2017 Nissan Leaf Range and Concept

Does this car represents the future on our roads? Probably yes. With a new look 2017 Nissan Leaf will certainly occupy a special place in the car market.


Regarding to sales results of Nissan Leaf models in the previous year, they are very good. On the territory of America was sold a total of 17,269 pieces. It puts this electric car to second place by the success of sales. In front is only the Tesla S. Very compact hatchback is a very functional vehicle of the Japanese company Nissan. Electric vehicles are slowly but surely becoming a sought in the world. Just this year, was sold around half a million copies worldwide. This is already a serious figure and every auto company that has not yet been in the game needs to reconsider its participation in the race for money.

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At first glance, 2017 Nissan Leaf looks like a regular city car with a modern look. But under its mask hides an electric vehicle, perfect for those who want to ride for less money but with all the necessary amenities. The new generation may reach a length of about 200 inches, and a width of more than 70 inches. With a new look, the car should belong to the group of luxury models in lower middle class. Leaf should be produced in America, and the fabulous new batteries in Japan. It is made a special platform and is composed of high quality materials. The exterior is quite futuristic with functional LED lights. Below the sign company, which is located on the hood, is a charger slot. Even the smallest detail of the body affects the good look. It is invested great effort of developers and designers.

2017 Nissan Leaf - exterior

The interior will undergo major changes. Inserted is an advanced computer system. It contains all the necessary telecommunications options, multimedia system of high quality and the necessary security options. By connecting to the Internet, the driver have 24 hours at their disposal all the necessary traffic information. Entertainment is of course an essential part of all cars new generation. It is possible to connect external devices and telephone. Through certain applications on your smartphone can be started charging vehicles but also to activate the air conditioning remotely. All improved have been made, to the driver’s job easier. The screen gets better resolution and better visibility. A special device called Plasma Cluster Ion removes all odors in the cabin. The seats are quite comfortable and upholstered with high-quality materials. On request you can also get leather seats.

2017 Nissan Leaf - interior


The new generation of the Nissan Leaf brings big improvements to the engine and consumption. The greatest progress has been made on the issue of autonomy of the vehicle. This time is increased by about 25%. It is only gripe of drivers on the current model. For a single charge you can get great distance. The new battery has a power of 30 kWh and when is fully charged Leaf goes up to 250 miles. Battery manufacturer guarantees crossing 99,000 miles without problems. Better consumption has been achieved with weight reduction. One of the key reasons for these changes is certainly the reconstruction of the interior as well as certain chemical processes. Charging the battery is simple, as it is now. The owners of Nissan Leaf can recharge the battery at home, at public fueling stations or from a network of quick chargers. To increase battery at 80% it only takes half an hour.

2017 Nissan Leaf - engine


All necessary security systems are housed in the Nissan Leaf. The regenerative braking system is promoted, while we can expect electronic stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring, automatic lights, air bags and a lot more.

Nissan Leaf is the first car on clean electricity which received five stars for safety in the European NCAP test. On crash test battery has not suffered any damage. For the safety of adults received a 89 out of a maximum 100 points, for the Safety Assist receives 84, 65 for pedestrian safety and for the safety of children 83 points. The test of the Institute for Security Traffic on the Highway passes without problems. Of the 80 vehicles Nissan Leaf was selected as the safest car, which was a huge success.

2017 Nissan Leaf - safety


There are more and more quality competitors in the segment of electric vehicles. After all this is the future of auto industry. Nissan Leaf is still in the leading position, but the question is only by when. As the biggest competitors will appear: Chevrolet Spark EV, Kia Soul EV, Mitsubishi I-Miev, Ford Focus Electric, Fiat 500E and Volkswagen e-Golf.

2017 Nissan Leaf - competitors


According to unofficial information, the Nissan Leaf could be produced in several bodywork version. Even as a crossover. But still there is no confirmation from the company. Leaf can be expected to appear later this year. Price is still just a hypothesis. The basic model could have a price of $ 30,000 while the model with full price can cost around $ 40,000.

2017 Nissan Leaf - release date

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