21 Jun '11, 10pm

2011 Nissan Leaf: 5 Things We've Learned After 5,000 Miles cc- @NissanNews @NissanLeaf

2011 Nissan Leaf: 5 Things We've Learned After 5,000 Miles cc- @NissanNews @NissanLeaf

Will an electric car survive the car wash? We find out. Enlarge Photo Earlier this year we took delivery of our very own 2011 Nissan Leaf. Just like the thousands of other customers worldwide, we took our place in the queue last year and had an agonizingly long wait before we were sitting behind the wheel. But just under 3 months and 5,000 miles after driving off the dealer forecourt, what have we learned about Nissan’s first production all-electric car that we didn’t know before? The EPA was right on range, but you can squeeze more out While we’ve driven our 2011 Nissan Leaf up to 95 miles on a single charge we’ve got to admit that the EPA’s approved range estimate of 73 miles is about right - if you combine a mix of driving styles in a single charge. Much like our regular contributor George Parrott found with his own car , our Leaf regularly gets between 60 and 85 miles ...

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