2019 Volkswagen e-Golf vs 2019 Nissan LEAF

White 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf, VS icon, and white 2019 Nissan LEAF

Are you shopping around for an eco-friendly compact electric car? The 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf is an excellent choice, with its high efficiency ratings, quick acceleration, a stylish and versatile hatchback design, and advanced safety features. Take a look at this 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf vs 2019 Nissan LEAF comparison to see how the VW e-Golf favorably stacks up against the electric car competition.

The e-Golf is very efficient. Its all-electric powertrain, which combines a 100 kW synchronous permanent-magnet AC motor and a 35.8 kWh lithium-ion battery, gets estimated efficiency ratings of 126 city/111 hwy MPGe. The LEAF gets estimated efficiency ratings of 124 city/99 hwy MPGe. Efficiency for the e-Golf is also aided by brake energy regeneration technology and selectable driving settings, with modes for Eco, Eco+, and Normal.

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2019 Volkswagen e-Golf VS 2019 Nissan LEAF
Standard  Cross Differential System No
126 city/111 hwy MPGe Efficiency Ratings 124 city/99 hwy mpg
Standard Crash Response System No
52.7 cu-ft Maximum Cargo Capacity 30 cu-ft

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The e-Golf is very fun-to-drive, with responsive handling and a torque output of 214 lb-ft of torque, resulting in very quick acceleration. Unlike the LEAF, the e-Golf comes equipped with a cross differential system, which provides superb cornering performance. The e-Golf is also very safe, with advanced safety technologies like the Intelligent Crash Response System, which shuts off the fuel pump and unlocks the doors if the car gets into an accident. The LEAF doesn’t offer a similar feature. And for loading up for your journeys, the e-Golf offers a maximum cargo capacity of 52.7 cu-ft. The LEAF offers a maximum cargo capacity of only 30 cu-ft.

Here at Volkswagen of Santa Monica, we invite eco-minded car shoppers to get behind the wheel of the all-electric 2019 VW e-Golf!


A man charging a white 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
Dashboard and dark grey front seats in 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
Headlights and badge on white 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
Luggage in the cargo area of a white 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf