Nissan LEAF 40kWh – Getting started with an electric car

Nissan LEAF 40kWh - Getting started with an electric car

Gingernut’s first electric car was a Nissan LEAF 40kWh Tekna.


Why did you buy an electric car?

Pre-brexit preparation.


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

I needed a larger car and wanted an EV.


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

So many controls! I spent most of December 2020 sitting in it on my drive.


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

YouTube and Nissan LEAF UK Facebook groups.


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

Get your own charger and see if your energy company has its own in order to go on an EV tariff. It’s saving me a huge amount as the overnight rate is only 5p/kWh.


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