Sunday, January 16, 2011

Nissan Leaf Pricing in Europe


Price to be under 30,000 Euros after incentives in most European countries

* Price in UK is 23,350 Pounds (27,471 Euros) after government incentives
* Price in the Netherlands is 32,839 Euros (28,068 Pounds). Dutch buyers will benefit from 6,000-19,000 Euros (5,128-16,239 Pounds) in tax savings over five years
* Price in Republic of Ireland is 29,995 Euros (25,637 Pounds) after government incentives
* Price in Portugal is 29,955 Euros (25,603 Pounds) after government incentives
* All prices include battery
* Reservations for the four initial markets to begin in July
* Prices for other countries to be announced closer to launch

Nissan International SA today announced that the all-electric Nissan LEAF less than € 30,000 (£ 25,641) after the incentives will be available in most markets European launch – about the same price of a uniform and equipped diesel or hybrid.

The company also announced special rates for the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the Republic of Ireland and Portugal, the four first markets to launch European Nissan LEAF. Reservations will begin in July.

Nissan LEAF is a compact, zero emissionFive family car that is fully equipped with features such as air conditioning, satellite navigation, parking camera, a quick charge outlet and innovative smart-phone connectivity.

“Nissan is leading the industry with the first automaker to offer an affordable vehicle with zero emissions. It is a pure electric vehicle, has no exhaust emissions and low operating costs. Glance May as Nissan LEAF similar to a compact family car, but its smoothness, acceleration and handling and will surprise youImpress the driver and passengers, “Sales says Simon Thomas, Senior Vice President and Marketing, Nissan International SA.

In the UK, the purchase price of the Nissan would LEAF £ 23 350 (€ 27,471) after government incentives. The prize, which includes the battery, is 28 350 pounds (€ 33,353), before incentives. The British government recently announced that 25 percent of the purchase price of a pure electric vehicle reimbursed up to a maximum of £ 5,000. TheNissan LEAF will be on sale in Britain in February 2011.