whitebird
Posts: 2
Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:02 am
Delivery Date: 31 Oct 2018

Re: what other car do you drive?

Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:07 am

I also drive a new Ford Ecosport. I bought it 2 months ago. Not bad thing, I like it. Firstly it looks brilliantly. Secondly this car is compact and neat to compare with competitive SUVs. Thirdly it costs nearly 10 lakh ($35,000). Not bad.
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powersurge
Posts: 1127
Joined: Wed Oct 21, 2015 10:24 am
Delivery Date: 06 Dec 2014
Location: Long Island, NY

Re: what other car do you drive?

Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:57 am

In addition to the leaf, I have a 20 year old Honda Odyssey that my wife has been driving since we got it new (only about 4,000 miles/ year). My new driver son is driving it to college daily. To replace that, my wife got a new Honda CRV a few months ago.. That one will last her another 20 years..

So, I have everything covered.... Economical Leaf, hauling lumber and whole family (5) in the Ody, and 4WD in the winter with the CRV. I just sold my showroom, 22K miles 2008 Mazda Miata (Power Hardtop) (I didn't really use it much), but I am still crying...

brotherjethro
Posts: 53
Joined: Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:21 am
Delivery Date: 03 May 2017
Location: Vancouver, WA

Re: what other car do you drive?

Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:29 pm

jopickens wrote:Image



Love this!

Not your typical EV driver. We're out there!

BTW, what is the overall length & weight of that land train? :)
2013 Pearl White SV, bought used in 2017 with only 5100 miles. Vancouver, WA.

RonDawg
Posts: 2907
Joined: Sat Jan 12, 2013 3:46 am
Delivery Date: 11 Jan 2013
Leaf Number: 027089
Location: SoCal

Re: what other car do you drive?

Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:44 pm

RonDawg wrote:My second car: a 2006 Audi A3 2.0T. I bought her as a 3 year old CPO and it's been my ride on several long distance road trips, for which I still plan on taking her on, like next week's ski trip. She's getting a bit catankerous as the odometer climbs higher, but I can't get rid of her just yet. The Leaf was meant to keep her miles down.

As she will be turning 10 just as my Leaf lease is up, I'm not sure what I'll do then.


Not quite 2 years ago, I sold the Audi. It was time to let go. Lots of fun memories and road trips in that car, and I still miss it, but it was for the best.

Its replacement is a 2017 VW Golf Alltrack. It joined the 2015 eGolf that replaced the Leaf. Yes I now own two recent-model VW Golfs. But at least they're different colors, though I was tempted to get a Silk Blue one, which is almost the same shade as the eGolf's Pacific Blue.

It's basically my "ski" car and my long-distance car for when I need to drive more than about 100 miles, or 150 miles if there's a CCS port available. Its first road trip was to the Sierras, during the snowiest January on record, and the car's AWD was useful. I have another winter road trip planned for it, possibly up to the Canadian Rockies.

Not my actual car, but looks identical to this one, including color (Tornado Red) and rims:

Image
Blue Ocean 2012 Leaf SV, lost that 1st bar at 34 months/26,435 miles. Lease returned 2 months later. Final LeafStat figures: 225 Gids, 17.44 kWH, SOC 91.89%, SOH 82.36%, 69.49% HX, 54.57 Ahr, battery temp 61.8 F.
Now driving a 2015 VW eGolf SEL.

rmay635703
Posts: 467
Joined: Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:43 pm

Re: what other car do you drive?

Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:13 am

1981 Comutacar

SageBrush
Posts: 2926
Joined: Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:28 am
Delivery Date: 13 Feb 2017
Location: Colorado

Re: what other car do you drive?

Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:27 am

Tesla Model 3
2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Car is now enjoying an easy life in Colorado
03/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
11/2018: 56.16 Ahr, 30k miles
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2018 Tesla Model 3 LR, Delivered 6/2018

jake14mw
Posts: 171
Joined: Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:53 pm
Delivery Date: 13 Nov 2017
Location: Connecticut, USA

Re: what other car do you drive?

Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:03 pm

Honda Clarity. Could not get another EV. Next best thing.

LeftieBiker
Posts: 9837
Joined: Wed May 22, 2013 3:17 am
Delivery Date: 30 Apr 2018
Location: Upstate New York, US

Re: what other car do you drive?

Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:25 pm

My housemate's Prius PHEV. More often I "drive" my Magnum Metro e-bicycle or my Leaf-powered Vectrix VX-1 motorcycle/maxi-scooter.
Scarlet Ember 2018 Leaf SL W/ Pro Pilot
2009 Vectrix VX-1 W/18 Leaf modules, & 3 EZIP E-bicycles.
PLEASE don't PM me with Leaf questions. Just post in the topic that seems most appropriate.

Becky50
Gold Member
Posts: 164
Joined: Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:42 pm
Delivery Date: 02 Aug 2012
Leaf Number: 019032
Location: San Jose, CA

Re: what other car do you drive?

Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:41 am

2002 Chrysler Town & Country minivan for the few times a year I drive from the Bay Area to LA.

Jedlacks
Posts: 168
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2014 12:10 pm
Delivery Date: 10 Mar 2018
Leaf Number: 303628
Location: Kennesaw, GA

Re: what other car do you drive?

Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:41 pm

2016 Mercedes B250e
2018 SV
Deep Blue Pearl

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