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2022 Tesla Model 3 Review: Specs and Pricing

Tesla Model 3


The 2022 Tesla Model 3 is an electric car that lives up to expectations with a nearly perfect balance of performance, driving range, and affordable cost. The Model 3 is an EV that driving aficionados like us can support since it is swift—especially the Performance trim—and nimble. The mid-level Long Range trim's outstanding driving range of 358 miles per charge negates the need to charge the Model 3 every day.

The Model 3's potential isn't fully realized, and its fit and finish aren't nearly on par with rivals like the Chevy Bolt and Ford Mustang Mach E. There isn't a cheaper way to put one of Tesla's ground-breaking electric vehicles in your driveway, though.

What Has Changed For 2022?

Rear-wheel drive has replaced the Standard Range from last year's model, which previously used a battery pack made of nickel-cobalt-aluminum. The anticipated range for this entry-level model has risen to 272 miles despite having a less energy-dense battery pack than the previous one. This year, the anticipated driving range for the Long Range trim is slightly increased to 358 miles per charge.

2022 Model 3: EV Motor And Performance

The Model 3 accelerates smoothly, nearly silently, and with strong power from a standstill, just like other EVs do. And in some cuts, it moves quickly. The rear-wheel-drive Long Range vehicle we tested reached 60 mph in 5.1 seconds when under acceleration.

In comparison to our long-range Model 3 Long Range, the Model 3 Performance accelerates to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds, with 0.5-second time savings. Compared to our long-range Model 3 Long Range, the Model 3 Performance accelerates to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds. The Model 3's battery is carried under the floor like in every other Tesla, giving it a low center of gravity.

This enables it to turn sharply and feel secure and planted in bends. With three distinct settings to change the steering effort, the steering is precise and evenly weighted. Although the ride is firm without being harsh, you can still hear a lot of noise within the cabin when the tires thwack and thrum over potholes in the pavement.

2022 Model 3: Battery Life, Charging, And Range

There are three different Model 3 trims available, each with various projected driving ranges. With a stated range of 272 miles, the standard rear-wheel drive variant is the most economical. The anticipated range of the Variant 3 is increased to 315 miles for the Performance model and an astonishing 358 miles for the Long Range model when upgrading to those models.

Of course, traveling this far is challenging, as we discovered with our extended-long Range Model 3 test vehicle. Tesla's network of fast-charging stations known as Superchargers, adapters for DC public charging stations, 240- and 120-volt outlets, and a home charging station are all available for the Model 3.

2022 Model 3: Interior And Comfort

When we say that the Tesla Model 3 has an interior unlike any other vehicle on the market right now, we are not exaggerating. The dashboard's mammoth touchscreen, which controls practically everything, is startlingly straightforward inside. The low, flat floor of the Tesla gives the interior a roomy, open feeling.

Adults won't be able to spend much time in the back seats since they are too small and unpleasant, whereas the front seats are supportive and comfy. The trunk may be significantly enlarged by simply splitting the 60/40 rear seats.

Additionally, the seatbacks on the Model 3 may be folded flat to create a continuous cargo floor for transporting heavier things. The Model 3 has space for 15 carry-on luggage after folding the back seats. Additionally, there are plenty of roomy cubbies and bins located around the cabin.

2022 Model 3: Connectivity

Oddly, the Model 3 doesn't come with AM radio or SiriusXM satellite radio, but navigation, Bluetooth, and USB connectivity are all standard. There are numerous possibilities for online radio streaming. Additionally, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto cannot be installed on it. The Model 3 has a tonne of entertainment options on its center display, including Netflix, YouTube, and a variety of arcade games, to make charging-station layovers more tolerable.

2022 Model 3: Pricing

With a starting MSRP of $48,400, the entry-level Model 3 is incredibly reasonable for a high-end EV. There is a long-range model which is priced at $59,400. Even the most expensive Performance model, which has a beginning price of $64,440, is thousands of dollars cheaper than the Model S starting price of rival electric vehicles.

Which One To Purchase?

Although the standard rear-wheel drive model is an excellent value, some drivers may still experience range anxiety due to its estimated driving range of 272 miles. The Long Range model, which provides an estimated 358 miles of driving per charge, is what we'd advise. Heated front seats, GPS, and Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system are all standard on every Model 3.

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lion kelwin
lion kelwin
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