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2021 Nissan Leaf available at Hudson Nissan of Charleston

2021 Nissan Leaf

Posted at Wed, Nov 17, 2021 2:15 PM

2021 Nissan Leaf

The all-electric Nissan Leaf for 2021 features quick acceleration and spacious seats as standard, plus a plethora of electronics, and has inferior cabin materials and a short uptime range when compared to competitors like the Chevrolet Volt and the electric Hyundai Kona. However, this electric vehicle (EV) offers a lively and comfortable driving experience as well as a long list of standard safety features and a simple infotainment system. Nissan has made further improvements to the Leaf, which now features many advanced driver assistance technologies as well as a larger battery for a better range.

Trims available at Hudson Nissan of Charleston:

S, SL, and SV are the three equipment variants for the Leaf. The equipment variants S and SV are available for the Leaf or Leaf Plus battery. The SL is only available in the Leaf Plus configuration, which offers a more powerful battery.

External Appearance:

The Nissan Leaf shows a striking design language in 2021. The headlights of the vehicle are inclined downwards. Light alloy wheels are available in sizes 16 and 17 inches. The front of the car features Nissan's signature V-Motion grille.

Engine Specifications:

A 147 hp electric motor and a 40 kWh lithium-ion battery are standard on the Leaf. It doesn't seem like much power, but it's more than enough to rock this compact hatchback. Power increases to 214 thanks to a more powerful 62 kWh lithium-ion battery. The additional battery also increases the range from 100 to 77 miles. The Leaf generates 111 MPE equivalents (MPGe) in combined city/motorway driving for models with the 40 kWh lithium-ion battery. Plus) or 108 MPGe (S) (SV Plus and SL Plus). The 2021 Nissan Leaf is easy to maneuver thanks to its smooth handling. The Leaf's suspension does a good job of keeping it stable even when driving on broken asphalt, and the EPedal regenerative braking technology has the same linear feel as traditional brakes. Single-pedal driving is made possible by technology that slows the car down as soon as the driver takes their foot off the accelerator. This car comes standard with FWD (front-wheel-drive) with no AWD (all-wheel-drive) option. According to the EPA, Nissan Leaf vehicles equipped with a 40 kWh lithium-ion battery can travel up to 149 miles on a single charge by 2021. In the SV Plus and SL Plus models, the largest 62 kWh lithium battery offers a range of 245 miles; this corresponds to 226 miles on the S Plus.

Interior Appearance:

The 2021 Nissan Leaf has a cargo capacity of 23.6 cubic feet behind the rear seats and 30 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down. The Leaf offers a maximum capacity of five passengers. The seats are comfortable and supportive, and the driver and three passengers have the battery hidden behind the floor of the second row. Although the interior materials are beautiful, they could be more attractive. The quality of the materials improves with the highest surfaces. An 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system is offered.

Safety Features:

Nissan Pro Pilot Assist includes the following features:

  • Lane Maintaining Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Emergency Braking System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

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