Tesla Model 3 RWD 4dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP£42,990
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 also competitively priced and well equipped, and when you factor in its long battery range and Tesla's world-beating charging infrastructure, it's more recommendable than the Hyundai Ioniq 5 or Polestar 2.

Much cheaper than the Long Range and Performance variants, but there's a reason for this: the RWD has a smaller battery. Expect 200-230 miles from a full charge, compared with 250-290 miles from the Long Range.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.8 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

542

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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