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Re: Buying LEAF

Post by Ukboy on Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:40 pm

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(Aqua does around 25 on the long runs and around 19 on city runs).

Its really interesting to see some comments on there.

One guy said "UK Leafs have no solar panel" hahaha Thats totally incorrect. you can buy leafs with solar panel on it from UK.
Most of the comments just rumors than facts.

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Post by Ukboy on Thu Oct 15, 2015 2:57 am

Market lover wrote:How much are u selling for bro 2013 - 2015 x grade ones
Market lover dont import a car for the time being (until the budget).

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Post by First Guy on Thu Oct 15, 2015 6:59 am

People are used to refill at filling stations within minutes and that is enough for 2 weeks on average I assume. With the leaf you will be required to charge (refill) at home for longer duration and more frequently. So you need to think of the hassle along with the cost savings.

It is also good/bad only depending on your use. It is a different story if you want a car to go on weekend trips.

Analyzing stocks we are familiar with depreciation and how it affects profits and how important that is. So how long will the leaf battery last and how much will it cost for replacement?
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Post by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා on Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:05 am

Presently LEAF is good as the second vehicle to do city runs, until facilities improve, which I believe would come soon. Very Happy
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Post by Market lover on Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:57 pm

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Market lover wrote:How much are u selling for bro 2013 - 2015 x grade ones
Market lover dont import a car for the time being (until the budget).

Ukboy,
Since u said leaf tax is also going to go up. Isn't it gd to buy a leaf from someone selling for the old rate which is below 2.9 million. (Probably 2013 X grade) rather than buying after the tax increase next month where we will be paying extra 250000. Pls correct me if I'm wrong.

Also how long does the leaf battery last and how much does the battery cost in srilankan rupees?

My budget is 2.9 mill. At the moment swinging between wagon R hybrid and leaf Smile


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Post by pathfinder on Thu Oct 15, 2015 6:05 pm

An expert on car market also advised me not to buy a new car till next January,he said taxes going to reduce after the budget,Don't know whether it's true or not.
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Post by Hybrid on Thu Oct 15, 2015 6:08 pm

Makes perfect Sense!
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Post by HAL9000 on Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:05 pm

http://www.theverge.com/2015/12/7/9865014/hyundai-ioniq-electric-ev-plug-in-hybrid

Now buying an engine less Electric vehicle for 5 million looks a stupid idea with the stupid duty structure. It seems plug in hybrids is the way to go. Good to see the entrance of Hyundai in grand style, bwith the option of all 3 modes, EV, HYBRID Or PHEV. Hope the cost t of Hyundai will be less when compared to Japanese brands like toyota.


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Post by nihal123 on Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:51 pm

Thanks path
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Post by jiggysaurus on Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:29 pm

pathfinder wrote:An expert on car market also advised me not to buy a new car till next January,he said taxes going to reduce after the budget,Don't know whether it's true or not.

Ayyo why did you go and get advice from the powerful GMNet?

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Post by poor boy on Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:39 pm

මන් නම් ගන්නේ හීලියම් කාර් එකක්

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Post by HAL9000 on Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:13 pm

https://ssl.toyota.com/mirai/fcv.html

Instead Helium, Hydrogen car awaits news head lines soon.
Zero emission - Emit only Water Vapour. Say good buy to Gasoline
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Post by Ukboy on Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:24 pm

Yes hydrogen is the future. The thing is the price of Mirai. Would you buy a Japanese car (saloon) for over 12million?

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Post by balapas on Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:51 pm

Given the current duty structure this is the best Smart car for you  Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy


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Post by HAL9000 on Fri Dec 25, 2015 10:47 am

http://www.dailymirror.lk/100719/tax-on-electric-cars-vehicle-importers-welcome-the-move

Now, now, Here comes the latest amendments of the President
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Post by guruji on Fri Dec 25, 2015 12:29 pm

Flooding if electric cars

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Post by HAL9000 on Fri Dec 25, 2015 1:40 pm

New model of LEAF to hit the market with improved battery capacity. This can further plummet the older version's prices.
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Post by Hybrid on Fri Dec 25, 2015 4:55 pm

Now I think it's worth considering the purchase of an electric car.

Shall wait till the car dealers come out with their pricing structure.



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Post by HAL9000 on Fri Dec 25, 2015 5:56 pm

Hybrid wrote:Now I think it's worth considering the purchase of an electric car.

Shall wait till the car dealers come out with their pricing structure.



Some sales people who got the news earlier and many others speculated of duty hike, have imported LEAF vehicles in numbers over the last few months, aiming good gains. Now that will not work, instead, already imported and newly importing vehicls will create some oversupply scenario further reducing price to the shit. Entrance of the new improved version further affect the older version market. So if any one is planing to buy one it may be prudent to wait few weeks and see the pattern.  Some what sounds  like stock picking eh! It's very important to identify the bottom in both cases. Very Happy
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Post by chutiputha on Fri Dec 25, 2015 6:05 pm

HAL9000 wrote:
Hybrid wrote:Now I think it's worth considering the purchase of an electric car.

Shall wait till the car dealers come out with their pricing structure.



Some sales people who got the news earlier and many others speculated of duty hike, have imported LEAF vehicles in numbers over the last few months, aiming good gains. Now that will not work, instead, already imported and newly importing vehicls will create some oversupply scenario further reducing price to the shit. Entrance of the new improved version further affect the older version market. So if any one is planing to buy one it may be prudent to wait few weeks and see the pattern.  Some what sounds  like stock picking eh! It's very important to identify the bottom in both cases. Very Happy

Yes Hal u r correct,new Leaf 2014 5D X @ 28/=now @ nugegoda from today,what about used leaf then Smile

This is soo interesting,and i also like to see this plummet to Electric cars and Eco Friendly Cars.
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Re: Buying LEAF

Post by pathfinder on Fri Dec 25, 2015 6:06 pm

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pathfinder wrote:An expert on car market also advised me not to buy a new car till next January,he said taxes going to reduce after the budget,Don't know whether it's true or not.

Ayyo why did you go and get advice from the powerful GMNet?

Ha ha see the power of shoeshine boys.
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Post by chutiputha on Fri Dec 25, 2015 6:38 pm

මගේ අයවැයෙන් අන්තිමට වෙනස් නොවුනේ "ගරු කථානායකතුමනි" කියන එක විතරයි - මීට රවී කරුණානායක
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Post by HAL9000 on Fri Dec 25, 2015 6:48 pm

chutiputha wrote:මගේ අයවැයෙන් අන්තිමට වෙනස් නොවුනේ "ගරු කථානායකතුමනි" කියන එක විතරයි - මීට රවී කරුණානායක
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LoL, Probably this could be his first and the last budget. Evil or Very Mad
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