The upside to all of these connected cars is they can (or should be able to) call the fire department when they burst into flames. That takes minutes out of the response time.
To be fair, the all-electric Clarity they killed was a turd with abysmal range. The PHEV still exists and is still good if you are blind.
IONIQ...which I want to also take a look at.
The cheapest 2020 Leaf with no options plus tax is $52400. At that price whats the point? Might as well get a model 3 for 10K more or a Prius Prime for $10K less. The Prius will depreciate less.Look at the re done Nissan Leaf, a lot of ppl over look this this little gem, buts its actually pretty compelling. One of the very few models Nissan actually got "right"
the Leaf starts at $44 plus tax. The way Nissan is hurting lately and their reputation for dropping their pants to make a deal, Im certain they are willing to bargain on this model.The cheapest 2020 Leaf with no options plus tax is $52400. At that price whats the point? Might as well get a model 3 for 10K more or a Prius Prime for $10K less. The Prius will depreciate less.
I am assuming with the mild weather, they dont burn much conditioning or maintaining battery temp or the like? How long are they happy to sit before they want a top up?Everybody freaking out right now about dirty gas pump handles.
EV owners couldn't care less.
In related news....our electricity bill is about to plummet...my wife's car hasn't left the driveway in over a week and mine hasn't moved in 4 days either.