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Nissan LEAF Q&A

WHAT’S IT LIKE NEVER HAVING TO STOP FOR GAS?

Top Top JOHN M, OH

IT WAS REALLY WEIRD AT FIRST!

I would still look at the gas price signs habitually for about the first 3 weeks. Now I just drive by and don't even look up. The prices used to define the way I drove (to get the "cheap" gas). Overall, feels good.

Top Top BIEKE P, TN

WONDERFUL! I AM BLISSFULLY UNAWARE OF GAS PRICES.

It’s convenient to refuel at home. No more dirty gas pumps or waiting in line at the cheap gas station!

Top Top CHRIS R, PA

I NEVER NEED TO STOP AT A DINO-JUICE STATION AGAIN.

And, on top of that, the LEAF has taken a substantial load off of my wife's Minivan. So, it replaced about 1.25 ICE cars.

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A vehicle with an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) that runs on gasoline.

Top Top photo by BETH M, leaf owner
Top Top SHARYN O, CA

MY HUSBAND IS GLAD I NO LONGER HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY LOTTERY SCRATCHERS

at the gas station, since I don't go to the gas station anymore.

Top Top KATHLEEN S, CA

TO TELL THE TRUTH, I FEEL A LITTLE SMUG AS WE PASS BY THE GAS STATIONS.

Top Top AMY B.R, TX

I HATE THE GAS PUMPS. 

Stinky, dirty, and gross. The charging stations are so clean and pretty. Now, if charging stations had bathrooms, we would be golden.

Top Top HISHAM N, MO

I FORGOT HOW TO USE THE GAS PUMP.

Top Top DAVID M, FL

I'VE GOTTEN USED TO IT.

Now the idea of a gas station seems strange. So much more convenient to charge up at home.

Top Top JOHN S, OH

I LIKE THE FEELING,

though I admit I still stop at gas stations to clean windshield and lights occasionally.

Top Top Photo by SCOTT M, leaf owner
Top Top Nissan Leaf Electric Dictionary

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EV Term An environmentally-friendly vehicle powered by electricity in the form of an electric motor and battery pack. Also known as the Nissan LEAF®.

Top Top ANYA C, CA

IT FEELS FABULOUS AND HAS FELT FABULOUS FROM DAY 1.

Every (s)mile I drive, I feel great knowing I've made a solid contribution to our country's energy independence, and am grateful to Nissan as the first major automaker to take the leap with the LEAF as the first prime-time highway ready EV.

Top Top KATHLEEN, CA

FELT VERY STRANGE AT FIRST.

I would pass a gas station and get this urge to turn in. But now I am cured! It feels wonderful to bypass the congestion, smells, and everything associated with gas stations.

Top Top JOHN B, MN

I LAUGH EVERY TIME I DRIVE BY A GAS STATION SIGN. WHO BUYS GAS ANYMORE?

Top Top MICHELE W.L, TX

BRILLIANT.

Sometimes I even go by the gas station and I almost want to wave.

Top Top MATT G, WI

I LAUGH ANYTIME I HEAR OTHER PEOPLE MENTION GAS PRICES.

"Oh, it went up 50 cents this week? Didn't even notice..."

I've taken to calling it the "milk station" instead, since that's all I buy there now.

Top Top JEANNE H, TX

I ONLY GO TO A GAS STATION NOW TO WASH MY CAR!

Top Top ALEX W

IT HAS BECOME NORMAL, AND MY STOMACH SINKS WHEN I THINK ABOUT WHAT MY LIFE WAS LIKE WHEN I WAS DEPENDENT ON GAS.

Having to monitor your fuel gauge and determine when would be the best time to tack 15 minutes onto my trip, which station would be least inconvenient, wondering which direction someone was going to come whipping around to crash into me from. I could never go back.

Top Top ANNE P, VA

I WISH EVERYONE COULD EXPERIENCE NOT HAVING TO PUMP GAS OR THINK ABOUT GAS PRICES VERY OFTEN.

Top Top DAVID N, IL

IT FEELS GREAT. I ACTUALLY JUST WENT TO PUT SOME GAS INTO OUR SUV AND IT WAS A HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE.

All the pumps were full and people were cutting others off to try to get the next pump. I had to go to 3 different stations just to get gas! Filling up on electricity at home is great. No gas on your hands, no lines, no problems at all. I shake my head when passing gas stations.

Top Top STEVE L, CA

FILLING UP IS A COMPLETE WASTE OF 15 MINUTES.

Plugging in takes 10 seconds max. Feels awesome.

Top Top NEAL W, HI

I FEEL A FREEDOM FROM THE NEED FOR GASOLINE.

and the worry about making sure that the gas tank is full.

Top Top JOHN B

HA, WHO BUYS GAS ANYMORE?

I haven't even looked at a gas station since I got my LEAF except to get a car wash.

Top Top PETER B, CA

HAVEN'T BEEN TO A GAS STATION IN 2.5 YEARS.

Love filling it up at home...easy and very convenient!

Top Top MARINA C.S, CA

FREEDOM!

No more extortion at the gas pump. Not missing stinky refueling stops.

Top Top JASON P, MI

AMAZING!! MY WIFE SAYS "WEIRD".

She still glances at the price of gas nearly a year later.

Top Top BRYCE N, OR

I LOVE HAVING A FUEL STATION AT MY HOUSE.

You don't realize how inconvenient it is to stop at gas stations until you stop doing it.

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