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Re: Assume your lease?

Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:09 pm

Dandc3 wrote:Going to drive it 12-18 K a year, and use local CHAdeMO stations, there are 2 in Bellingham.

Thanks. I think you misunderstood my question.

We want to make sure your have realistic expectations of Leaf range on a single charge and for those driving conditions. Driving at highway speeds or fast == high power consumption. Running the heater == higher power consumption.

If you don't have a place to charge at home or work or where you're regularly stopped for hours normally, I wouldn't recommend a Leaf, unless you drive very few miles/day.

EPA range rating is 107 miles on a '17, '16 SV and SL and "S 30" Leaf on a new battery. It's 84 miles on a 24 kWh (2013 to 2015, 2016 S (non-"S 30")).

'19 Bolt Premier
'13 Leaf SV w/premium package (owned)
'13 Leaf SV w/QC + LED & premium packages (lease over, car returned)

Please don't PM me with Leaf questions. Just post in the topic that seems most appropriate.

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Re: Assume your lease?

Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:48 pm

Thanks for your concern. I will be driving it around town mostly, not a lot of high-speed freeway type driving. Seems to me that it would work. I can plug it in at home, but just 110 volts=long time to charge.

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