Long story short, the Leaf was designed to be an affordable, compact car with a lot of utility and not necessarily as an ICE vehicle replacement. The Leaf is usually a second or third car for most buyers and is used as a primary commuter or “get around town” car and not as a weekend or travel car. I explain those points in this video.
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