It’s actually hard to believe on current evidence. The knowledge that I can climb into an EV with a battery that’s full every morning is as satisfying as it is comforting. But this new, 62kWh battery-equipped Leaf isn’t just about getting you pretty much exactly from London to Blackpool without rejuicing. DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4x4 review: a worthy X3/Q5 rival? I was anxious about the range, given the relatively small number of public charging points around East Anglia, where I spend most of my free time. Something needs to change there, because when EVs become even more popular, it could turn into a real problem. Ce sont des chiffres qui sont quasiment identiques à ceux du Kia e-Soul de 204 ch. The silent acceleration also impressed passengers, and not just for the novelty factor. And despite doing 30k a year I only once did 150 miles in one day so there'd be no reason to use public charges that often and pay 3 times the price per kW. The Nissan Leaf e+ is eligible for a Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) of £3,000. La Nissan Leaf de 2ème génération offre une habitabilité arrière et un coffre satisfaisant, analogue aux prestations en la matière d'une Golf 7. (5), En savoir plus sur les services nissanconnect, Découvrez la gamme de véhicules électriques. Let Zuto search the market - we work with trusted lenders to find the right car finance for you. Going back to liquid fuel may be more of a wrench than I’d expected. While you can have a Leaf today, those prepared to join the waiting list for a Kona Electric will get a better-value, longer-range proposition. I’m loving living with our Leaf, but the passenger window recently refused to go more than half way down. Are you as passionate about cars as we are? Other than that a tad expensive but look at the savings over 5 year compared to an Auto Focus diesel, and remember it's the top leather clad model which needs to be taken into account. LEAF jusqu’à 270 km en cycle mixte (jusqu'à 285 km sur VISIA) et 389 km en cycle urbain (jusqu’à 415 km sur VISIA). Copyright © Dennis Publishing Limited 2020. To get the most fromthe full charge, I kept the car in its Eco setting and the speed down at around 65mph on the motorway. About half of the people seem to be genuinely interested; the remainder simply seem keen on using it as a chance to tell me that the 150-odd miles of range I’m achieving isn’t nearly enough. This website is made by BBC Studios Distribution. Ah yes, the price: perhaps the biggest stumbling block with the Leaf e+. First drive: what's the real-world range of a Nissan Leaf? I enjoy not going to the filling station and I’m smug in the knowledge that I’m not doing the environment any harm.”. Occasionally, you need to override it with a bit of extra braking, which isn’t always smooth. Venons-en à l'autonomie, annoncée à 385 km en cycle WLTP et mesurée sur notre cycle à 326 km, soit 100 km de plus que la Leaf avec batterie de 40 kWh. As well as being electric, it’s just a really good car that’s easy to live with. Lexus : trois modèles retirés du marché ! We weren’t able to run the Leaf e+ right down to empty, but indications are that it should be easily capable of breaching the 200-mile barrier, even if you have a hyperactive right foot. Now you can choose the LEAF that fits your life. Perhaps one day they can incorporate some form of charging point into street lighting? Yet the Leaf is still a very relaxing car to drive, purely because of the powertrain. Nissan est le seul avec Mitsubishi à utiliser ce standard désormais, tous les autres étant passés au standard européen Combo CCS, même Tesla avec sa Model 3. I’m frequently deleting the app and reinstalling it, but to no avail. 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Via this WiFi connection, I’m able to keep tabs on the amount of electricity the Leaf is using via Pod Point’s smartphone app. And with an EV, being able to monitor charging and set the climate control when it’s plugged in is really handy. It also means that you can’t remove the boot carpet, making it harder to clean. With my smartphone connected and the standard Apple CarPlay in full swing, Apple Maps guided us out of the factory gates, on to the A16 and on our long journey south. The Nissan Leaf e+ has a Recommend Retail Price (RRP) of £36,240 and an On The Road Price (OTR) of £36,295. Nissan Leaf (2017) : 3/4 arrière statique, 5/10 - Arguably, that the Leaf e+ is more adept when taking it easy than when pushed near its limits shouldn’t faze potential owners. The first couple of weeks were taken up poring over potential charge point locations on the excellent Zap-Map mobile app. His is Nissan Hanwell, and it took staff there three attempts to fix the heated seats, while a groan as the mirrors folded also needed attending to. That’s now at the top of my to-do list. What I’m finding crops up even more is that a charging bay is blocked by some unhelpful driver of a combustion car.