The new 2017 Nissan LEAF is now on sale at Canadian dealerships with a base MSRP of $33,998, not counting government incentives.
All three trim levels—S, SV ($37,398), and SL ($40,548)—get a 30kWh battery allowing a range of 172 kilometres. It can be quick-charged to 80% in about 30 minutes only. A high-response, 80kW AC synchronous motor that generates 107 horsepower and 187 lb-ft of torque completes the powertrain.
A navigation system with a 7” touchscreen, voice recognition, Bose audio, and a rear-view camera are available on select models.
In case you worry about the 2017 Nissan LEAF’s performance in winter, this video will show you that it’s perfectly suited to the Canadian climate: