2012 Nissan Leaf electric car – net pricing shown on Nissan website
If you think that electric-car ownership is beyond your financial reach, think again.
Due to a matter of supply and demand, and a flood of used models entering the market, electric vehicles (EVs) like the Nissan Leaf are remarkably affordable.
This summer, and likely into the fall, there’s a surplus of electric cars being returned from two- and three-year manufacturer-subsidized leases; and it means that there are some serious deals to be had in buying a used electric vehicle (EV).
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The two models you’ll want to focus in on—the ones that haven’t held their value particularly well on the used market—are the Nissan Leaf and the Mitsubishi i-MiEV.
Both of these models are selling for less than $10,000 as three-year-old vehicles, in good condition. And…