Today, one of the longest-lived EVs on the national market, the Nissan Leaf is getting ready to receive what will be the last facelift in Europe, before its replacement. And that basically goes through a renovation of the aesthetic aspects.
Launched on the market in the already distant year of 2017, the Nissan Leaf has already received, in 2020, a series of technological evolutions, designed to make the current generation keep up with the then most recent proposals appearing on European roads. Given that, after less than two years and at a time when a successor is already being awaited, behold, the Nissan promotes more a “wash of face” of what was once the best selling EV on the Old Continentwith a view to a more peaceful end of life.
Thus and among the novelties that make up this restyling, new 17-inch and 18-inch alloy wheels, in black and with metallic detailsaccompanied by what is new brand emblempresent in the front, rear and in the center of the wheels themselves.
Still abroad, the possibility of choosing between one of two new colors – Universal Blue and Magnetic Blue –which added to the existing pallet, and which, until now, were only available in the new Qashqai and the long-awaited Ariya.
MY2021. Nissan Leaf reinforces itself with more security and new sound
Contrary to what is usual, this restyling does not bring anything new to the cabin of the Leaf, which maintains both the aesthetics and the existing technology. Starting with the same 9-inch central screen, part of the NissanConnect information and entertainment system, which already integrates both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, the Amazon Alexa assistant, in addition to a series of remote vehicle management features. .
In the field of security, the presence, guaranteed, of the ADAS package.
Moving on to engines, two lithium-ion battery options, with 40 and 62 kWhboth supporting the same electric motor, although with two different power levels: 150 and 218 hp. The first, still promising a combined cycle range of 270 kilometerswhile the more powerful version, of 62 kWh, to announce 385 kilometers.
Prices and arrival date not yet known
What remains, therefore, is the date of arrival on the markets, including Portugal, and the prices at which this renewed Nissan Leaf will be marketed.