"Besides driving the LEAF, the coolest thing about it is how interested people are to know more about it. Also, when you give someone a ride and they have this confused look on their face when the car starts to move. "Aren't you going to start it?", they ask, and then... "Whoa-we're moving!?"
The LEAF has an incredible amount of torque off the line. And it does 0 to 60 mph in 7.9 seconds. While it's not a sports car, the guy in his 2012 Camaro next to you at the stop light is going to get his feelings hurt (for the first 100 feet).
I'm leasing the LEAF. I'll have the option to buy it at $15,000. If the market for this car is anything like it was for the Prius when it first came out, I'll be able to sell it immediately at a nice profit."
"I leased a 2013 Nissan Leaf about two months ago. I was told that I could get up to 116 miles per charge, this would depend on outside temperature and driving conditions. I am lucky to get 60 miles on a charge when the temperature is 70 to 80 degrees. I would really hate to see how low the mileage would go on a real cold or real hot day. The car is a lot of fun to drive and works great for very short trips."
"I simply love this car however, this is not for everyone.
A) Buy this car only for commute and preferably less than 25 miles each way
b) Buy this car only if you can live with range anxiety. You always have range anxiety.
c) Buy this car only if you are ok with not zipping through the freeways all the time. Freeway range is lesser than city range.
d) Buy this car only if you are ok in changing in your driving habits
Mileage is phenomenal. Controls and nav systems are better than expected.
Seats look cheap."