Coollibrariandude
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:41 pm

Well they updated the NissanConnect EV app tosupport the 2018s so that’s a good sign.
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lkkms2
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:10 am

They have been doing test drives here in San Diego, CA area. Last day planned is Feb 4.

We had a Product Specialist come to our local EVAoSD mtg. He gave two of our members test drives before the meeting, then gave a nice presentations with Q & A.

Sounded like we could expect the 2018 Leaf at local dealers here in the next couple weeks.
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cwerdna
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:02 pm

GetOffYourGas wrote:However, compared to the competition, it is late.

For the US market, yes, if you're comparing to Bolt. For outside the US, maybe not late or not so late?

I don't know what the status of the Opel Ampera e is (Opel version of the Bolt) but GM sold off Opel to PSA (https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ ... new-cookie) recently. And, from what I understand, there is no right-hand drive version of the Bolt, so that'd make it n/a in the UK (would need to be Vauxhall), Japan, and other RHD countries. Not surprisingly, https://electrek.co/2017/11/06/chevy-bo ... se-europe/ mentions Opel has to buy Ampera e's from GM.

I took a quick look at https://cleantechnica.com/2017/10/31/te ... car-sales/ and don't see any Opels there. Foreign to Japan vehicles seem to have a TINY market share in Japan. So, perhaps the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi group feels they have a comfortable position? Or, they're just resting on their laurels (right or wrong)?

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cwerdna
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:14 pm

Update: Today (1/23), at noon, I received a marketing email with the subject "The all-new Nissan LEAF is now on sale".

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LeftieBiker
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:12 pm

Likewise. $1k owner loyalty cash, which I assume applies to leasing as well.
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tuningin
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:20 pm

I ordered my car back in September when reservations were started. I'm in Socal. Dealer said on Jan 2, the car was supposed to have arrived on 1/20 . The car still hasn't arrived and the dealer doesn't know why it's in perpetual "in transit" since they said no car has ever been in that status for that long. According to Nissan corporate, it might not arrive yet for another two weeks but they won't say why.
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LeftieBiker
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:58 pm

Some early production Bolts were pulled from post production prep for quality control checks and/or repairs. You Leaf may have suffered a similar issue and never actually got shipped. This is why I don't want an early build "Leaf Too."
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DarthPuppy
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:20 pm

Got the e-mail saying it is now for sale. I followed the link, made my selections and submitted to my dealer to get an internet quote. I appreciate the $1k loyalty discount and the 0% offer. I hope the dealer doesn't try to stick a bunch of upcharges on it. I will let you know once I get a response. I will also see what they propose in terms of a lease. I might go that route this time.
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DarthPuppy
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:22 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:Some early production Bolts were pulled from post production prep for quality control checks and/or repairs. You Leaf may have suffered a similar issue and never actually got shipped. This is why I don't want an early build "Leaf Too."


I kind of like to think that is why they have a batch of these running around giving people test drives. That makes for a fairly decent final beta test.
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tuningin
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Re: Leasing 2018 Nissan Leaf - Reservation arrives 1-16-18

Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:47 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:Some early production Bolts were pulled from post production prep for quality control checks and/or repairs. You Leaf may have suffered a similar issue and never actually got shipped. This is why I don't want an early build "Leaf Too."


That would mean that all of them were delayed since the Dealer has 12 on order and none have arrived. Same with all dealers in the region.

I told them that they can sell it to someone else if I don’t get it by this weekend. I’ll get something else from a different manufacturer.
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