The model and km traveled have the largest impact on the price of near new cars. So the best value currently will be in the X mid-range model with over 30,000 km.
We can also source NISMO and AUTECH models which are not offered in Australia – any ZE0 or ZE1 Leaf built before April 2019 is eligible for import, as well as any 62kWh model regardless of build date as this model is not currently offered new in Australia.
Naturally, prices constantly change as vehicles age and new models are released – near new cars (and electric cars in particular due to rapidly improving technology) usually depreciate in Japan at a rate of 15% to 20% per year for the first few years.
So all Leaf models will become even better value for money over time, and more will be available to choose from in Japan as they are traded in.
We can provide recent sales data in Japan for any model to show you exactly what has sold, and what it would cost you to import to Australia, with a complete cost breakdown to your location – no hidden costs, ever.
62kWh to 40kWh range comparison:
Is Leaf 40kWh import from Japan difficult ?
No, it’s easy ! We have been professionally sourcing cars to order for over 20 years and will help you every step of the way through our streamlined process.
Nissan Leaf import is quite straightforward and you can select anything you like using our service.
How do I see the Leaf’s that are available in Japan ?
The 40kWh model is a couple of years old now so you can expect to see a range of nice options going through auction in Japan every week to choose from, including some early 2019’s which are eligible for import. The numbers available will increase as time goes on.
The latest 62kW model has a 60 minute fast charge option:
Please note that the Japanese charging cable is not technically compliant with Australian electrical regulations, so we recommend purchasing an Australian charging cable through one of the following suppliers:
Our import service includes in person inspection of vehicles on auction day – we check running condition as well as inside, outside and underneath – with more pictures provided and details including any faults not mentioned on the auction report.
For the Nissan Leaf we also check the exact SOH (state of health) readings for the battery using Leaf Spy software, and screenshot the readout for you.