The Nissan Leaf is built on the same platform as the Nissan Versa. The Versa can be bought for about $11,000, while the Leaf is about $27,000 after rebates. Check this out; with the average vehicle miles driven per year at 15,000, and an average fuel consumption at 30mpg, the Versa consumes 500 gallons of fuel per year. Even at $4/gallon that is $2,000/yr. Eight years of free fuel to get to $27,000. Add in the fact that you will have to have another car (maybe a new Versa anyway) in addition to the Leaf in order to drive further than 60 miles in the summer and it is no great mystery that the sale figures are as stands:
Accepting what Walmart knows about price and value.
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