Nissan Canada has announced the price of the Nissan Leaf and you can now own one by parting with an amount of $38,395. The zero emission car offers safety, style and performance in the urban lanes. The 24 kWh battery powering the Nissan Leaf, qualifies for a provincial discount of $8,500 to $8,000 in Ontario and Quebec. As you know, the pricing aspect was the last hurdle before launching the Leaf on Canadian streets.
Nissan promises that Leaf owners will only incur a fraction of the operating costs compared to conventional gas and hybrid cars. The running cost per kilometer of a Nissan Leaf is about 80% lesser than most fuel efficient cars of today.
The Nissan Leaf will be available in two variants SV ($38,395) and SL ($39,995). The standard features are regenerative braking, ABS and brake assist, vehicle dynamic control and traction control system. Then there are the 16-inch alloys, LED headlights, heated outside mirrors and rear spoilers.
The Nissan Navigation System is coupled with Carwings Telematics Monitoring System and trip computer, along with Bluetooth, automatic climate control, cruise control and XM Satellite radio (subscription required) and USB connection for iPod. Front and rear heated seats, heated steering wheel and an Auto-dimming rearview mirror are also provided in the interior.
The rear view monitor, fog lights, solar panel charger, Homelink transceiver and cargo cover is what you get in the top end model. The quick charge port on this model will cost an extra $900.