Combined with a decrease in the U.S. and probably not strong results in Europe (at least not good enough to release a sales report), Nissan's EV outcome is disappointing, especially for a pioneer that undertook a tremendous effort to bring the LEAF to the market.
Ten years later, the best LEAF ever, available in two battery options (40 kWh and 62 kWh) is selling at a lower level than a few years ago.
Nissan LEAF sales in Japan – October 2019
In Japan, only 820 LEAFs were sold in October (down 51% year-over-year), although LEAF was still the #40 most popular model.
After ten months of 2019, sales decreased 26% to 17,145.
Nissan LEAF sales in the U.S. – October 2019
In the U.S., sales decreased in October by 28% year-over-year to 887 and year-to-date by 16% to 9,998.