28 Jun '17, 3pm

New life for old Nissan Leaf electric car: battery replacement and what it took

New life for old Nissan Leaf electric car: battery replacement and what it took

John Voelcker Jun 28, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Rick and Linda SantAngelo with the 2011 Nissan Leaf at 96,000 miles Enlarge Photo The 2018 Nissan Leaf will likely be revealed within the next three months, but more than 100,000 older Leaf electric cars are still silently in use on U.S. roads. Some of them, especially the lowest-range cars from the two earliest model years (2011 and 2012), have started to see significant battery capacity degradation. That was the case with Rick and Linda SantAngelos' 2011 Nissan Leaf after 90,000 miles: it had only 30 to 35 miles of range left on a battery originally EPA-rated at 73 miles of range. DON'T MISS: Lessons learned from early electric car: 2011 Nissan Leaf at 90,000 miles That made their early Leaf all but unusable, as Rick recounted in a post we published in late March. At that point, Nissan Leaf Customer Support had told th...

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