Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Bolt EV

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2017 Nissan Leaf
S
MSRP
$29,010
Invoice
$29,064
Average Price Paid
$28,498
20 listings nationwide

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT
MSRP
$36,620
Invoice
$35,155
Average Price Paid
$33,888
1,393 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis

Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2017 Nissan Leaf
S
Fair Price
$28,868
Good Price
$27,067
Great Price
$26,037
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT
Fair Price
$34,978
Good Price
$33,237
Great Price
$32,241

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2017 Nissan Leaf
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,754
8 listings nationwide

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,164
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews

Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Nissan Leaf
S
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Nissan Leaf has become an increasingly common sight on the streets of America’s cities—as have electric vehicles (EV) in general. Nissan was fairly ahead of the game when it introd...

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

What makes the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV so special is not that it offers 238 estimated miles of driving range on a single battery charge. And while a base price of $29,995 after the maxi...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

User Reviews and User Rankings

User Rankings by Category

Users ranked cars they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

Winning categories:
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      Based on rankings.
      2017 Nissan Leaf
      S
      No User Reviews
      2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
      LT
      writes:
      Power Ranked 2017 BMW i3 94 Ah RWD worse.
      "Actually very difficult to dicern, but the Bolt felt more controlled in its power delivery."
      Value Ranked 2017 BMW i3 94 Ah RWD worse.
      "Not as wierd looking as the BMW and had a full suite of sound options. The i3 does not even offer FM radio, not sure why that was omitted."

      Specs

      2017 Nissan Leaf
      S
      2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
      LT
      Powertrain 1-Speed Automatic 1-Speed Automatic
      Drivetrain
      FWD
      FWD
      Fuel Economy, City
      124 MPG
      127 MPG
      Fuel Economy, Highway
      101 MPG
      110 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
      Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
      Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
      NHTSA Crash Test Results
      Overall 4 stars --
      Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
      Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
      Front Crash Passenger 3 stars --
      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 5 seats
      Front Legroom 42.1 in 41.6 in
      Back Legroom 33.3 in 36.5 in
      Payload and Towing
      Cargo Volume 23.6 cu ft 16.9 cu ft
      Exterior
      Length 175 in 164 in
      Width 69.7 in 69.5 in
      Height 61 in 62.8 in
      Wheelbase 106.3 in 102.4 in

      Available Options

      2017 Nissan Leaf
      S

      Exterior Colors

      • Brilliant Silver
      • Coulis Red
      • Deep Blue Pearl
      • Forged Bronze
      • Glacier White
      • Gun Metallic
      • Pearl White
      • Super Black
      • [E10] Special Paint - Pearl White

      Option Packages

      • [F01] Charge Package
      • [F02] Quick-Charge Port
      2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
      LT

      Exterior Colors

      • Arctic Blue Metallic
      • Cajun Red Tintcoat
      • Kinetic Blue Metallic
      • Mosaic Black Metallic
      • Nightfall Gray Metallic
      • Orange Burst Metallic
      • Summit White

      Option Packages

      • DC Fast Charging
      • LPO, Charge Cord, Portable, 120-Volt, Additional
      • Comfort and Convenience Package

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