Nissan Leaf: The Outstanding Car

Nissan Leaf - Environmental friendly family car

Nissan Leafis a family car with all possible benefits. The word LEAF basically signifies the vehicle as leading, environment friendly and an affordable family car. It is compact with five door electric car. It was started in Japan as well as United States in the year 2010 and manufactured by the company Nissan.

The 2013 model is rated as a fuel economy car that goes up to 115 miles/US gallon which is equal to 2.0L in 100 km. New Leaf ranges to 200kmon Europe driving cycle. In 2010, deliveries of these cars started in US and Japan. It eventually was followed by several European countries as well as in Canada in the year 2011.According to latest news, until February 2013, the car was available in about seventeen European countries. It was also available in Australia as well as in further international markets.

Sales count indifferent countries for Nissan Leaf

Leaf is counted among best sellers electric car with highway capability. Its global sales hit 50,000 units by mid February in the year 2013. Globally sales are directed by delivery of US with above 30,000 units, in Japan with more than 28,000 units and in Europe with over 12,000 units.

Being an electric car, this model of Nissan Leaf generates no emission of greenhouse gases or any tailpipe pollution. In fact it readily contributes to reduction in the use of petroleum. The car has won several awards such as an Award for Green Car vision in 2010, it was declared as European car for the year 2011, etc.

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Technical Characteristics of Nissan Leaf

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Nissan Leaf produced by Nissan (JP).

Body Type Hatchback 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1525 Kg
Length 4450 mm
Height 1550 mm
Wheelbase 2700 mm
Front Track 1540 mm
Rear Track 1535 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity n/a
Engine location front
Engine alignment unknown
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System n/a
Max Power n/a
Max Torque n/a
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant n/a
Displacement n/a
Bore n/a
Stroke n/a
Cam Design n/a
Cylinders n/a
Valves per cylinder n/a
Total Valves n/a
Compression Ratio n/a
Aspiration n/a
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 6?J x 16 / 6?J x 16
Standard Tyres 205/55 R 16 / 205/55 R 16
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 1 speed automatic
Number of gears 1
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 11.9 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City n/a
Road n/a
Mixt n/a