Reviews on Nissan Leaf
I have never heard of this vehicle, looking for a fuel efficient, dependable vehicle.
This might interest you. http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2011- nissan-leaf-sl-long-term-road-test-review
Here's another one. http://www.edmunds.com/nissan/leaf/2011/road- test.html
Although Consumer Reports does recommend it, I would never consider buying it as it is an all-electric car and if the battery dies for whatever reason, you are completely screwed and stranded. Also, the cost to replace these hybrid car batteries are in the thousands of dollars. Here's the CR Review: The five-seat, electric-powered Leaf has a 75-mile typical range. A full charge took 6 hours using a 240-volt outlet or 16 hours using 120 volts. At low speeds the Leaf feels quick and it is quiet and rides comfortably. Cabin access is easy, and the rear seat is fairly roomy. We measured 3.16 miles per kWh, the equivalent of 106 mpg. Running costs are extremely low: 3.5 cents per mile at the national average of 11 cents per kWh. Standard features include a heated steering wheel and seats. 2013 brings a faster on-board charger; a cheaper S version; a new electric heat pump for top-level models, which uses 30-percent less energy; and Nissan's around-view monitor.
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A 2011 and 2012 Nissan Leaf cars were made in Japan in 2013 tell now they are manufactured in Tennessee it took American workers time to get the bugs out are the Nissan Leaf Consumer Reports says the 2016 Nissan Leaf is more reliable then there 2013 2014 2015 2017 and 2018 Nissan Leaf