Nissan announced U.S. pricing for the 2014 Nissan LEAF, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The 2014 MY has received a minor $180 price hike, which means the cheapest Leaf costs $28,980, excluding $850 destination and handling charges.
You also should know that the model qualifies for a federal income tax credit of $7,500, as well as other local and state incentives applicable in certain areas across United States.
The 2014 Nissan LEAF is available in three trim levels: LEAF S, SV and SL, along with option packages offering advanced systems such as Around View Monitor and 7-speaker Bose audio. Enhancements for 2014 include the addition of the RearView Monitor as standard equipment on all models (previously part of the Charge Package) and one new exterior color – Gun Metallic (seven total available colors).
The 2014 Nissan Leaf is powered by a lithium-ion battery made from 48 compact modules and an 80kW AC synchronous motor. It can generate 107 horsepower and 187 lb-ft peak of torque. The 2014 Nissan Leaf can be charged up to 80% of its full capacity in 30 minutes when equipped with a quick charge port and using a DC fast charger.
Charging at home through a 220V outlet is estimated to take approximately five hours with the 6.6 kW onboard charger (approximately eight hours with the S grade’s standard 3.6 kW charger). The advanced lithium-ion battery pack carries an industry-competitive warranty of 8 years or 100,000 miles.