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All-Electric Nissan LEAF Makes History With Sales Surpassing 400,000 Units

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2019 Nissan LEAF e+
2019 Nissan LEAF e+

The best-selling Nissan LEAF has made its mark on the automotive world and drivers since its debut in 2010, with its eco-friendly powertrain, advanced technologies, and a new way of looking at how people drive. Its latest history-making achievement is all about a staggering number — the Nissan LEAF has earned sales beyond 400,000 units, the first electric car to reach this sales milestone.

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“This milestone is a powerful statement that 400,000 customers, and counting, value the Nissan LEAF for the excitement, confidence and connection it delivers,” said Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci, Nissan’s global head of marketing, sales and electric vehicles. “The LEAF remains the icon of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, our strategy for moving more people to a better world.”

Currently manufactured in Japan, England, and America’s plant in Tennessee, the popular and ground-breaking Nissan LEAF is available in more than 50 markets across the world. The eco-friendly LEAF achieved best-selling EV status in Europe last year and was the top car choice (EV and non-EV options) of drivers in Norway.

The Nissan LEAF PLUS is the latest revelation of the automaker, and this all-new model now available in Japan boasts a driving range of 226 miles. Spring will mark the LEAF PLUS availability in the U.S. followed closely by markets in Europe.

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The 2019 Nissan LEAF is available at three trim levels: S, SV, and SL. Each trim is powered by a 100 kW AC Synchronous Electric Motor to achieve a horsepower rating of 147 and a fuel economy rating of 124 MPGe in the city, 99 MPGe on the highway, and 112 MPGe combined.