Nissan News, Reviews and Pricing

Nissan is one of the world's fastest-growing automakers with a full product line. The company makes nearly every vehicle sold in the U.S. in its American plants. This page publishes the latest news and breaking stories on Nissan, including its iconic Nissan Leaf battery electric car.
Nissan LEAF Performance

Increase Your Nissan LEAF's Performance with This Little Trick

How many of you grew up with a stick shift in your car? I know stick shifts and manual transmissions started fading way back when auto transmissions started taking over. Do you long for the day when you used to have the power to downshift when you wanted to slow down and upshift when you needed that next increase in speed?
2016 Nissan LEAF

Current Leaf Owners Long for One Thing Maybe Nissan will Deliver

Every Nissan LEAF driver has likely experienced a common, typical challenge from time to time, but will Nissan be there with a remedy soon? Every LEAF owner has probably forgotten to plug in the car and experienced that "oh no" feeling of, "I am in trouble now." I can’t remember ever forgetting to plug in my Nissan LEAF, but my wife has. So I do know the feeling.
Nissan GT-R LM NISMO #23

NISMO! NISMO! NISMO! Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Gears Up for Le Mans

A week from today, the Le Mans 24 Hours begins and Nissan will be in the P1 category for the first time in decades. Their three entries are all an experimental design that comform to Le Mans rules. It's poised to be Nissan's big comeback to the grueling endurance scene at its topmost level. Or it could end in disaster.
Nissan LEAF Chargin

How Can LEAF owners avoid wait times at fueling stations?

Are there ways to avoid getting stuck while traveling away from home in your Nissan Leaf? With pre-planning routes, are refueling challenges eliminated or can they be reduced significantly? Have you ever needed to refuel and got to a location only to be disappointed because an EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) was already being used or had an ICE (internal combustion engine) car parked in that spot?

Nissan's Smart Strategy Regarding LEAF Inventory is Not a Crisis

Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation (NMAC), which is an independent subsidiary of Nissan Motor Corporation (NMC), is responsible for customer leasing programs and in effect buys new cars from the parent company and then leases them to retail and fleet customers. As with any organization that buys and leases assets, part of the process is that at the end of the lease period they must liquidate that asset. In order to liquidate the asset, in this case a LEAF coming off of lease, they must decide on what the value, or residual, of the asset will be at that point in time.

Three Reasons I Prefer Nissan LEAF over Kia Soul EV

He writes that he really likes the Soul and on paper he feels that it's a better car than Nissan LEAF and many respects. "But I chose the LEAF because of the following" reasons, he writes, and lists three reasons for his choice.

The first reason is the lack of nearby Kia dealers. It will take him to drive 45 minutes to get to the nearest Kia dealer that actually stocks Soul EV. This is, of course, closely related to the second and particularly the third reasons, discussed below.

How to tell when electric cars have made it, and why we don’t need a cheap one

Is the future electric? Are electric vehicles destined to displace the internal combustion engine for passenger vehicles once and for all? If so, how long is that going to take? And why does an all-electric Nissan LEAF cost $30,000 when it looks just like a Nissan Versa you can get for a shade under $12,000 if the dealer is desperate?

Nissan LEAF Battery Charging Difference Explained

Andrew Chiang replies and says, "yes," it is normal, but also writes that it is worthless. He points out to a discussion at MyNissanLeaf.com and continues: "If you have 2013+ LeAF, you are FAR better off depending on the % SoC (State of Charge) display. I just "love" it when my GOM starts off at 80 miles and when I drive 8 miles, it goes up to 88.... Or, if I go up a steep hill (e.g.

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