF front headroom

Front Headroom

2021 Nissan LEAF®

41.2 In.

2021 Tesla Model 3 40.3 In.

Standard Apple Carplay®

Nissan LEAF Apple Carplay

Apple CarPlay®

2021 Nissan LEAF®


2021 Tesla Model 3 Not Available

Looking ahead

Nissan LEAF Intelligent Forward Collision Warning

Intelligent Forward Collision Warning[[1122]]

2021 Nissan LEAF®


2021 Tesla Model 3 Available

Making connectivity standard

Nissan LEAF Android Auto

Android Auto™

2021 Nissan LEAF®


2021 Tesla Model 3 Not Available

2021 Nissan LEAF safety vs. 2021 Bolt & 2021 Ioniq

Safety features to be confident in

  2021 Nissan LEAF 2021 IONIQ 2021 BOLT
Standard Rear Automatic Braking
Standard X X
Standard Blind Spot Intervention Standard X
Standard Automatic Emergency Braking Standard Standard
Standard Intelligent Forward Collision Warning Standard X X
Standard Rear Cross Traffic Alert Standard Available Available
Standard Blind Spot Warning Standard Available Available

2021 driver assist vs. 2021 Bolt & 2021 Ioniq

Moving the goal line on 360º cameras

Available Intelligent Around View Monitor

The available Intelligent Around View Monitor on the 2021 Nissan LEAF® not only uses four cameras to create a virtual composite view of its surrounding area, it also includes Moving Object Detection.[[3340]]

Nissan LEAF around view monitor

Available Intelligent Around View Monitor

2021 Nissan LEAF®


2021 Chevy Bolt Not Available

2021 Hyundai Ioniq Not Available

2021 Nissan LEAF interior vs. 2021 Chevy and 2021 Hyundai

Nissan LEAF makes room where the competition can't reach

Room at the top

Nissan LEAF headroom

You'll need to consider several things before getting behind the wheel of a NIssan LEAF® , including how you'll feel never paying for gas again. But one thing you won’t have to think about is if it is roomy enough. It boasts more front row head room that these competitors. [[3341]]

Nissan LEAF headroom

Front row headroom

2021 Nissan LEAF®


2021 Chevy Bolt 39.7"

2021 Hyundai Ioniq 39.1"

Stretch out for comfort

Nissan LEAF legroom

With more Front Row Leg Room than these competitors, the Nissan LEAF help ensure that you'll always be comfortable when taking advantage of your electric drive in or out of the city. [[3342]]

2021 Nissan LEAF interior legroom

Front row legroom

2021 Nissan LEAF®


2021 Chevy Bolt 41.6"

2021 Hyundai Kona Electric 41.5"

Nissan LEAF awards and accolades