04/26/2017

Nissan extends $10,000 rebate on new 2017 Leaf models for HECO customers

This story appeared in the Pacific Business News on Wednesday, April 26

Nissan North America is extending its offer of a $10,000 rebate on its Leaf cars through June 30 for Hawaiian Electric Co.’s customers on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island, the utility said Wednesday.

If interested, customers should take their utility bill and the promotional flyer that’s available by clicking here to any participating Nissan dealer on Oahu, Maui or the Big Island to get $10,000 off the sticker price of a new 2017 Leaf S, SV or SL. With potential federal tax incentives, savings could total $17,500.

The rebate is funded by Nissan, and to find a participating dealer in the state, click here. The 107-mile range 2017 Leaf has a starting price of $30,680.

“This offer has been quite successful on the Mainland, made for an electric vehicle deal through the electric utility to its customers,” Peter Rosegg, spokesman for Hawaiian Electric, said.

Nissan also is offering the same deal for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s customers on the Garden Isle.

The offer is part of Hawaiian Electric (NYSE: HE) and KIUC’s effort under its Drive Electric Hawaii initiative to accelerate the adoption of more EVs in the state.