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Battery specs

Battery Specs

Type Laminated lithium-ion battery
Voltage 403.2V [1]
Nominal voltage 360V [2]
Total capacity 24 kWh [2] (16 kWh available, 67% DoD [3], 21 kWh declared [4])
Power output Over 90 kW
Energy density 140 Wh/kg [5]
Power density 2.5 kW/kg [5]
Dimensions 61.8 x 46.8 x 10.4 in. (1570.5 x 1188 x 264.9 mm) [1]
Weight 648 lbs [6]
Number of modules 48, each with four cells (total 192 cells) [7][2]
Battery pack contents:
  • Positive electrodes: lithium manganate
  • Negative electrodes: carbon
  • Cells
  • Modules
  • Assembly parts
Charging times:
  • Quick charger DC50kW (0 to 80%): approx. 30 min (Level 3 charging)
  • Home-use AC240V charging dock (0-100%): 8 hrs (Level 2 charging) [8]
  • Regular 110/120V 15-amp outlet: 22 hours (Level 1 charging) [9]
Battery layout Under seat & floor


Battery module specs[2]

Number of cells 4
Construction 2 in-series pairs in parallel
Length 11.9291" (303 mm)
Width 8.7795" (223 mm)
Thickness 1.3779" (35 mm)
Weight 8.3775 lbs (3.8 kgs)
Output terminal M6 nut
Voltage sensing terminal M4 nut
Module fixing hole diameter 0.3582" (9.1 mm)


Cell specs[2]

Cell type Laminate type
Cathode material LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2
Anode material Graphite
Rated capacity (0.3C) 33.1 Ah
Average voltage 3.8 V
Length 11.417" (290 mm)
Width 8.504" (216 mm)
Thickness 0.2795" (7.1mm)
Weight 1.7624 lbs (799 g)




  1. 1.0 1.1 File:2011-leaf-first-responders-guide.pdf, page 9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 http://www.eco-aesc-lb.com/en/product.html
  3. http://jumpjack.wordpress.com/2012/05/08/diario-autoelettrico-1-la-nissan-leaf/
  4. http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=6116
  5. 5.0 5.1 File:NISSAN LEAF SpecSheet FINAL US 2.pdf
  6. http://www.nissan-techinfo.com/refgh0v/og/FRG/2011-Nissan-LEAF-FRG.pdf 2011 Nissan Leaf First Responder's Guide, page 9
  7. http://www.nissanusa.com/leaf-electric-car/index?intcmp=.Electric_Car_Reserve.Promo.Homepage.Home.P2#/leaf-electric-car/video/view/the_new_fuel Video at http://nissanusa.com/leaf-electric-car/
  8. http://www.nissanusa.com/leaf-electric-car/index?intcmp=.Electric_Car_Reserve.Promo.Homepage.Home.P2#/leaf-electric-car/faq/top/charging Nissan LEAF FAQs
  9. http://gas2.org/2010/05/27/nissan-leaf-will-include-fast-charge-capability-and-emergency-charging-cable-at-launch/ Nissan LEAF Will Include Fast Charge Capability and Emergency Charging Cable at Launch