Nissan's Special Website Schedules Test Drives for New Nissan Leaf
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Nissan's invitation to test drive the all new 2018 Nissan Leaf will run until February of 2018. Perhaps the company will extend the time after that date as well, but for now it is limited to until Feb. 2018. Torque News contributor Alex Guberman has already seen the 2018 Nissan Leaf and tells how it feels to sit in the driver's seat.
The message on Allnewleafdrive reads: "Want to be the first to get behind the wheel of the All-New 2018 Nissan LEAF?* Register below for the Drive and Discover Experience with your preferred date and time and we’ll bring the LEAF to you for your own personal test drive." The vehicle is coming in early 2018.
People who have used this feature and already test drove the 2018 Nissan Leaf, write in SF Bay Area Nissan Leaf Owners Facebook Group that once registered You will receive a text message three days beforehand, and a call the day before plus a call 1 hour before.
Arnold de Leon, who already test drive the 2018 Nissan Leaf through the All New Leaf Drive, wrote the following and shares his impressions of the new Nissan Leaf.
Just did my test drive today. It's not with a dealer. The confirmation I originally receive didn't include the date. Like some of you I had forgotten to put it on my calendar. I got reminder a few days before the drive so that solve the mystery date for me.
Most novel thing is the E-pedal, it was really hard to retrain my feet/brain that the car was going to stop. It was particularly challenging because I'd developed a pump and coast style. I can easily see liking this once I master it.
Pro-pilot really wants to increase the following distance quickly if a car cuts in front you. If I was controlling it I would take much longer to increase the distance. Basically I think it likes to change speed more aggressively than me. FWIW this was true of Toyota adaptive cruise control that I experienced a few months ago.
The person reminded me that getting the waiting list didn't have any downsides.
If you have test driven the 2018 Nissan Leaf please, share with us your impressions below in the comment's section. I am very positive and enthusiastic about the new Nissan Leaf, but little disappointing about the range. I am skeptical if it will make the cut without reaching the 200 miles per charge range. On the other hand the lower price is a strong point as the current range is just fine for the most city drivers. By the way here are few ways Nissan can surprise the Leaf critics and also look at the Nissan's future Leaf concept already turned over.
Also see: Are Nissan Dealers Killing the LEAF?