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Old 10-20-2014, 07:31 AM   #33 (permalink)
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The Leaf battery is warranted for 8 years if I am not mistaken. Very few have needed a full replacement. The new so called "lizard" battery is likely to be much more robust.

So, I don't think you can count on a $5,500 expense every five years. My sister-in-law's 2011 Leaf is fine - not even lost one bar on the meter.

I think a battery replacement is going to be about as common as a engine rebuild / replacement.

My spouse will be driving Forest today through Thursday. I will post her energy mileage.
Sincerely, Neil

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