2013 Nissan LEAF – Assembled in the U.S – Available in New Lower Priced Entry Grade
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|Video 1 (04m:19s):||2013 Nissan LEAF|
|Video 2 (03m:04s):||2013 Nissan LEAF U.S Assembly|
|PDF File (108.40 KB):||2013 Nissan LEAF Specs|
|Press Release 1:||2013 Nissan LEAF Overview|
|Press Release 2:||2013 Nissan LEAF At A Glance|
Nissan announced that the 2013 model year LEAF and its batteries are now assembled in the U.S at Nissan’s assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. According to Nissan, LEAF production in Smyrna will be part of Nissan’s goal to produce 85 percent of its U.S. sales volume in North America by 2015.
For 2013, Nissan LEAF is again powered by an advanced lithium-ion battery that generates 107 horsepower and 187 lb-ft of torque
Energy efficiency is improved for the 2013 Nissan LEAF thanks to enhanced aerodynamics, a wider range of regenerative braking for increased energy recapture and improved energy management.
The 2013 Nissan LEAF also features a new 6.6 kW onboard charger that cuts down the 220V charging time almost in half to roughly four hours for complete charge.
The 2013 Nissan LEAF ride on three different wheel designs: 16-inch steel with full-wheel covers for LEAF S, 5-spoke 16-inch aluminum-alloy for LEAF SV and new split 5-spoke 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels for LEAF SL.
See “Press Releases” for more detailed changes for the 2013 Nissan LEAF.