The Model 3 has swift acceleration and remarkably agile handling.
Though the front seats are comfortable, the ride is very stiff and choppy, and the rear seat is too low and uncomfortable.
The Long Range version is rated at 353-miles of range.
It takes 12-hours to charge on a 32-amp, 240-volt connector.
The controls are very distracting because even simple tasks, such as adjusting the mirrors, must be performed using the large center-mounted touch screen.
The Autopilot system 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.
There is no proper BSW; instead, images of nearby cars are displayed on the center screen.
Tesla removed the front radar sensor during the 2021 model year.
Without the sensor, some features such as Lane Keeping Assistance and Smart Summon are temporarily limited or inactivated.
NHTSA reports that models produced after April 27, 2021, no longer offer Forward Collision Warning or Automatic Emergency Braking, causing CR to lower the score of this model until those features are restored or are confirmed.