Nissan Leaf 110kW Tekna 40kWh 5dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £32,845What Car? Target Price from£31,287
Review

The Nissan Leaf is reasonable to drive, well equipped and easy to live with. However, the Kia e-Niro and big-battery version of the Hyundai Kona Electric will both go much further on a full charge. True, the standard battery versions of the Leaf may appear good value compared to those rivals if you can live with its shorter range, but the e+ Tekna is far too expensive to recommend, and still has a shorter real-world range than some rivals.

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Trim: Tekna

Range-topping Tekna is too pricey to really recommend, although that does come with full leather seats and a basic autonomous driving function that can take care of the steering in certain situations (such as motorway driving) while keeping you a set distance from the car in front.

Engine: 110kW

With a 0-60mph time of around eight seconds, the Nissan Leaf is nippier than a VW e-Golf if not quite as quick as a Kia e-Niro. You actually have to be a bit gentle with your right foot when accelerating out of junctions or you’ll spin up the front wheels.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.9 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

435

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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