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Compare The 2020 Nissan LEAF & Tesla Model 3 Electric Vehicles


Premier Nissan of Fremont 2020 Nissan Leaf Vs Model 3


Electric cars are becoming very popular, and it's easy to see why. The money you can save at the gas pump and through state and federal credits are nothing to laugh at. Plus, people love the fact that they can drive a vehicle that doesn't harm the environment.

Are you searching for a new electric vehicle (EV) this year in the Dublin, California, area? If so, you'll want to consider the 2020 Nissan LEAF, available now at Premier Nissan of Fremont.

Our staff members are excited to welcome you to our pressure-free dealership and go over all of the advantages that come from owning a 2020 LEAF. As drivers are likely to come across the 2020 Tesla Model 3 in their search for a high-tech electric car, we've gone ahead and put some information together that helps you see highlighted features of these two models at a glance!

VS

2020 Nissan LEAF

2020 Tesla Model 3

MSRP

Nissan LEAF
$31,600
STARTING MSRP*

Tesla Model 3
$39,990
STARTING MSRP*

Performance

110 KW Electric Motor
147 Horsepower

Standard Range Battery
258 Horsepower

Fuel Economy

149
Mile EPA-Estimated Range

250
Mile EPA-Estimated Range

Torque

236  
Pound-Feet

317
Pound-Feet

Cargo Volume

23.6
Cubic-Feet

240&
Cubic-Feet

Seating

5

5

Wheels

16"

18" or 19"

Automatic Emergency Braking

Yes

Yes

Features

  • Highlighted Features On The LEAF
  • • Different Battery Choices
  • • Up to 30 cubic feet of cargo space
  • • Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System
  • • e-Pedal
  • • Smartphone integration
  • • Intelligent Blind Spot Information
  • • Hill Start Assist
  • • Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Start
  • • Rear Door Alert
  • • NissanConnect® 8-inch touch-screen display
  • • Zone Body construction with crumple zones
  • Highlighted Features On The Model 3
  • • Power folding, heated side mirrors
  • • Custom driver profiles
  • • LED fog lamps
  • • Power-adjustable front seats
  • • Interior floor mats
  • • Bluetooth® capability
  • • Center console with storage
  • • Premium audio system
  • • Heated front and rear seats
  • • 4 USB ports

The New Nissan LEAF vs Tesla Model 3

Premier Nissan of Fremont 2020 Nissan Leaf Vs Model 3 Interior Views

Exterior

Let's start with first looks! The Nissan LEAF has a sturdy profile that attracts a variety of car shoppers, including those in search of a family-friendly vehicle as well as driving enthusiasts. The Tesla Model 3 also has an eye-catching profile, and thanks to the design of each, both of these vehicles are aerodynamic. However, if you're used to being able to easily park and reverse your ride, especially in smaller spaces, you'll have a tougher time with the Tesla, as this vehicle is 184.8 inches long. The 176.4 inches of the LEAF makes way for ease of maneuvering.

Interior

Moving on to the cabins of these models, drivers of the LEAF will be greeted by a variety of technologies, as well as driver-assistive systems that help them confidently take on California roads. Smartphone integration allows motorists to stay connected yet focused on the road ahead, as does the hands-free text messaging assisting this Nissan has to offer. The Tesla model offers comparable features that help drivers stay connected.

As both vehicles offer touch-screens and the ability to stream music and podcasts, drivers can stay up-to-date and entertained during a road trip. Experience the steering wheel-mounted audio controls, automatic temperature control and 7-inch information display on the LEAF today, get in touch with our auto sales department to schedule a test drive!

So where do these two vehicles differ, as they also have similar interior dimensions that cater to the comfort of their passengers. If you're looking to load up your new electric car, the 2020 Nissan LEAF is a clear winner, as it offers 23.6 cubic feet of cargo space. The Tesla falls short at just 15 cubic feet. With a maximum payload of 1,220 pounds, the LEAF easily beats out the 893 rating of the Model 3.

Weight

What about overall ease of handling? Well, the 2020 Tesla Model 3 is a beast, weighing between 3,552 to 4,100 pounds, which means it may be more challenging to handle than the more nimble Nissan LEAF, which clocks in between 3,538 to 3,946 pounds. If you're looking to zip through Bay Area traffic, opt for a Nissan LEAF!

Advantages Of Driving An Electric Vehicle

Premier Nissan of Fremont 2020 Nissan Leaf Vs Model 3

Credits & Incentives

There are many advantages to driving an electric vehicle around California, thanks to the California Clean Vehicle Rebate Program that helps encourage motorists to make the switch to an eco-friendly ride, which you can learn more about right here!

Additionally, after the potential Federal tax credit on a qualified Nissan LEAF, you may be able to drive off our car lot with one for as little as $24,100! Explore Fremont, CA, with a vehicle that keeps money in your pocket and helps protect Mother Nature, drop by our new and used California Nissan dealership to hear all about the federal and state tax credits that you may qualify for.

While many commuters are getting stuck in traffic, you and your Nissan LEAF can avoid the hassle by gaining access to the HOV and carpool lanes. Hayward, CA, area residents who drive a new Nissan LEAF may be able to obtain a sticker to use the HOV lanes regardless of the number of occupants in the vehicle. Say goodbye to your traffic woes!

Low Cost Of Maintenance

An electric vehicle works hard to save you money in a variety of ways. In addition to the potential tax credits you could receive, this 2020 electric Nissan vehicle uses no gas whatsoever. That means you can say goodbye to costly fuel fill-ups and see more of the road! Since this vehicle isn't powered by an internal combustion engine, that means there isn't a need for oil changes.

The perks don't end there! No fluid top-ups, no timing belts and no spark plugs mean less overall maintenance, which translates to a low cost of ownership. If your LEAF does need some upkeep, we have you covered, as we feature a dedicated vehicle service center.

Finance a New LEAF At Premier Nissan of Fremont

Don't just make the switch to an electric vehicle, opt for a competitively priced 2020 Nissan LEAF from our new and used car dealership in Fremont! We offer a variety of professional services that make it easy to get behind the wheel of the trim of your choice, including trade-in assistance and loan help. Feel free to appraise your current car or apply for a competitive auto loan right here on our Premier Nissan of Fremont website. We look forward to welcoming you to our auto dealer soon to introduce you to your new 2020 LEAF!

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