Car Review – The Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 at a Glance:

  • Vehicle type: Electric-powered, 4-door, 5-passenger, AWD sedan
  • Base price: $48,440
  • Power: 450 hp@5000 rpm
  • Charge time: Supercharge 175 miles in 15 minutes; level 2 can charge 80% in 3-6
  • Range per charge: 358 miles per charge
  • EPA fuel efficiency: 118/MPGe city, 107 MPGe highway

Pros

  • Powerful electric range
  • Premium interior
  • Standard autopilot
  • Super-charge available all over the country

Cons

  • There is a wait time for available Teslas, which can stretch on for as long as 6 months.
  • Not available in all 50 states
  • Lacks Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Cramped back seat
  • Price keeps climbing
  • Not eligible for federal tax credit

Infotainment 

  • 15-inch center touchscreen
  • Entertainment options in center display include YouTube and Netflix

Safety features

  • Automated emergency braking
  • Lane-departure warning
  • Adaptive cruise control

Interior

  • Roomy and supportive front seats
  • Wireless charging pads and 4 USB ports
  • Simple design available in two colors

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Your Turn:

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