Overview and what’s new
As the company’s smallest and most affordable all-electric 4-door sedan, the 2023 Tesla Model 3 still offers more than a 350-mile driving range and roomy for 5 passengers. As a more satisfying offering when compared to theModel Y,the Model 3 has earned ratings as a good seller with its affordable price tag, impressive driving range, and strong performance. Although it doesn’t have the interior environment to breathe like the Model Y, it’s still affordable with ease of living, driving pleasure, and an estimated driving range of 358 miles.
However, no changes have been made to the 2023 model year. But many sources have reported that Tesla Model 3 sedan will get a new-fresh design very soon. There will also be no need to wait until 2024 if it renews. We’re excited and looking forward to the new design that leaps beyond the traditional look, which made Model 3 a leading Aerodynamic Efficient Body Design owner.
How about the 2023 Tesla Model 3’s overall design?
When it comes to the front design, no changes have been made to the Model 3’s exterior design, metal-sheet stylings, and aerodynamic body. It gets the same front design as the previous model and includes the same features. It features the same LED headlights, signature lights [daytime running lights], LED fog lights, and top and lower grille designs. Also, there have been no changes in the reader sensor (if equipped) in the middle of the front that has hidden from the view, the front-left tow eye cover, etc.
When viewed from the side, it gets the same autopilot cameras, same door handles, key card sensor, side mirrors with windows that activate and deactivate with a defroster, and the charging port positioned at the same location. When focusing on wheels, the Base and Long Range models come with 18-inch wheels, and the Performance model, on the other hand, is standard with 20-inch wheels.
When it comes to the rear design, no changes have been made to the rear appearance, as mentioned before. It gets the same-rear design, OLED SEQUENTIAL taillights, a rear-view camera, and the same-stripe-type carbon fiber rear spoiler. Tesla says the carbon-fiber rear spoiler fixed on the trunk lid helps for better road stability when you fly at high speed.
How about the 2023 Tesla Model 3’s interior design and features?
When it comes to interior design, it’s not a promotion to say that the 2023 Tesla Model 3 has a better interior than other cars of the same type on the market today. Comes with a simple and almost buttonless interior environment, Model 3’s every function is controllable through the15-inch Monolithic Touchscreenfixed in the middle of the dashboard. Also, the smartphone can be used as a key to access all the controls. There’re limited-buttons on the steering wheel that can control the functions like side mirrors and the position of the steering column. The Model 3’s low, flat floor creates a spacious, airy interior. The front seats are still comfortable, and the rear seats have positioned low, so adults won’t be able to spend a long time of period on them.
The 60/40 split rear seats are easy to fold and expand the trunk considerably. Also, its seat backs are flat and provide an unobstructed cargo floor for carrying large items. While navigation, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, and wireless charger are standard, other functions like AM radio or SiriusXM satellite radio aren’t available, but several other internet streaming radio options are available. Also cannot be equipped with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. The large 15-inch display provides entertainment functions such as YouTube, Hulu, Netflix, video games, arcade games, and more to pass the time while waiting for the battery to charge.
The 2023 Model 3 features 12-way power adjustable driver and passenger seats, a Panoramic glass roof, heated front and rear seats, a heated steering wheel, synthetic leather upholstery, a wireless device charger, a 14-speaker sound system, and dual-zone automatic climate control. It also includes standard Tesla Model 3 safety equipment like adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, forward collision warning with automatic braking, etc.
Battery, e-motors, performance, driving range, and MPGe
Like most EVs, the 2023 Tesla Model 3 accelerates smoothly and quietly. The rear-wheel drive Base model offers a 272-mile driving range. While the dual-motor all-wheel drive Long Range and Performance models, on the other hand, boast 358-mile range and 315-mile range, respectively. As mentioned by Tesla, the Base model takes 5.8 seconds to hit 0-60 mph. While the Long Range model takes 4.2 seconds to hit 0-60 mph, the all-wheel drive Performance model takes just 3.1 seconds. They have further stated the Long Range model has a top speed of 145 mph, and the Performance model boasts a 162 mph of top speed.
While the all-wheel drive Long Range and Performance models are powered by an Induction AC motor and Permanent-magnet synchronous AC motor, an 80.5 kWh lithium-ion battery and a liquid-cooled 75.0 kWh lithium-ion battery bring the power those electric motors need, respectively. The 2023 Tesla Model 3 Long Range model, which produces an estimated 241 hp, has a fuel economy rating of 134 MPGe in the city, 126 MPGe on the highway, and 131 MPGe combined. The Performance model produces an estimated 441 hp and has fuel economy ratings of 118 MPGe in the city, 107 MPGe on the highway, and 113 MPGe combined. The Base model boasts the highest estimated fuel economy ratings of 138 MPGe city, 126 MPGe highway, and 132 MPGe combined.
How about the 2023 Tesla Model 3 price and go-on sale date?
The 2023 Tesla Model 3 price starts at $44,630. The Long Range model with a 358-mile driving range costs $53,130, and the Performance model costs $55,630. FusionMotors USA has mentioned the delivery of the 2023 Tesla Model 3 will be between February-March 2023. They have further stated that, after a few months, buyers won’t be able to take delivery effectively on their new electric car.