The Tesla Model 3 can be bought directly from Tesla for around £42990 as standard, excluding any extras and upgrades.
Drivetrain and Performance
The Tesla Model 3 is an all-electric, 5 seater Saloon with Rear and Automatic transmission. It has a top speed of around 140mph and does 0-62 in 6.1 Seconds. It can produce a maximum torque of around 310lb-ft.
Range and Efficiency
The average range you can expect from the Tesla Model 3 on a full charge is around 235 Miles and the energy efficiency is around 245 Watt hours per mile (Wh/mi). Both of these figures were calculated by the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).
The range and efficiency you get from the car will vary considerably, depending on a wide variety of factors such as: Driving style, weather, quality of road, traffic, cargo load, passenger load, tyre pressure, use of creature comforts such as air conditioning, heating, music and use of charge sockets.
Battery and Charging
The Tesla Model 3 has a battery capacity of 60.0kWh, producing a maximum power output of around 208kW.
The fastest possible charge speed that the Tesla Model 3 can utilise from commercial charging stations (DC) is 390mph, whilst the fastest possible charge speed at home using a 7.4Kw charging station (AC) is around 38mph. The amount of power that can be drawn from each charging method equates to 170kW and 11kW respectively.
The Tesla Model 3 uses a Type 2 charging socket, located at the Left Side - Rear of the vehicle.
Dimensions and Luggage Capacity
The Tesla Model 3 measures L4694mm x W1849mm x H1443mm in size and has a gross weight of 2149Kg, with an unladen kerbweight of 1835Kg.
It has a wheelbase of L2875mm, with a turning circle of 11.6m.
The Tesla Model 3 has a maximum cargo capacity of No DataL and a maximum loading weight of 389Kg.
It can seat up to 5 people, has 5 doors and can carry 70Kg on its roof.