Nissan LEAF Tekna 2015, Happy Leafy – EV Owner Review

Nissan LEAF Tekna 2015, Happy Leafy - EV Owner Review

What name would you like to appear in the review?
Happy Leafy


What is the make and model of your EV?
Nissan LEAF Tekna


What year was your EV registered?


How long have you owned your EV?
6 – 7 years


What is your estimated annual mileage?


What is the mileage on your EV?
40,000 – 50,000 miles


How many EVs have you owned?
This is my 2nd


What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?


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Why did you choose this car?
My son wanted my 24kWh for school runs, so I upgraded to 30kWh. Both are Tekna LEAFs with 360 cameras & the easy-to-keep-clean leather seats.


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car.

  • Low cost to run
  • instant response
  • lots of nice convenient standard equipment
  • quiet
  • right size car for us.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car.

  • I much prefer to carry a spare wheel but it takes boot space as it’s not carried underneath
  • still overpriced for many
  • main beam headlights need upgrading.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?


What are the standout tech features of the car?
Full Tekna spec including 360 degree cameras, leather seats, CC & limiter.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
Reliability has been perfect on both of our LEAFs.


Rate your EV out of 5.


What car are you interested in next and why?
Tesla Model Y – more practical but mainly for access to the best supercharging network.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Currently changing, possibly Octopus.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
Pod Point.


Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Autonet Insurance – cheapest I could find.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an EV compared to a petrol/diesel car.


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