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2016 Nissan Leaf

2016 NISSAN LEAF: Now in its sixth year of production, the Nissan Leaf is a highly innovative, industry leading pure electric vehicle. For 2016, the Leaf is a 100-percent electric vehicle available in three trim levels: Leaf S, SV, and SL grades. As a 100-percent electric powered, medium-size hatchback, the Nissan Leaf is based on a lithium-ion battery-powered chassis. The battery powers a high-response 80kW AC synchronous motor, rated at 107-horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque, which drives the front wheels through a single speed reducer. When equipped with a quick charge port and using a DC fast charger, the Leaf can be charged up to 80 percent of its full capacity in 30-minutes. Charging at home through a 220V outlet take approximately eight hours, and the Leaf has a range of 100 miles on one full charge to satisfy real-world consumer requirements. A standard rearview monitor comes on all models, and an updated EV-IT functionality with voice destination entry and SMS readout. The Leaf includes a photovoltaic solar panel spoiler that supports charging of the accessories 12-volt battery, and an "approaching vehicle sound for pedestrians" system. A stylish interior offers comfortable seating for five adults, and with the 60/40 split folding rear seat lowered, 24.0-cu. ft. of cargo room. The advanced lithium-ion battery pack carries an industry-competitive warranty of eight years or 100,000 miles.
 

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