Nissan LEAF 2019 electric car owner review

Nissan LEAF 2019 electric car owner review

Sheila D drives a Nissan LEAF e+ 62kWh 2019 electric car.

This is Sheila’s second electric car, she’s owned the LEAF from new and drives between 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 10,000-20,000 miles and she achieves 200 miles range from a full charge.

Rate your Nissan LEAF out of 5.


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Why did you choose the Nissan LEAF?

I liked the drive, very easy, smooth with some good features.


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

  • Very economical
  • Comfortable
  • Quiet
  • Looks good.


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

  • Start-up statement is irritating
  • No CD player.


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

Infotainment system failed within 3 months, took two replacements before problem was resolved.


What are the standout tech features of your Nissan LEAF?

  • Good all-round camera system
  • e-Pedal
  • Eco switch
  • Remote pre-heat feature
  • ProPilot
  • Lane assist.


Nissan LEAF 2019 electric car owner review


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Nissan LEAF.

Front & rear heated seats.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Nissan ARIYA.


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

Rolec – it’s fine, reliable, easy to use and does what it says on the tin.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

Octopus Go – very impressed with their customer service.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


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

InstaVolt – reliable, fast & generally working!!!


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

  • InstaVolt
  • Osprey Charging
  • Hubsta.


Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?

Aviva – very reasonable premium.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


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



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