quote: A car lasts 15 years, not 5. It's an easy lifetime win.
quote: The Prius Hybrid battery last over 10 years for most people due to the limited charge/discharge cycles (they don't fully charge or discharge the battery).
quote: A 5 year old Leaf (or any electric car) is likely to have a low resell value due to the battery being close worn out.
quote: If you do replace the battery 10 years from now, it will be a lot cheaper then, and the car will likely be usable another 10 years.