Nissan LEAF #1 (Again) Non-Luxury Traditional Compact Car In IHS Loyalty Awards – CleanTechnica

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Published on February 13th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan

February 13th, 2016 by  

Originally published on EV Obsession.

Two years in a row, the Nissan LEAF has actually been identified as the world’s favored and unrivaled “Non-Luxury Traditional Compact Car” in the 20th Annual IHS Automotive Loyalty Awards. The Automotive News globe Congress held in conjunction along with the North American Global Auto Prove to in Detroit once again granted Nissan LEAF along with the award.


A Nissan press release acknowledged the IHS Loyalty Award, and in two consecutive years, revealed the top-of-the-market owner appreciation. “LEAF owners repurchase a lot more regularly compared to owners of any sort of others compact car, and it is evidence of their tough enthusiasm for all-electric vehicles.”

“We understand that Nissan LEAF drivers adore the rewards of driving electric — zero spending on gas, quick acceleration and the feeling of driving an environmentally friendly vehicle, to name a couple of — which is why so several LEAF owners return and purchase yet another LEAF,” said Andrew Speaker, Nissan’s director of Electric auto Sales and Marketing.

Zach and Mira Nissan LEAF


Cumulative global sales now exceeded 200,000, topping 89,000 purchased in the US alone. As a 2015 Nissan LEAF driver, I can easily attest to the claim that the LEAF moves smoothly along with adept mobility and is a comfortable car.

Driving a Nissan LEAF, I discover it is straightforward to know the customer loyalty to the brand and model.

For the 2016 model year, LEAF adds a number of significant enhancements – beginning with a new 30 kWh battery for LEAF SV and LEAF SL models that delivers an EPA-estimated driving range of 107 miles* on a fully charged battery. The range of a LEAF S model is 84 miles, giving buyers a choice in affordability and range.

“The 2016 LEAF starts at $26,700* after the federal tax credit of $7,500 for the SV model and $29,290* for LEAF SL after the federal tax credit. 2016 Nissan LEAF improve in range from 2015 to the EPA-rated range of 107 miles is on a single charge — the 2 the SV and SL models. Incredibly affordable, and not lacking in comfort by any sort of means, the Nissan LEAF S models keep on to be equipped along with a 24 kWh battery along with an EPA-estimated range of 84** miles…. Starting fee for 2016 Nissan LEAF S grade remains $21,510* after the federal tax incentive.”

“IHS Automotive analyzes loyalty throughout the year and constantly functions along with its customers to effectively regulate owner loyalty and conquest efforts through in-depth research and analysis of automotive shopping behaviors, related market influencers and conquest and retention strategies,” the press release adds. “Loyalty is determined as soon as a household that owns a Brand-new auto returns to market and purchases or leases yet another Brand-new auto of the very same make, model or manufacturer.”

You can easily discover a finish list of IHS Automotive Loyalty Award winners at

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