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Old 03-28-2019, 06:46 PM   #1009 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JSH View Post
The Nissan Leaf and a Model 3 have nothing in common besides they are electric cars. One is a practical hatchback without any performance pretense and the other is a performance sedan.

You can commute in anything. I guy at my work commutes in an Audi R8. That doesn't mean most people are cross shopping a mid-engined sport car with a Honda Fit.
I still don't see how this helps the Leaf. I see nothing that a Leaf does better than a Model 3, except maybe at price point. But even that is wearing thin.

Bear with me, I do not want to play down any EV. But there's no getting around Tesla putting extraordinarily competitive cars in the market.
It does not make the Leaf bad. I'd rather have a Leaf than any comparable ICEr.
But if I could get a Tesla instead for not too big a premium - well...
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