Nissan LEAF e+ Begins Sales In Europe With 8,000 Orders06/19/2019
Nissan starts deliveries of LEAF e+ in Europe with roughly 8,000 orders under its belt.
Nissan announced that the longer-range LEAF e+ version is available to buy throughout Europe as first deliveries are starting now and test drives are conducted for final clients at dealerships.
It’s great to hear that the LEAF e+ is entering the European market on time as promised back in January.
According to Nissan, some 8,000 orders were placed for the new e+ version with a 62 kWh battery and WLTP range of 385 km (239 miles). EPA range rating is 364 km (226 miles).
The number of orders isn’t very high as Nissan reported more than 3,000 pre-orders within the first month. Whether it’s because of the price difference between limited editions of the new and base old LEAF or because of new competition (the biggest stress test might be the Volkswagen ID.3) we’re not sure.
The prices in Europe start at:
* Visit your local website for adjusted price in each country.
** 3.ZERO is limited edition of upgraded LEAF available with 40 kWh and 62 kWh battery), which will be followed with regular trim levels, including more affordable ones.
Nissan LEAF e+ specs (vs. LEAF 40 kWh)
- 62 kWh battery (+55% capacity over 40 kWh, 25% more energy dense lithium-ion cells, similar size)
- 288 lithium-ion cells (compared to 192 cells)
- battery limited warranty of 8 years/160,000 km (whichever occurs first) is standard
- 364 km (226 miles) of expected EPA range (up 50% from 243 km/151 miles)
- 385 km (239 miles) of WLTP range in Europe (vs. 285 km/177 miles)
- 458 km (285 miles) of WLTC Japan range in Japan (vs. 322 km/200 miles)
- 570 km (354 miles) of JC08 range in Japan (vs. 400 km/249 miles)
- 160 kW electric motor (up from 110 kW) and 250 lb-ft (340 Nm) (vs. 320 Nm in 40 kWh version)
- 70 kW (100 kW peak) fast charging using CHAdeMO (vs. less than 50 kW)
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