2021 Nissan LEAF S vs 2021 Nissan LEAF SV

Nissan LEAF S

  • Standard Engineelectric DD
  • Horsepower147 hp
  • KWh / 100 mi. *30
  • Seats5
  • Time to Charge Battery8 hr.
  • NavigationN/A
  • Adaptive Cruise ControlN/A
  • Heated SeatsN/A

Nissan LEAF SV

  • Standard Engineelectric DD
  • Horsepower147 hp
  • KWh / 100 mi. *30
  • Seats5
  • Time to Charge Battery8 hr.
  • NavigationStandard
  • Adaptive Cruise ControlStandard
  • Heated SeatsStandard

Specs at a Glance

The Leaf was one of Nissan's first forays into the electric vehicle market. With just a few updates and changes to stay current over the past few years, the Leaf has easily remained a top pick for those who want a stylish, efficient, and tech-savvy electric car. The Nissan Leaf has also evolved to have a different powertrain system. In the 2021 model year, you have the option to get the standard Nissan Leaf along with a higher-end model called the Nissan Leaf SV Plus. The SV Plus has a premium battery that provides faster acceleration, longer range, and quick charging capabilities. Additionally, the Leaf and Leaf Plus are separated by their interior features and exterior appearances. The Leaf and Leaf Plus have the same three trims available, which are the S, SV, and SL. The S is a sound choice for those who are happy with the basics, while the SV has some additional upgrades.

Performance

Performance is an area where you'll find some differences between the Nissan Leaf S and the Leaf SV Plus. The Leaf S gets about 150 miles of total electric range using a hybrid electric motor and a battery pack. The Nissan's battery has a total capacity of 40 kWh to start with, while the Leaf SV Plus has a stronger battery capable of 62 kWh instead. The Nissan has front-wheel drive regardless of whether you opt for the Leaf S or the SV Plus. The Nissan Leaf has an electric motor that delivers approximately 147 HP in power at the base level. The Leaf SV Plus, in contrast, has a stronger engine that delivers over 200 HP of total power. Both the Leaf and Leaf SV Plus can be equipped with an onboard DC fast-charge cable that is capable of charging with 120V on the Leaf S and 240V on the Leaf SV Plus.

Appearance

A stylish and modern appearance is a highlight of the Nissan Leaf S and SV Plus. The Leaf has bold color options and 16-inch wheels. The Leaf Plus uses larger machine-finished alloy wheels. Both get LED lights, and the Leaf Plus SV also has fog lights. The Leaf Plus SV is eligible for LED daytime running lights, while halogen lights are standard on the regular Leaf.

Features

Automatic climate control is standard with the Nissan Leaf S and SV Plus. The SV Plus also has a hybrid heater system. Both vehicles have a push-button start. A leather wheel dresses up the cabin of the SV Plus. Heated front seats are standard on the S, and both have cloth upholstery.

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* 2021 EPA range of up to 149 miles for LEAF® S, SV; up to 226 miles for LEAF S PLUS; up to 215 miles for LEAF SV PLUS, SL PLUS. 2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 123 City MPGe / 99 Highway MPGe / 111 Combined MPGe for LEAF S and SV; 118 City MPGe / 97 Highway MPGe / 108 Combined MPGe for LEAF S Plus; 114 City MPGe / 94 Highway MPGe / 104 Combined MPGe for LEAF SV Plus and SL Plus. Based on EPA formula of 33.7 kW/hour equal to one gallon of gasoline energy. Actual range will vary with trim levels, options, and driving conditions; see Customer Disclosure Form for details. Use for comparison only.

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