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The EV this is a chain. Like, to me a "new car" is 2012. I see my next car as being EV or Hybrid at least, probably a second hand 2016 bought in 2021. The manufacturers are getting on board, most of them do EVs now. We just have to wait for the rich people to buy them first. Not ideal.
 

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The EV this is a chain. Like, to me a "new car" is 2012. I see my next car as being EV or Hybrid at least, probably a second hand 2016 bought in 2021. The manufacturers are getting on board, most of them do EVs now. We just have to wait for the rich people to buy them first. Not ideal.
except second hand / used battery packs are usually a bit shite
 

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except second hand / used battery packs are usually a bit shite
Don't think that's true at all. Been following the EV threads on boards out of mild temptation, and they're all having great success with second hand EV's. At worst people say the battery degradation is down to 90% after 4 or 5 years
 

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Don't think that's true at all. Been following the EV threads on boards out of mild temptation, and they're all having great success with second hand EV's. At worst people say the battery degradation is down to 90% after 4 or 5 years
That ain’t so bad so. Yer kind of screwed though if you need the max range though
 

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Don't think that's true at all. Been following the EV threads on boards out of mild temptation, and they're all having great success with second hand EV's. At worst people say the battery degradation is down to 90% after 4 or 5 years
mine was 2nd hand. you could have asked me. but no - you go running to your spanner friends on boards.
 

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anyway i've done 50,000km in 2 years + the 29,000 that was on it when i bought it and it's 4 years old now and it's had no impact that i can see on the range
 

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It’s a 2015 24kwh Leaf. It’s the sensible brown shoes of the road.
Interesting. I’d be looking for something twice the capacity. I think the new ones are 60kwh but would be waiting a while for any salvage auctions for the innards.

What’s the range on a fully charged second hand 24kwh Nissan Leaf?
 

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Interesting. I’d be looking for something twice the capacity. I think the new ones are 60kwh but would be waiting a while for any salvage auctions for the innards.

What’s the range on a fully charged second hand 24kwh Nissan Leaf?
I get 130-140 km but I do 70+ a day and charge every night
 

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