Tesla's Model 3 sedan is the most affordable model offered by the electric-focused company, with a price that currently starts at $49,000. The Model 3 Long-Range can go 310 miles on a charge in our measurement. It takes 12 hours to charge on a 32-amp 240-volt connector. The acceleration is swift and its handling is remarkably agile. The interior is uncluttered and nicely finished, and the front seats are comfortable. However, the ride is very stiff and choppy, and the rear seat sits uncomfortably low. The controls are very distracting, since many simple tasks, such as adjusting the mirrors, require spending time interacting with the large touch screen. The Autopilot suite of driver-assistance features can maintain the car's speed and keep it in its lane, but it isn't designed to react to all driving conditions, so drivers must remain constantly engaged. Standard battery versions slated for the future will have an EPA-rated 220-mile range. An All-Wheel-Drive version is also available.
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