Tesla Model 3 Overview Updated July 8, 2020

Tesla Model 3

Tesla's third generation and least expensive vehicle to date

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December 2014 - July 2020


The Tesla Model 3 is the first vehicle built on Tesla’s third-generation platform. It aims to reduce the entry price for electric vehicles while not making any compromise on range and performance.

The Model 3 starts at $35,000 in the US and deliveries to employees and company insiders began in mid-2017 – customer deliveries begin in late 2017.

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Tesla Model 3 Stories July 8

Tesla’s investment in production capacity at Gigafactory Shanghai is paying off as the automaker captures a bigger chunk of the Chinese EV market, which saw sales drop in June. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories July 3

Tesla is making a push toward fleet vehicles as cost of operation reaches a tipping point for electric vehicles — led by the Model 3. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories July 1

The Honda E electric car is equipped with a powerful inverter, and a Tesla Model 3 owner decided to demonstrate that by charging his electric car with the Honda E. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories June 30

A police chief who pushed to electrify his department’s patrol cars with Tesla Model 3 vehicles now says that the EVs might pay for themselves in less than two years. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories June 29

Tesla has announced a Model 3 Performance range increase for the version of the vehicle built in China. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories June 27

Tesla has launched an aftermarket Model 3 spoiler for $800, and now all Model 3 vehicles can improve drag and stability, not just Model 3 Performance vehicles. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories June 24

The J.D. Power 2020 Initial Quality Study (IQS), released today, places Tesla at the bottom of its quality rankings. It’s the first time that Tesla was profiled in J.D. Power’s influential study of quality.

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Tesla Model 3 Stories June 22

Tesla is starting to offer one year of free Supercharging for inventory Model 3 cars as part of its end-of-quarter delivery push. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories June 15

A new Tesla leak shows that the automaker has Model 3 vehicles with 100 kWh battery packs, which would result in over 400 miles of range. expand full story

Tesla Model 3 Stories June 13

Tesla has upgraded Model 3 vehicles built at Fremont Factory in the US with features first introduced in Model Y and Chinese-made Model 3 vehicles, like a wireless phone charger and USB-C ports. expand full story

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