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2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2018 Chevy Volt

Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt side by side

With electric vehicles becoming more of a reality than they’ve ever been, there has never been a better time to consider the Nissan Leaf. The all-new redesign of this electric vehicle from Nissan gives it better mileage range than ever before, on top of a sleek new look and more features to offer drivers than ever before. While we know that the 2018 Leaf has a lot to offer, how does it stack up compared to competition from other brands? Find out in this 2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2018 Chevy Volt comparison.

Because we want to provide you with as accurate of a comparison as possible, we will be showing you a comparison between the base trim level of both vehicles. These model grades of the Leaf and the Volt are the closest to each other when it comes to price and number of features. Continue reading to see how these vehicles match up according to specific metrics. If you are in the Kansas City KS area and are considering the Nissan Leaf, follow this link to our inventory of the vehicle.

2018 Nissan Leaf


2018 Chevy Volt

151 miles* Electric Mileage Range 53 miles
147 horsepower Electric Motor Power 101 horsepower
30 cubic feet Maximum Luggage Volume 10.6 cubic feet
$29,990** MSRP $33,220

Which Electric Vehicle is Right for You?

In just about every possible way, the 2018 Nissan Leaf is a superior electric vehicle to the 2018 Chevy Volt. Between performance specifications, utility features and price point, the 2018 Lead dominates over the Chevy Volt. Let’s take a closer look at why this is the case.

In terms of performance specifications, the 2018 Nissan Leaf gives you the best of both worlds. Between significantly better horsepower at 147 hp, and way better electric mileage range, at 151 miles*, there is definitely a lot to love about the Leaf when it comes to performance.

Additionally, when you purchase a hatchback vehicle, the expectation is that you are getting significantly better storage space. This is definitely the case with the 2018 Leaf, which offers nearly 20 cubic feet more cargo space than the 2018 Chevy Volt.

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

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