2018 Nissan Leaf Release Date, Specs and Price
To make its debut as the second generation, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf will make sure that its position is still popular among public. It is one of the electronic vehicles that can cover up to 200 miles by single charge. We can say that it was first on the market with affordable price with the mass production of EV model. In 2010, the car was capable to have 75 miles and then in 2013 it was increased to 83 miles. In 2015, the car was measured to have 30 kWh of battery for its modification and it covered more than 124 miles without recharging.
As you probably know that the first generation of Leaf was started in 2010 and in 2013, the company provided slight facelift. 2018 Nissan Leaf is recommended to have completely new and original look for modern choice. The styling base may be from the recent Nissan Sway or the IDS concept car. It seems that the company will carry over the five-door hatchback body.
Several significant changes are added to the cabin. Likely, they will support some improvements to make the cabin more futuristic compared to the current model. It is expected that the charger will be smaller than the previous model. This change will be helpful for 2018 Nissan Leaf so that it has bigger luggage compartment.
2018 Nissan Leaf Engine
For the engine performance, it can be the strong rival for Tesla Model 3 that is quite promising to come out in 2017 as well as the Bolt EV model presented by Chevy that will be released in the end of 2016. The rivals for 2018 Nissan Leaf is capable to reach more than 200 miles on a single charge. The matter is that the previous Leaf couldn’t reach more than 110 miles under real conditions of routes and city. The biggest task for Nissan is on how they can reach 200 miles as their target with much more efficient engine or more capacious battery.
2018 Nissan Leaf will be a new generation of electric car but its release date is still unknown. The official information about the car has not been made yet. It is only predicted by some experts to be launched in the beginning of 2018 or it can be earlier. With the use of new technologies for its batteries and the more capacious battery life, the cost of the car shouldn’t be more than $35,000. It will be a great competitor for other cars especially to deal with the new Tesla model 3.