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Approx 2 months ago I purchased a 2015 Nissan Leaf Tekna 24kwh model.
36500 miles. Private sale.

Car is clean and tidy with no issues. Covered 2000 miles to date. Still showing 12 bar battery.

When I purchased the car it had a few months remaining of an extended Nissan warranty.
This gives me the option to extend for another year as the vehicle is under 7 years old/100,000 miles.

I was expecting the cost to be closer to £250, which I would of likely of gone with!
Anyone else think this is excessive? Or had similar quotes?
 

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It doesn't sound excessive for a 6 year old car for a Nissan warranty. I recently bought a 30kwh 2016 Tekna from a Nissan dealer it came with 12 months warranty. They did not mention availability to extend or the cost.
 

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It was similar to extend our Leaf, and yes the i3 one is about double, but I’m more likely to take a policy out!
 

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BMW i3 extended warranty was £800 for 1 year with £250 excess on a claim. Covers some wear and tear items though.
Or at present £1060/year with no excess. Both include breakdown cover. Policy provided by Allianz. Car must have covered less than 60,000 miles also.

So Nissan one not THAT expensive but that is compared to the "WTF?!" BMW extended warranty price.

As others have advised in the past, you can take a chance, as the Nissan is pretty reliable, put that warranty money in a separate bank account or your sock drawer, and then IF something goes wrong in that first year, hopefully that money will cover it. And at least you can take the car to an EV independent service centre, which there are more of nowadays. But fair chance nothing will go wrong and that money can be used to treat yourself at the end of the year.
 

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Approx 2 months ago I purchased a 2015 Nissan Leaf Tekna 24kwh model.
36500 miles. Private sale.

Car is clean and tidy with no issues. Covered 2000 miles to date. Still showing 12 bar battery.

When I purchased the car it had a few months remaining of an extended Nissan warranty.
This gives me the option to extend for another year as the vehicle is under 7 years old/100,000 miles.

I was expecting the cost to be closer to £250, which I would of likely of gone with!
Anyone else think this is excessive? Or had similar quotes?
Personally judging by the relative lack of major issues I've heard about from owners, I'd be inclined to check the battery using LeafSpy, If everything looked ok I'd also rather put the cash in a savings account while ever you owned the car. There really isn't that many major common issues associated with the Leaf.
 

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Personally judging by the relative lack of major issues I've heard about from owners, I'd be inclined to check the battery using LeafSpy, If everything looked ok I'd also rather put the cash in a savings account while ever you owned the car. There really isn't that many major common issues associated with the Leaf.
This was my thinking.
 

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Yep, I always 'self insure' rather than pay my salary paying a long list of beneficiaries. At the end of the day, the car is not worth that much and there are lots of specialists for the Leaf now.
 
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