Nissan Leaf prices cut by 2500

* Nissan drops electric Leaf prices * Offer available at all Nissan dealers * Now costs from 23,490 after Government grant...

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Tom Webster
23 Jan 2013 09:50 | Last updated: 14 Jun 2018 00:03

The list price of the Nissan Leaf has been slashed by 2500, the manufacturer has announced.

The price cut is immediate, and means the all-electric Leaf is now available from 23,490, once the Government's 5000 low-carbon grant is taken into account. This means the pre-grant list price has dropped from 30,990 to 28,490.

Nissan has also cut the cost of its personal contract purchase (PCP) scheme to 239 a month, based on a deposit of 3500 and a 6.9% interest rate. Previously the PCP payments were 299 a month after a 5000 deposit.

The Leaf comes with plenty of equipment, including rear-view parking camera, rapid charge capability, Intelligent Key, LED headlamps, sat-nav and Bluetooth.

Leaf production will start at the company's Sunderland factory in the spring, but this new price applies to imported cars. The UK-built car is expected to come with a lower entry-level trim, which will reduce the price further.