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Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

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Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014) review: 37 facts and highlights

Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)
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Why is Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014) better than the average?

  • higher maximum torque
    254Nmvs172.96Nm
  • smaller turn radius
    5.2mvs9.34m
  • longer wheelbase
    2.7mvs2.54m
  • lower ground clearance
    100mmvs131.26mm
  • lower coefficient of drag
    0.29Cdvs0.3Cd
  • more battery power
    24kWhvs19.43kWh
  • bigger screen size
    7"vs6.67"

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1. smaller turn radius

5.2m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

Best

Scion iQ2 (2014)

4.2m

2.Has fully independent suspension
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

3. less CO2 emissions

0g/km

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

Best

Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

0g/km

4. higher Euro NCAP rating

5

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.

Best

Ford Fiesta ST (2014)

6

5.Has air suspension
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.

6. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

50000km

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Veloster (2014)

160934km

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume (seats down)

720l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

Best

Fiat Doblo 1.4 (2014)

3200l

2. shorter length

4.45m

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

3. greater cargo volume

370l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Mini Clubman (2014)

1068l

4. longer wheelbase

2.7m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

3.07m

5.weight

1.49t

Best

Opel Ampera Positiv (2014)

1.69kg

6. greater payload capacity

395kg

The total weight of cargo that can be carried in the cab and cargo bed, including passengers.

Best

Fiat Panda 1.2 (2014)

800kg

Speed

1. faster top speed

143km/h

The fastest speed that the car can reach.

Best

Renault Megane RS 265 (2014)

255km/h

2. lower coefficient of drag

0.29Cd

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius Two (2014)

0.25Cd

Engine

1. higher maximum torque

254Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

400Nm

2. more horsepower

107hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

306hp

3.Has Stop-Start system
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.

4. more battery power

24kWh

With more battery power you can travel on the electric motor further before having to recharge, or in the case of a hybrid switching to the petrol (gasoline) engine.

Best

Toyota Prius C One (2014)

45kWh

5. further range

150km

The maximum distance an electric or hybrid car can travel on electric only, from a full charge (EPA-estimated driving range).

Best

Chevrolet Volt (2014)

612km

Features

1.Has Bluetooth
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.Has a rear-view camera
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

3.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

4.Has in-car system
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

5.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

6.Has smart key as standard
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014)

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

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