Not bad, not great. I like trying different cars- and yes, it is cool not to stop at gas pumps. But it is NOT cool to be so limited by range. I like to camp; I rent cars for camping/road trips. The economic value of this car is great if you are SOLELY OKAY with being limited to about 100 miles (plus or minus pending driving style) AND THEN a 8-10 hour charge once you're back home. I charge mine while I sleep, and drive a motorcycle, so I don't need my Nissan all the time. Would I do this again? No. Would I be unhappy keeping my car for one more year? No. Is it the best car ever? Only if you are OK w/ its limited use and expensive battery replacement when the time comes.
2013 Nissan Leaflee wilson - clover, SC07/06/2016
To much misleading test data about the Leaf, The range is very misleading. hot weater you loose range, you turn on AC you loose range, you turn on Heat you loose range. charging time is a joke, 18-24 hours to charge on the little factory charger, and if the car is equipped with the 3600 watt only charge unit you will have to wait 7 hours, 7200 watt if equipped 4 hours and the 440 volt is 45 minutes if equipped, but the 440 charge station is hard to find in many areas, and vandals steal or damage the 7200 watt stations so you cant depend on a station to be working. no spare tire, and in the event you are in areas with heavy down pours of rain when the road has lots of water 4 inches or more there is a big risk of water getting in the batter
I LOVE my Leaf!
2013 Nissan LeafMerri T - Decatur, GA05/12/2016
After driving a Leaf, it would be hard for my to go back to driving a gas car. It drives so smoothly, it is such a beautiful car with such great features (heated seats, wonderful sound system, dependable, virtually no maintenance whatsoever). My only wish is that Nissan would offer batteries with longer millage so I can take my wonderful car with me on longer trips! My daily commute is minimal and I come from a two car home, so this is the perfect car for me. If you have a long drive I would recommend a hybrid, but EVs are the best--they have speed, they absolutely glide, are perfectly quiet, and really cut your costs as far as upkeep goes. All of this and you can feel good about making a choice that is also environmentally friendly.
The Nissan LEAF carries up to five passengers, and the latest models have an effective range of over 100 miles on a single charge.* With an average price of $10,000 or less at CarMax, this daily driver is one of our most popular electric vehicles.
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