To elevate efficiency, lower your footprint, and simply have a great vehicle, an electric car is the way to go. Two of the most popular models on the streets of Doylestown, Philadelphia, and Warminster are the LEAF and the Prius Prime. Both ideally capable, these vehicles take the streets by storm.

However, do you know which one is right for you? To help you find out, Fred Beans Nissan has created this 2019 Nissan LEAF vs. Toyota Prius Prime comparison. We put these two electric cars side-by-side, making it easy to see which one will better suit your needs.

Nissan LEAF vs Toyota Prius Prime - Performance 

Nissan LEAF


Toyota Prius Prime

110 kW Synchronous Electric Motor


1.8L 4-cylinder

147 horsepower


95 horsepower

236 lb-ft of torque


105 lb-ft of torque

Although both of these vehicles are highly efficient, there are some notable differences that occur under the hood. In the Prius Prime, you'll find the 1.8L 4-cylinder engine. This Prius Prime engine generates:

  • 95 horsepower 
  • 105 lb-ft of torque 
  • Includes EV/Eco/Power modes

However, if you're looking for slightly more power when hitting the streets, the 2019 LEAF delivers. Its 110 kW Synchronous Electric Motor supplies an impressive: 

  • 147 horsepower 
  • 236 lb-ft of torque

2019 LEAF vs Prius Prime - Interior Space

 Now that we have covered their engine power, it's time to dive into what these electric cars can hold. In the Nissan LEAF, you have the ability to seat up to five people comfortably in its generous 92.4 cubic feet of passenger volume.

Additionally, you'll have:

  • 23.6 cubic feet of cargo space when the rear seats are up 
  • and even more when the seats are down, coming in at 30 cubic feet

On the other hand, the Toyota can hold four people in its passenger space of 91.5 cubic feet. It also comes standard with a cargo volume of 19.8 cubic feet which cannot be extended.

Nissan & Toyota Driver-Assisted Technology

While you have the pure power that an electric car can offer you, keeping safe while applying it is critical. Both the LEAF and Prius Prime models have you covered in this are with state-of-the-art technology that adds an invisible co-pilot to your adventures. Which features will raise your driving confidence further?

Nissan ProPILOT Assist Features

Toyota Safety Sense™ Features

Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection

Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection

Intelligent Cruise Control

Full-Speed Range Dynamic Cruise Control

Intelligent Lane Intervention

Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist

High Beam Assist

Automatic High Beams

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Blind Spot Warning

Blind Spot Monitor

Intelligent Around-View Monitor

Backup Camera

2019 Nissan LEAF vs Toyota Prius Prime - Yours for the Choosing

At Fred Beans Nissan, we know this decision is a tough one to make. However, we think you're going to love hitting the streets of Doylestown, Philadelphia, and Warminster even more in the 2019 LEAF. To prove this to you, schedule a test drive at our dealership today! Our team is excited to show you what this vehicle can really do in person.

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