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Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) review

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  • Medium
  • Used only
  • Electric
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The Nissan Leaf was the world's first mass-produced electric vehicle (EV) when it was launched in 2011, and it's easily the bestselling EV on the market. 'Leaf' stands for Leading, Environmentally friendly, Affordable Family car - but does it live up to its eco claims? And what's it like to drive and live with? Read our full review to find out.

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  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • What's it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 682 new and used cars and found that there are 46 Don't Buys and 120 Best Buys.
Range of New and used car scores
  1. 3%
    Lowest score
  2. 63%
    Average score
  3. 84%
    Highest score
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