Tesla Model 3 (Long Range)

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This Model 3 variation has a longer range battery (range up to 310 miles or 500 kms).

Range

Based on EPA cycle

310miles (499 kms)

Battery

74kWh

Latest Model Year

2018

Price

MSRP - Manufacturers Recommended Retail Price

US$53,000

Performance

Top Speed140 mph
Acceleration5.1 seconds (0-60 mph)
Torque-
Power-

Charging

Home Charging*37 miles of range per hour
Fastcharge PortTesla
Fastcharge Speed
*Home charging speeds require a wall-mounted charger to be fitted. While EVs can be plugged directly into your normal wall outlets, charging is very slow.
MORE ABOUT CHARGING
There are multiple ways to charge an EV:

Slow (Home and some Public Chargers)

Each EV has an inbuilt charger capable of receiving AC power. The charging port could have different fittings depending on where you are in the world. Even the same vehicle model sold in different countries could have different implementations.

Type 1 (SAE J1772 or "J Plug")

This plug is common in Australasia, Asia, the US and Canada.

Type 2 (IEC 62196 or "Mennekes")

This plug is common in Europe.

Fast Charging

Only available in some public chargers, this uses DC power to charge the battery directly. Each EV has a maximum speed at which it can be charged, and batteries are only fastcharged up to 80% capacity to ensure battery health. There are a number of different port configurations.

Many fast chargers will have multiple connectors, and power capacity (which is increasing as the technology improves).

CCS (Combined Charging System)
CCS ports are a combination of the slow charging port and an extra 2-pin socket. Therefore they can be either Type 1 or Type 2.

Type 1 CCS Combo
Type 2 CCS Combo

CHAdeMo

Developed in Japan, the CHAdeMO is common in vehicles such as the Nissan Leaf.

Tesla

Tesla developed their own fastcharge connector, although in some countries without proprietary Tesla chargers, the vehicle has a cable to adapt to CHAdeMO or Type 2 CCS.

How Fast Can An EV Charge?

Slow charging (home and public)
Slow charging is limited by the lower of: the EV's onboard charging speed, or the output of the wall-mounted charger you are plugged into. Charging speed is measured in kilowatts(kW). For example: your wall-mounted charger can output 32 Amps at 240 volts = 7.68 kW of power, however your EV's onboard charger is 6.6 kW - then that is the maximum speed. The higher the battery capacity, the more time it takes to charge.

Fast charging
DC fast chargers are being built with higher capacities, however this is still limited by the hardware limitations the EV manufacturer has placed on the battery. Most DC fast chargers start at 40kW (many have a much higher capacity).

Specs

Body TypeSedan
Drive TrainFront and Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity-
Cargo Capacity-

Sales Numbers (USA)

Data shown for all Tesla Model 3 variations combined.
  • Monthly
  • Yearly

Cumulative Sales to Date (USA)

Tesla Model 3 (Long Range) Pros & Cons

The Long Range version is the first variant of the base model 3. This version has a higher-capacity battery allowing a longer range.

With its 130 MPGe economy rating (as at the 2018 model year) – its the most efficient long range EV on the market (the most efficient EV is the short-range Hyundai Ioniq).

Expect a high performance all wheel drive version of the model 3 to follow on from this.

Supercharging rate: 170 miles of range per 30 minutes.

Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor

Note that Tesla are frequently changing configurations for the Model 3.

This version has two independent motors, one for each axle, allowing for better handling and traction control (this is now the default version)

  • Price: $53,000
  • 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds
  • 145 mph top speed
  • All-Wheel Drive
  • Range: 310 miles

Tesla Model 3 Performance

The high-performance version of the Model 3 has the following specs.

  • Price: $64,000
  • 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds
  • 155 mph top speed
  • All-Wheel Drive
  • Range: 310 miles

Manufacturer Sales Page

www.tesla.com

Credit to insideevs.com for sales data.