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Old 10-15-2014, 02:36 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm a fan of the Leaf, although I've only taken one for a 10min test drive. Hopefully they will be very cheap when the leases end. It looks like leasing is the most popular option, and it seems once the novelty wears off, many people switch back to a gasser. My hope is to replace one of my gassers for an EV in the next 3 years. Perhaps the new Tesla will be out by then. The shape of the Leaf bugs me because it looks weird, and isn't even that aero.

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I turned on the defroster, and I was able to toggle off the A/C and the heat, to just get air flow - imagine that?!
Miracle of miracles. I don't know why most cars don't give the option to direct air at the windshield, but not run the AC.

My Legacy would initially turn on the AC when I set the vent to defrost, but pressing the AC button would disable it. That was the only car I can remember that gave control over the AC when defrosting.
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