Nissan Leaf Test Drive

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The all electric Nissan Leaf offers acceleration at the speed of electrons, zero emission and NO pain at the pump!

I will be writing a full test drive review for publication in Triple Pundit. But here’s a quick summary on why you should consider the Nissan Leaf.

First, it is a GREAT car for daily commuting and running around town. This car is quick. Punch the accelerator and you will be pushed back into your seat from the rapid acceleration. I took onto the freeway and quickly got to 70 miles per hour. No need to worry about keeping up with traffic in this machine.

As importantly for urban traffic the Nissan Leaf is easy to turn and park. The turning radius makes a U-turn a snap. My Leaf had a back up camera displayed on the large screen located in the center of the dash board. This made backing up much safer and parallel parking a snap.

It is a five door so loading the car with people and groceries is easy. Our dog Cooper found the seats to be so comfortable that he often didn’t want to leave to go into the house.

Here’s the best part for those of us on a budget. ZERO trips to the gasoline pump. I drove the Leaf Friday, Saturday and Sunday on ONE partial recharge that cost a dollar. I figured I saved $10 compared to buying a comparable amount of gasoline!

The Leaf is all that Nissan represents. It is a great urban commuter, easy to drive, carries all that you will need to carry with zero tailpipe emissions and ZERO gasoline expense.

Bill Roth is the founder of Earth 2017. His book, The Secret Green Sauce profiles the best practices of companies that are making money going green. Through the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Green Builds Business program funded by Walmart he is coaching businesses and business owners in a 11-city national tour on best practices for making money and a difference within 120 days.

About Bill Roth

Bill Roth is the founder of Earth 2017, author of The Secret Green Sauce and a nationally-followed contributor to, Triple Pundit, The Green Economy Post and Media Post on best business practices emerging from the smart, healthy and green global economy. He coaches entrepreneurs, business and community leaders on how to grow revenues, profits and jobs by going smart and green.
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