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Nissan Leaf 2018 EV in-depth review | carwow Reviews

Published on Mar 21, 2018 627,219 views

This is the all-new Nissan Leaf. Not only does the 2018 edition remain as cost effective as its predecessor, but it also comes jam-packed with all new gadgets and tech. The question is, could it help convert you into an electric driver? I find out in my in-depth review.

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Comments
  • Stocklee
    Stocklee 11 месяцев назад Its 2018, and info-tainment systems still lag like an android phone from 2009.
  • Jussi Lind
    Jussi Lind 10 месяцев назад (изменено) Except for Tesla. At least in Model 3 the display seems to be super smooth.
  • Moritz Schmidt
    Moritz Schmidt 8 месяцев назад Jussi Lind it would be a crime to have a lagging screen in the Tesla 3 because it is the only thing that the car has
  • abyssal_whale
    abyssal_whale 2 месяца назад Stocklee it’s all about Android at all :)
  • Ted
    Ted 2 месяца назад 2008
  • M Afaq
    M Afaq 3 недели назад Just buy a tesla then
  • Jakob Friedrich
    Jakob Friedrich 11 месяцев назад (изменено) 2:56 Why on earth do you have leaves in your... Oh.
  • Portgas D. Ace
    Portgas D. Ace 11 месяцев назад LOL
  • z4
    z4 11 месяцев назад Nissan “Leaf”
  • Dinu
    Dinu 11 месяцев назад Leaves*
  • ChelseaFC !!!
    ChelseaFC !!! 11 месяцев назад Jakob Friedrich Good job you spotted the "Easter Egg" lol.
  • Mon legaspi
    Mon legaspi 11 месяцев назад That's a little surprise Everytime 👍😊
  • Maxwell Garcia
    Maxwell Garcia 10 месяцев назад Ikr, I watched until the end, but during I was like he really is Eco-friendly
  • okifurbi
    okifurbi 10 месяцев назад Its the salad compartment
  • Shane Krishna
    Shane Krishna 6 месяцев назад wrong type of leaf
  • Ivan Sekky97
    Ivan Sekky97 11 месяцев назад I get cancer when I see slow and laggy info-systems.
  • Tom
    Tom 11 месяцев назад Natural selection is doing its job well then it seems
  • Steve Nagy
    Steve Nagy 11 месяцев назад You obviously are an insensitive moron.
  • Jakob Friedrich
    Jakob Friedrich 11 месяцев назад Seriously my golf VI's one is way quicker and that thing's like 8 years old
  • Rasmus Rasmussen
    Rasmus Rasmussen 11 месяцев назад How did you get to that?
  • patriotbarrow
    patriotbarrow 11 месяцев назад At this point they're just being cheap. Shoving an extra core-or-two and another 500 MHz of clock speed would cost a grand total of $4 more.
  • Jules A
    Jules A 11 месяцев назад patriotbarrow After mass production, a good dual core and 1ghz of processor would cost 1 Dollar.
  • Ivan Sekky97
    Ivan Sekky97 11 месяцев назад Steve Nagy ur mom gay
  • asspss rashes
    asspss rashes 11 месяцев назад Rest in peace m8
  • Karl Robles
    Karl Robles 11 месяцев назад Its a Nissan what do you expect? Lol
  • Andy Jane
    Andy Jane 11 месяцев назад like wtf zq
  • fujitsubo
    fujitsubo 6 месяцев назад the nav in the 2014 outlander EV uses that same map system, its slow as dogs balls in that as well, but the other parts of the system is not slow.
  • Datruth Commission
    Datruth Commission 5 месяцев назад U are such a prick to even say something like that, idiot
  • mkkravist11
    mkkravist11 3 месяца назад Ivan Sekky97 what a twat, why show everyone how dense you are?
  • James Summers
    James Summers 1 месяц назад that must be hard for you.
  • Danny Ward
    Danny Ward 11 месяцев назад Poor review: No idea of mpg, how many valves and what kind of clutch.
  • D G
    D G 11 месяцев назад Danny Ward lol😂
  • Shaun Mbhiza
    Shaun Mbhiza 11 месяцев назад Sarcasm tag missing.
  • Aaron Lozano
    Aaron Lozano 11 месяцев назад #SARCASM at its best :)
  • Not Rappaport
    Not Rappaport 11 месяцев назад Well, he did call it an "automatic."
  • British Car Auctions
    British Car Auctions 11 месяцев назад Danny Ward good one 😂
  • Shaun Marshall
    Shaun Marshall 8 месяцев назад Danny Ward let's face it anyone who actually drives these won't have a clue what those things are :L especially when it's basically no cheaper than petrol. I'm happy with my 2l @ 30 mpg.
  • theironminecart47 rocks
    theironminecart47 rocks 6 месяцев назад Lol
  • Harlie C
    Harlie C 4 месяца назад @Shaun Marshall lol
  • Zangief The Red
    Zangief The Red 3 месяца назад Lol!
  • TheDennisShow
    TheDennisShow 1 месяц назад Danny Ward i suggest you delete the comment before, people who doesn’t get jokes scream at you
  • Glideman
    Glideman 11 месяцев назад (изменено) Most EV owners charge from home. We pay 5p per KW for electric and on my 30kw LEAF that works out at around £1 per day for around 80 miles. Remembering you never use all 30kw every day. I used to run a V8 petrol Range Rover & one tank of fuel would cost me £100 per week. As you can see the cost savings are massive. Plus no tax, no repairs or much servicing. The best part however is the feeling you get when driving past petrol stations & watching other drivers emptying their wallet into fuel tanks! The world will be a better place when nobody’s driving around in polluting cars or sat outside school pumping fumes out for children to breath.
  • Dura Ace
    Dura Ace 11 месяцев назад Glideman I’m in the UK and considering an EV, who sells Electricity at 5p a unit? I’ve found Economy 7 Tariffs but not that low
  • ViewBothSides
    ViewBothSides 11 месяцев назад thanks - before your post I thought the V8 Range Rover would be as economical as the Leaf.
  • Joao Mont
    Joao Mont 11 месяцев назад And then you remember how much your ev costed and the feeling is gone
  • Morgan Williams
    Morgan Williams 11 месяцев назад Especially the kids in the lithium mines.
  • Iain Ansell
    Iain Ansell 11 месяцев назад a Leaf costs about the same as an equivalent spec ford focus.......
  • captain pugwash
    captain pugwash 11 месяцев назад You only get low tarrifs like this if you pay about 25 p per hour peak, so the true average electricity price is much more than 5p, therefore reality is somewhat different to what you are saying, unless you sit in the dark with all electricity in your house off around tea time lol.
  • captain pugwash
    captain pugwash 11 месяцев назад Morgan Williams don't you mean cobalt mines in tne congo.
  • Phil.T.McNastee
    Phil.T.McNastee 10 месяцев назад Glideman nope,just transfer the problem to child labour in africa, problem solved mr white privelege
  • WTFIWFYDB
    WTFIWFYDB 10 месяцев назад Comparing this car to Range Rover's fuel economy and repair cost?) Are you mad? Rover is a big money pit, gasoline equivalent of this Nissan would be - Honda Fit, Chevy Spark, Fiat 500. Then you can compare the mpg vs mpge, maintenance cost, difference in upfront payment, battery replacement cost, etc. And then the story would be much different.
  • WTFIWFYDB
    WTFIWFYDB 10 месяцев назад Also there are ecological issues with battery manufacturing and disposal. So you need to factor that in while discussing ecological benefit.
  • PriceyUK
    PriceyUK 9 месяцев назад Likewise, the best part for non-EV drivers is when they drive past you sat waiting 45 minutes to 'fill up' your measly 150-200 mile range lmao
  • DR. NITIN DEORA
    DR. NITIN DEORA 9 месяцев назад plus the electricity being produced that is used to charge the vehicle is also polluting the environment. thats like i don't slaughter.... i just eat meat pizza :-)
  • thepro08
    thepro08 8 месяцев назад thats truth but the fact is that evil oil is already making electricity more expensive... and when finally everyone is on EVS they will just keep increasing prices like they always did.... and you green fools can pay for it....
  • chris is cool
    chris is cool 8 месяцев назад Glideman definitely getting one for my next car...... In Ireland where I live the rapid charge stations are 100% free every carpark has at least three of them meaning you can charge your car for free at work every day
  • Sakarias Karlsson
    Sakarias Karlsson 8 месяцев назад (изменено) Well the problem with current ev’s is that for most people its still ”spend a lot to save a little” batteries needs to get cheaper and easier to quickcharge and electric cars needs to offer similar performance to alternatives in their price class (except model s, its way too expensive for most)
  • Peter Davies
    Peter Davies 7 месяцев назад Some of us have a 150 mile trip to work and back so range and charging times are not good enough yet.
  • Reggie Buffat
    Reggie Buffat 7 месяцев назад (изменено) @DR. NITIN DEORA; ecotricity is 100% renewable. In other words moot point.
  • Dave Fitzpatrick
    Dave Fitzpatrick 7 месяцев назад @WTFIWFYDB battery replacement, pmsl, most manufacturers have a 8 year warranty on them, in 8 years electric cars will be mainstream, when batteries loose range its normally only a few cells that are the issue! 8 years down the line there will be garages that offer battery upgrades ( as servicing Ice vehicles becomes obsolete) the chemistry in these cells would also of improved, so your replacement cells will more than likely improve your original range! A growing portion of ev owners will also install solar panels, supplying free power for house & car! Do some research in future its obvious you don't have a clue
  • Dave Fitzpatrick
    Dave Fitzpatrick 7 месяцев назад @PriceyUK solid state batteries are just a couple of years off, & the new Hyundai Kona electric will do 320 miles on one charge ( I think after driving that far a 35 minute break maybe in order) solid state batteries will fill up in minutes & will have a life cycle of around 1 million charges ( probably last long enough for you & then your kids) do some research it's amazing what you actually learn
  • Dave Fitzpatrick
    Dave Fitzpatrick 7 месяцев назад @DR. NITIN DEORA false, renewable energy is on the increase, only thing that stops being used more is the fact it's often available when not required ( wind turbines are now the cheapest form of energy) . So imagine 15 million cars all attached to the grid ( 90% of the time cars aren't used) what do you have? A massive storage system, you'll have a contract with your energy supplier where they can access 2-3 kWh of energy from your car at peak times ( the grid will be smart) in return the extra power produced by wind turbines/solar when not required will be available to those will the same contacts ( for a small fee no doubt). Again do so research
  • dobermannbite
    dobermannbite 6 месяцев назад lithium for leaf comes from brine pools, mine came from, Sunderland
  • Richy Duncan
    Richy Duncan 6 месяцев назад We have FREE electric charging in Scotland so huge saving in fuel right away . They are everywhere these days with more being added . The future looks bad for petrol/diesels ......
  • Michael Wolfe
    Michael Wolfe 5 месяцев назад @Peter Davies I'm in that boat.
  • captain pugwash
    captain pugwash 4 месяца назад @Richy Duncan good old Barnett formula.
  • Kurt Gestav
    Kurt Gestav 3 месяца назад Morgan Williams shoud the kids work as childportitution instead becaus child work is banned ?
  • taz874
    taz874 3 месяца назад wait so your telling me a Range Rover is expensive to run? wow i never would of thought hey. seriously im all for electric cars but dont go comparing the cost to run them to a Range Rover that is probably one of the most expensive gasline cars to run. you would be better of comparing it to say a VW polo or something. Also the one problem with electric cars is the range yes while they are improving some people like me for example commute around 200 miles on a regular basis. i really cant afford to wait half an hour for my car to charge
  • soundseeker63
    soundseeker63 3 месяца назад @Reggie Buffat Do you realise that less than 30% of the UK's total electricity is generated from renewables? So at present there is a good chance these electric cars are being charged on power from gas, oil or coal. It's not eliminating the problem, merely shifting it away from the point of use. People who think they are morally superior because they drive an electric car need a realty check. Sure they are good in urban environments but they are not the panacea some people like to think they are.
  • LP Youtube Channel
    LP Youtube Channel 2 месяца назад (изменено) Why Would anyone compare a Nissan Leaf with a Range Rover V8 😔 I mean, really 😕? Common you got to be kidding me !!! . You want to save Money, you buy a larger Honda Civic!!! For 18k as supposed to spending 26k with 8k in your pocket fuel & tax becomes irrelevant for the next 7 years. . if we pretend electricity is 100% Free
  • morbeus Morbeus
    morbeus Morbeus 1 месяц назад And then there's the environmental cost of treating all thos millions of cubic meters of ued engine oil due to servicing, not to mention to oil filters nd other contaminants from garages
  • LP Youtube Channel
    LP Youtube Channel 1 месяц назад @morbeus Morbeus oil is recyclable
  • morbeus Morbeus
    morbeus Morbeus 1 месяц назад @LP Youtube Channel being in mechanical engineering for the last 49 yrs I know oil is recyclable. The oil itself doesn`t break down, the lubrication properties deteriorate due to increasing air born contaminants, carbon build up caused by running at high temperatures, wear metals from bearings, cylinders, piston rings etc, acids building up from moisture if the engine is run to cold and the additives to prevent foaming and sludging breaking down. Yes it can be recycled but that in itself consumes huge amounts of energy.
  • LP Youtube Channel
    LP Youtube Channel 1 месяц назад (изменено) @morbeus Morbeus in life we often to have to take our own conclusions and ignore what markting says because they always say the same thing, BUY, BUY, BUY, the car I bought 2 years ago should be scrapped and I should get my 5th Car in the last 7 year's . This is exactly what causes pollution, constantly buying cars, waste, waste, this Notion if we buy Tesla with 18.650 cells we will save the world, is ridiculous, we can't buy our way out of emissions problems, because buying and wasting is exactly what causes problems
  • Tac Valencia
    Tac Valencia 1 месяц назад Glideman well said
  • LP Youtube Channel
    LP Youtube Channel 1 месяц назад (изменено) @Tac Valencia Comparing a Range Rover v8 with small Nissan Hatchback is not logical . If you want to save Money you buy a 2019 Civic for 18k as supposed to a small Nissan hatchback for 28k, with 10k in your pocket fuel costs become irrelevant
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад Glideman Do you actually own one or is it as nebulous as your mythical Range Rover?
  • Aidan Valentine
    Aidan Valentine 11 месяцев назад most importantly what does the exhaust note sound like?!
  • swansea007791
    swansea007791 11 месяцев назад Watch the vid, he did say.
  • Holly Hsieh
    Holly Hsieh 11 месяцев назад (изменено) sounds amazingly silent
  • Neojhun
    Neojhun 11 месяцев назад Needs a Sports Exhaust.
  • dodiloi
    dodiloi 11 месяцев назад Amazing. Like a Tesla Model S. Just imagine. You pay 30000$ and get the same noise as a 80000$ car.
  • Neojhun
    Neojhun 11 месяцев назад dodiloi Sound like a $600,000 Rolls Royce V12. Weird seems like all you money should be used for Exhaust Noise. Cars should be 90% exhaust systems, the rest is extra.
  • Holly Hsieh
    Holly Hsieh 11 месяцев назад (изменено) or you can just play the sound from youtube for free...
  • TheDarkKnight
    TheDarkKnight 11 месяцев назад ha ha ha, very funny :D
  • toyotaprius79
    toyotaprius79 11 месяцев назад Like shedding trees.
  • JoshTibbs58
    JoshTibbs58 11 месяцев назад Sounds like this: ...
  • Asim Iqbal
    Asim Iqbal 11 месяцев назад Veeewwwwwwwwwwww hmmmmmm huuuuuuuuuuuu sssssssaaaaaaaa
  • Rodolfo Navarrete
    Rodolfo Navarrete 11 месяцев назад (изменено) It sounds like a very tiny percentage less icebergs melting and falling on water, less hurricanes and waves of dead sea fauna washing up on some beach, less people complaining about a hot day... It sounds like an actual 21st-century vehicle and like a car that doesn't propel forward farting.
  • Aidan Valentine
    Aidan Valentine 11 месяцев назад Rodolfo Navarrete I bet you're vegan
  • Herve Louon
    Herve Louon 10 месяцев назад Better than the M4
  • filippxxx
    filippxxx 7 месяцев назад It sounds like strange music from the future
  • Oskari
    Oskari 6 месяцев назад (изменено) Aidan Valentine So you care only about sound in car. So when you drive your Mercedes from stone age you are destroying the planet. Electric cars doesn't have noise and i think it's very good. And no i'm not vegan and if i would ne vegan it still would'nt matter. (sorry for my bad english)
  • erzan
    erzan 2 месяца назад Brum Brum.
  • Vegard Eliassen
    Vegard Eliassen 11 месяцев назад (изменено) 2:10 HOLY LAG
  • rope
    rope 8 месяцев назад Vegard Eliassen “more high definition”
  • Ollie Ollie
    Ollie Ollie 4 месяца назад I don't understand why the government has allowed companies to monopolise the charging market with subscription fees. The EU should have made one connector valid in Europe. These two things, along with only one charging point within twenty minutes of my house and work puts me off electric. I would commit today if those issues were fixed. Faster charging would also be a bonus - if we can get to the five minutes to fill up with fuel there won't be fossil fueled run cars on the road!
  • Peter Lustig
    Peter Lustig 11 месяцев назад the interior looks like its from a 10 year old Mitsubishi...
  • CrazyAboutCars 84
    CrazyAboutCars 84 11 месяцев назад Peter Lustig https://youtu.be/6fIl0fUzZSw
  • Maochan81
    Maochan81 11 месяцев назад Can't even imagine. I just checked out the new ASX and it looked damn old :)
  • Nothing much.
    Nothing much. 11 месяцев назад Peter Lustig All 2018 Nissan interiors seem to look like that. I hate the way they use them ugly chunky buttons they use for the touch screen. Not to mention the nasty gloss black plastic present in the Note.
  • williamlorimer060867
    williamlorimer060867 11 месяцев назад thats fantastic I'm trading in a 10 year old Mitsubishi love that car
  • Simon Henry
    Simon Henry 11 месяцев назад (изменено) It's a Nissan! what do you expect, just buy one off the other affordable 150 mile electric family hatchbacks instead..........
  • WTFIWFYDB
    WTFIWFYDB 10 месяцев назад Battery alone cost's more then 10k $ on this cars, so yeah this is a tradeoff for the car being electric.
  • Asim Ghafur
    Asim Ghafur 5 месяцев назад Yeh it feels very cheap
  • Cherry Titan
    Cherry Titan 4 месяца назад (изменено) Better than the other EV with a receptionist desk and a steering wheel.
  • 7316bobe
    7316bobe 1 месяц назад A 10 year old Mitsubishi is a better car than this electric monstrosity. Only the Tesla is worse.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад EVs are definitely the future but its not there yet. The whole process of charging and actually finding these stations is a nightmare and does change your whole travelling route. I think a hybrid is the best option right now . Range anxiety is the worst so get a hybrid if you drive daily or for long distance.
  • craigix
    craigix 11 месяцев назад They are literally at every service station.
  • Wiktor Kawala
    Wiktor Kawala 11 месяцев назад (изменено) Craig, not everyone drives on the motorway day to day, not only that but it can take far too long of a wait for it to be economically viable for someone to wait that long at a service station
  • Tom
    Tom 11 месяцев назад hybrids are worse than diesels
  • Mr October
    Mr October 11 месяцев назад Just top up overnight in your driveway.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад craigix maybe in certain places yes but not everywhere and thats guaranteed. Also its the process...stopping by a station for 45min to hours to get a charge. You will have to plan in advance..with that you cant really travel anywhere far and to maximise range youll definitely be in discomfort with no heater or ac and limited electronic use.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Wiktor Kawala absolutely agreed. You have to plan in advance when getting these cars. Its great for the small commutes but daily driving and long distance sets you back alot as to consider charging for 45min to 3 hours.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Mr October still wont give you the required range if you driving far. The average buyer which is who this car is aimed at..will need a car to travel long and short distances. There is so much space in the car due to only being operated by batteries im absolutely sure they can add batteries or develo a battery with longer range.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Tom disels destroy the environment much more whilst hybrids reduce your petrol consumption and reduce the environmental damage
  • Vic Sandhu
    Vic Sandhu 11 месяцев назад Get a hybrid if you drive daily? Well I wouldn't say that. If you drive over 100-150 miles a day you are a negligible percentage of the population i.e. pointless.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Vic Sandhu why so? You will save fuel and have the required range . Its a practical choice in every sense.
  • R A
    R A 11 месяцев назад In norway its dead easy! There are 3x as many chargers than fuelpumps..
  • ritar
    ritar 11 месяцев назад (изменено) Nikhil Nadasan I think most people charge at home at night in daily use. Rapid chargers are for only long trips, in which we usually use highway. It's really easy to find a charger on highway, at least in Japan. Also, drivers should definitely take a rest after driving multiple hundred kilometres. So if you have to travel several hundred kilometres without using highway every single day, EVs are not for you.
  • Vic Sandhu
    Vic Sandhu 11 месяцев назад Nikhil Nadasan Firstly you still have all the issues with having an engine for maintenance, servicing costs, reliability. Secondly you are still burning oil. Thirdly it's more costly per mile. What more do you want?
  • Boris de Melo
    Boris de Melo 11 месяцев назад It depends on your situation, really. For most people today, a hybrid or a PHEV makes sense. But if you have a place to charge at home, and your daily commute is within the range of the car, it’s well worth it. For the occasional long journey your options (by increasing cost) are 1. Train 2. A second “road trip” car if you’re a two-car household 3. A Tesla as your EV in the first place (because of their reliable charging network) If the people who can have an EV now do buy one, “the future” comes to the rest of us that much quicker as infrastructure grows to support them.
  • TotalMadnessMan
    TotalMadnessMan 11 месяцев назад Fuell Cell cars will be the future.
  • Magnum Dong
    Magnum Dong 11 месяцев назад Nikhil Nadasan pretty sure you can most of the time charge the car at home every night but on long journeys it probably can be a pain.
  • Vic Sandhu
    Vic Sandhu 11 месяцев назад TotalMadnessMan hahahaha. They definitely won't be!
  • TotalMadnessMan
    TotalMadnessMan 11 месяцев назад They recharge faster and are better for the enviroment. They have no downside cómpared to battery EV.
  • Vic Sandhu
    Vic Sandhu 11 месяцев назад TotalMadnessMan You're still burning fossil fuels and essentially you just have a hydrogen powered generator charging and electric car, why when you can just have batteries? All that extra nonsense when you can just plug your car in overnight.
  • TotalMadnessMan
    TotalMadnessMan 11 месяцев назад Because batteries are heavy, not really effective (yet) and really hard to produce. They take a lot of energy to build. Fuell Cells can be charged with CO2 from the atmophsere.
  • K&E Photography
    K&E Photography 11 месяцев назад Nikhil Nadasan I
  • Milind Dixit
    Milind Dixit 11 месяцев назад (изменено) It could work for a lot of people. My daily commute is a 45 mile round trip, and usually my car is on my drive overnight so I could charge it then. But its the other journeys that would annoy me. Like on the weekend to drive 100 miles to someone's house, I wouldn't be able to charge it since I'll be parking on the street. I wouldn't be able to drive home the next morning without stopping somewhere for 45 mins.
  • Clive Sinclair
    Clive Sinclair 11 месяцев назад All those subscription fees - just in case you use their system? Can you imagine paying all the Petrol garages a monthly subscription... just in case you decide to fill up at one? Vehicles powered by electric motors are the future, but batteries and charging systems in the current state and the next 3-5 years... nope. And don’t get me started about charging an EV if you have no off street parking. I offered to pay an estimated £8000 for a charging post outside my block of 8 flats. Council refused planning permission.
  • Boris de Melo
    Boris de Melo 11 месяцев назад (изменено) While I'm not ruling out a Fuel Cell future, I lean more towards a battery-dominant future. With fuel cells, you need to keep producing the hydrogen to fill the cars, and you need energy to produce that fuel, then ship it to various distribution points before reaching the car, which then converts it into electricity to power its EV drivetrain or store that energy in a battery (so you don't completely get rid of batteries anyway). With BEVs, you build the battery once, and use it for 10-20 years before repurposing them for other uses. Whatever electricity you might use to produce the hydrogen, can go straight into the battery so you don't incur as much systemic energy loss between fuel production and usage. There might be use cases for fuel cells in transport, but I don't see it being in small consumer vehicles. Cars spend a lot of time just sitting around, and charging them during that down time while you carry out your routine tasks is a better use of time.
  • Benzinio
    Benzinio 11 месяцев назад In fact small diesel cars are way more eco-friendly then EV! the production of a 100 kW battery cause about 17 000 kg CO2 the production of diesel fuel is averaging of 27 g/km CO2 so if my calculations are correct your diesel car going to reach that 17 000 kg mark after 600 000 kilometres. Then you have CO2 emissions while producing the electricity as well - the electric mix includes relatively low % of "green" energy. EU goal is to reach 30% up to 2030 or about 100 g CO2/km. This is pretty much equal to the CO2 from small diesel 100-120 g/km So when we combine the production of the battery and the electricity the diesel WINS
  • ritar
    ritar 11 месяцев назад Benzinio I need explanations about 1. CO2 which cars emit when they drive and burn fuel 2. CO2 which trucks/ships emit when they carry fuel 3. CO2 which car manufacturers emit when they produce all those mechanical stuff like engines or transmissions
  • Benzinio
    Benzinio 11 месяцев назад ritar 3. The production of the mechanical parts and car bodies are equal for EV and conventional cars about 16 g CO2/km 2. Ships and trucks are not part of the EV "revolution" any way. 1. As I said small diesel emits around 27 g/km for the production and transport of the fuel + about 120 g/km for burning it - therefore 147 g/km combined average. Now lets see EV The producers give 8 years guarantee for the battery pack. lets made it 10. the average annual mileage of a European citizen is 13000 km X 10 years = 130 k - lets made it 200 k therefore 85 g CO2/km for the production of the battery. The average consumption of EV is about 20 kW/100 km I'm familiar with the German energy mix which gives 500 g CO2 for 1 kW therefore 10 kg for 100 km or the combined CO2 is 85 g for the batteries and 100 for the electricity - 185 g CO2 km There is no green effect from EV! And as I said even well developed EU goal is to reach 30% renewable energy after more then decade with no guarantee it actually will... One day, when the scientists solve the problem with the cold fusion EV can make some sense, but not now! Neither in the next 10-20 years!
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад I totally agree that EVs are the future i just believe that right now its not perfect. Its great for the environment . But they can use a better way. The batterys are processed is such ways that causes so much damage to the environment that makes it pointless. There are better ways are i think hydrogen fuel cell will be the way..emmiting only water which is perfect and the only car compnays who knows this is toyota and honda.
  • ritar
    ritar 11 месяцев назад Benzinio Check out this paper: https://www.transportenvironment.org/publications/electric-vehicle-life-cycle-analysis-and-raw-material-availability Somehow this research propose hugely different CO2 amount about battery manufacturing from yours. I'm not expert in this topic so I can't verify either of them, but I think this is worth reading.
  • Benzinio
    Benzinio 11 месяцев назад I will see it in detail, later, but something that sow in the report is 110 kg CO2 per kW - which is 11 000 kg against "mine" 17 000 which I get from a study of Swedish research... not so far behind as an average... Having in mind the lost in the power grid and still unknown factor as the recycling of the batteries in its best it would be equally to use EV or ICE. And there were a Germans which prove that changing a car with Euro 4 with a new EV is way less eco-friendly as the CO2 footprint for the production and usage of the new car is bigger then the old "dirty" one would have for the rest of its life.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Yes the ways to produce the batteries is harming the environment. So its not exactly eco friendly. Also the batteries do not last forever and from what i hear can be really costly
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад craigix im from south africa...i assure you that i live in the city centre and theres only 1 near me and within a 60mile radius and its a bmw one which you cannot just use. So yes around you there may be vast amount of these stations but it doesnt apply to the rest of the world.
  • Kevin Anderson
    Kevin Anderson 11 месяцев назад We hardly have enough electricity as it is if Everyone had an electric car there wouldn't be enough electricity
  • Aaron Lozano
    Aaron Lozano 11 месяцев назад (изменено) Well, while generating hydrogen by electrolysis is now cost effective, is far from being as cheap as running any battery operated car. With a fuel cell you also are tied to traditional fuel stations. I rather develop a faster charging battery network and keep reducing weight + increase range of the actual batteries than depending on fueling stations full time.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Aaron Lozano but a hydrogen fuel cell car is not doing harm to the environment in any possible way. Therefore should be next step for every manufacturer. Sure its going to cost same as fuel but its not doing harm whilst electric cars are doing harm by the way they are created and are still using resources in the form of electricity.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Kevin Anderson yes exactly...therefore everyone should get hydrogen powered cars. It emits water and is not built in a harmful way and its a gas that is good for the environment
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Vic Sandhu how about a more sustainable source of energy such as hydrogen. Car manufacturers are pushing EVs and people dont realise how much harm to the enivironment it does. Its extremely harmful whilst developing and hello its still using electricity..isnt there a shortage already .
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Vic Sandhu also do you think by buying and electri car youll have no issue at all. What about replacing the batteries..you can buy another car with that cash.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Boris de Melo its honestly not the future in any way possible. You are still using electricity and harming the environment.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад TotalMadnessMan 100% agreed
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад TotalMadnessMan take a look at how EVs are actually developed and youll get a shock at how much harm is done to the environment
  • Aaron Lozano
    Aaron Lozano 11 месяцев назад I disagree, more when batteries will soon be created with sodium https://cleantechnica.com/2017/07/21/new-sodium-battery-throws-shade-lithium-ion-energy-storage-dream/
  • Levenkay
    Levenkay 11 месяцев назад And your grounds for claiming all this environmental harm is... what? Having heard several other people make the same unsubstantiated claim? The materials an EV is made of are pretty much the same as other cars: steel, glass, rubber, and plastic. The only significant difference is a hundred kilograms or so of cathode paste, which I doubt is all that harmful to produce.
  • sgtc 4
    sgtc 4 11 месяцев назад I've arrived at charging points, and they have all been occupied with unattended cars (sometimes with ICE cars parked at them). Which wasn't good.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Levenkay did you search how they make the batteries before posting. And how much damage the battery does in the long run as well? I suggest you do
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Aaron Lozano yes there are better ways
  • Dan Andersen
    Dan Andersen 11 месяцев назад Nikhil Nadasan battery replacement is just under 30% of the price of the new car, including labor and tax. That is considering they give you around €1k for your old battery as credit towards replacement.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Dan Andersen and dont you think thats too much..doesnt that negate the savings from it in the long run . Im not saying its actuate that youl save from a fuel based car rather than an EV. Im jus saying its pointless as cost will definitely be around the same in the long run and so will the emmisions by virtue of battery production as well as use of electricity. We may use charging stations but its still using electricity which is depleting resources maybe at a slower rate but the outcome of both actions will inevitability be the same. Its a different case if each charging station used sustainable energy as well as if we all used it in our home but since thats not the case as for the majority then it just means we going to have the same fate. If they use hydrogen as a fuel source then yes its perfect for the world .it applies the same process and principles of fuel in a clean and sustainable way.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад sgtc 4 yes so the difficulty means waiting for one of these stations to free up as well as wait a few hours more or less depending on your range required and then get to go. And pay and register for all of these stations
  • CHEG- AUTHENTIC FRENCH BERETS
    CHEG- AUTHENTIC FRENCH BERETS 11 месяцев назад Watch fullchargedshow's review on the new LEAF. It'll show how absurd range anxiety is. It only exists to people who never driven an EV.
  • Dorax75
    Dorax75 11 месяцев назад Absolutely true, but the long journeys is the only reason (and the perfect usage) to use diesels. But in city the PHEVs (over 30 miles range) and fully electric cars are the future.
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад Dorax75 its only going to the future as long as they perfect it but it still meand the same because we are still using resources so doesnt take anything away from that fact. Hydrogen is the key
  • WeekendParty __
    WeekendParty __ 11 месяцев назад Screw EVs. Just another way of govt control. Piss of someone? Boom they turn off your electricity to the city.
  • adsheff
    adsheff 11 месяцев назад It may not be there yet for you but for the 95% of all car journeys in the UK that this car can comfortably cover with its battery it's perfect
  • Nikhil Nadasan
    Nikhil Nadasan 11 месяцев назад adsheff thats true i do understand that and fair enuf. But this car still uses electricity and its definitely not a way for saving the planet. I do hope they use solar power instead and then il definitely support these cars
  • Tiberiu Marian
    Tiberiu Marian 10 месяцев назад Nikhil Nadasan No they're not. Hydrogen powered cars are the future, a la Hyundai NEXO. Takes way less to fill a tank, fuel source is pretty much unlimited, and it only emits clean water. There are no metals like Lithium involved in making such a car either, so in the end, they're even more eco-friendly.
  • Katzelle3
    Katzelle3 10 месяцев назад 800 kW chargers give you 200 kWh in 15 minutes, which is enough to get a 2 ton vehicle beyond 600 miles.
  • Katzelle3
    Katzelle3 10 месяцев назад Tiberiu Marian Hydrogen cars carry fuel tanks with twice the volume of diesel and gasoline under high pressure just to carry about 100 kWh worth of usable energy. Hydrogen itself is not renewable and the energy expenses to generate new hydrogen are massive. Lithium can be taken from old batteries and recycled. Your Lithium problem is a non-issue. Also, FCEVs are still electric vehicles (because hydrogen combustion engines are stupid and deliver little benefits at great expenses), which means you'll still see batteries inside of them. So why not just put a hydrogen power generator inside the trunk of a better electric car?
  • malachy1847
    malachy1847 9 месяцев назад Here in Ireland they have been rolling charging station out at Service's Service Stations and in main street 'Free' special Public charging bays .... for those in Blighty that seem's the way to go ...Er, but what do we Irish know....
  • James Wilford
    James Wilford 8 месяцев назад Nope.
  • eddie williams
    eddie williams 7 месяцев назад (изменено) @Benzinio i think the main point of going electric is do reduce local pollution in cities where the majority of people are breathing in diesel fumes, nothing worse than being behind a bus on your bike and it belches out a big gust of black smoke- COPD here we come! This doesnt happen when im behind an electric car or bus.. nore are we breathing in as much brake dust as regen reduces that amount..
  • Wyvern
    Wyvern 6 месяцев назад Unfortunately you get the worst of both worlds, an engine that requires upkeep and a battery that will wear out. Plus I hate when the car has a mind of it's own and starts, stops and revs up the engine all the time. I plan on getting one simply because I have a 70 mile round trip and all I use it for is work.
  • Nikolai Golchev
    Nikolai Golchev 4 месяца назад You are absolutely right. For me, there is no viable reason to buy a Nissan Leaf. The range of this EV is good only for driving around town. Any mortway trip is going to be a nightmare. The manufacturer claims 250 miles on one charge but this is just fantasy. If you put the AC on and plug in to charge your phone, your range will surely drop below 150 miles. This means that you must plan in advance where to charge your car and what is more you have to wait for about an hour to fully charge it. This all seems more like a burden to me.
  • R
    R 2 месяца назад You're in like 10% of people that don't have a place to charge OVERNIGHT,my Bolt gives me a range of 250 miles per charge and never ever drive that many miles a day,as far as traveling goes I would much rather travel in a airplane if I have to travel 1200 miles,why would I wana spend half of my vacation days in travel,and most people do that,having sed that it's only a matter of a few years before we start seeing more and more chargers everywhere,did you know that 100 years ago when the first petrol cars were being sold,theres was no gas stations,it's not being fair to compare 100 years to merely 6 years of existence of Tesla,since they been out in the market
  • M T E
    M T E 1 месяц назад Mr October because everyone has a driveway.
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад I have yet to see any evidence that EVs are the future of anything other than empty pockets for people foolish enough to buy one. They are a dead end. The only viable alternative is hydrogen power but already the oil companies are buying into it and turning water into petrol at diesel prices. I would not accept one of these as a gift.
  • Arkosis
    Arkosis 11 месяцев назад 25K for this or a Golf R..... sorry nissan
  • David Robinson
    David Robinson 11 месяцев назад I'm no Nissan or EV fanboy, but I hope you have fun bringing in your future Golf R to the mechanic once or twice a week
  • zekol 123
    zekol 123 11 месяцев назад Arkosis the leaf costs 21K after government discount.
  • Holly Hsieh
    Holly Hsieh 11 месяцев назад (изменено) if you gonna buy a gasoline car...i wouldn't buy Golf R...
  • redwhite_040
    redwhite_040 11 месяцев назад Annual running costs for a Golf R are probably 10x higher than a Nissan Leaf.
  • CrazyAboutCars 84
    CrazyAboutCars 84 11 месяцев назад Arkosis https://youtu.be/6fIl0fUzZSw
  • AndysMTBlife
    AndysMTBlife 11 месяцев назад The resale values on these cars has historically been terrible too.
  • AndysMTBlife
    AndysMTBlife 11 месяцев назад redwhite_040 The Golf will be worth about 10k more when it comes to partexchange time though
  • Martin
    Martin 11 месяцев назад so the Golf R costs 10k more than the entry leaf, and is less torquey. Then it costs 2k more every year to run, and you need to pay road tax. Your math is incredible.
  • Rasmus Rasmussen
    Rasmus Rasmussen 11 месяцев назад (изменено) 10 times more? How did you get to that? The Nissan will at some point need a new battery $$$$$$$$
  • Martin
    Martin 11 месяцев назад Rasmus Rasmussen 10k = 10,000 pounds. 10X is what you mistaken it for. Base leaf for 0-60 in 7.5 seconds and instant torque is 21k.
  • t s
    t s 11 месяцев назад A used bargain then!
  • Jacob Greenway
    Jacob Greenway 11 месяцев назад Arkosis Golf R is over 30k brand new
  • ®ioT
    ®ioT 11 месяцев назад The R isn't worth the money. GTI is the best option. You'll never even notice the lack of 4WD.
  • Rasmus Rasmussen
    Rasmus Rasmussen 11 месяцев назад Arh it was redwhite_040 that used 10x.. but yes the golf R is also in an other league then the Leaf. When you look at it Golf 1.5tsi vs Leaf the Nissan makes no sense.
  • Magnum Dong
    Magnum Dong 11 месяцев назад Arkosis pretty sure a golf r is over 30 grand but i guess you could get a gti instead
  • Artemiy Pavlov
    Artemiy Pavlov 11 месяцев назад Just FYI I have an mk7 Golf and in 40k km only serviced it twice (regular maintenance only).
  • Heavens
    Heavens 11 месяцев назад You could opt for a Merc/BMW/Audi at this price range
  • Audi RS
    Audi RS 11 месяцев назад Martin less torquey but quicker and sounds better too. Looks the part as well. Love Golf R s
  • MrHairyTeabag
    MrHairyTeabag 11 месяцев назад If you want a Golf R, wait til a lease deal pops up on hotukdeals.com. Typically costs about 6 grand for 2 years which is waaaay less than it will depreciate.
  • Julien Xu
    Julien Xu 11 месяцев назад The thing is that this is meant for a completely different type of costumer than the ones who are considering a Golf R... It's more a competitior to the e-Golf...
  • Phil Buckley-Mellor
    Phil Buckley-Mellor 11 месяцев назад £32,850 minimum - he's talking shite
  • MrGudim
    MrGudim 11 месяцев назад No-brainer here in Norway. Leaf is 30 000 USD, Golf R is 76 392 USD :(
  • MrHairyTeabag
    MrHairyTeabag 11 месяцев назад £27,540 currently on www.drivethedeal.com
  • Simon Henry
    Simon Henry 11 месяцев назад Rasmus Rasmussen Renault started a company to use thier replaced ev batteries, then quietly closed it down when car batteries failed to fail... Leaving them without a source off batteries. DOH
  • Kael
    Kael 11 месяцев назад I drive a Golf R on an epic lease deal, but the running costs are pretty high. Such a shame it’s so difficult to get good lease deals on electric cars. This Leaf looks like junk, but I’d settle for an e-golf.
  • Shaan A
    Shaan A 10 месяцев назад Kael a prius is Better than golf r... Other than speed, nothing else wins in the competition and the main one money you save on hybrids
  • Jacob Miller
    Jacob Miller 9 месяцев назад Arkosis or a fully kitted Golf GTI
  • Moritz Schmidt
    Moritz Schmidt 8 месяцев назад If drive a gasoline car is my 1991 BMW 525i E34 Sedan, it's old school and bulletproof reliable, the future is electric and Nissan because Tesla is rubbish
  • chamade166
    chamade166 4 месяца назад That Nissan looks like it’s made from recycled ashtrays. Can’t imagine sitting in something so low rent and boring every day. The R is a luxury GT in comparison.
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад @David Robinson So you just dislike VW products?
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад @redwhite_040 The Golf will still be running in 10 years time whereas this toy will be long gone and mouldering in a landfill.
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад @AndysMTBlife You'd be daft to buy a new one but certifiably insane to buy a second hand one.
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад @Martin And pray tell us, how far IN REAL TERMS NOT MANUFACTURERS GUFF will the Leaf take you on a full charge and how far you'll get on a Golf R on a full tank? Oh and if you run out of 'steam', your Golf can be refueled in minutes whilst with this silly gadget you'll have to search for a charging station and then wait for hours for it to charge up. It's a toy for people with more money than sense. It would make a great discussion point at your next Hampstead dinner party.
  • David Robinson
    David Robinson 1 месяц назад supernumery As an auto mechanic and a former owner of two GTI’s and one rs7, I can tell you that Volkswagen is absolute garbage
  • Martin
    Martin 1 месяц назад supernumery someone hasnt driven an EV before. I wake up with 160 miles of range every morning and only if I exceed that do I need to visit a public charger that takes 25-30 minutes. You have to go out of your way to visit a petrol pump and part with 50-70 quid every time. Talk about more money the sense eh.
  • Vehicle Virals
    Vehicle Virals 11 месяцев назад Honestly 150 mile range, and the inconvenience of finding a charging station that is compatible with with the leaf. I'll pass
  • CrazyAboutCars 84
    CrazyAboutCars 84 11 месяцев назад Vehicle Virals https://youtu.be/6fIl0fUzZSw
  • t s
    t s 11 месяцев назад most car journeys are well within the range of the leaf.
  • Daniel Peixoto Martins
    Daniel Peixoto Martins 11 месяцев назад t s Yes. All the boring ones are. Those who almost make you regret you have a car like driving to work, get the kids to school, take your mother's dog to the vet or go to the supermarket to get incontinence diapers for good old grandma. Unfortunately all the great trips, those which you actually are looking for to do with a car, are all well off the range limit....
  • t s
    t s 11 месяцев назад Matt said he got about 125 miles range out of his test drive unless you live in the middle of no-where its enough even to go get the nappies!
  • Sto79Be
    Sto79Be 11 месяцев назад Daniel Peixoto Martins Not everyone cares about driving hundreds of miles just for “the fun of it”. This car would suit my boring domestic and work runs during the week. And if I wanted to go on an excursion out of the range, i could get a bus, coach, train, or hire a car!
  • t s
    t s 11 месяцев назад Charge it up overnight for a few dollars then go again.
  • Isaac Fortner
    Isaac Fortner 11 месяцев назад If you live the US, the Leaf's J1772 and CHAdeMO connectors are the most common charging station types by far. We've never run into an issue finding a compatible charger on our Leaf.
  • 246spyder
    246spyder 11 месяцев назад "Unfortunately all the great trips, those which you actually are looking for to do with a car, are all well off the range limit...." That's just what your new NWO masters want for you.
  • Vehicle Virals
    Vehicle Virals 11 месяцев назад I guess it's different for everyone, but I commute frequently, and go on a lot of business trips. Not only would it be inconvenient to find a charge station off major freeways but then having to sit there for 45 minutes for it to charge. Like I said, I'll pass
  • Aaron Lozano
    Aaron Lozano 11 месяцев назад To be fair, all those boring trips do cost money to complete, I rather pay less for the pain and save that money for the great trips. My commuting + school runs cost me some 3.5K a year, that makes for a couple or two of those unforgettable trips you say ;)
  • Joshua Metcalfe
    Joshua Metcalfe 11 месяцев назад In the UK,most service stations have electric charging points.
  • adsheff
    adsheff 11 месяцев назад Charge it at home and there is no problem with finding a place to plug it in
  • Richard Phillips
    Richard Phillips 11 месяцев назад I've had a leaf for 8 months and I've used a fast charger once. You are always leaving the house with the full range.
  • SNORKYMEDIA
    SNORKYMEDIA 9 месяцев назад all these people bleating about range when the average journey is 29miles
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад @t s Rubbish as this video shows, it eats power like a 1950s torch. I travel at least 100 miles per day and I'm bloody sure I wouldn't want to have to worry about running out of charge on a dark, wet night in Bradford. And, just how much help would the RAC/AA be with one of these, could they simply stick a fresh Duracell PP3 to get me home? Perhaps you should simply stick to your car books and leave the discussion to grown ups in the real world.
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад @Sto79Be And your greedy, grasping scum energy company will love you!
  • supernumery
    supernumery 1 месяц назад @Isaac Fortner Damn, right Mat....fire up the Leaf, we're all going to America....er NOT
  • asdf asdf
    asdf asdf 11 месяцев назад Still looks hideous but better than the last one.
  • Cash Facts
    Cash Facts 11 месяцев назад Matt Watson. Where the hell is your Renault Zoe review? I've been waiting for so long now, I'm like that Japanese soldier that refuses to accept the war is over.
  • Truls Bekk
    Truls Bekk 11 месяцев назад (изменено) 0:48 go to carwow DOT COM. That really threw me off.
  • 视频奶油
    视频奶油 11 месяцев назад where did that throw you to?
  • Truls Bekk
    Truls Bekk 11 месяцев назад It threw me off my chair
  • Vanessa Oelmann
    Vanessa Oelmann 11 месяцев назад Omg same
  • sebxx
    sebxx 11 месяцев назад About to launch worldwide maybe
  • Vlad Mihai
    Vlad Mihai 11 месяцев назад I know, they are going worldwide and they just moved in a new office
  • Max
    Max 11 месяцев назад Just try going carwow dot com.
  • DCassidy42
    DCassidy42 11 месяцев назад Why slowing down the vehicle to a stand still in lane be a safe decision? Nothing like getting rear ended at 70mph/120kph to make your day.
  • Carolyn Copeland
    Carolyn Copeland 11 месяцев назад As it slows the brake lights come on so you shouldnt be rear ended. Much better to stop in lane than for the car to drift off side of road into barriers or into another lane
  • Filip Tvrdek
    Filip Tvrdek 11 месяцев назад probably, but stopping is not great either. how about slowing down and keep driving...?
  • xxAniko
    xxAniko 11 месяцев назад (изменено) Well it’s better than crashing or if the driver fell asleep at the wheel.
  • antirufus
    antirufus 11 месяцев назад For how long, though? Until the driver magically recovers from his heart attack and takes back control? Until driving off the Dover cliffs?
  • Filip Tvrdek
    Filip Tvrdek 11 месяцев назад Then indicate and pull over at the side of the road? Stopping in the middle of the traffic is just stupid.
  • David Tang
    David Tang 7 месяцев назад is a matter of who is responsible, Tesla got into a lot of trouble by driver abusing their autopilot. Hence the reason taking your hand off steering wheel stops the car. So the safest thing for the manufacturer is do nothing.
  • HeWhoAsks
    HeWhoAsks 11 месяцев назад 4:29 On the rear seat, is that rust on a new car?
  • Ulrich
    Ulrich 11 месяцев назад Yeah, looks like it. Though it's pretty common on this hooks. Pretty much every car I ever owned had these things rusted
  • Ross
    Ross 11 месяцев назад I'd like to see how the running costs would compare to a super economical car like the 1.6 Skoda Rapid TDI. That car gets 60+ MPG at 70MPH.
  • Aleksandr Vysockij
    Aleksandr Vysockij 11 месяцев назад Ross totally. I get 70mpg in the Honda Civic 1.6 idtec at 70mph in winter
  • PhonicUK
    PhonicUK 11 месяцев назад (изменено) A petrol car would have to get somewhere around the 160mpg mark to match an electric on running costs. In a leaf 1 kWh is about 4 miles, so if you pay 14p/unit for power that's 3.5p/mile. If petrol costs £1.30/litre or £5.91/gallon - to reach 3.5p/mile you'd have to go 168 miles on a single gallon. Combustion engines can't touch EVs for efficiency. Even a 2 tonne Tesla Model S gets 3 miles per kWh.
  • Adam Slater
    Adam Slater 6 дней назад (изменено) @PhonicUK petrol is 30p a litre and diesel is 20p a litre into the UK. The rest is tax. So when we're using electric. That will be taxed.. consumer will still be paying the same for fuel wether electric or petrol ..
  • LP Youtube Channel
    LP Youtube Channel 2 месяца назад (изменено) Worst Car of 2018!!! 1-Rapid gate issues 2-Low range for 40kw car 3- No Battery thermal management 4 - it's likely to be the fastest depreciation car 5 - Deceiving range
  • Smoking Crop
    Smoking Crop 11 месяцев назад Good lord, the charge speed & distance you can do it horrible..
  • Martin
    Martin 11 месяцев назад Average driver does 21 miles a day. which would add up to once a week charging. Also, it's designed to be charged every night (so unlike a petrol car where you go out of your way to fill it up, you wake up with a full charge and only ever need to charge outside the house if your trip is more than 150 miles). For me, thats once a year, and seeing as this process saves over 1000 quid in fuel costs (taking into account electricity) and having no road tax, a single 45 minute stop isn't hard to swallow (plus, Nissan fast chargers are pretty much at every main exit down the motorway from Scotland to England).
  • Ricardo Cañedo
    Ricardo Cañedo 9 месяцев назад Smoking Crop You don't even have a car...