Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Bolt EV Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
MSRP
$29,990
Invoice
$28,412
Average Price Paid
$29,092
647 listings nationwide

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2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
MSRP
$36,620
Invoice
$35,155
Average Price Paid
$34,015
631 listings nationwide

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

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
Fair Price
$29,732
Good Price
$28,549
Great Price
$27,872
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
Fair Price
$34,602
Good Price
$33,280
Great Price
$32,524

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,758
2 listings nationwide

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2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,367
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
William Maley Preview:

The Nissan Leaf is one of the best-selling electric vehicles (EVs) in the world, with almost 300,000 models sold since its launch back in 2010. But during this time, it has become over...

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Chevrolet Bolt EV came onto the market in 2017 and wowed buyers with its futuristic styling and modern feature content, but the Bolt’s main selling point is that it can go up to 23...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
5
writes:
Great improvement in style and features compared to Leaf 1, especially the 150+ mile range which can work for ...
Power Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT worse.
"It seemed like Leaf 2 was more powerful, but may not actually be so as the pick up on the Spark EV seemed quicker. Maybe an illusion due to larger size."
Family Car Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT worse.
"Larger overall size, interior and luggage space as well. More comfortable to enter and exit plus room for 3 or 2 plus child seat in the rear."
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid better.
"Much roomier! Easily able to fit a rear-facing car seat in the back and still have room for a passenger in the front seat!"
Value Ranked 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid better.
"Similar specs, but all safety features are standard on the Honda!"

Specs

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Automatic 1-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
125 MPG
127 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
100 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
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 33.5 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 23.6 cu ft 16.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length 176.4 in 164 in
Width 70.5 in 69.5 in
Height 61.4 in 62.8 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2018 Nissan Leaf
S

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • [F01] S Charge Package
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD

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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