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2019 Nissan Leaf long-term review: Farewell

The time has come to say farewell to our Nissan Leaf after nearly six months in the CarAdvice garage. There's plenty to like about electric vehicles too, even though the price is still a bit steep.

2019 Nissan Leaf long-term review: Charging at home and work

A big part of the EV life is simply keeping it charged. Without the in-and-out convenience of filling up at the bowser, can an EV satisfy on the same level?

Nissan Leaf hot hatch review: Twin-engine electric car tested

It's a prototype for now but Nissan has created an all-wheel-drive Leaf hatchback that could pass for a modern day Nissan Pulsar GTI-R. And we've driven it.

2019 Nissan Leaf long-term review: The inner-city dweller

We hand the keys to our long-term Nissan Leaf to our resident apartment dwelling, latte-sipper to see if he can overcome range anxiety without any readily available charging infrastructure.

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Nissan Leaf Videos

Video: What it's like to charge an EV in Australia

The benefits of owning an EV are easy to understand, but when you live in a nation that is still well behind others when it comes to infrastructure and incentives, what is it really like to be an EV owner? Let's find out. NOTE: Filmed in Melbourne before lockdown was announced. ...

Review: 2019 Nissan Leaf long-termer, an introduction

The latest electric vehicle to join CarAdvice's long-term test program is the new-generation Nissan Leaf. Based in our Sydney office, the Leaf will be driven around the inner 'burbs and on some long commutes out to The Blue Mountains. How will it hack the daily drive? That's what we aim to find out.

2018 Nissan Leaf review

The second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car has a longer range and more tech. But questions remain over how much it will cost in Australia, and whether buyers in our market are finally ready to get behind the EV revolution.

2018 Nissan Leaf revealed

The all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf electric hatch has been revealed in Japan today, at a giant tech-centric gala event inside the old Tokyo motor show venue. See the full article here.

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Nissan Leaf Comparisons

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Premium v Nissan Leaf comparison

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in Australia have been glacial compared to what we’ve seen in similarly developed markets across Europe, Asia and North America. Australians who are keen to make the switch face impediments that do not exist for people in Oslo, Tokyo, or San Francisco...

2019 electric vehicle comparison: Jaguar I-Pace v Hyundai Ioniq v Nissan Leaf v Tesla Model S v Renault Zoe

Normally a comparison is a great opportunity for us to compare vehicles that sit within the same size or price category, with a CarAdvice-backed winner declared at the end. Given the relative lack of competition within segments in the electric vehicle market, we wanted to do something a little different with a comparison of a cross-section of the passenger EV market – a group of cars from the cheapest to the most expensive...

Electric cars comparison : BMW i8 v Holden Volt v Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV v Nissan Leaf v Toyota Prius

For the first time in the history of the automobile, we are entering an era of increasingly mainstream propulsion beyond the traditional internal combustion engine (ICE). Choose petrol or diesel, or gas or an ethanol blend, leave the engine unassisted or put a turbocharger or supercharger on it – these have been your options for as long as anyone reading this has been alive...

Nissan Leaf News

2021 Nissan Leaf e+ with longer range confirmed for Australia

Nissan Australia has confirmed a longer range variant of its Nissan Leaf electric car will join the local line-up in early 2021, with the incoming Leaf e+ set to offer buyers a bigger battery and more power. First unveiled globally in January 2019, the Leaf e+ will expand the Australian Leaf range to two offerings when it joins the sole variant that's been available here since August 2019...

Nissan Re-Leaf concept revealed to electrify disaster response

Nissan has revealed a concept car designed to bring vital electricity to disaster-struck areas, based on the fully-electric Leaf hatchback. Called the Re-Leaf, the car can be driven into areas experiencing a power outage, allowing its batteries to be used as an electricity source...

Public electric car charging in Australia: Your questions, answered

We’ve covered our fair share of electric cars at CarAdvice and yet, even as seasoned professionals, we still get tripped up by the complicated terminology and technology behind them. With different providers, plug types, manufacturers and standards in use, the language around electric car charging can often feel complicated and exclusionary for the average consumer...

Uber pushes to electrify service with help from Renault, Nissan, and GM

Uber has pledged to make its fleet of cars carbon neutral, however concedes this process will likely take two decades. A spokesperson for Uber told CarAdvice the company is “committing to become a fully zero-emission platform by 2040, with 100 per cent of rides taking place in zero-emission vehicles, on public transit, or with micro-mobility”...

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Nissan Leaf Owner Reviews

2012 Nissan Leaf review

Our family of four, with two active sporty teenagers, needed a second car once the sports training daily jigsaw scheduling of getting two kids at either end of town became too much. The old and faithful manual diesel Prado has served us very well, including multiple lengthy off-road expeditions in WA and NT. However, it is not the best tool in the shed to run around town...

2012 Nissan Leaf Review

  I bought a new Nissan Leaf in in 2013. I have had the car for 2 years now and been very happy with its performance. The car has so much power you find yourself leaving the other motorists behind at the traffic lights. The only time you would pull into a fuel service station is to buy chocolates or a beverage...

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