2020 Nissan LEAF vs 2020 Toyota Prius Prime

Are you sick of stopping for gas every week or month? Want to save money that would have been put towards gas? Want to cut down on emissions to help the environment? Both the 2020 Nissan LEAF and 2020 Toyota Prius Prime are great options. However, you may find one model to be more beneficial than the other. With our 2020 Nissan LEAF vs 2020 Toyota Prius Prime comparison, let’s take a close look at the performance, mileage, and cargo volume for both models.

2020 Nissan LEAF


2020 Toyota Prius Prime

All-Electric Vehicle Type Plug-In Hybrid
Up to 123 City MPGe*, 99 Highway MPGe*, and 111 Combined MPGe* EPA-Estimated Mileage

Up to 55 City MPG, 53 Highway MPG, 54 Combined MPG (Hybrid Mode)

133 MPGe (Electric Only)
147 Horsepower and 236 Lb-Ft of Torque with 110 kW Electric Motor
214 Horsepower and 250 Lb-Ft of Torque with 160 kW Electric Motor
Performance 121 Combined Horsepower and 105 Lb-Ft of Torque
23.6 Cubic Feet (Rear Seats Up)
30.0 Cubic Feet (Rear Seats Down)
Cargo Volume 19.8 Cubic Feet


Advantages of the 2020 Nissan LEAF Electric Vehicle

Before you decide on either the 2020 Nissan LEAF or the 2020 Toyota Prius Prime, you should be aware of the difference in vehicle type. While both models are similar in size and function off electricity, the LEAF is fully electric while the Prius Prime is a plug-in hybrid. What does this mean? In short, the LEAF won’t use gas at all while the Prius Prime will still require gas. If saving money and emissions is your goal, you will find the LEAF to be more beneficial.

Not only that, but the LEAF holds the advantage in terms of performance and mileage. Since the Prius Prime relies on some gas, its mileage is less than the mileage of the LEAF. While the Prius Prime’s all-electric mileage exceeds that of the LEAF, the Prius Prime cannot function off only electricity for long, thus giving the LEAF the advantage. In addition, the LEAF is far more powerful in terms of both horsepower and torque, regardless of your electric motor choice. Finally, you will find the 2020 Nissan LEAF to be more spacious, allowing for far more cargo to be stored.

For more information about the stunning 2020 Nissan LEAF, reach out to our team at Boucher Nissan of Greenfield. One of our experts can detail the LEAF further and help you explore our current LEAF inventory.

*2020 EPA Range Estimates: • 149 miles for LEAF® S and SV • 226 miles for LEAF S PLUS • 215 miles for LEAF SV PLUS and SL PLUS 2020 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates: • 123 City MPGe / 99 Highway MPGe / 111 Combined MPGe for LEAF S and SV • 118 City MPGe / 97 Highway MPGe / 108 Combined MPGe for LEAF S PLUS • 114 City MPGe / 94 Highway MPGe / 104 Combined MPGe for LEAF SV PLUS and SL PLUS Based on an EPA formula of 33.7 kW/hour equal to one gallon of gasoline energy. Actual range will vary with trim levels options and driving conditions; see Customer Disclosure Form for details.

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Front driver angle of a silver 2020 Nissan LEAF
Cluster display inside the 2020 Nissan LEAF
Rear driver angle of a white 2020 Nissan LEAF driving in a city