mjb750j
Posts: 7
Joined: Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:31 am
Delivery Date: 23 Feb 2021
Leaf Number: 311901

New guy from New Hampshire

Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:43 am

I just wanted to say thanks for adding me to the group. I just purchased my first EV ( 2016 SL ) with 13300 miles.
Before retiring I worked for 40+ years in the automotive aftermarket industry. I have seen a lot of changes over that time
but I have to admit I am excited to see what is around the corner as far as EV and battery technology are concerned.
I did purchase the Leaf Spy app for my I phone. I am impressed with the features contained in it.
anywho off to see what this group offers and I am sure I will have plenty of questions soon..
Mike B

Steelcity
Posts: 62
Joined: Wed May 13, 2020 5:31 am
Delivery Date: 13 Jun 2013
Location: Pittsburgh

Re: New guy from New Hampshire

Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:19 pm

mjb750j wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:43 am
I just wanted to say thanks for adding me to the group. I just purchased my first EV ( 2016 SL ) with 13300 miles.
Before retiring I worked for 40+ years in the automotive aftermarket industry. I have seen a lot of changes over that time
but I have to admit I am excited to see what is around the corner as far as EV and battery technology are concerned.
I did purchase the Leaf Spy app for my I phone. I am impressed with the features contained in it.
anywho off to see what this group offers and I am sure I will have plenty of questions soon..
Mike B
Welcome from Pittsburgh Mike. I bought a used 13 last year and can't get over how cheap and fun this car is. Enjoy .
2013 S Bought used 2020 33,000 11 bars
Led headlights
4.8 miles per kwh
4.9 miles per kWh (8/14/20)
5.0 miles per kwh (9/30/20)
Snow Tires(4) installed (12/1/20)
4.9 mpkwh (12/10/20)
4.1 mpkwh (1/2/21)

SageBrush
Forum Supporter
Posts: 6254
Joined: Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:28 am
Delivery Date: 13 Feb 2017
Location: NM

Re: New guy from New Hampshire

Thu Mar 25, 2021 6:09 am

New Hampshire is the right kind of climate for a LEAF. You have a fair chance of getting long service from the car.

I don't talk about reliability because these cars do not rack up miles, but most people find they are cheap to keep around. Other than tyres and 12v batteries, I have spent $54 on my LEAF over 4 years. And since its market value is only a few thousand dollars, my liability only insurance is cheap at ~ $25 a month.
2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought Jan 2017 from N. California
Two years in Colorado, now in NM
03/18: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
11/18: 56.16 Ahr, 30k miles
09/20: 54.3 Ahr; 38k miles
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2018 Tesla Model 3 LR, Delivered 6/2018

WetEV
Posts: 4376
Joined: Fri May 04, 2012 8:25 am
Delivery Date: 16 Feb 2014
Location: Near Seattle, WA

Re: New guy from New Hampshire

Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:48 am

mjb750j wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:43 am
anywho off to see what this group offers and I am sure I will have plenty of questions soon..

Welcome, Mike.

This group has been around a long time. There are real experts here, clueless trolls, Tesla fans trying to get referral bonuses, ordinary people, and some real unique types.
WetEV
#49
Most everything around here is wet during the rainy season. And the rainy season is long.
2012 Leaf SL Red (Totaled)
2014 Leaf SL Red
2019 eTron Blue

PrairieLEAF
Posts: 200
Joined: Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:58 am
Delivery Date: 04 Feb 2019
Location: Weld County, Colorado

Re: New guy from New Hampshire

Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:50 pm

Hey der, guy! Congratulations!

I'm a big fan of the 2016 here.

I'm somewhere between a clueless troll and a real unique type.

Okay, you take care now. Watch fer deer!
2016 LEAF S-30 w/QC "Lexie"

dmacarthur
Posts: 266
Joined: Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:00 pm
Delivery Date: 03 Jul 2018
Leaf Number: 306556
Location: Vermont

Re: New guy from New Hampshire

Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:14 pm

Hey Mike- replying from Vermont, similar climate for sure! we bought a used 2015, drove it for a year and a half, then bought a new Leaf Plus because the 2015 did everything so well. Snow, ice, summer travel...... but beware the winter heating blues, your mileage may vary but plan on about 2/3 of the summer mileage if you run studded snow tires and use heat (we do, my wife is not willing to sit in a frozen car when the actual cost to heat is minimal...) Dan
2015 Leaf sold
2019 Leaf Plus S as of 9/30/19

henrydehoja
Posts: 117
Joined: Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:40 pm
Delivery Date: 12 Sep 2018
Leaf Number: 317129
Location: Metro Boston, MA

Re: New guy from New Hampshire

Thu Mar 25, 2021 5:53 pm

Welcome Mike!

I'm just south or your border in Mass. I've had my 2018 Leaf for 2 years now and things are going great. I just have to watch out for the heat consuming a lot of power on long drives. My heated steering wheel helps a lot too.
2018 Nissan Leaf S w/QC
Placed in action: 9/2018

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