Bouldergramp
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Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:31 pm


coulomb
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:47 pm

The numbers are down a little, nothing too dramatic. There's just more competition these days.
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webeleafowners
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:47 pm

And 6 months waits to get an Eplus in BC. Weird.
2015 Smart Electric Drive convertible.
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DougWantsALeaf
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:36 pm

I noticed in the past 2 weeks inventories of Leafs have gone up in Chicago.
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SageBrush
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:33 am

coulomb wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:47 pm
The numbers are down a little, nothing too dramatic. There's just more competition these days.
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Heh
LEAF sales peaked at ~ 3,000 a month 5 years ago, and have been dropping ever since despite geometric growth in the EV market.

Nissan can change the car name to TOAST
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Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Two years in Colorado, now in NM
03/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
11/2018: 56.16 Ahr, 30k miles
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Tortoisehead77
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:22 am

Nissan is going to have to drop the price once the federal tax credits are used up. Otherwise, it may sell OK overseas, but not in the U.S.

DougWantsALeaf
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:21 am

Well, thanks to the slower sales, they are for certain going to have all of next year to sell electrics at the full discount. It would be a good year to bring across the eNV200, and an SUV based electric.

All that said, we really enjoy our Leaf+ and its meeting all of our driving needs, even intra-city.
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:27 pm

Tortoisehead77 wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:22 am
Nissan is going to have to drop the price once the federal tax credits are used up. Otherwise, it may sell OK overseas, but not in the U.S.
Nissan gets the tax credit and all sorts of other incentives, plus lease deals and dealer discounts. Once the tax credit is gone they will have to give them away. Good thing they use they have an ICE car business to offset with CARB credits.

SageBrush
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:33 pm

Tortoisehead77 wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:22 am
Nissan is going to have to drop the price once the federal tax credits are used up. Otherwise, it may sell OK overseas, but not in the U.S.
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That is 6+ years away at the current sales rate
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2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Two years in Colorado, now in NM
03/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
11/2018: 56.16 Ahr, 30k miles
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DougWantsALeaf
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Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:34 pm

Over 5000 Leafs sold in Norway this year so
far.

https://www.elbilstatistikk.no/
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