Nissan Leaf review: second-gen EV tested

What is this? Don’t get too excited. It’s the second generation Nissan Leaf. You can read about the basics of it here. We went to Las Vegas to find out what it’s like to drive. So? Hang on, couple of things to get straight first. Like the range. The quoted figure of 235 miles in the first story was for the less-than-real-life EU test standard. The US EPA’s numbers, which are much more realistic, puts the new Leaf’s range at 150 miles. Which puts it firmly in the ‘will cause range anxiety’ category…

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2016 Nissan Leaf Offers 107-Mile Range

Have you been thinking of switching to an electric car, but still have range anxiety? Nissan might have the solution. The automaker on Thursday introduced its 2016 all-electric Leaf with an available 30 kWh battery, which provides a range of 107 miles. That’s a 27 percent increase over the previous 24 kWh battery found in the 2015 model. The new battery comes standard in the Leaf SV and SL models while the base Leaf S will still come with the 24 kWh battery, which offers a range of 84 miles….

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