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How the Nissan LEAF® works

The Nissan LEAF is an all-electric vehicle. Its motor doesn’t require gas at all, and it's not a hybrid either. Instead, the motor is powered by a large lithium-ion battery mounted along the floor of the car. Charging it is as simple as charging your phone: plug it in and let it go.


Nissan LEAF® Benefits

Going electric adds up

Owning a Nissan LEAF keeps getting better. Beyond lower cost of ownership, there are plenty of benefits to going electric. For one, you’ll never have to fuel up again, so cruise past the pump and stop worrying about the price of gas. And depending on where you live, you may qualify for tax incentives, HOV lane access and more. 

2022 Nissan LEAF in Super Black on highway

No gas, no tailpipe emissions

No gas means no tailpipe. No tailpipe means no tailpipe emissions. Just like gas stations, you can put emissions testing behind you. In the 100% electric Nissan LEAF, they’re truly a thing of the past. 

2022 Nissan LEAF closeup of electric motor

No oil changes

Nissan LEAF isn’t powered by an internal combustion engine. That means there’s no oil needed for lubrication, and no oil changes required to keep it running smoothly. Ever.

2022 Nissan LEAF engine parts lined up on white floor showing no need for oil or other engine fluids

No tune-ups

Spark plugs, timing belts, fluid top-ups – forget about them. Nissan LEAF is 100% electric, so get used to less maintenance, and less hassle. 

2022 Nissan LEAF in HOV lane

HOV lane access

The majority of commuters might get stuck in stop-and-go traffic. But with the Nissan LEAF, you could potentially gain access to HOV and carpool lanes. 

2022 Nissan LEAF charging in a parking lot

Preferred parking

Ever dreamed of pulling into a concert, a movie theatre, your favorite grocery store and getting the perfect parking spot every time? In the Nissan LEAF, it’s not just a dream; it could become your reality. 

2022 Nissan LEAF interior of quiet cabin

One quiet cabin

With no internal combustion engine, you can enjoy a thrilling drive without all the noise. It's also an opportunity to appreciate your favorite music like never before. That's because LEAF offers an available Bose® Energy Efficient Series Premium Audio System.

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