Nissan Leaf Rental in Evanston, IL | Turo
Abbey’s
Nissan Leaf2017
SV
$ 49
per day
The car
Abbey’s
Nissan Leaf
2017
SV
5 seats
4 doors
Electric
Description
NEW 2017 Nissan Leaf All-Electric Car. SV Model, GPS and many options. Pay no more for gasoline, and also charge for Free. Nissan Leaf has 107 EPA miles when fully charged, however, we have had 130 Miles every time when fully charged. Charge for free at ALL NISSAN Dealers. Your City get around car.

Blue exterior color with black interior. We also have Black and Red color fleet of Leaf.
Features
  • Automatic transmission
  • EV / Hybrid
  • GPS
  • Audio input
  • Bluetooth
  • USB input
  • Toll pass
  • Heated seats
  • Black interior, GPS, back-up camera, etc
Parking details
Parking available at the car location. First hour free parking.
Delivery details
Delivery to Guest is between 8am and 6PM. Pick up is available at our Evanston location between 7am and 7PM.
Guidelines
Renaissance Impex Energy Solutions (RIES) Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) – Lessee Duty of Care & Responsibility
At RIES, we strive to maintain a high standard with our fleet of cars in terms of design, functionality and appearance. Consequently, we expect the same level of standard from our lessee/renter partners (Lessees). Specifically, our requirement of duty of care include:

BEST CONVENIENCE PACKAGE
1. Free Delivery and Pick-up within 20 miles (including O’Hare and Midway Airport) for our minimum 5 days
rental requirement
2. Free Charging at Tesla Fast Chargers
3. Car comes with Tesla/CHAdeMo DC Fast Charging Adapter (in addition to standard Tesla charging at home
adapter) – for charging at other DC fast charging locations including EV Go, Charge Point, etc, providing
maximum flexibility for charging
4. Free EZ-Charge card for access to most charging stations – sometimes it is free with our card and if there is
a minimal charge, we will bill you back. For broad availability of charging stations, you should download EZ-
Charge, Plugshare, and EV-GO Apps to your phone in addition to the Tesla (in-car) computer charging
locations locator
5. Car comes with High Pass Illinois Toll Transponder – for your convenience of non-stop toll highway passing.
We will bill you back for the charges you incur
6. Car will be delivered clean and can be returned unwashed on the exterior, however the interior must be clean
of litter. We will charge $25 for cleaning
7. Lessee partner can also pick up the car and returned in quaint downtown Evanston at 1800 Maple Street
secured garage – next to Holiday Inn, and within the 2 to 5 minutes walking distance of Davis Street train
station

CONDITIONS – DUTY OF CARE FROM THE RENTER/LESSEE
1. No smoking: Absolutely no smoking is allowed in the BEVs. There will be a $250 charge to fumigate the car
2. No Eating or Drinking in the car except water
3. No Throwing up in the car. There will be a $250 charge for valet and fumigation
4. No Pet in the car
5. 200 Miles limit per day. Additional mileage is charged at $0.70 cents per mile
6. Minimum return mileage/charge of the Car must be 50 miles or 30% of the full charge
7. Areas of Use: Our cars can only be driven within the six Chicagoland areas of: COOK, DUPAGE, KANE, LAKE,
MCHENRY AND WILL COUNTIES ONLY.
8. No sub-leasing: Absolutely no subleasing of our BEVs by the Lessee/s. Not only for insurance purposes, but
also to be certain that our BEVs are also being used for legitimate business purposes. We will terminate the
Lessee – for ‘one strike’ of this violation and may take additional action/s. Additional drivers must be
approved by Turo and confirmed with us, for insurance purpose
9. No using or operating the BEV for what it is not manufactured or designed to do. The car is for public road
only
10. Lessee is not responsible for the wear-and-tear of the BEV; however, Lessee is responsible for maintenance
of the vehicle and must report any malfunction or defect to RIES as quickly as possible
11. Cleanliness: The BEV must be kept clean (inside and outside) always (at all times), part of the “maintenance”
mentioned above. This helps the Lessee make favorable impression we require that our fleet of cars be
distinguished always by being kept cleaned and maintained with no scratches
12. Charging: the 30% rule, under no circumstances should the Lessee let the battery capacity go below 30%
before charging – this is not only good for the battery but also it would take a few hours to get the vehicle to
about 80% capacity if the battery has been exhausted below 15%. The BEV data records will indicate what
capacity the vehicle was charged and we will know
13. Traffic Violations: Lessee is responsible for all traffic citations and violations which may occur during the lease
term and if the Lessee fails to settle any citation and or violation and if RIES is compelled to settle this after
the lease term, we will seek reimbursement plus any cost that we may incur in pursuing this reimbursement.
There will be $100 administrative cost for each citations brought to our attention by DVR, and will be referred
to the Lessee to settle
14. All damage claims will be handled via Turo

CONCLUSION
We want the best rental experience for every renter, which is why we have and maintain these standards. We hope you will be well served. Best Regards.
FAQs
What is the range (miles per charge) of the Nissan Leaf?
107-mile range on the battery per the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – but your range may be substantially longer. We have always received 130 miles per full charge; we will share with you tips about how to increase your range per charge
What type of BEV do you offer?
Currently, we offer a fleet of 30 kWh battery 2017 Nissan Leaf BEVs (sv trim) and 2017 Tesla Model S 75. Soon to offer 2018 Refreshed Nissan Leafs and Tesla Model 3
What are Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs)?
BEVs are different from Internal Combustion Engine Cars (ICE), because BEVs have no engine, but motor driving the wheels. BEVs are powered by Lithium-ion Battery technology. There are many advantages of BEVs such as no emission (no pollution) and low maintenance costs. There are different brands and models of BEVs, such as Tesla Motors’ Model S, X and currently in production – Model 3, and BMW I3, Nissan Leaf, GM’s Chevy Bolt and many more are coming to the market any time now, the future is electric vehicles. BEVs come in different battery packs or sizes (battery kWh – kilowatt hour) which determine how many miles they can go on a charge
What do I need or need to know in order to drive a BEV?
Only familiarity with the particular BEV and a few range-extending (mileage) tips in order to limit the frequency of charging. Other than these, BEVs drive just like regular cars except quieter. Besides, we will walk you through the entire operation of the BEV before you drive off and there are hundreds of resources, including how-to videos on Youtube
Where else can I get additional information on BEVs?
ON the Youtube or at manufacturer's web site.
What are the economic advantages of driving a BEV?
Simply put, serious savings on maintenance and operating costs with the biggest savings being the cost of not buying gasoline. BEVs do not use gasoline instead they only have to be charged, for a small price (charging time and cost vary), from hundreds of BEV Charging Stations across the Chicagoland. With our fleet of BEVs, you may charge for free at Tesla Stations using fast chargers and at any Nissan dealers using the Tesla/CHAdeMO adapter (we purchased separately for the car). Additionally, there is no oil change or other costs associated with the ICE cars. Thus, saving you money by simply by driving a BEV
Where do I charge the car and how much does it cost?
There is extensive BEV charging infrastructure in the Chicagoland, including at all Nissan dealers and Tesla Stations. Using the ‘PlugShare’ and/or Nissan EZ-Charge apps (also on the Nissan Leaf’s on board GPS) you will have access to all charging stations wherever you find yourself in the Chicagoland. Charging at Nissan Dealers and Tesla Stations is free. A DC fast charge at ChargePoint locations costs approximately $3 for twenty (20) minutes fast charge to 80% of the battery capacity. We may also provide Lessee with charging card that may be free in some locations
How are BEVs different and in what ways?
BEVs are clean with zero emission (environmentally friendly), and require no petrol and many other routine maintenance that the regular Internal Combustion Engine cars (ICE) require; such as no oil changes, no oil filter, and many other maintenance costs associated with the ICE cars. Thus, putting more money in your pocket from not having any of these maintenance and operating requirements
How much gas do I have to buy daily?
None - as BEVs do not use gasoline. Thus you could be saving an average of $20-$30 per day in gasoline cost (over average $700 per month). You only have to charge the battery and Charging is free at all Nissan Dealers (Using Tesla/CHAdeMo adapter – for Tesla – using our charging card) and at Tesla Stations (for Teslas). Additionally, you can pay to charge at other charging stations such as ChargePoint locations, currently the cost is $3 for a 20-minute DC fast charge that will get the battery back to 80% of its capacity, longer time to get to 100% capacity. We may also provide Lessee with charging card that may be free in some locations.
What are the types of charging stations?
There are three types of charge stations and they are: 1. Opportunity (trickle); the slowest via standard/regular 110/120 volt (dedicated home charging), sometimes called “Level One” 2. Normal (standard): 240 volt – charges in six (6) hours or so, sometimes called “Level Two” and 3. Quick Charge (DC fast-charging station); up to 80% charge in about 30 minutes, sometimes called “Level Three” – the fastest. We recommend/suggest a DC fast charger at BERMAN NISSAN ON 3456 N. KEDZIE AV. CHICAGO, IL 60618, for your information. It charges to 100% in about the 30 minutes. It is approximately the cross roads at Kedzie/Elston/Addison streets. Close to Kennedy Express way also. Tesla on Grand Avenue and other Tesla Supercharging stations locations can also be viewed on the car computer It is important to know that the charging time will vary given the state or condition of the battery before the charge – but the above is generally true if the battery is not below the manufacturer’s specified percentage/capacity.
Can I take the leased car out of Chicagoland?
No. RIES’s fleet leasing program only allows the car to be driven within the six Chicagoland eligible counties of: Cook, Dupage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will. If the car is taken or driven out of these areas, the ‘Geo-fence’ alarm will be activated at RIES. All our cars are fitted with electronic management and monitoring devices that would alert us on certain situations such as driving out of the ‘Geo-fence.’
How I am saving more with BEV and RIES’s fleet?
You are saving more because BEVs require no gasoline and have zero to minimal maintenance costs initially. Additionally, RIES’s leasing fee is lower than most with year and model consideration; the fleet is currently Nissan Leaf BEVs and Tesla Model S.
How soon or at what percent should I stop to charge?
You must stop to charge when your gauge is at or close to 20%, if not sooner. If you go beyond 15%, it will take you a very long time to get (charge) the battery back to 80% let alone 100%. As you become more familiar with the vehicle, you will know when you have to charge. However, under no situation should you go below 20% before you charge. FYI, all our cars are fitted with electronic management and monitoring devices that would alert us on certain situations such as driving below the 15% threshold.
What is the daily mileage limit I have on my rental?
RIES has a 200-mileage limit per day. Additional mileage beyond the 200 limit will be charged at $0.70 cents per mile.
What happens if I return the BEV less than 50 miles of charged?
You will be charged $50 for this per (30 minutes) half hour of charge to get to 80%.
Where are the BEVs located?
In a secure (cameras and manned security personnel) garage location in Evanston – the base where the BEVS are to be taken and returned - next to convenient train station.
What are the value-added reasons for driving a RIES BEV?
You will be driving a brand new BEV with all of the cache and savings that come with it. Our fleet is 100% electric all 2017 Nissan Leaf and 2017 Tesla Model S models - importantly, the Lessee is responsible for deductible for every accident or damage to the BEV or third-party asset/property
How many passengers can fit into the Leaf?
Five comfortably with enough cargo space for at least three small/standard luggage cases.
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Car location
Evanston, IL 60201
Free
Airports
Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Free
Chicago Midway International Airport
Free
Delivery
Up to 20 miles
$80
Free delivery for trips of 2 weeks or longer