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Re: Post Your Order Details Here

Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:24 pm
by NotATesla
DougWantsALeaf wrote:NotATesla,

How has your experience been so far? Car meeting expectations (though that is outside of this thread's topic)
Hi DougWantsALeaf,

I'm pretty happy with the purchase, I've got a fairly heavy lead foot but I feel like I've been getting good range out of it regardless. I'm not great at keeping track (need to work on it) but I've been getting around 3.8 mi/kwh on my daily commute, which is mostly highway, so it definitely serves the purpose I bought it for. :D What have your thoughts been in your first week?

I was less pleased with my experiences at the dealership. I've had to bring my car in for a minor issue with the brake backing plate being bent(?) and they couldn't work on it when they just told me they could work on my Leaf 2 weeks prior and failed to inform me when I scheduled the appointment.

Re: Post Your Order Details Here

Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:26 pm
by DougWantsALeaf
NotATesla,

With a couple weeks in, I am pretty happy so far. General driving dynamics still carry over from the old leaf, though with 250 miles per charge vs. 80 on the 13, it does create a mind shift. We don't drive much (which is why the 80 miles was usually always enough), so have only charged the car 1 full time (and a partial). But I think we will only end up charging every week or two now.

I had thick traffic into work today (13.5 miles) and admittedly the traffic was slow to be fair, but only used 3 percent door to door, which seemed amazing.

I have done a couple 50-60 mile trips just to get a feel for range, and it does seem like my original hopes of getting 5 miles/kWh at hwy speeds was a bit optimistic. I think it will be closer to 4.5. I have a 800 mile over 2 day trip with my son coming up soon. All hwy, so will get the real feel then.

Other wise comfort and quiet are both very good. the only fight is whether the cargo area on the 19 is bigger or smaller then the 13. I claim its bigger, my wife smaller.

So far so good.

Re: Post Your Order Details Here

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:57 am
by BuffaloBillsfan
So , now that you have a Leaf , are you going to change your screen name?

Re: Post Your Order Details Here

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:32 am
by DougWantsALeaf
I set up that user ID in early 2013 before we leased our first leaf. I should consider changing my call sign given I am a few leaf purchases in now.

Re: Post Your Order Details Here

Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:17 pm
by LRADIKAL
Seems like this sort of stuff is of interest.

I leased a 2016 leaf a few years ago, 36 months @ $220 a month, lowest end vehicle, liked it!

I went to my dealer a few months before my lease was up and came back a couple times trying to get a good deal.

State :
Metro area/city : Seattle

Color/trim: Blue, SL
Options: everything? Does not come with the blue light up front, or wireless phone charger

Total MSRP+destination charge: 37.7k @ 60 months, .9% finance
Total discount (or markup): 7500
Additional fees:
Purchase or lease?: purchase

Date/time of reservation:5/30
Designated order month:
First date able to request a quote (RAQ):
Actual order date (when quote was accepted): 5/30

Dealer: Campbell Nelson Everett

Delivery date: 5/30

Plans for home charging: extension cord @110v to car, planning on digging a trench with 220 and a little cover.

Re: Post Your Order Details Here

Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:07 pm
by WesR32
I know its an old one but gimme some love for my first EV :mrgreen:
Florida
Metallic Slate
2013 .:Leaf SL Built 7/13
Bose Nav Leather I-AVM
31k miles leased car via Carfax
Paid 7k on 8/19

Re: Post Your Order Details Here

Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:55 pm
by LeftieBiker
Bose Nav Leather AVM-I

Aftermarket seats, or is it an SL?

Re: Post Your Order Details Here

Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:08 pm
by WesR32
LeftieBiker wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:55 pm
Bose Nav Leather AVM-I

Aftermarket seats, or is it an SL?
My bad thanks for the catch, im still learning dont feel bad correcting me i need to learn the way sensei :)