tgeliot
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Joined: Fri May 26, 2017 8:09 pm
Delivery Date: 20 May 2017

Warning re insurance payout for totalled S models

Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:47 pm

Last month, my 2017 Leaf S got totalled. In examining the proposed payoff, I didn't see anything to reflect that I had paid the extra $1700 for the charging package (which I think most S owners did). I dropped by the service department of my local dealer, and they kindly printed me another copy of my window sticker based on the VIN. I sent that to the insurance company with an explanation, and my payout amount jumped by about $1200.

In the future I will always safe a photo of my window sticker.

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mwalsh
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Joined: Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:10 am
Delivery Date: 05 Jan 2011
Leaf Number: 0213
Location: Garden Grove, CA

Re: Warning re insurance payout for totalled S models

Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:16 am

I always retain the sticker. I think it's good to have complete documentation package (along with owners manuals, receipts, etc...) with the car when you come to sell it.
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GaleHawkins
Posts: 441
Joined: Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:24 pm
Delivery Date: 15 Oct 2019
Leaf Number: 311365
Location: Murray KY

Re: Warning re insurance payout for totalled S models

Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:14 pm

What did you think about the pay out offer? Another used 2017 is going to run +/- $15K.

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