Nissan Leaf received the award from the Kelley Blue Book as the most profitable electric car

Nissan Leaf received the award from the Kelley Blue Book as the most profitable electric car

February 18, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

According to American experts, this Japanese electric car boasts the best result in the nomination “Cost of five-year ownership.” The attention of experts was awarded Leaf new model year with a 40 kW / h battery.

The popular analytical website Kelley Blue Book has once again named its favorites in the global car market. Experts were interested in, in particular, the most profitable for owning environmentally friendly cars. A five-year period was chosen as the experimental period. The palm is here, like a year ago, won the Japanese electric car Nissan Leaf.

For five years, the 2019 model will cost its owner a little over $ 35.3. It is known that this electric car received the highest score in all the analyzed parameters: the cost of charging and inspection, repairs and insurance.

The new Nissan Leaf gets a “refreshed” design, an expanded set of options and accessories, as well as a 150-hp electric motor and a 40 kV / t battery (instead of 24 and 30 kV / t h). Without recharging such a car can overcome up to 378 kilometers on the NEDC cycle. The second line of the rating, according to the KBB version, is occupied by the Kia Soul EV 2019 prayer year ($ 35,767), and the Chevrolet Bolt EV 2019 compact electric car closes the top three (slightly more than $ 38.1 thousand).