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Nissan: Nissan LEAF named one of Kelley Blue Book’s 2017 "5 Best Electric Cars Under $40,000"

  • Kelley Blue Book names best eco-friendly cars for Earth Day 2017
  • Nissan LEAF, with 30 kWh battery customary opposite all 3 trim levels for 2017, creates list of tip endorsed pristine electric vehicles
  • LEAF offers EPA-estimated operation 107 miles; MPGe ratings: 124 city, 101 highway and 114 combined1
  • Pricing starts during $30,680 USD2 before germane sovereign and state taxation credits/rebates

2017 Nissan LEAF Press Kit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 2017 Nissan LEAF has been named one of a “5 Best Electric Cars Under $40,000” by a editors of Kelley Blue Book. “Keep in mind all of these vehicles are authorised for a $7,500 sovereign taxation credit – in further to intensity state and internal incentives – bringing a net cost for any of them to next $30,000,” states a introduction to a special EV section.

In selecting a Nissan LEAF, a Kelley Blue Book analysis group wrote: “Dating all a approach behind to a emergence of this decade, a groundbreaking and ever-evolving LEAF has perceived several upgrades and enhancements over a years.”

The editors also credit LEAF for bringing affordable electric vehicles to a far-reaching consumer audience, writing:When a Nissan LEAF debuted in 2011, it brought electric vehicles to a masses. Easy to drive, whisper-quiet, important load ability interjection to a hatchback pattern and refueling that’s as easy as plugging in a appetite cord, a LEAF has changed scarcely a quarter-million units worldwide, creation it a best-selling EV yet.”

“The Nissan LEAF continues to uncover a strength as a many renouned electric vehicle in a universe – with sales surpassing 100,000 in a United States alone,” pronounced Dan Mohnke, clamp president, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager Marketing Operations. “Nissan is also played a heading purpose in flourishing a series of DC fast-charging stations in a U.S., with some-more than 2,100 CHAdeMO connectors to date, that helps all EV drivers regardless of make or model.”

Nissan and EVgo recently suggested a devise to bond Boston and Washington D.C. around 9 electric-vehicle DC fast-charge sites. The devise will broach a clever charging infrastructure along I-95, providing EV owners assent of mind when pushing along a route. The Northeast charging track is slated to be on-line this fall. The charging sites have been designed with destiny advances in EV technologies in mind, and have been pre-wired for a high-power charging appetite outlay of adult to 150kW with elementary upgrades once such record is accessible to consumers.

Along with a 100-mile and range, a 2017 LEAF facilities a customary 30 kWh battery that can be quick-charged to 80 percent (from a low battery assign warning) in about 30 minutes. Charging on a home charging complement (Level 2, 240V) is estimated to take about 6 hours with a 6.6 kW onboard charger. All 2017 LEAF models embody mixed expostulate modes: Normal, Eco and B-Mode, that engages regenerative braking some-more aggressively while decelerating.

LEAF’s lithium-ion battery container carries guaranty coverage of 8 years or 100,000 miles opposite defects, and a industry-leading coverage for 8 years/100,000 miles (30 kWh) opposite extreme ability loss. LEAF is fabricated in Smyrna, Tenn., including battery production.

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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission vehicle segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during

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Dan Passe
Product Communications, Nissan North America
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Tim Gallagher
Electric Vehicle Communications, Nissan North America
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Kyle Torrens
Nissan Communications
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12017 EPA Fuel Economy Estimate Nissan LEAF 2017 S, SV SL Trim: 2017 EPA Fuel Economy Estimate 124 city, 101 highway. Based on EPA regulation of 33.7 kW/hour equal to one gallon of gasoline energy, EPA rated a LEAF® homogeneous to 124 MPGe totalled as gasoline fuel potency in city driving, and 101 MPGe in highway driving. Actual mileage might change with pushing conditions — use for comparison only. 2017 EPA operation of 107 miles.
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