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2013 Nissan Leaf Starts at Under $19,000 After Available Tax Incentives Making it the Cheapest 5-Passenger EV in the US
Posted By Marc Carter On January 16, 2013 @ 9:13 am In automotive,Electric Cars,Green Transportation,News | No Comments
Nissan  has given the 2013 Nissan Leaf  several updates for the 2013 model year, which includes some styling tweaks, a faster charger and more features. The best part is that the 2013 Leaf starts at $28,800, but the price drops to as low as $18,800 after the available federal tax credit and state rebates.
For the 2013 model year Nissan  is offering a new cheaper S grade trim level, which starts a $28,800 making the Leaf  the lowest priced five-passenger electric vehicle sold in the United States. The available $7,500 federal and $2,500 state tax credits drop the final price to $18,800. Nissan will also continue its lease offer for the 2013 LEAF, allowing consumers to lease the electric vehicle for as low as $199 per month for 36 months.
“With nearly 50,000 LEAFs on the road globally, we are the leaders in zero emissions vehicles and our class-leading product just got better,” said Billy Hayes, Global vice president of LEAF sales for Nissan . “From the very outset, Nissan has continuously advanced and refined the affordable zero emissions vehicle ownership experience. Now customers won’t have to pay a premium for owning a green car that’s really fun to drive, and that’s exciting.”
The 2013 Leaf  is powered by a 80kW AC synchronous motor produced at Nissan’s Powertrain Assembly plant in Decherd, Tennessee. The 2013 Leaf’s output is 107 horsepower, with 187 lb-ft. of torque. A new 6.6 kW onboard charger cuts charging times in half and the Leaf is now available with 17-inch alloy wheels and leather appointed interior on SL models, available Around View Monitor and 7-speaker Bose  energy efficient audio system.
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