The2017 NissanLEAF® offers excellent performance and a fun, smooth drive thanks to its fully-electric drivetrain. Once you’ve done a little driving in the Nissan LEAF®, you’ll never want to go back to combustion engine cars again!
The Nissan LEAF® comes with an 80 kW motor paired with a 30 kWh lithium-ion battery for an output of 107 horsepower. That may not sound like a lot, but with electric cars, you don’t need the same high horsepower you do with an electric car for a seriously fun driving experience.
The Nissan LEAF®’s motor delivers instantaneous power when you step on the gas, whereas a gas-powered car needs to rev up before you can take off, so the Nissan LEAF® lets you take off from a stop and get up to speed quickly and with ease. Drivers also report that the Nissan LEAF® is perfect for accelerating fast enough to speed through a yellow light instead of slamming the brakes to stop in time.
Another great thing about the Nissan LEAF® and electric vehicles in general is that it’s so quiet. Combustion engine cars can be pretty noisy because of all the mechanical and chemical processes happening under the hood. With the Nissan LEAF®, all you have is your motor and battery, and they work the way any other electric thing does—almost silently, with nothing but a soft hum.
The power it delivers isn’t all the Nissan LEAF® has going for it, though. This compact car is incredibly easy to drive around cities in tight traffic thanks to its small size, which just increases your driving fun as you zoom between cars and zip into parking spaces that would be impossible to fit into in a bigger car.
If you’re in the market for a smooth, fun-to-drive electric car, the Nissan LEAF® is perfect for you. Give us a call or stop in today at Santa Cruz Nissan to schedule a test drive!
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