unfortunately some of the 16's and 17's are deteriorating rapidly. I would not feel comfortable with that decision even with a lease. Suggest holding off until spring when the new 40kw Leaf will be out for the same price as the outgoing 30kw.
2016 SV; purchased 20-Jan-17, <5k, 98% SOH; 01-Apr-17
2013 SV; purchased 6-March-13 44k, 81% SOH; 3-Apr-17
2015 S; purchased 29-July-14, moved to AZ Nov-2014, 19k, 83% SOH; 30-Mar-17
(LD storage) 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid 4x2), 101k