|Owner's Other EV||1992 Honda Civic|
|Location||Kalamazoo, Michigan US map|
|Vehicle||2013 Nissan LEAF SV |
middle trim version of Nissan's mass-produced EV
|Motor|| 3-Phase AC|
80 kW synchronous AC motor
|Batteries||192, 3.75 Volt, Lithium-Ion|
|System Voltage||370 Volts|
6.6 kW level 2
No DC fast charging
|Heater||hybrid heat pump|
|Instrumentation||Standard digital meter cluster + LeafSpy app.|
|Top Speed||95 MPH (152 KPH)|
3 driving modes. We stick with "Eco" mode and are perfectly happy.
|Range||90 Miles (144 Kilometers)|
Still testing, can exceed 90 miles in good
weather at city speeds.
|Watt Hours/Mile||200 Wh/Mile |
|Seating Capacity||5 adults|
|Curb Weight||3,291 Pounds (1,495 Kilograms)|
|Conversion Cost||$13,500 purchase price in March 2016, all taxes and fees included.|
|Additional Features||Heated seats! Heated steering wheel!|
|Had a brake control module issue, barely within the factory warranty period. Otherwise extremely reliable so far.|
At 16000 miles, the measured battery capacity is down to about 86% of the nominal value when brand new. That rate of degradation is a bit quicker than I expected.