Nissan Leaf vs Volkswagen e-Golf Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
MSRP
$29,990
Invoice
$28,412
Average Price Paid
$28,500
221 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
SE FWD
MSRP
$31,895
Invoice
$30,619
Average Price Paid
$22,129
463 listings nationwide

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

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
Fair Price
$29,073
Good Price
$28,092
Great Price
$27,531
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
SE FWD
Fair Price
$22,463
Good Price
$21,477
Great Price
$20,914

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,951
9 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
SE FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,931
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

The Leaf is approaching its first full decade of being on sale, and during those years, it’s doubled its range, reduced its charge time, and put its speedometer in the right place. But...

2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
SE FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Volkswagen e-Golf launched in 2015, combining the Golf’s practicality with all-electric capability. It received a larger battery in 2017 and benefitted from a refresh in 2018. For ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
writes:
It is lightweight its made of aluminum and carbon-fiber so that makes it very lightweight and it has a small g...
Looks/Style Ranked 2015 BMW i3 RWD with Range Extender better.
"It looks like a concept car something brand new not like every other car"
Back Seats Ranked 2015 BMW i3 RWD with Range Extender better.
"The door is open so that it makes it very easy to get in and out of the back seat and the front seat"
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
SE FWD
10
writes:
Too small, just for student or single Good for Freeway driving
Handling Ranked 2016 Kia Soul EV + worse.
"Since its small"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Kia Soul EV + better.
"e-Golf is for young student Soul is multi purpose "
writes:
amazing. Reliable efficient fun to drive
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD worse.
"more comfortable. More support"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD worse.
"Doors can be opened in rear from inside. Safer for kids in accident. "
Value Ranked 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD worse.
"Resale value is higher. Reliability "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD worse.
"reliability. Safety. ⁿ better looking"

Specs

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
SE FWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
124 MPG
126 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
99 MPG
111 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
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 23.6 cu ft 22.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,020 lbs 827 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.4 in 168.1 in
Width 70.5 in 70.8 in
Height 61.4 in 57.2 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 103.5 in

Available Options

2019 Nissan Leaf
S FWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • [F01] S Charge Package
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
SE FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atlantic Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • URANO Gray
  • Urano Gray

Option Packages

  • Driver Assistance Package

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