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The Nissan Leaf Is Now More Than $4k Cheaper Than in 2021!

The 2022 Nissan Leaf is both cheaper and better equipped when compared to the 2021 model year

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The 2022 Nissan Leaf has launched with better standard equipment and a cheaper starting price. The Leaf S, for example, starts out at $27,400 - $4,270 cheaper than last years entry price of $31,670. The Leaf SV is now priced at $28,800 while the S Plus commands $32,400, making it $5,870 cheaper than last year and almost as cheap as the entry level 2021 model. The SV Plus starts at $35,500, down from $40,520 while the SL Plus comes in at $37,400, a huge discount from 2021 where it would set you back $43,970! You should also keep in mind that you may also be eligible for the $7,500 tax credit.

On top of the cheaper pricing, the leaf now comes with more standard equipment. The Chademo quick charge port and 240-Volt charging came comes with every model while eight features from the Technology package for the SV plus are also now standard. The S and SV trims come with a 40-kW battery and 110 kW electric motor that delivers 147 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. These models with get you around 149 miles of range per charge. The Leaf Plus has a 62-kWh battery and a 160-kW motor that’s good for 214 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque. As for this model, you’ll get 226 miles of range per charge. In the end, the Leaf is now impressively cheaper than both the Chevy Bolt at $36,000 and the Tesla Model 3 at $39,490.

2022 Nissan Leaf prices
Model Powertrain/range 5,6 MSRP3
LEAF S 40 kWh / up to 149-mile est. range $27,400 USD
LEAF SV 40 kWh / up to 149-mile est. range $28,800 USD
LEAF S PLUS 62 kWh / up to 226-mile est. range $32,400 USD
LEAF SV PLUS 62 kWh / up to 215-mile est. range $35,400 USD
LEAF SL PLUS 62 kWh / up to 215-mile est. range $37,400 USD
Alina Moore
Alina Moore
Alina Joined the Topspeed.com team in the early 2000s as one of the outlets very first experts, and she’s been with Topspeed.com ever since. Over the years, she’s served various roles, but today she’s is relied on heavily to verify automotive facts, assist with formatting, and discover new and engaging topics.  Read full bio
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