Consumer Reports Says Tesla Model 3 Range is 350 Miles

Consumer Reports testing finds the Tesla Model 3 has a 350 mile actual range versus 310 EPA sticker.

Tesmanian reports taht Sun Xiaohe, Chief of the High-tech Industry and Technology Innovation Division of the Management Committee of Lingang New Area said, “Tesla Gigafactory 3 Shanghai is expecting to achieve 12,000 monthly production rate soon, and the number will gradually rise.

As of February 22, there is no cases of Coronavirus in Shanghai Lingang.

SOURCES – Twitter, Tesmanian
Written By Brian Wang. Nextbigfuture.com (Brian owns shares of Tesla)

9 thoughts on “Consumer Reports Says Tesla Model 3 Range is 350 Miles”

  1. Not, it is 78kWh usable battery.

    In practice, it looks like 250-280 Wh/mile is reasonable consumption. Rising to 350 Wh/mi in cold conditions (plus cabin heat).

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  2. That’s ok. I’ve never achieved the printed MPG in a gas car either, under the perfect operating temperature band, altitude, traffic patterns, etc.

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  3. The range is the range. How close people want to cut that is up to them, just as in a gasoline vehicle. My sister often drives on fumes…annoys the heck out of me.

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  4. Well, if you visit consumerreports.org and read what they ACTUALLY SAID, they report it as 310, not 350. But in the road test result I see:

    “We found that our Model 3 met the EPA’s original rating of 310 miles per charge and we were able to get 350 miles when the aggressive regenerative braking mode was engaged.”

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  5. To the person who down thumbed me. I have a long range model 3, love it, in line for the cyber truck. The person who runs their battery out getting those 350 miles will deserve every accolade.

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  6. It really is NOT that far-fetched. The Model 3 “long range” model has a 62 kWh useable energy battery pack. 350 miles ÷ 60 kWh = 5.6 mi/kWh. This also is 9.1 km/kWh.  

    Now, while I generally use numbers like 3.0 to 4.0 mi/kWh (4.8 to 6.4 km/kWh) when figuring car mileage, recognizing that Model 3 cars do a LOT of city driving, with full energy-recovery thru regenerative braking, and a LOT of tootling around below 45 MPH (72 km/h), then achieving 5.6 mi/kWh (9.1 km/kWh) isn’t all that unreasonable. For the EPA test.

    Somewhat doubtful in real-life (because anyone born since the 1970s would know that whatever the EPA rating, real-world mileage is usually less), but still.

    “Its a number”.

    ⋅-⋅-⋅ Just saying, ⋅-⋅-⋅
    ⋅-=≡ GoatGuy ✓ ≡=-⋅

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