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2020 BMW M2 vs. 2020 Nissan LEAF Review

New 2020 BMW M2

2020 BMW
M2

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New 2020 Nissan LEAF

2020 Nissan
LEAF

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MSRP*
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$58,900 to $83,600
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$31,600 to $43,900
Invoice* $55,275 to $78,250 $29,935 to $41,568
MPG - City 17 - 18 114 - 123
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 94 - 99
Engine(s) Inline-6 147-hp, (electric), 214-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 4 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the BMW M2 than in the Nissan LEAF, due to the BMW M2's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Nissan LEAF will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW M2.

Convenience
With the BMW M2 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan LEAF, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M2 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan LEAF, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M2 will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan LEAF.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M2 is much wider than the Nissan LEAF, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the BMW M2 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan LEAF.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M2 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Nissan LEAF.

Handling
The BMW M2 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Nissan LEAF, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M2 has a much more powerful engine than the Nissan LEAF. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW M2 has less seating than the Nissan LEAF, making the Nissan LEAF the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW M2 has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan LEAF, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW M2 than that of the Nissan LEAF.