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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Sounds like maybe he would have preferred to sell you a different car. (I've read of that happening to other Leaf shoppers.) I haven't seen anything about the credit ending.

But I wouldn't wait on being able to buy a Fit EV. Lease only compliance car.
I had a surprisingly decent experience at the stealership. The salesman didn't even mention another vehicle, and immediately offered a test drive of the Leaf. I'm still not seeing anything to suggest the Leaf still qualifies for a federal rebate.

As eager as I am to adopt an electric, I'm getting the sense that it's still too early from a financial standpoint.

What do you mean the Fit EV is a compliance car? Does that mean it was only built to comply with efficiency regulations and was never intended to actually bring a profit to Honda?
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