Frequently Asked Nissan Leaf Questions
Wouldn’t you love to ignore gas pumps and just keep driving? That’s the promise of the Nissan Leaf, the popular 100-percent electric car. The Leaf is library-quiet, easy to drive, provides instant torque and travels 150 miles on a full charge. Just plug it in, recharge and you’re on your way. Many folks want to know more about the Nissan Leaf, so here are some answers to frequently asked questions:
Q: What’s new for the 2018 Nissan Leaf?
In the forefront of the 2018 Nissan LEAF’s Nissan Intelligent Driving technology are ProPILOT™ Assist, e-Pedal and the Nissan Safety Shield. ProPILOT Assist is a single-lane driving assistance technology. Once switched on, it automatically controls the distance to the vehicle in front, using a speed preset by the driver (from 20 mph to 90 mph). The vehicle also allows drivers to monitor the vehicle’s state of charge, schedule charging, finds the nearest charging station, and pre-heats or cools the car prior to hopping in via the Nissan LEAF smartphone app.
Q: How do you charge a Nissan Leaf?
A: It’s as easy as plugging in a toaster. All you have to do is pop the charging-port’s lid with a click of the key fob, pull up the lid and plug in the charger – it will make a reassuring click when properly connected. You are now charging.
Q: Is the Nissan Leaf a fast car?
A: The Leaf feels fast because of its all-electric design. An electric motor delivers 100 percent of its torque immediately, which means it’s quick off the mark and accelerates smartly. Leaf has a 0-to-60 mph time of 10 seconds. Also, Leaf has plenty of power for passing. All without a sound.
Q: Where are electric car charging stations located?
A: America is building car charging stations everywhere – supermarkets, malls, drug stores, parking lots, you name it. Of course, the most important charging station is your home, where you can plug in overnight and have a fully charged car in the morning. Check the Google map below for charging stations near you. You can also use the ChargePoint app on your smartphone to locate the chargers in the nation’s largest charging network.
Q: How powerful is the base engine of the 2018 Nissan Leaf?
A: The Nissan Leaf delivers 147 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque.
Q: How much gas money can I save with the Nissan Leaf?
A: You can save hundreds a month with the Nissan Leaf. A full charge might cost a couple of dollars, which is about the cost of one gallon of gas.
We invite you to contact our Nissan dealership for more information.