The new longer-range Nissan LEAF 62kWh is now available in Ireland from €37,840.
The model’s compact 62 kWh battery is both efficient and powerful, with a 25% increase in energy density and 55% boost in energy storage capacity, giving the 62kWh LEAF a power output of 217 PS and up to 385 km (WLTP) on a single charge compared to the 40 kWh Nissan LEAF.
The new battery retains a similar shape and size to the 40 kWh LEAF battery pack, allowing the 62kWh battery to retain the LEAF’s interior space and its defined exterior styling.
All new LEAF versions come as standard with Nissan’s new NissanConnect infotainment system, with features including Apple CarPlay® and AndroidAuto® allowing for seamless smartphone connectivity.
Customers also benefit from an upgraded navigation system, which features TomTom LIVE premium traffic and route optimisation, as well as the inbuilt Online Map Update facility and Chargers Location functionality.
There’s also a new NissanConnect Services app that allows users to send navigation routes from their smartphone to their car and from their car to their smartphones through the Door-to-Door Navigation facility.
Remote Climate Control gives the option to preset air conditioning or heating while the LEAF is still plugged in, whilst information and analysis of trips and driving style can also be accessed from a smartphone.
The new LEAF also offers a number of new design options, with a total of 10 body colours and seven two-tone body and roof colour combinations.
The new 62 kWh Nissan LEAF starts from €37,840 in SV grade, with equipment including Intelligent Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Recognition, Intelligent Trace Control, Moving Object Detection, Intelligent Lane Intervention, e-Pedal with regenerative function, Front & Rear Parking Sensors and Around View Monitor. On the exterior, SV LEAF also features 17″ alloy wheels, privacy glass, LED daytime running lights and LED rear signature lights.
The range-topping SVE 62 kWh LEAF is available from €40,500. Additional technologies include ProPilot, Bose Audio System and Intelligent Auto LED Headlights. Inside there is a heated leather steering wheel and leather heated seats front and rear.