If you’ve heard anything about electric vehicles, then you have most definitely heard about the Nissan Leaf. This EV has completely changed the car market by offering something unique and reliable. No more worrying about getting to the nearest gas station, and no more worrying about any impacts you’re making on the environment. Instead, with the 2018 Nissan Leaf, you get a vehicle that offers the latest in technology, a comfortable interior, and an exterior that tops it all off. In 2018, Nissan has made a few large changes to the Leaf. In fact, the Leaf was redesigned, offering a battery with a larger capacity, and enhanced driver assistance features. For more information on the 2018 Leaf, keep reading down below!
The Nissan Leaf is powered by an impressive AC synchronous electric motor. This motor works with a 40-kWh lithium-ion battery pack and can produce 147 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. The battery pack alone has an EPA-rated range of around 150 miles. The If you’re traveling through the city, you’ll be getting around 125 mpge, while on the highway you can expect around 100 mpge. The new improvements to the battery mean you’ll be able to charge around 80-percent of the battery in just 40 minutes.
This EV comes with three options in the model lineup. The first of these is called S and offers forward collision warning and mitigation with automatic braking, satellite radio, a 4-speaker sound system with a CD player, a USB port, Bluetooth, a 5-inch central display, a rearview camera, keyless entry and start, and 16-inch steel wheels. You can add the Charge package, for more features like a portable charge cable, and a DC fast-charger port. The next option, the SV, includes the Charge package and adds Nissan’s remote-access system and web connectivity, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, adaptive cruise control, navigation, a 7-inch touchscreen, and 17-inch alloy wheels. The SV Technology package is offered, which adds, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and intervention, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, an electronic parking brake, automatic high beams, LED headlights and running lights, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a power-adjustable driver seat. The highest model, SL, comes with an All Weather package and adds a Bose seven-speaker sound system, leather upholstery, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, LED lighting, an auto-dimming mirror, and a power driver seat.
Safety is always a priority for Nissan, especially when it comes to a hatchback like the Leaf. Some of the standard safety features include a tire pressure monitoring system, pipe-style steel side-door guard beams, slide-away brake pedal assembly, an energy-absorbing steering column, hood buckling creases and safety stops, zone body construction with front and rear crumple zones, LATCH system, automatic emergency braking, driver and front passenger seat-mounted side-impact supplemental airbags, Nissan Advanced Airbag system, and roof-mounted curtain supplemental airbags.
If you're looking for the perfect hatchback that combines style with fuel economy, then there is no better option than the 2018 Nissan Leaf. This electric vehicle has changed the car game and continues to grow more popular every day. For more information, give us a call today!Apply for FinancingSchedule Service