Used Nissan LEAFs A Good Consumer Choice, According To Consumer Reports

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The first big wave of used electric vehicles is just starting to roll in, with Nissan LEAF and Chevy Volt leases ending and the slightly used models hitting the market. Of course, with the US federal tax credit claimed and removed from the equation, the prices on these cars are dropping much further than conventional cars. However, there’s still a lot of uncertainty about the longevity of their batteries and other matters related to new tech, and what kind of deal can you actually get on these? To buy or not to buy (used)? With regard to the Nissan LEAF, Consumer Reports says: buy!

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Used Nissan LEAFs can apparently be a pretty good choice for those in the market for a used car, according to Consumer Reports. Given that many LEAFs are now nearing the ends of their leasing terms, now (or the near future) is likely to be a good time to purchase one, according to the prominent consumer… Chip in a few dollars a month to help support independent cleantech coverage that helps to accelerate the cleantech revolution!

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