InteriorSalineChargingMy garage
OwnerPaul Pancella
Owner's Other EV1992 Honda Civic
LocationKalamazoo, Michigan US map
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Vehicle2013 Nissan LEAF SV
middle trim version of Nissan's mass-produced EV
Motor 3-Phase AC
80 kW synchronous AC motor
Batteries192, 3.75 Volt, Lithium-Ion
System Voltage370 Volts
6.6 kW level 2
No DC fast charging
Heaterhybrid heat pump
InstrumentationStandard digital meter cluster + LeafSpy app.
Top Speed95 MPH (152 KPH)
3 driving modes. We stick with "Eco" mode and are perfectly happy.
Range90 Miles (144 Kilometers)
This is urban speeds, reasonable weather. Have gone up to 100 miles when very careful
Watt Hours/Mile218 Wh/Mile
Actual year-round average, from the outlet.
EV Miles
Start:10,000 Miles (16,090 Kilometers)
Current:21,700 Miles (34,915 Kilometers)
Total:11,700 Miles (18,825 Kilometers)
    As of 9/13/2017
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight3,291 Pounds (1,495 Kilograms)
TiresBridgestone Ecopia
Conversion Cost$13,500 purchase price in March 2016, all taxes and fees included.
Additional FeaturesHeated seats! Heated steering wheel! Navigation system and wireless status communication. Added flexible PV panel to the dashboard to help 12V battery.
Had a brake control module issue, barely within the factory warranty period. Otherwise extremely reliable so far.

At 19000 miles, the measured battery capacity is down to about 85% of the nominal value when brand new. GIDs at full charge measured with LeafSpy app.

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