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2011 Nissan Leaf - Road Test Specs

2011 Nissan Leaf Hatchback

(0-cyl. Electric 1-speed Direct Drive)


Year Make Model2011 Nissan Leaf SL 4dr Hatchback (3-phase, 4-pole electric DD)
Vehicle TypeHatchback 4dr, front wheel drive, 5-passenger
Estimated MSRP$32,780


ConfigurationFront-mounted electric motor, front-wheel drive
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)107
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)207
Fuel typeElectric
Electric motor rating (kW)80
Battery typeLithium-ion
Battery capacity, rated (kW-hr)24 kW-hr
Plug-in type (110v/220v)220-volt
Charge time (hours @ 110v/220v)8 hrs @ 220 volts
Plug-in driving range, mfr. claim (mi.)100 miles
Transmission typeSingle-speed Direct Drive


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearSemi-independent twist beam-axle, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric speed-proportional power steering
Tire typeFront and rear
Tire size, front195/50R16
Wheel materialCast-aluminum
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearVentilated disc

Dimensions & Capacities

Length (in.)175.0
Width (in.)69.7
Height (in.)61.0
Wheelbase (in.)106.3
Seating capacity5

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