I calculated the amount of CO2 I prevented from putting into the atmosphere by driving an electric vehicle since August 2015. Using the LEAF app and online portals I figure that I saved over 11,762 lbs (5.881 tons) of CO2 from getting into the air over driving a gas-powered car. My driving electric prevented almost six tons of CO2 from adding to global warming and climate change in Southern California.
I currently drive a 2016 Nissan LEAF SL (with an upgraded 149-mile 40 KW battery pack) which I got for a steal $12,000 with taxes and licenses in February 2019 with only 29,000 mi. My favorite feature is the surround-view camera that shows a 360 view around her. This is my second LEAF, my first was a 2013 SV which I bought with only 28,000 miles on it for $8,500 in 2015.