chaz wrote:Is there any way of determining if a leaf has a 30KW or 24KW battery by the VIN or GVWR?
Curious as I am looking at auctions with very little info.
I wish I knew, all the 2016 s leafs list with a 30wthr battery but when you call they end up 24kwhr
'16 Leaf S was only 24 kWh for most of the span of the model year. Near the end, they quietly introduced the "S 30": http://www.greencarreports.com/news/110 ... gher-price
'16 SV and SL were 30 kWh for that entire model year.
OP: The correct units for battery capacity are kWh, NOT "KW".
kW and kWh are very different metrics. It's the same as confusing gallons with horsepower. Think of kW = horsepower, kWh = gallons.
1 hp = ~0.746 kW. And, many .gov sites say 1 gallon of gasoline=33.7 kWh.