The 2022 Nissan Leaf is both cheaper and better equipped when compared to the 2021 model yearby Alina Moore, on LISTEN 01:58
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.
|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|