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2013 Nissan Leaf gets upgrades

27 Feb , 2013  

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Nissan have revealed a raft of new updates for the second generation LEAF.

The main points:

  • No external design changes have been made
  • Increased range from 109 to 124 miles
  • New powertrain assembly
  • Improved luggage space
  • Charger re housed under the bonnet
  • New heat pump reduces electrical consumption in cold weather
  • Optional 6.6Kw charger reduces charge time from 8 hours to 4 on a 32 Amp supply
  • Chassis re-engineered for European market
  • Three trim levels: Visia, Acenta and Tekna
  • Batteries to start production at Sunderland plant in spring
  • LEAF has enjoyed a 93% satisfaction rating among owners
  • Improvements have been engineered in part to listening to owners forums
  • New model will go on sale toward the middle of 2013

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