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  •  Warranty on the battery is 8 years. --n/t (0+ / 0-)

    President Barack Obama. Good man in a storm.

    by mwm341 on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 08:10:52 AM PST

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    •  8 years or 80000 miles for Honda (0+ / 0-)

      I almost got stuck buying the much smaller battery on my 2003 Insight hybrid, the replacement was quoted at $3000.
      I would buy a Leaf tomorrow but the batteries lose ability
      to hold a charge based on charging cycles and temperature.
      I truly wish that batteries were not a major issue with EVs and hybrids but they are, thus my warning.

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