Chevrolet Volt vs. Nissan LEAF

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LT
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 Silver
S

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$23,339 - $25,830
$19,891 - $23,986

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.55 / 5
31 Reviews
4.76 / 5
21 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
149 hp
147 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
range extender 1.5L Variable Valve Timing DI DOHC 4
110kW AC Synchronous Motor

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.8 in.
41.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.7 in.
33.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.8 in.
37.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.6 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.1 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.4 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
180.4 in.
176.4 in.

Width

Width
71.2 in.
70.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3543 .lbs
3433 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
149 hp
147 hp

Torque

Torque
294 ft. lbs.
236 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric Gas

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
8.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 - 21 mpg
63 - 50 mpg

City

City
43 mpg
125 mpg

Highway

Highway
42 mpg
100 mpg

Safety Features

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Volt
Nissan LEAF

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front wheel drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
90.0 ft³.
92.4 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3543 lbs.
3433 lbs.

Number of Passenger Doors

Number of Passenger Doors
4
Electric

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
42 mpg.
1

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
43 mpg.
Automatic

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
42 mpg.
8.19

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
106
Strut

Battery Range

Battery Range
53 mi.
Torsion Beam

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
1.3
Strut

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L3A
Torsion Beam

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4
P205/55HR16

Displacement

Displacement
1.5L/
P205/55HR16

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
16 X 6.5 in.

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MKV
16 X 6.5 in.

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
Steel

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Steel

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.64
Rack-Pinion

Total Cooling System Capacity

Total Cooling System Capacity
7.4 qts.
34.8 ft.

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
4-Wheel Disc

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank
4-Wheel

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Yes

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Yes

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
5GP
11.1 in.

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
5GP
11.5 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/50R17
41.2 in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/50R17
42.1 in.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in.
54.3 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in.
51.7 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
37.3 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
33.5 in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Pwr
52.5 in.

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7
50 in.

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0
106.3 in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.40 ft.
176.4 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Regenerative
70.5 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
61.4 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
60.6 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
61.2 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.87 in.
23.6 ft³.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.00 in.
30 ft³.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
8.9 gal.
125

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.80 in.
100

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.10 in.
112

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.50 in.
151 mi.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.70 in.
LEAF

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.80 in.
Compact

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.70 in.
Hatchback