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2020 Nissan LEAF
S FWD
MSRP
$31,600
Invoice
$29,935
Average Price Paid
$29,735
230 listings nationwide

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2020 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
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S FWD
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120 Ah RWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Nissan LEAF
S FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

This is the car I wish Nissan made 10 years ago, when the first-generation Leaf almost stranded me on my way to work. Batteries have improved so much since 2010, they've made those ear...

2020 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The BMW i3 comprises both electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (EV and PHEV) variants. For 2020, it gets a new special edition. Both base and i3s grades return for 2020. Stand...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 3
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Specs

2020 Nissan LEAF
S FWD
2020 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
123 MPG
124 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
99 MPG
102 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type
Electric
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 40.5 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 31.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 23.6 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,220 lbs 814 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.4 in 158.3 in
Width 70.5 in 80.3 in
Height 61.4 in 62.9 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 101.2 in

Available Options

2020 Nissan LEAF
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [F01] S Charge Package
2020 BMW i3
120 Ah RWD

Exterior Colors

  • CAPPARIS White W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Fluid Black W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • Imperial Blue Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent
  • JUCARO Beige Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent
  • Melbourne Red Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent
  • Mineral Gray Metallic W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent

Option Packages

  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System
  • GIGA World
  • Mega World
  • Technology + Driving Assistant Package
  • Tera World
  • Wireless Charging
  • Moonroof
  • Wheels: 20" X 5.0" Front & 20" X 5.5" Rear BMW I

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