Does Nissan Leaf come with charging cable?
Yes, the Electric Nissan Leaf does come with a standard ev cable. The Nissan Leaf charging cable provided by Nissan is usually a 5m, type 2 to type 2 connection these cables retail at £800 plus. The issue that Nissan Leaf owners face is that if the car is returned at the end of the PCP or lease agreement without the Nissan Leaf cable, then the owner will be charged for a replacement. This is why would advise owner to use a back up cable to use on the on road to ensure the cable is not stolen or lost.
What kind of charger does Nissan LEAF use?
For Nissan Leaf owner this could be quite confusing as the cable is different for different models of the car. Pre 2018 Nissan leaf charging cable would of required a type 1 to type 2 charging cable, whilst the newer Nissan Leaf model requires a Type 2 to Type 2 charging cable. You can purchase both versions of the cable online at EV Cable Shop. The only other option to charge the Nissan lead would be to use a 3 pin to type 2 charging cable, this type of cable can be purchased from our website here.
Can I charge Nissan LEAF at home?
Nissan Leaf owner are able to charge there electric vehicles at home, this can be done in two ways:
Firstly you can install a Nissan leaf charging station at your home, these can be installed by an OLEV approved installer for under £500. You are then able to connect your Nissan leaf to your charging station by using a Nissan Leaf charging cable. There are a couple of benefits to doing using this method most importantly it will charge your car faster. Provided you have the optimum charging station and suitable Nissan leaf cable you can fully charge the vehicle in as little as 7 hours 30 minutes.
The easiest and cheapest option would be to use a domestic 3 pin to type 2 charging cable, this will simply go from a domestic socket and plug straight into your vehicle although this might sound like a great hassle free option to charge your Nissan Leaf, it could take up to 32 hours! The other disadvantage to this is unless you have an outside socket you would have to leave your charging cable hanging out of a window.
Where can I charge my Nissan LEAF?
As electric cars are becoming more and more popular, the amount of locations where you can charge your Nissan Leaf is growing week by week. We would suggest locating your nearest Nissan leaf charging point using a couple of apps that are suitable for both android and ios. For example your could download Zap Map. This means you will near be too far away from a charging station for your Nissan Leaf.