Nissan LEAF 40kWh – Getting started with an electric car

Nissan LEAF - Getting started with an electric car

Steve-Z’s first electric car was a Nissan LEAF 40kWh Acenta.


Why did you buy a Nissan LEAF?

Initially ordered a MINI Electric but after ordering the estimated delivery stretched out to 6 months which was unacceptable so I cancelled and went for the Nissan LEAF which was available within 6 weeks.


What got you into an electric car in the first place?

Seeing fuel prices climbing.


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Initially, what did you find most confusing about electric car ownership and how did you solve that?

Did plenty of background investigation so there was no confusion.


What sources of information helped you e.g. people, groups, websites etc?

Internet, Facebook & YouTube.


What are your top 3 pieces of advice for those people considering their first electric car?

Lease don’t buy. Use free chargers whenever you can. Learn how to hypermile.


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