Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD 4dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP£48,490
Review

The Tesla Model 3 is good to drive, packed full of tech, fast (ridiculously so in Performance guise) and even reasonably practical. Yes, it is firmer-riding than some of its executive car rivals, but it’s never uncomfortable, even on beaten-up UK roads. It’s is also competitively priced and well equipped, and factor in its long battery range and Tesla's world-beating charging infrastructure and it's more recommendable than the Polestar 2. Indeed, it’s a real contender not just in the electric car class, but the wider executive car class, too.

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Comes very well equipped, with adaptive cruise control, keyless entry, LED headlights, power-folding mirrors, electrically operated front seats and steering column, heated front and rear seats, a 15in infotainment screen with Google Maps, Netflix and web browsing, a premium audio system, wireless charging, climate control, faux-leather seats, a rear-view camera, a panoramic glass roof and all-round parking sensors. Our pick of the range.

The Long Range has (yep you guessed it) the Longest Range of any Model 3. It's fast and good to drive and, unlike the range-topping Performance model, is eligible for the government's electric car grant.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH4.2 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

542

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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