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A Closer Look at the 2022 Nissan Leaf

2022 Nissan Leaf

The all-new Nissan LEAF is coming in 2022, and it's sure to be a hit. This electric car is packed with features that will make your driving experience more enjoyable and safer. With a range of up to 226 miles, the LEAF can take you anywhere you need to go. The battery used on this car is also more efficient than ever, giving you up to 114 MPG in the city. Plus, the instant torque provided by the electric motor will give you a thrill every time you step on the accelerator. The LEAF also comes with a full suite of driver-assist and convenience features to relax and enjoy the ride. And for those times when you need to stay connected, the LEAF comes with Nissan's most advanced smartphone interface. The car also has a modern interior and plenty of cargo space, allowing you to take everything you need. It's the perfect vehicle for anyone who wants to reduce their environmental impact while still enjoying the convenience and performance of a classic car. The EV is available in five trims: S, SV, S Plus, SV Plus, and SL Plus.

EV Motor, Power, and Performance

The 2022 Nissan LEAF's electric motor is rated at 160 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. That's more than the 100-hp engine in the gas version of the LEAF. The all-new e-Powertrain provides quick acceleration and handling, with a 0-to-60 time of around 7.5 seconds. The Nissan LEAF rides on 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. The battery pack is mounted on the floor, which gives the car a low center of gravity and good handling. The LEAF has 100% torque off the line, so you'll enjoy great acceleration with this electric vehicle. And there's no engine noise, thanks to the all-electric drivetrain. According to Nissan, the LEAF offers innovative features to make your drive more accessible, safer, and fun. The e-Pedal lets you accelerate, brake, and stop using just one pedal. The car will automatically slow down when you take your foot off the pedal, so you can quickly stop at intersections or in traffic. The LEAF also has a regenerative braking system, which recaptures energy from braking to recharge the battery. The LEAF's battery pack is mounted on the floor, which gives the car a low center of gravity and good handling. This helps reduce body roll and makes the car more stable in corners. And because there's no engine noise, you can enjoy the quiet ride. The Nissan LEAF comes with a Bose Energy Efficient Series that provides Premium Audio. This system provides clear sound and deep bass to enjoy your music while you drive.

Range, Charging & Battery

When it comes to range, the Nissan LEAF has you covered. The standard 40 kWh battery provides up to 147 miles of EPA-rated driving range. The 62 kWh battery offers up to 226 miles of EPA-rated driving range if you need more range. That's enough to take you anywhere you want to go. Charging your Nissan LEAF is easy, too. You can plug it into a standard 120-V outlet and charge it at home with the included charging cable. Or, you can use a 240-V outlet to charge it more quickly. The 40 kWh battery takes 8 hours to fully charge, while the 62 kWh battery takes 11.5 hours. If you need to charge your LEAF more quickly, you can use a public DC Quick Charger. The 40 kWh battery will reach 80% capacity in just 40 minutes, while the 62 kWh battery will reach 80% in 45 minutes. And with the new 100 kW quick charger, the 62 kWh battery can be charged to 80% in just 60 minutes.

Driver Assist & Safety Technology

The 2022 Nissan Leaf comes with a bevy of driver-assist and safety features to give you a confident and exciting ride. Auto Emergency Braking system with Pedestrian Detection can help avoid or reduce the impact of frontal collisions, and the Rear Auto Braking can help prevent rear collisions or lessen their severity. Nissan says the Rear Cross-Traffic Alert system warns you about cars creeping up on either side, while the Blind Spot Warning system keeps an eye on Nissan LEAF’s blind spot, so you don’t have to. The Lane Departure Warning system will let you know when to change lanes, while the High Beam Assist system automatically switches to low-beam headlights when it gets dark. The Intelligent Trace Control system makes hugging curves a breeze, and the ten standard airbags keep you safe in case of accidents. The LATCH system and Snug Kids® make it easy to install car seats and keep your little ones safe.

Connected Technology

The advancement in technology doesn't stop at the front door with the all-new 2022 Nissan LEAF. With your compatible smartphone, you can control many features of your car remotely. Lock or unlock your doors, flash your headlights, sound the horn, and even turn on your climate control. Plus, talk to your car - use voice commands to get you places, play music, text, and more - hands-free. The Nissan LEAF is designed with you in mind. With the 8-inch customizable touch-screen display, you can control all of your car's features without ever taking your hands off the wheel. The Apple CarPlay® integration will allow you to use Siri® voice control to access your music, make calls, send messages, etc. You can also use the Android Auto™ screen and smartphone to access your favorite apps, music, and navigation. The Nissan LEAF is equipped with USB and USB-C ports for faster charging. Plus, the all-new 2022 Nissan LEAF features the latest charging technology so that you can stay up-to-date on your charging status. The NissanConnect® EV and Services App gives you access to crucial charging information and supports the Apple Watch and wearables. You can also use the NissanConnect® Services Skill for Alexa® to control your car's features with voice commands. Stay connected and in control with the all-new 2022 Nissan LEAF.

Interior & Cargo

The Nissan Leaf will have many new and improved features for the upcoming model year. The interior and cargo space are two of the most notable changes. The Leaf has always been a comfortable car to drive, and this remains unchanged for the 2022 model year. The centrally located controls make it easy to adjust all the settings you need without taking your hands off the wheel. The Bose Energy Efficient Series with a Premium Audio System has been upgraded for the new model year. There are now seven strategically placed speakers that will give you a fantastic sound experience. According to Nissan's website, the Automatic Temperature Control system helps keep you comfortable by adjusting the temperature to the perfect level. And if you get too hot or too cold, the heated front seat controls and heated steering wheel let you adjust the temperature to your liking. The leather-wrapped heated steering wheel is a new addition for the 2022 model year. Another new addition is the innovative Rear Door Alert system. This system monitors the car's rear door for any activity, like someone opening it, and sends you a notification on your dashboard. The Nissan Intelligent Key® is another new feature for the 2022 model year. With this key, you can unlock and lock your car without ever having to take it out of your pocket. These features make the upcoming Nissan Leaf an even more comfortable and convenient car to drive.


The 2022 Nissan Leaf is packed with unique features that make it an even more convenient and comfortable car to drive. The starting MSRP for the S model is $27,400*, and the MSRP for the SV model is $28,800*. The S PLUS model has a starting MSRP of $32,400*, and the SV PLUS model has a starting MSRP of $35,400*. The SL PLUS model has a starting MSRP of $37,400*. These prices are subject to change. The Nissan LEAF is a fantastic car with many perfect features for the upcoming model year. Stay connected and in control with the all-new 2022 Nissan LEAF.

*Prices do not include tax, tag, title, and dealer administration fees. Prices are subject to change. Highlights:

  • Up to 114 MPGe (Estimated for City)
  • Smartphone Interface
  • Flexible Cargo Space
  • Automatic Temperature Control
  • Most Advanced Monitoring App
  • Modern Interior & Great Cargo Space
  • Battery Size: 40 kWh and available 62 kWh Options Available
  • Nissan's Intelligent Mobility Extensive Suite
  • Full suite of standard driver-assist and convenience tech
  • All Driver Assist & Safety Technology
  • 2022 Nissan LEAF Trims: S, SV, S Plus, SV Plus, and SL Plus


The all-new 2022 Nissan Leaf is packed with unique features that make it an even more convenient and comfortable car to drive. It's a masterpiece of technology and design. Stay connected and in control with the all-new 2022 Nissan LEAF.

Benjamin Smith

Written by Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Smith is one of the managing editors of Moneyinc. Ben's been focusing on the auto and motorcycle sector since 2005. He's written over 1000 articles in the space and continues to learn about it each day. His favorite car is "any Bugatti" and he's a die hard Harley Davidson fan.

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