Nissan Leaf gets better battery


The first generation of Nissan Leaf enters the last phase of his career. Electric hatchback that surpassed almost all sales records in its category, from the model 2016 can look forward to a better battery and latest-generation multimedia system.

So far offered a battery capacity of 24 kWh, enough for laboratory range 199 km. For many customers, but also journalists, this value was inadequate, to which Nissan responded stating battery with a capacity of 30 kWh and the indicated mileage 250 km. The only difference from the existing battery weight gain of 21 kg in size, however, is exactly the same news, the passenger compartment therefore not suffered. A key factor for higher performance is modernization of the interior design and battery chemistry. Electrodes containing carbon, nitrogen and magnesium increases its power value which has a positive effect and rearrangement of articles. Charging through a home or public network, or through the quick three-phase, maintained. In Europe gets a battery capacity of 30 kWh (24 kWh will be offered continued) Leaf equipped Acenta and Tekna , Nissan additionally provides coverage for 160,000 kilometers.

Along with better batteries come other changes – in appearance are new front and rear lights , adapted antenna, other emblems on the wheels and bronze paintwork, the interior moved multi-media system NissanConnect EV a seven-inch touch screen. It includes all the features of the original system CARWINGS, offers the necessary map of charging stations or redesigned navigation. Smartphone owner can also download application , designed for a new infotainment, through which you can preset the desired temperature in the cabin or check the battery level.

Source: Nissan