It is the redesigned version of the outgoing model. The battery of the car is durable with a longer range up to 120 miles and a pretty fuel mileage which are reported to be 115 mpg and is expected to increase a bit more. The car seems to be impressed by Tesla Model 3 as many other brands, after its electric vehicles and improved design. Nissan has taken things positively and improved its looks and performance of vehicles.
It is aiming to be one of the top choices when the green cars are concerned, with a long range, abundance of features and refreshed design. Considering the current demand and what people need for a car, this one is going to sell fast. Drivers who are looking for a modern city car with good looks will definitely consider the all-new Nissan Leaf 2017.
Nissan Leaf 2017 EXTERIOR
Outside, the design is buggy, which will surely attract a lot of people. The front features large pointy headlights, while the pretty small round fog lights give too much contrast.
Front and backtrack, the total weight of the car are impressively low due to the use of high-quality materials in its manufacture, especially given the heavy batteries and it is around 1,450 kg. The weight distribution ratio is 58% on the front and 42% on the rear, which gives the car pretty good stability on the road.
Nissan Leaf 2017 INTERIOR
Inside, the cabin is quiet and comfortable but still, cannot compete with the luxury of the Tesla. The features package in the base S trim level is fairly decent, including
- Bluetooth connectivity,
- cloth upholstery,
- 5-inch LCD touchscreen
- 60/40-split foldable rear seats
- Height-adjustable driver’s seat,
- 4-speaker sound system,
- NissanConnect system
- Rearview camera.
The SV trim adds features such as:
- 7-inch touchscreen,
- leather-coated steering wheel two-zone automatic air conditioning
- 6-speaker sound system.
The interior of 2017 Nissan Leaf has many features to offer besides the comfort. It is further enhanced with an electronic assistant which will be nice in difficult areas,
- Advanced navigation system
- Battery charges availability area notification.
- Seven speakers energy efficient audio system called Bose
- Ozone generator.
Nissan Leaf 2017- ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE
Under the hood, the car features a single electric motor which produces 107 horsepower at 2730 rpm, with a maximum torque output of around 187 pounds-feet. The engine is powered by a 24 kWh battery pack that used in the S trim level.While the SV and the SL trims will have a 30 kWh battery, which will increase the range.
Charging time depends on the voltage and the amperage. The new Nissan Leaf is able to reach 60 mph from standing in 11.3 seconds. Braking distance is around 42.9 meter.
Nissan Leaf 2017- PRICE AND
The price will start at around $30,500 for basic trim level, and ranging up to $40,000 for upper trims. That include more sophisticated equipment, better battery pack, and enhanced features.
Nissan Leaf 2017- RELEASE DATE
The car will go on release by September 2017.