2017 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2017 Nissan Leaf
2017 Chevrolet Volt
2017 Nissan Leaf
|2017 Chevrolet Volt||CATEGORY||2017 Nissan Leaf|
|420 Mile Range||Fuel Economy||107 Mile Range|
|149 hp||Horse Power||107 hp|
|294 lb-ft||Torque||187 lb-ft|
|Top Safety Pick+ (IIHS)||Safety||Poor on Small Over Lap Front Test|
If you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint, but don’t want to sacrifice usable power in the process, Chevrolet has good news for you; the Volt offers drivers exceptional fuel efficiency without sacrificing power or drivability to do it. Check out our comparison of the 2017 Chevy Volt and the 2017 Nissan LEAF to see what a difference Chevy engineering makes, then fill out our easy online finance form and get your green car adventure started.
Power and Efficiency
The Chevy Volt is powered by two electric motors that deliver 53 miles of pure electric travel and up to 149 hp and 294 lb.-ft. of torque. When the charge is depleted, a gasoline-powered generator takes over to provide drivers up to 420 miles of range on a single tank of gas.
The Nissan LEAF is an all-electric vehicle powered by an 80 kW AC synchronous electric motor that offers drivers access to 107 hp and 187 lb.-ft. of torque. The Nissan’s 107 miles of driving range is fine for short trips but could become a problem for commuters without access to charging stations, or those dealing with heavy traffic.
Both the Volt and the LEAF offer similar advanced safety systems such as four-wheel ABS, electronic stability control, and a suite of airbags, but there are significant differences as well. The dynamic Volt gives drivers access to driver assist technology like cross-path warning, blind spot warning, and lane departure warning. The Nissan LEAF doesn’t offer any of these systems. The Chevy is also outfitted with access to OnStar which, when properly equipped, can notify emergency services and send help to the vehicle’s location should it be involved in an accident. The LEAF does not have a GPS response system, so if the vehicle is involved in a collision, it may be difficult for emergency personnel to reach it quickly.
Test-drive the Volt and the Bolt at Tom Gill Chevy
When it comes to efficiency and power, no one does it quite like Chevrolet. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Check out the 2017 Chevy Volt and the 2017 Chevy Bolt to see how easily these two electric powerhouses outperform the 2017 Nissan LEAF on a Florence and Covington test drive. Contact Tom Gill Chevrolet at (855) 977-0189 or visit our showroom at 7830 Commerce Drive in Florence, KY to get started today.