Just unveiled at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, the 2013 Nissan Leaf hit the floor with minimal physical changes, but a big cut in the price tag: $6,000 to be exact.
A new base-trim line, titled “S” grade, now starts at $28,800, but after federal tax credits and state incentives it can be had for less than $19,000. This new price tag will make the Leaf very competitive in its segment, which it couldn’t claim to be before.
Two other trim levels are available, SV and SL, which can be had for $31,280 and $34,840 respectively. SV trimmed Leafs are outfitted with 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels, a 6.6 kW onboard charger, cruise control, auto dimming rear view mirror, energy saving hybrid heating system, an upgraded 6-speaker sound system and 7-inch color LCD display.
Opt for the SL trims, and the Leaf gets leather-appointed seats, 17-inch five spoke alloy wheels, DC 480V fast charge port, automatic on/off LED headlights and fog lights.
The Leaf is also getting a longer range for 2013, though the EPA has yet to announce what exactly that distance will be.
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