The first electric car produced successfully at massive level by Nissan is 2014 Nissan Leaf hybrid. It has all the features to satisfy everyone including technocrats, environmentalists as well as general users requiring reduced bills of fuel.
2014 Nissan Leaf Hybrid Performance
The performance of Nissan LEAF is excellent as compared to other vehicles of this category due to the latest technology used in it. the gadgetry and high-tech equipment of this car keeps its drivers out of confusions. Good driving position, great visibility through specially designed head rest and comfortable seats are its other features of this Nissan hybrid car. Its drivers get enough feedback through its supple ride and light steering. The interior of this car is adequately spacious though it looks smaller from outside. Seats are amazingly cushioned to make it comfortable for the passengers.
The single-speed automatic transmission and 107 horsepower of this four-wheel drive car from Nissan make it the most fuel efficient car. 106 mpg is the fuel economy level of this car on highway whereas it can give 92 mpg fuel consumption within the city. Though officially company has claimed to provide 130 mpg fuel efficiency but it can reduce considerably to 106 mpg on highways depending upon the driving style of the driver.
The Nissan LEAF 2014 is provided with standard electric motor to provide it 107 horsepower with 187 lb-ft torque. Its continuously variable transmission system allows it to handle more than 92 cu. Ft. passenger pay load and about 24 cu. Ft. cargo load.
2014 model of Nissan LEAF has been introduced in various models the company price of which ranges from $28,980 to $35,020 but they are invoiced at $27,154 to $32,803 to make it affordable for everyone.
Front side airbags, side-curtain airbags and dual front airbags are the main safety features of 2014 model of Nissan LEAF along with traction control, tire pressure monitor, anti-lock brakes and stability control. Hatchback model of this car has proved to be an excellent vehicle during official crash tests held by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to provide it safety from front, side and rollover impacts. The front, side and rear crash along with rollover protection tests of this car held by Insurance Institute of Highway Safety has rated it among the safest cars in this category.
Thus all the models of Nissan LEAF introduced in 2014 are considered to be the most cost effective and reasonably priced as compared to the other similar vehicles. Do have a look at them.