The Detroit News – One Driver’s Impressions of the 2018 Nissan Leaf

Here is a good summary of the pros and cons of the Nissan Leaf 2018 version.  There are plenty of comparisons between this new version and the original and a great summary of use in real world driving situations.(Read more here.)

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Consumer Reports Rips the 2018 Nissan Leaf on Range

"Now that we’ve taken delivery of a redesigned 2018 model, we have our doubts about whether the Leaf can compete strongly in the current EV world."  (Read more here)

2018 Leaf Review from The Drive

The 2018 Nissan Leaf is good enough. The question is, is it long enough?They are referring to driving range, a key metric for any EV. The Leaf has steadily extended its reach over the years, from a piddling 73 miles back in 2010, then to 107 miles, and now, the 2018 model's EPA-rated high of 150... Continue Reading →

Specs For 2018 Nissan Leaf Leaked

Several online sites are reporting some leaked information about the 2018 Nissan Leaf ahead of next month's announcement.  There is a battery capacity jump and increased horsepower and torque, but some trepidation about the overall impact to range.  It's possible this leak does not reveal all that Nissan has planned but as these numbers imdicate,... Continue Reading →

2018 Nissan Leaf Aerodynamics

The new Nissan LEAF will feature improved aerodynamic design that makes it even more efficient, allowing drivers to travel farther on a single charge. Aerodynamics is key to how efficiently an electric car moves. Less drag and better stability enable the vehicle to drive longer distances before having to recharge.  (Full Press Release here)

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