Nissan LEAF 2021 electric car owner review

Nissan LEAF 2021 electric car owner review

Will drives a Nissan LEAF 2021 electric car.

This is Will’s fifth electric car, he’s owned the LEAF from new and drives under 5,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and he achieves 200 miles range from a full charge.


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Why did you choose the Nissan LEAF?

Previous experience with brand and car.


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

  • Driving experience
  • Reliability
  • Low running costs.


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

  • Colour
  • Lack of CCS adapter
  • Rattle from front windows when partially down.


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

Window rattle.


What are the standout tech features your Nissan LEAF?

Range indicator accuracy & infotainment system integration with Google.


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

The regeneration system on LEAF is the same as the one developed and used by bullet trains in Japan.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Nissan ARIYA – looks great, can’t wait to see what it’s like.


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

Rolec – reliable.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


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



Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


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

InstaVolt – easy to use.


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

  • Instavolt
  • GeniePoint
  • Gridserve.


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



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