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Nissan announces pricing for Leaf

Nissan announced for its highly anticipated all-electric automobile Tuesday. The manufacturer s retail price for the 5-door will be $32,780 when it the market in December, or $349 per if leased.

Applying the $7,500 tax credit for electric vehicles the price of Nissan s zero-emission to $25,280. Californians are also for an additional $5,000 rebate the Air Resources Board.

We wanted to be on a monthly operating cost to an combustion vehicle that s equipped. That set the precedent for the said Trisha Jung, of EV marketing and sales strategy for North America in Franklin,

To determine its price, Nissan at the vehicles it felt were likely to be cross-shopped by customers, she including the gas-powered Honda ($22,255 MSRP) and hybrid Prius ($25,830 MSRP).

Jung said, is important. It s is one of the questions we ve gotten over the few months. We know consumers about that.

The Leaf is as the first affordable mass-market emissions electric car and is a great for Nissan to bring in new customers, said, adding that will still make a off the Leaf despite its relatively low price.

The Leaf s price is far less the only other currently pure-electric car on the market, the $109,000 Roadster sport car. for the many other electric that have been but are not yet in production, including the Chevrolet also due later this hasn t yet been revealed.

for the Leaf in Nissan s native also made public is about $40,000.

The Leaf be available in two versions — a ST model and the more premium SL, adds a backup camera and spoiler to trickle charge an battery for an additional $940. versions are powered with a laminated lithium ion battery that will allow the to travel 100 miles per charge and a top speed of 90 miles per hour.

The ST and SL each include three of roadside assistance as well as a system equipped with a EV charging station locator will be updated as public stations are built throughout the Fast charging the Leaf to 80% of its takes about 25 minutes, said.

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The $2,200, 220-volt at-home dock from Nissan AeroVironment is also eligible for a 50% rebate.

Nissan estimates the s five-year operating cost to be versus $6,000 for a gas-powered

Those who choose to lease, than buy, the Leaf also benefit from and state incentives. Since the tax credit applies to the owner of the which, if the vehicle is leased, is s finance unit, Nissan apply the federal tax credit to the s monthly payment. According to the monthly lease on a Leaf be $349 versus $312 for a or $330 for a Prius. Applying the Air Resources Board rebate the monthly Leaf lease to than $200.

About 85,000 individuals registered on Nissan s U.S. to receive updates about the They will be the first eligible to reserve a Leaf Nissan launches its reservation April 20. On May 15, Nissan will its reservation system to customers who t registered on its website. Nissan to have taken 20,000 for the Leaf by December.

Its current capacity for the vehicle is 50,000

— Susan Carpenter

credit: Nissan

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