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Re: Update on Nissan LEAF Battery Replacement

Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:14 pm

The little digital speedo, buried in the dash, is supplanted by the Pro Pilot display when that is used, IIRC. It is not very useful compared to the deleted eyebrow display.
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Re: Update on Nissan LEAF Battery Replacement

Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:54 am

SageBrush wrote:
jdcbomb wrote: Full price at $6,500 seems like it's not worth it.

I agree that Nissan is screwing LEAF owners but I'd still think about a replacement. $6,500 for another ~ 5 years of use is a lot cheaper than $25,000 for ~ 8 - 10 years.


Not sure I can agree with that. My 2018 if it degrades at the current rate will still have over 100 miles of range at 100,000 miles. So if buying new (with better tech) There is a 6 year zero interest loan Nissan is offering and could mean a usable range easily extending 10+ years.

Nissan has done several things "not so good" but keeping the price the same while increasing features is definitely one of the things they have done right.
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Re: Update on Nissan LEAF Battery Replacement

Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:08 pm

DaveinOlyWA wrote:
SageBrush wrote:
jdcbomb wrote: Full price at $6,500 seems like it's not worth it.

I agree that Nissan is screwing LEAF owners but I'd still think about a replacement. $6,500 for another ~ 5 years of use is a lot cheaper than $25,000 for ~ 8 - 10 years.


Not sure I can agree with that. My 2018 if it degrades at the current rate will still have over 100 miles of range at 100,000 miles.

Too many IFs in your argument. I thought about it also and decided to use the NIssan warranty instead, particularly given Nissan's track record of engineering to the warranty. Also, your speculative argument conveniently leaves out the possible (may I say extremely probable ?) class leading technological depreciation.

As for you, remind me again why you lease ? You have already agreed with me by your actions.
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11/2018: 56.16 Ahr, 30k miles
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DaveinOlyWA
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Re: Update on Nissan LEAF Battery Replacement

Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:14 pm

SageBrush wrote:
DaveinOlyWA wrote:
SageBrush wrote:I agree that Nissan is screwing LEAF owners but I'd still think about a replacement. $6,500 for another ~ 5 years of use is a lot cheaper than $25,000 for ~ 8 - 10 years.


Not sure I can agree with that. My 2018 if it degrades at the current rate will still have over 100 miles of range at 100,000 miles.

Too many IFs in your argument. I thought about it also and decided to use the NIssan warranty instead, particularly given Nissan's track record of engineering to the warranty. Also, your speculative argument conveniently leaves out the possible (may I say extremely probable ?) class leading technological depreciation.

As for you, remind me again why you lease ? You have already agreed with me by your actions.


Ah you know why I lease and I have another 29 months to change my mind. FWIW; My plan before I got the 2018 was getting a CPO LR T3 but that accident sidetracked that plan a bit... but its still on the board ;)
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Re: Update on Nissan LEAF Battery Replacement

Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:16 pm

DaveinOlyWA wrote:Ah you know why I lease

I have it filed under 'paid a lot for a hedge.'
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Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
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Re: Update on Nissan LEAF Battery Replacement

Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:47 pm

jdcbomb wrote:
SageBrush wrote:
jdcbomb wrote: Full price at $6,500 seems like it's not worth it.

I agree that Nissan is screwing LEAF owners .......
........
Update: So I just called and their immediate answer is no warranty replacement or financial assistance will be offered. No way to escalate. Pricing is still $6,500 + labor + tax. I guess I could try and send a note to Nissan Consumer Affairs, but I think that may be a waste of time and effort also...


I was just quoted $8800 for a new battery for my 2011 Leaf at Mossy in SD. We're down to 6 bars and get 40 miles range. The good thing is my wife only works 8 miles away, the only question is how soon to trade it in. Very jealous of my neighbors, who leased theirs.

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Re: Update on Nissan LEAF Battery Replacement

Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:14 pm

Nissan built 300,000 plus first generation Leafs; . They have made no effort to improve the range of these first gen cars; and, now are charging an ever-increasing, outrageous price for a replacement traction battery.

Their policy is to write them off and stick the customers with the loss...remember how badly Nissan treated their customers when you buy/lease your next car...tell your family and friends.

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