The first in-depth reviews of the new Nissan Leaf are starting to appear, with caradvice’s detailed take rating the 2018 Leaf at 8/10.
Interestingly their review also speculates on costs and delivery:
When can we have the Leaf locally? Potentially as a Christmas present. In 2018. More than a year from now. When it will be priced at up to $50,000. Sure, that’s $15k cheaper than the BMW i3, but it’s also not a projected price point that will change the game.
The new Leaf is not the paradigm shift that the first one was, and it’ll need to keep improving in terms of driving range, cabin layout and partial autonomy if it’s to match the next crop of rivals launching around 2020. But credit to Nissan where’s it’s due. Just keep the momentum…