“We are seeing tremendous consumer interest in the Nissan LEAF in these new markets, particularly in the New York metropolitan area,” Brian Carolin, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Nissan North America, said in a statement.
The base 2012 Leaf SV starts at $35,200 and the SL trim starts at $37,250, both before a federal tax credit of up to $7,500. Base prices do not include delivery fees.
“The higher prices on the 2012 model reflect added standard equipment, including quick charging, battery warmer, heated steering wheel and heated front and rear seats,” Inside Line reports. The base Leaf also comes standard with navigation and Bluetooth.
The Leaf is already on sale in 22 states and Washington, D.C. Buyers who live in the six states Nissan has added can place their orders now and receive delivery by December. Nissan says it will continue to expand Leaf sales in more states, and by the end of the year, shoppers in Delaware, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island can order a Leaf too.
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