- Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
CNET Editors' Rating
Average User Review
out of 3 user reviews
Starting at: $37,250.00
The good: The 2012 Nissan Leaf offers better-than-expected acceleration from its electric power train. Range estimates are accurate and adequate for city driving and suburban commutes. It's well-equipped with standard cabin tech and telematics at even the entry level.
The bad: The navigation system's destination search is clunky and its POI database is limited. Audio quality from the single-option stereo is unimpressive.
The bottom line: The 2012 Nissan Leaf offers a good blend of affordability and all-around performance for city dwellers and suburbanites looking to go zero-emission, but its cruising range limits its appeal for long hauls.
June 26, 2013 5:17 PM PDT
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| Caption by: Wayne Cunningham
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