2016 Leaf With 107-Mile Range Starts At $35,050

A new 2016 Nissan Leaf with 27-percent range increase at 107 miles is priced at $35,050 including destination.

Today the automaker released the info for three trim levels, two of which have updated 30-kilowatt-hour battery packs and the base S has the 24-kwh battery carried over.

Prices for all are as follows: $29,860 for the S, $35,050 for the SV, and $37,640 for the SL. These include $850 destination, and all are eligible for a $7,500 federal tax credit and state incentives, as applicable.

Nissan notes an “enhanced IT system that is more user-friendly and gives drivers greater vehicle connectivity” is included with the 2016 models.

2016s also get NissanConnect with mobile apps standard. The S gets a 5.0-inch touchscreen, and the SV and SL get a 7.0-inch screen with Navigation and Mobile Apps, with multi-touch control and Nissan Voice Recognition.

A no-charge subscription for the NissanConnect EV system is standard on SV and SL and enables remote connection to the car.

With it, a user may monitor with it battery state-of-charge, start charging event control and one may turn on the heating or air conditioning system remotely.

The core powertrain carries forward too on what is a refreshed first-generation model. Namely, an 80-kilowat AC synchronous motor delivers 107 horsepower and 187 pounds-feet of torque.

The new Leaf will be available possibly as soon as this month for ordering, and first deliviers are expected by end of year. Eight colors are available, including three new “premium-look” colors: Forged Bronze, Coulis Red and Deep Blue Pearl.