2021/11/01 | Test drive
In the very near future, the automotive scene will be dominated by the electric car. As we can see from the announcements made by manufacturers, the next few years will see a real revolution.
Through it all, it will be important not to forget the one that democratized access to the electric car. While Tesla made waves in the 2000s and was promising, it was the Nissan LEAF, in 2011, that presented itself as an effective and affordable green solution. It didn’t take long for it to become the world’s best-selling electric vehicle, a title it held until 2020.
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In 2018, Nissan introduced the second generation of the LEAF. Thereby, it undertook a recipe that worked very well to make it a must-have classic. The current LEAF is quite interesting, as well as definitely one of the best deals on the market.
And that’s even more true for 2022, as the company has pulled out the stops to melt the prices of the various versions, so the LEAF is a great deal financially.
For the new year, then, here is what the MSRPs (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) of the four model variations look like.
Initially, Nissan is offering its LEAF in SV configuration and equipped with a smaller 40 kWh battery. Its price for 2022 is announced to be $6,800 less than in 2021. The range of this model is 240 kilometres.
Thereafter, versions of the LEAF take advantage of the 62 kWh battery that offers, you guessed it, more freedom; 363 km with the S Plus variant, 349 km with the SV Plus and SL Plus ones. Again, prices are off by $6,800 per unit, so that makes it very attractively priced.
This makes it very competitive within its universe of electric offerings.
And, of course, because of the size of the LEAF’s battery, the model is eligible for rebates from both levels of government (federal and provincial) on the purchase of an electric vehicle, which equates to $13,000 in Quebec.
A Great Deal for Our Money
What’s doubly interesting about the 2022 Nissan LEAF is that, in addition to a tempting price and an equally tempting range, each model offers a well-tailored equipment list. Let’s take a look at the features of each.
With this SV version, we get interesting features like NissanConnect services with navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto apps, 17-inch alloy wheels, intelligent cruise control, as well as the perimeter display. The ProPilot assistance system is also included.
By upgrading to the S Plus model, one benefit, of course, from the larger battery and a more powerful engine, but also a charging port with higher start, up to 100 kW. In terms of safety, this Nissan LEAF also benefits from the intelligent front collision warning.
The jump to the SV Plus variant takes us back to the equipment level of the first SV variant, but adds hands-free text messaging, SiriusXM satellite radio, and a hybrid heating system.
Finally, the SL Plus model comes with side mirrors with integrated turn signals, leather upholstery and a premium Bose sound system.
And most importantly, with each version, you get an incredible level of comfort and enjoyment behind the wheel. The 2022 Nissan LEAF has a very solid structure and a low centre of gravity that allows for a sporty and engaging driving experience.
Be Part of History
The 2022 Nissan LEAF is a fantastic deal for anyone looking to buy an electric car and save money in the long run. By choosing this vehicle, you will also be part of the history of a model that has marked the transition to electrification of transportation.
For a road test, see your Nissan Charlevoix dealership. Just be warned that the Nissan LEAF’s seductive appeal is strong… it’s impossible not to fall under its spell!