2017 Nissan Leaf vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt

Start saying goodbye to gas stations. The 2017 Nissan Leaf is 100% electric meaning that is uses absolutely no gas. No gas means no emissions, and no emissions means a cleaner environment. Hybrid vehicles like the 2017 Chevy Volt carry a gasoline engine meaning while you may not have to stop as much, you will still need to frequent a gas station every so often. The lithium-ion battery that powers the 2017 Nissan Leaf can be charged from the comfort of your own home, and just like your phone, it’ll be ready for you when you wake up in the morning.

Car buying can be a hassle, and here at Vacaville Nissan we wanted to help you out by taking some of the headache and stress out of your car-buying process. That’s why we’ve done our research and are proud to present to you a comparison between the 2017 Nissan Leaf and the 2017 Chevrolet Volt. Both vehicles are making great strides towards providing and maintaining a cleaner environment by reducing both carbon emissions and footprints. Let’s take a look at how the 2017 Nissan Leaf and the 2017 Chevrolet Volt stack up against each other.

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2017 Nissan Leaf vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt
$30,680 MSRP $33,220
107-Horsepower Electric Engine 101-Horsepower, 1.5L I-4 Gas
107 Miles All-Electric Mile Range 53 Miles
Standard Driver and Passenger Heated Front Seats Available Driver and Passenger

The 100% electric drive system on the 2017 Nissan Leaf has a range of up to 107 miles before needing to be recharged. The Leaf also has technology that can inform you when and where to charge, and can help to regenerate its battery by using power produced by driving. The regenerative braking system features on the 2017 Leaf captures energy while you are coasting or applying the brakes. This energy is then recycled into usable power to help keep your battery nice and full all day long. An available solar-panel rear spoiler is also able to convert energy into battery power. By taking in sunlight, the spoiler is able to keep the accessory battery charged so you won’t need to worry about using power from your engine while turning on the A/C during these warm California summers.


Don’t get us wrong, the 2017 Chevrolet Volt is an amazing vehicle, and was a great competitor. There were just a few areas where the Volt wasn’t able to stand up next to the Leaf. In addition to being friendlier towards your wallet and bank account, the Leaf doubles the electric range of the 2017 Volt. Because the Leaf is a completely electric vehicle, the only reason you’ll need to stop at a gas station will be to grab a snack, or use the restroom. If you would like to learn more about some of the incredible features of the 2017 Nissan Leaf, we encourage you to stop by our dealership here in Vacaville so you can check it out for yourself. If you already know that you would like to get behind the wheel, you can schedule a test drive right from our website! You pick the time and day, and we’ll get the key ready for you.


2017 Leaf Charging
2017 Nissan Leaf Exterior
2017 Leaf Command Center
2017 Nissan Leaf Trunk Space

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