DerrickLeaf
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2016 leaf and its lifespan.

Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:42 pm

Just got a Leaf 30KW 50000 kilometers 85.8 SOH . If i dont hit the 4 bars by my warranty for a 40KW replacement and I drive it lets say for 5+ years. what are my chances of being able to just buy a brand new battery for it with a higher capacity? I am looking at a longtime investment on my leaf.

Thank you.

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Re: 2016 leaf and its lifespan.

Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:51 pm

A few years ago we would have said "Almost nil." But since Nissan is now replacing warrantied 30kwh packs with 40kwh packs, that answer is now "Good." The only real question is whether Nissan will actually sell the 40kwh packs, or if they will have to be acquired from low mileage wrecks as is happening now.
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Re: 2016 leaf and its lifespan.

Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:04 pm

Battery capacity is measured in kWh, not "KW".

If you're in Vancouver BC, the chances of you hitting being a 4 bar loser before capacity warranty expiration are almost nil due to the mild climate.

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DerrickLeaf
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Re: 2016 leaf and its lifespan.

Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:45 pm

I posted some stats here. wondering if I should be worried

https://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?t=31263

LeftieBiker
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Re: 2016 leaf and its lifespan.

Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:07 pm

DerrickLeaf wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:45 pm
I posted some stats here. wondering if I should be worried

https://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?t=31263
Not really. It is close to losing the first capacity bar, which isn't odd for a 2016 in a warm climate. If it's from a colder region, then it was likely kept at too high a state of charge for too long, which you can avoid doing. The price should have reflected it being an essentially 11 bar car, but when 12 bars are showing, that rarely happens.
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DerrickLeaf
Posts: 14
Joined: Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:23 pm
Delivery Date: 19 Jul 2020
Leaf Number: 314851
Location: Vancouver bc Canada

Re: 2016 leaf and its lifespan.

Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:29 pm

So i have the option to trading it in for the same model car but from washington. Stats are alot better

Battery cell tab

Ahr 74.7
soh 93.98
387 v
Hx 81.13
42,545km

11mv

Seems pretty good? Could they have reset stats?

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