The Nissan Leaf charges through an industry standard J1772 connector. The car can charge at a maximum of 30A/240V via a third party EVSE. This allows the car to fully charge overnight. Earlier models (and up to current models with S trim without charging option) have a slower 16A/240V internal charger.
From 2016 model year on, the Leaf comes standard with CHAdeMO D.C. fast charging capability.
The Leaf also comes with a mobile EVSE that can charge at 12A/120V.
New for the 2018 model year! The 2018 model year Leaf comes with a much improved portable EVSE that has interchangeable plug adapters allowing it to plug into a 240V NEMA 14-50 receptacle and charge at 240V/30A, or plug into a regular household NEMA 5-15 receptacle and charge at 120V/12A.
2018 Nissan Leaf Portable EVSE:
There is another type of charger you can charge at with the right adapter.
Tesla has spent years installing and building a proprietary charging network at restaurants, hotels and businesses. As of 2020, they have about 4,000 locations that can provide (usually) free charging at a 40 amp or more charge rate. In addition, many Tesla owners will have installed a Tesla specific charger in their houses.
Non Tesla vehicles can also use these destination chargers if you have one of the following adapters:
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