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Tesla Model 3 pros and cons

Pros and Cons by myEVreview

  • Tons of storage space including the frunk (front trunk) and additional storage bin under the back trunk.
  • Super low running costs.
  • Driving simlicity, single pedal control.
  • Frequent OTA (WiFi or 4G) sw updates.
  • Heated and cooled front seats.
  • The most efficient EV of them all.
  • Incredibly fun to drive.
  • One of the safest vehicles on the road.
  • Dual Motor (AWD) handling.
  • Significantly better suspension (more comfortable).
  • The acceleration, power, regen breaking are excellent.
  • High safety rating (5-star EuroNCAP safety rating).
  • Seamless smartphone integration including keyless entry.
  • Much better interior soundproofing. It is noticeably quieter.
  • Autopilot - nice on long trips.
  • Outstanding acceleration.
  • Sound system is excellent.
  • Silky smooth user interface.
  • Dog mode, Sentry Mode, Camp Mode all brilliant
  • The heat pump, instant heat, instant cold, very powerful, and super efficient.
  • Instant torque.
  • The app. You can pre-heat or pre-cool the car, know where it is, check the charge state, lock it and lots of other features.
  • User profiles (remembering your seat position, steering wheel, driving options etc) and it activating your profile when you get in.
  • Sentry mode for enhanced security.
  • Superb battery thermal management.
  • The supercharger network is superb, simple to use, and fast.
  • Maintenance. There is virtually none.
  • New seats are almost as comfy as Model S
  • Entertainment is excellent - Youtube, Netflix, fun games etc.
  • Can refuel from home. :)
  • No keys required except your phone.
  • Great value for the money spent.
  • Very rigid body.
  • Quiet propulsion system.
  • Comfortable seats with reasonable lateral support.
  • Iinterior feels solid, materials are great
  • Lots of interior space.
  • Good spec for price.
  • Easter eggs and geeky stuff.
  • Minimalist design, minimal hardware buttons.
  • Lack of HUD.
  • No spare tyre.
  • Despite the 8 year battery warranty, it is too early to predict how it will fare in 2031. The replacement cost could be enormous and you'd be at Tesla's mercy.
  • Turn signal buttons moved to the steering wheel may be a problem for some.
  • Expensive insurance.
  • Tight entrance to the boot (trunk).
  • Loss of range in cold weather.
  • The rear door windows don’t go down all the way.
  • Large turning circle.
  • Not many service centers - only in big cities.
  • Production only in China for now (11-2023).
  • Some insurance companies do not cover Teslas.
  • Low-positioned rear seats.

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