Nissan LEAF Recently Named Best Commuter Car, Available at Bates Nissan in Killeen

Bates Nissan in Killeen, TX is proud to carry the electric Nissan LEAF, which was recently named the Best Car for Commuting by

Online PR News – 27-October-2012 – Killeen, TX – The Nissan LEAF was recently named the Best Car for Commuting by, and customers can find the incredibly efficient vehicle at Bates Nissan in Killeen, TX. The LEAF is a completely electric vehicle that ranked highest in its list of the 10 Best Cars for Commuting.

Total Car Score ( is described by their site as “an industry-wide vehicle assessment that lets new and used car shoppers quickly and easily identify how vehicles rank.” Total Car Score aims to do all the “leg work” for their customers by combining ratings from the most authoritative automotive reviews and converting them into a single score. The Nissan LEAF received the highest score for commuter car and earned a No. 1 ranking.

As a purely electric vehicle the Nissan LEAF epitomizes efficiency and is safe for the environment as it uses no gasoline. Powered by an advanced lithium ion battery, the LEAF is able to return 106 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) and reach speeds of up to 90 miles per hour, an impressive feat for an all-electric engine.

"What we like about this list is that it truly measures the LEAF in the way it was intended—as a zero-emissions car with no-compromise performance," said Brendan Jones, director, Electric Vehicle Marketing and Sales Strategy. "Our data shows that Nissan LEAF owners drive an average of 31 miles per day, which makes it a perfect choice to meet the daily driving needs of most Americans."

The Best Commuter Car, Nissan LEAF, is available now at Bates Nissan. For more information, stop by the Killeen, TX dealer today. Bates Nissan is also located online, at

About Bates Nissan
Bates Nissan is a local Nissan dealership located in Killeen, TX. Bates Nissan is family owned and has been serving the Killeen and Fort Hood, TX area since 1942. The Texas dealer offers automotive service, Nissan parts, and automotive financing. The Texas dealer is located online at