Nissan Leaf Charging Time

Use our tool below to calculate the charging time of the Nissan Leaf. If you don’t find the battery size of your vehicle in the dropdown list below, feel free to use our universal EV charging time calculator.

About the Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf, since its first launch in 2010 has been one of the best-selling electric cars in the world. A number of enhancements were made to the second-generation Leaf EV, including a more powerful battery that helped to boost the range of the vehicle.

Key Stats:

  • Manufacturer: Nissan
  • Models to date: 2010-2016 (1st generation); 2017-present (2nd generation)
  • Battery sizes: 24k-30kWh (1st gen.); 40-62kWh (2nd gen.)
  • Range: up to 239 miles (385 kilometers)

Charging time calculator for a Nissan Leaf

1.Battery size: kWh

2.Starting charge level: %

3.Target charge level: %

4.Charging power in kW

Estimated total charging time: hour(s) and minutes

If you want to calculate the charging time for a certain distance, complete the steps below:

5.Select your preferred distance unit

6.Distance per day:

7.Model energy consumption kWh/100

Estimated total charging time: hour(s) and minutes

How long does it take to charge a Nissan Leaf?

With a battery capacity of 40 kWh, charging a Nissan Leaf at home from 0% to 100% can take up to 23 hours with a 1.9 kW level 1 charger, or between 2 to 4 hours with an 11-22 kW charging station. With fast charging at a public station, the vehicle can be charged in less than 30 minutes.

Charge time for a Nissan Leaf

Charger levelCharging time
Level 1 charger 1.9 kWup to 23 hours
Level 2 charger – 11-22 kWbetween 2 and 4 hours
Public Station DC Fast Chargingless than 30 minutes

Common questions and useful information

Nissan Leaf charging time calculator step-by-step guide

  • Step 1: Battery size – Select the battery size of the vehicle from the dropdown list
  • Step 2 and 3: Starting and target charge level – Set the current and desired state of charge. For a full charge, select respectively 0% and 100%. Please note, the target charge level can’t be lower than the starting charge level.
  • Step 4: Charging power in kW – Enter the charging power output.

Great! You’ve now calculated the charging time of your Nissan Leaf.

To calculate your daily charging time or the charging time for a certain distance, please follow the next steps.

  • Step 5: Distance unit – Select miles, or km.
  • Step 6: Distance per day – Set the driving distance.
  • Step 7: Energy consumption in kW – Select your model or enter here the energy consumption of the vehicle (kWh/100).

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