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Why choose a Nissan Leaf?

The Nissan Leaf, launched in 2010, is one of the most accessible electric cars available and more than 40,000 have been sold in the UK (according to Nissan). 

It’s no surprise therefore that it’s one of the most popular cars drivers search for when looking for insurance on MoneySuperMarket. 

Nissan’s 100% electric car and van range offer a lot of choice, but the Leaf is a favourite because the hatchback is affordable, when it comes to electric cars. 

It takes the stress out of driving and has some great in-built benefits too using Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility technology. The ProPILOT feature, for example, alerts drivers to the current speed limit, automatically adjusts headlights for oncoming vehicles and keeps your car a safe distance in traffic. 

There is also a 360-degree birds-eye view camera that can apply the brakes and assist you into tricky parking spots. It’s an ideal car for anyone interested in an electric vehicle, and you can find out more on the Nissan website.

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What cover do I need for my Nissan Leaf?

When you take out car insurance for your Nissan Leaf, you’ll be able to choose from the following three levels of cover:

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    Third-party only

    The most basic level of insurance available, third-party only will provide cover for damage to any other vehicle, people or property. 

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    Third-party, fire and theft

    The next level of cover, you’ll be protected if your car is damaged or destroyed because of a fire with third-party, fire and theft

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    Fully comprehensive

     The highest level of insurance available, you’re also covered for damage to your vehicle with fully comprehensive.

*Based on policies with one driver holding a full UK driving licence. MoneySuperMarket data collected between April 2021 and April 2022.

How much does Nissan Leaf car insurance cost?

Your car insurance premium with a Nissan Leaf will depend on lots of different factors including your profession, where you live and your age along with the type of Nissan Leaf you’ve chosen and your driving history. 

All insurers put cars into groups, from 1 to 50, depending on how much they cost to insure. Those in the low-down groups are cheapest on average, with small engines and relatively low accidents while those nearer to 50 are more expensive and more likely to be stolen or in an accident. 

You can check your Nissan Leaf insurance group using our car insurance group checker tool.

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Third-party only


Third-party, fire & theft


Fully comprehensive


*Based on fully comprehensive policies with one driver holding a full UK driving licence. MoneySuperMarket data collected between April 2021 and April 2022.

What extras can I add to my Nissan Leaf car insurance policy?

There are lots of extra features with electric car insurance policies that you can pay to add on, or which may be included as standard if you have a fully comprehensive policy.  These include the following:  

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    European cover

    Usually, up to 90 days’ of European Union breakdown cover can be added 

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    Legal cover

    Motor legal protection covers any legal costs you may be faced with 

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    Breakdown cover

    If you’re Nissan Leaf breaks down, you’ll have cover if you’ve added breakdown protection and often a courtesy car

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    Personal belongings cover

    Any personal belongings in your car are covered up to a limit

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    Windscreen cover

    Any damage to your windows is included if you choose to add on windscreen cover

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    Car key cover

    If you lose your keys you’re often not covered with a standard policy, key cover includes the cost of replacing them

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What additional benefits can I get with Nissan Leaf car insurance?

There are many extra benefits available when you buy Nissan Leaf car insurance. These may be included as standard, or you may have to pay extra for them. The exact benefits available to you will depend on your insurer so always ask it, or check the small print, to find out what you’re covered for. 

  • Recovery to the nearest charge point: If you run out of charge, you’ll be picked up and taken to the nearest charge point or given roadside assistance

  • Charging cable cover: However, you’ve bought your battery (upfront or with a lease) it’s covered

  • Battery cover: However you’ve bought your battery (upfront or with a lease) it’s covered  

  • Over-the-air monthly updates (OTA): Any updates made to upgrade your car’s performance are included


Why get Nissan Leaf car insurance via MSM?

Join over 5,000 EV drivers who insured their Nissan Leaf with us. 5,702 people have insured their Nissan with MoneySuperMarket (figures accurate as of May 2022).

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    Just pop in a few details about yourself, your electric car, and the cover you need

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    See your savings

    We’ll do the legwork to find the cheapest electric car insurance that offers the cover you need

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    Never miss a renewal

    With Car Monitor, we can remind you when your MOT and tax are due, so you never miss a renewal dates

How can I get cheaper car insurance for my Nissan Leaf?

Car insurance costs aren’t cheap for electric cars, however, there are ways to reduce your Nissan Leaf premiums.

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    Pay annually

    Paying once every year is often cheaper as if you pay monthly, you’ll also pay interest  

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    Compare prices

    Never go with the first insurer you see and always compare costs of policies before you pay

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    Store your car out of sight

    Your premiums will be cheaper if your car is stored in a locked garage or a driveway, instead of on the road

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    Improve safety features

    If you have installed alarms and immobilisers it can reduce the risk of theft

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    Add a named driver

    Often a named driver, if they’re lower risk, can lower your premiums

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    Increase your excess

    Paying a higher excess payment can lower your monthly premium, just make sure it’s affordable if you need to claim.  

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