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Only 1 Nissan Leaf Trim from 2023 is worth buying as a daily driver

A white 2023 Nissan Leaf S electric hatchback plugged-in at a charging station

The 2023 Nissan Leaf remains an affordable and straightforward EV that people can buy if they want to go green without buying an expensive and expensive high-tech EV. That said, Nissan does offer trim options on the Leaf for customers who want some variety in their lives, which is why there’s only one trim worth buying as a daily driver. Here’s a look at which 2023 Nissan Leaf trim is best for everyday driving.

An overview of the standard 2023 Nissan Leaf

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With a starting price of less than $29,000, the Nissan Leaf remains an attractive option for those looking for an affordable EV. However, according to Car and driver, that price hides some bad news. The standard Leaf comes with a single electric motor with 147 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. It’s a weak engine, but it allows the Nissan EV to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.4 seconds.