Nissan is upgrading the LEAF: In the new 2020 model, the compact electric car offers an optional WiFi hotspot. The standard active Blind Spot Assist and a digital interior mirror with camera function increase the level of safety. The basic price with 19 percent VAT is around 29,000 euros.
High-speed navigation and downloads are just as possible as video streaming, with which the youngsters in the rear can make long trips without complaint. Thanks to the reliable internet connection, many other functions can be used via the browser of smartphones and tablets.
The new Blind Spot Assist detects vehicles in the blind spot and, if necessary, keeps the LEAF in the lane. Regardless of the equipment line, the technology is installed in all LEAF with 40 kWh and 62 kWh batteries. In the top Tekna equipment, an intelligent interior mirror is also used: a rear camera shows on the LCD monitor what is going on behind the vehicle.
For the new model year, the Japanese manufacturer is introducing another paint finish with "Ceramic Gray". Since production started in mid-November, the new 2021 Nissan LEAF will soon appear in the showrooms, according to Nissan. The electric drive and batteries of the latest version of the second generation LEAF presented in 2018. The model continues to travel a maximum of 385 kilometres according to the WLTP standard with up to 160 kW (217 hp).