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2012 Nissan Leaf

2012 nissan leaf front nissan leaf rear
2012 Nissan Leaf - front
2012 Nissan Leaf - rear

The Nissan Leaf is one of the first production electric cars to be sold by a major automaker in recent years. The vehicle is equipped with AC synchronous traction motor, powered by a 24kWh lithium-ion battery. The vehicle was extensively tested at the Advanced Powertrain Research Facility (APRF) at three ambient test temperatures (20F, 72F, 95F) with the use of various drive cycles.


  • Fully electric vehicle
  • 80KW AC synchronous traction motor
  • 24kWh lithium-ion battery
  • 3.3 kW onboard charger w/J1772 connector


  • Testing Summary (pdf)
  • 2012 Nissan Leaf Testing Report (pdf)


  • Download all data (zip)

nissan leaf summary table

June 2013

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