2018 Nissan Leaf

Compact electric car will surely play a very important role on the car market in the future. The 2018 Nissan Leaf is expected to be one of the bellwethers. As you probably hear, company works on next generation of this 5-door hatchback. Although there were rumors that new model could come already next year, it won’t happen. According to the latest reports, next generation of this electric car, which was launched in 2010, should come in about two year. Most optimistic prediction is that new model will come in early 2018. In any case, we expect significant improvements compared to current model.

2018 Nissan Leaf redesign

2018 Nissan Leaf front viewThe company surely has big expectations for 2018 Nissan Leaf. It is expected to be one of the leaders in the segment. For that case, Japanese manufacturer prepared plenty of new things, which will bring significant improvement, compared to current model. The 2018 Nissan Leaf was previewed by a new concept called IDS, which was presented at the Tokyo Motor Show. New model is expected to be based heavily on this concept, and that should bring many benefits.

2018 Nissan Leaf changes

Despite all improvements in numbers, in terms such as range, power and other things, we believe that the biggest improvement will be in terms of styling. According to many car lovers, this is the weakest spot of current model, which simply doesn’t look good enough, compared to key rivals. Those disadvantages should fade away with 2018 Leaf, which should come with similar styling as IDS. Naturally, some of attractive parts from the concept will be removed, due to cost of production, but base design should be close enough. Same thing is expected with interior, where we expect to see a stylish cabin, full of advanced technologies.

2018 Nissan Leaf rear view2018 Nissan Leaf drivetrain

The 2018 Nissan Leaf will get completely new powertrain, which will provide significant improvements compared to current model. It is expected that new model will be offered in several configurations, but base variant should be equipped with the pretty much same system as IDS concept. In this variant, 2018 Nissan Leaf will come with significantly better range, which should be around 210-220 miles.

2018 Nissan Leaf2018 Nissan Leaf release date

As we already mentioned, next generation of this electric hatchback should come in about two years. However, there are some predictions that new model could come in early 2018, which means that it will be named as 2018 Nissan Leaf. More details will be available soon.

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