2019 Nissan Leaf E+ Loses Range In Upper Trim Levels

2019 Nissan Leaf e+ loses range in upper trim levels

Nissan revealed the Leaf e+ at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month. A range of 226 miles was, and still is, touted as the main selling point over the normal Leaf. It appears the base level S trim is the only Leaf with that much range, though. Ponying up for the SV and SL trims will end up netting you an EPA-estimated 215 miles each. That's an 11 mile drop, one Nissan said is "mostly due to weight differences" when we asked.

How much weight you ask? Here are the trims, weights and ranges laid out for you:

New Nissan Leaf Manages Over 200 Miles On A Single Charge

New Nissan Leaf Manages Over 200 Miles On A Single Charge


Nissan’s famous Leaf electric car will now be able to offer you more range. The company updated it back in 2017 and today it has introduced a new version of the Leaf. It’s called the Leaf e+ and can travel 226 miles on a single charge. Nissan says that this represents a 40 percent improvement in range. In the simplest of terms, the car has a bigger battery.

The updated Nissan Leaf that came out in 2017 had a 40kWh battery was good for 150 miles of range. This particular vehicle features a 62kWh battery which pushes the range over the 200 mile threshold.

Nissan Leaf Is Europe's Best-selling Ev So Far This Year

Nissan Leaf Is Europe's Best-Selling EV So Far This YearA year since going on sale in Europe, Nissan's all-new Leaf has become the region's best-selling electric vehicle in 2018.
Nissan says it has already delivered 26,000 units to European customers in the first eight months of this year. That means one Leaf is sold about every 10 minutes across the continent. More than 8,000 of the total have been delivered to corporate fleets, with the rest going to retail customers.