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In the past 5 years since it's been for sale, Nissan has sold 165,000 LEAF electric cars globally and 35,000 in European countries. Together they have driven more than 1 billion kilometers (620 million miles). That's about long enough to see if the EV skeptics were right about batteries being unreliable, wearing out after only a few years of daily use. Well, turns out that - so far - the European LEAF fleet is doing pretty well. Failure rate for batteries are less than 0.01%, which makes them more reliable than a gasoline or diesel engine, according to industry averages.
So 0.01% is not just a little bit better. It's a lot better.
Here's a little video produced by Fully Charged's Robert Llewellyn for Nissan about this. They even interview a LEAF owner who drives the actual LEAF that was used in a Top Gear episode (a very popular car show which has been spreading all kinds of BS about electric cars for a while) to see how she's doing years later: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6V1bJJwJhEg