Are you waiting for 2017 Leaf? According to the report, this car will be released in September 2017. This means that you will see this car at market soon. It can be great car for anyone who loves the electric car segment.
Leaf can contain five passengers. It comes in 3 different models: fully equipped SL, mid range SV and the base S. It has lithium-ion batteries that are located in the floor of the car. It is designed to minimize charging time and maximize drive time. The length of this car is 14 ft. 7 in. or around 175 in. Its width is 5 ft. 9.7 in. and the wheelbase is 8 ft. 10.3 in. Passenger volume is 92.4 ft³ add cargo volume is 23.6 ft³. The curb weight is 3256 lbs. It is available in several colors, such as: Coulis Red, Super Black, Glacier White, Brilliant Silver, Forged Bronze, Gun Metallic, Deep Blue Pearl, and Pearl White.
2017 Leaf is completed with electric motor that creates 107 hp and 187 lbs. ft. of torque. Its system obtains power from a lithium-ion battery pack. The output of battery pack is rated at 24kWh and 30kWh. The provisional results by Nissan stated that the buyers must expect that the S model delivers 107 miles with the 30kWh and 84 miles with the 24kWh of battery power source. Apart from the battery pack, you need to expect about 30kW/100 miles (as said by EPA). You may need to recharge 30kWh battery pack about 5 hours using the 6.6kW charger. Nissan claims that you are able to recharge 80% depleted battery with the quick-charge station in just 30 minutes.
2017 Leaf has several accessories and features. For the S type, you will get a rearview camera, auxiliary audio jack, audio connectivity, Bluetooth phone, media player interface, a 4-speaker sound system, a USB port, cloth upholstery, keyless entry and ignition, 60/40-split folding rear seats, a height-adjustable driver seat, heated front seats, a 3.6kW onboard charger, heated mirrors, a 5-inch color touchscreen, an satellite radio, NissanConnect, and a tilt-only steering wheel.
For SV, you will see HD radio, a 7-inch touchscreen display, a 6-speaker sound system, upgraded cloth upholstery, 17-inch alloy wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated power side mirrors, auto-dimming rearview mirror, automatic dual-zone climate control, more efficient heating system, and navigation system.
For the SL, there are also a rear spoiler, heated rear seats, foglights, automatic LED headlights, leather upholstery and a cargo cover.