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Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:31 pm
by Bouldergramp

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:47 pm
by coulomb
The numbers are down a little, nothing too dramatic. There's just more competition these days.

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:47 pm
by webeleafowners
And 6 months waits to get an Eplus in BC. Weird.

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:36 pm
by DougWantsALeaf
I noticed in the past 2 weeks inventories of Leafs have gone up in Chicago.

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:33 am
by SageBrush
coulomb wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:47 pm
The numbers are down a little, nothing too dramatic. There's just more competition these days.
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Heh
LEAF sales peaked at ~ 3,000 a month 5 years ago, and have been dropping ever since despite geometric growth in the EV market.

Nissan can change the car name to TOAST

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:22 am
by Tortoisehead77
Nissan is going to have to drop the price once the federal tax credits are used up. Otherwise, it may sell OK overseas, but not in the U.S.

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:21 am
by DougWantsALeaf
Well, thanks to the slower sales, they are for certain going to have all of next year to sell electrics at the full discount. It would be a good year to bring across the eNV200, and an SUV based electric.

All that said, we really enjoy our Leaf+ and its meeting all of our driving needs, even intra-city.

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:27 pm
by EVDRIVER
Tortoisehead77 wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:22 am
Nissan is going to have to drop the price once the federal tax credits are used up. Otherwise, it may sell OK overseas, but not in the U.S.
Nissan gets the tax credit and all sorts of other incentives, plus lease deals and dealer discounts. Once the tax credit is gone they will have to give them away. Good thing they use they have an ICE car business to offset with CARB credits.

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:33 pm
by SageBrush
Tortoisehead77 wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:22 am
Nissan is going to have to drop the price once the federal tax credits are used up. Otherwise, it may sell OK overseas, but not in the U.S.
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That is 6+ years away at the current sales rate

Re: Apparently the Leaf is not a big seller in the US these days

Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:34 pm
by DougWantsALeaf
Over 5000 Leafs sold in Norway this year so
far.

https://www.elbilstatistikk.no/