£32,000 *Price from
50.0 kWh *Useable Battery
210 mi *Real Range
235 Wh/mi *Efficiency
This electric vehicle is not available yetThe Tesla Model 3 is currently only available in the US and Canada. Two battery packs are available: Mid Range and Long Range. A standard battery pack is also expected. It's currently unclear which versions will become available in the UK. Right-hand drive models are expected for the second half of 2019. All specifications with an * are estimates.
Price from * £32,000
|Available from *||September 2019|
Lease (BCH) from * £350 pcm
|Congestion Charge *||£0|
Real Range Estimation between 150 - 310 mi
|City - Cold Weather *||200 mi|
|Highway - Cold Weather *||150 mi|
|Combined - Cold Weather *||175 mi|
|City - Mild Weather *||310 mi|
|Highway - Mild Weather *||195 mi|
|Combined - Mild Weather *||245 mi|
|Acceleration 0 - 62 mph||5.9 sec|
|Top Speed||124 mph|
|Electric Range *||210 mi|
|Total Power *||150 kW (201 hp)|
|Total Torque *||258 lb-ft|
Battery and Charging
|Battery Capacity *||55.0 kWh|
|Port Location||Left Side - Rear|
|Charge Port *||Type 2|
|Charge Power † *||11 kW AC|
|Charge Time (0->210 mi) † *||5h30m|
|Charge Speed † *||39 mph|
|Battery Useable*||50.0 kWh|
|FC Port Location||Left Side - Rear|
|Fastcharge Power *||80 kW DC|
|Fastcharge Time (21->168 mi) *||40 min|
|Fastcharge Speed *||220 mph|
EVDB Real Range
|Range *||210 mi|
|Vehicle Consumption *||235 Wh/mi|
|CO2 Emissions||0 g/mi|
|Vehicle Fuel Equivalent *||170 mpg|
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.
Real Energy Consumption Estimation between 160 - 330 Wh/mi
|City - Cold Weather *||250 Wh/mi|
|Highway - Cold Weather *||330 Wh/mi|
|Combined - Cold Weather *||285 Wh/mi|
|City - Mild Weather *||160 Wh/mi|
|Highway - Mild Weather *||255 Wh/mi|
|Combined - Mild Weather *||200 Wh/mi|
Dimensions and Weight
|Weight Empty||1611 kg|
|Cargo Volume||425 L|
|Cargo Volume Max||No Data|
|Towing Weight Unbraked||0 kg|
|Towing Weight Braked||0 kg|
|Roof Load||70 kg|
|Isofix||Yes, 2 seats|
|Turning Circle||11.8 m|
|Segment||Large Family Car|
Company Car Tax Indication
|BIK Tax Rate||13%|
|P11D Value from *||£35,445|
|Benefit in Kind (BIK) *||£4,608|
|BIK @ 20% *||£77 pcm|
|BIK @ 40% *||£154 pcm|
|BIK @ 45% *||£173 pcm|
Similar electric vehicles
Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)
Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Tesla Model 3. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.
NOTE: Tesla has not released details about the on-board charger of the Model 3. The information below is based on estimatation of the most likely on-board charger.
|Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)|
|Charging Point||Max. Power||Power||Time||Rate|
|Wall Plug (2.3 kW)||230V / 1x10A||2.3 kW||25h45m||8 mph|
|1-phase 16A (3.7 kW)||230V / 1x16A||3.7 kW||16 hours||13 mph|
|1-phase 32A (7.4 kW)||230V / 1x32A||7.4 kW||8 hours||26 mph|
|3-phase 16A (11 kW)||400V / 3x16A||11 kW||5h30m||39 mph|
|3-phase 32A (22 kW)||400V / 3x16A||11 kW †||5h30m||39 mph|
† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.
Rapid Charging (10 -> 80%)
Rapid charging enables longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. Charging power will decrease significantly after 80% state-of-charge has been reached. A typical rapid charge therefore rarely exceeds 80% SoC. The rapid charge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for rapid charging the Tesla Model 3.
Tesla has not released details about rapid charging the Model 3. The information below is based on estimated values of the most likely rapid charging capabilities.
- Max. Power: maximum charging power the vehicle can use
- Avg. Power: average charging power over a session from 10% to 80%
- Time: time needed to charge from 10% to 80%
- Rate: average charging speed over a session from 10% to 80%
|Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)|
|Charging Point||Max. Power||Avg. Power||Time||Rate|
|CCS (50 kW DC)||50 kW||45 kW||50 min||170 mph|
|CCS (100 kW DC)||80 kW †||60 kW †||40 min||220 mph|
|CCS Supercharger (145 kW DC)||80 kW †||60 kW †||40 min||220 mph|
|CCS (175 kW DC)||80 kW †||60 kW †||40 min||220 mph|
† = Limited by fastcharge capabilities of vehicle
NOTE: Most rapid charges are currently limited to 50 kW. Chargers with more power are expected in the near future.
All about the Tesla Model 3
The Tesla Model 3 has an estimatedn On The Road Price (OTR) of £35,500. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The Tesla Model 3 is eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) of £3,500. The grant will be applied to the final invoice price of the car. The OTR Price including the PICG for the Tesla Model 3 is £32,000.
Drivetrain and Performance
The Tesla Model 3 is a full electric vehicle (BEV). The estimated maximum power of the Tesla Model 3 is 150 kW (201 hp). The estimated maximum torque is 258 lb-ft. The Tesla Model 3 is rear wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 5.9 seconds. The top speed is 124 mph.
Battery and Charging
The battery of the Tesla Model 3 has an estimated total capacity of 55 kWh. The usable capacity is 50 kWh (estimate). An estimated range of about 210 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.
For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 150 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 310 mi.
Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 11 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 5 hours 30 minutes. However, a 3-phase grid connection is needed to achieve this. The majority of homes and charge points currently do not have this connection. In most cases the maximum charging power will be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 8 hours and a charge rate of 26 mph. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 25 hours 45 minutes.
Rapid charging is possible through a CCS Supercharger connection (expected). The maximum rapid charge power is 80 kW. The battery can't be charged continuously at this power. In an average rapid charge session the average charge power will be around 60 kW. This charges the battery from 10% to 80% in around 40 minutes. A rapid charge like this will add about 145 miles of range.
The estimated combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the Tesla Model 3 is about 235 Wh per mile. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 170 mpg in a traditional petrol car.
The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 330 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 160 Wh per mile.
The Tesla Model 3 emits no CO2 during driving. This only includes direct emissions from the vehicle itself. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Vehicles with an internal combustion engine will always emit CO2 during driving. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels.
More information from Tesla
The link below will open the page of the Model 3 on the official Tesla site.