SmileEVSEPublic conductive Avcon to J-1772
OwnerButch P.
Owner's Other EV1996 Solectria Force
LocationOrange County, California US map
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Vehicle2011 Nissan Leaf SL + QC
Glacier Pearl White delivered 4/3/12 via the Tsunami accelerated transport ship.
Motor Order Code EM61 3-Phase AC
DrivetrainFWD
Transmission type: single speed reducer
Electric power steering: Vehicle-speed-sensitive
Batteries192 Nissan provided 8 yr 100,000 mi wty, 0.00 Volt, Lithium-Ion
Charger 3.3 kW onboard charger
We now use L2 and QC mostly to 80% when available and needed.

L1 charging was always faster than estimated and we used it comfortably for the first 7 mo. driving 20-50 mi. per day.

L1 charge from empty est 21 hr.
Our one time full charge from deliberate empty was 19 hr @ 120v 20a
HeaterClimate control heat or air can be programed by smart phone, web or console.
InstrumentationFar exceeds my expations. Kudos to Chief Engineer Hidetoshi Kadota and his team for a fine job.

We are adding a SOC box per mynissanleaf group
Top Speed93 MPH (149 KPH)
ECO mode gives immediate full response when you need to "get on it". No need to shift to D.
Hills work better in D.
Acceleration0-30: 3.4 sec
0-45: 6.1 sec
0-60: 10.2 sec
0-60 with 1-ft Rollout: 9.9 sec
0-75: 16.4 sec
1/4-Mile: 17.5 sec @ 75.9 mph
Information provided by Edmunds Inside Line.
Range70 Miles (112 Kilometers)
70-110 Actual range will vary depending upon driving/charging habits, speed, conditions, weather, temperature and battery age. I prefer (ECO)to take time to smell the roses, but (D) for hills. We easily average more than EPA range.
Watt Hours/MileI average 4.7 mi per kWh for 12,520 mi. so far.

Best trip on flat terrain:
114 mi (14 estimated left)
8.4 kWhr/mi.
EV Miles
Start:8 Miles (12 Kilometers)
Current:12,520 Miles (20,144 Kilometers)
Total:12,512 Miles (20,131 Kilometers)
 
    As of 7/13/2012
Seating Capacity5
Curb Weight3,383 Pounds (1,537 Kilograms)
TiresBridgestone Ectopia P205/55R16, all season lrr, tire pressure monitoring
Conversion Timereserved on: 4/20/2010 14:27:00
orderded on: 9/13/10 10:15
received on: 4/03/2011
Conversion Cost$33,373 + tax - rebates (4/3/2012)

US Taxpayers note: my income level allowed less than a $2,000 of the $7,500 incentive credit.
Additional FeaturesShift-by-wire drive selector: P, R,D, ECO
Back-up camera live steering estimated path
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

12v battery for auxiliary use, additionally charged by
Photovoltaic solar panel spoiler

RV parks and other sources for charging -
EVSE (Electric Vehicle Service Equipment)
EVSE Upgrade WebPage
EVSE upgraded 16 amp 120/240v NEMA L6-20P
Pigtails: L6-20R to NEMA 5-15P: 14-30, 14-50, etc.
Avcon Box/14-50R (see photo)
The Leaf is absolutly excellent and fits our needs.
IT IS NOT FOR EVERYBODY

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