2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2018 Chevy Volt

The all-new redesigned Nissan Leaf is not only the most impressive iteration of the Leaf yet, but is one of the most impressive electric vehicles available on the market today. With vastly improved mileage range, as well as more safety and convenience features than ever before, there is a lot to love about the 2018 Nissan Leaf. Now that buying an electric vehicle is a more realistic option than ever before, the Leaf is a great option. But how does it stack up against the competition? Let’s find out in this 2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2018 Chevy Volt comparison.

In order to guarantee a fair and accurate comparison between the two vehicles, we will be comparing the base trim of both vehicles, which are the closest to each other in terms of both price range and number of features. Continue reading to see how the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt compare by specific features and specifications. If you are in the Kansas City MO area and are interested in a 2018 Nissan Leaf, you can follow this link to our inventory of the vehicle.

2018 Nissan Leaf and 2018 Chevy Volt side by side

2018 Nissan Leaf


2018 Chevy Volt

$29,990* MSRP $33,220
151 miles** Battery-Only Driving Range 53 miles
147 horsepower Engine Power 101 horsepower
23.6 cubic feet Interior Cargo Volume 10.6 cubic feet

Which Electric Vehicle is Right for You?

It is obvious in just about every way that the Nissan Leaf is the superior electric car of the two. It gets you better mileage range, a more powerful engine and way more useful space, and does so at a price you can be much happier with.

First, when it comes to performance, the Leaf dominates in both power and efficiency. It can get nearly 100 miles further on a full battery, and do so with much more horsepower than what the Chevy Volt brings to the table.

Additionally, the 2018 Nissan Leaf has way more cargo space to work with than the Chevy Volt. With 23.6 cubic feet of interior cargo volume with the seats up, as well as up to 30 cubic feet with the seats folded down, which can be incredibly helpful for a variety of uses.

*Disclaimer: Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, options and destination. Dealer sets actual price.

**Disclaimer: 2018 Nissan LEAF® EPA range is 151 miles. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.