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Who Else Has Nissan Helping Them Stay In Their Old Leaf Lease A Few More Months...

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    Confession is good for the soul...

    Even though I told the Leaf Concierge I was a first day reservist for the "3", they sent me the paper work anyway to extend my lease for five months. Already signed and mailed back over a week ago.

    And Nissan is crediting me for THREE months free... Ok, that just seems really ironic... Three free months as I wait for my "3"...

    Of course I wonder how Nissan feels now that the Long Range "3" has completely stolen any thunder they may have had for the new Leaf...
     
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      Probably smart business there. They know they've lost you so why not squeeze a little more out. I don't think there is a hot market either for the used Leaf so they probably don't want them all back so soon.
       
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        I JUST leased a 2017 Leaf as it was dirt cheap ($80 a month) and they had a bunch of used ones on the lot. 7 at last count. 7 is a lot when they couldn't get a single one in Ontario or Quebec and I had to drive 200km away to a dealer that had one left. Think the bad PR on the initial battery pack is still being carried around. I didn't realize until doing research that Nissan did reformulate things and the newer packs don't degrade near as much.
         
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          I'm still on 10 out of 10 battery health and currently 34,000 miles on my 2015.
           
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            Hopefully mine remains similar! It's a lease though so I don't have to care too much. It's been in the shop since the second day I got it due to a defective charge port.
             
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            Are you talking about the battery bars?
            You know there are 12 of those to start, right? ;)
             
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              Good catch! Obviously I'm hung over from last night waiting for www.tesla.com to light back up with more than just the live stream site!
               
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                A few years ago I wanted to extend my LEAF lease by a year and they flat out said "NO". I was pissed so I immediately went and leased a BMW i3 instead (regretting it though). Given the price and availability of M3 (my lease is up in Oct) I may have to check out LEAF lease again and bide my time for...?
                 
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                  You might want to consider a used Leaf to tide you over.

                  In the 90001 zip code area (don't know where in California you are), prices vary as low as $6,299 for a 2011.

                  Of course, you know to check the battery health meter before considering it...

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                    Great idea. I just need 60 miles of range for my commute, but that's about all my 2012 LEAF had after 3 years of driving :-O
                     
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                    Just called my bank yesterday to see if you could extend my Volt lease which is up in the fall. They said I can get six months tops, two months at a time, payments stay the same. Should work out fine since I'm in the US unless I wait for AWD. If I decide to do that, I'll probably buy a used Leaf to tide me over.
                     
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