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Tesla Model 3

Price $59,990 – $82,000
Fuel consumption N/A
The Car Guide rating 81%(view ratings)
The Model 3 became Tesla’s first high-volume car and now ranks as the best-selling EV in the world. Single-motor RWD and dual-motor AWD configurations are available. If you like speed, don’t miss the Performance model that can sprint from 0-100 km/h in just 3.3 seconds. Select Model 3 variants are eligible to rebates from the government. Watch out for prices, though, because Tesla tends to make occasional adjustments.

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Pre-owned vehiclesUsed Electric Cars: Which Ones Have the Best Range?
Whether it is brand new or pre-owned, an electric vehicle often boils down to the question: how long does the battery last? This is completely normal for people who make or would like to make the transition from a conventional combustion engine-powered car to fully electric. It must be said …
Pre-owned vehiclesUsed Electric Vehicles in Cold Weather Conditions
With Canada's harsh withers, many consumers are understandingly afraid to make the jump to an electric car. And this also makes choosing a used EV even tricker. The high-voltage battery it carries may already have lost a significant amount of its original capacity. So let's take the time to answer …
Comparative Tests2022 BMW i4 vs. 2022 Tesla Model 3: The Numbers
BMW has introduced a pair of next-generation electric vehicles for 2022 including the iX crossover and the i4 sedan. But how does the latter stack up against the segment-leading Tesla Model 3 ? To answer that question, we’ve compared the numbers and specs for these two models. Here’s what we …
Comparative Tests2021 Tesla Model 3 vs. 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV: The Numbers
For 2022, the Chevrolet Bolt EV gets a number of styling revisions and new technologies along with a sizable price cut. Meanwhile, the Tesla Model 3 keeps leading EV sales with unmatched range and breathtaking acceleration. Despite their vast differences, these two cars are similar in many ways. Which one …

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NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2022: Chevrolet Bolt EV and Bolt EUV
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Electric cars are proving increasingly popular right now as gas prices skyrocket and drivers want more efficient solutions. Unfortunately, demand far exceeds supply, resulting in impossibly long delivery times. The …
NewsBridgewater, N.S. Police Adds Crime-Fighting Tesla Model 3 to Fleet
The usual Ford Taurus and Dodge Chargers that generally populate police force fleets across North America are much different from electric cars. They consume more fuel than the average, are big in size and have an audacious design that screams law enforcement. Today, a growing number of Canadian police forces …
NewsTesla’s Heating Systems Under Investigation by Transport Canada
Tesla has been making a lot of headlines lately, seemingly half the time for the wrong reasons. Now, Transport Canada has put the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y under an “Issue Assessment Investigation” after receiving 16 consumer complaints. There’s a concern that a malfunctioning heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) …
ElectricNew Study Sheds Light on EV Range Loss in Winter
Battery deterioration and range loss in the winter are two primary concerns of potential EV buyers in Canada. Driving and charging habits are just not the same as in the summer. Of course, not all EVs are created equal. Some do a better job than others of withstanding temperature drops.
ElectricTesla Model 3 Prices Go Up, Federal EV Rebate No Longer Applies
Tesla Canada’s latest decision won’t please many potential Model 3 customers. The base price for the single-motor RWD variant has been raised to $59,990, making it ineligible to the $5,000 federal rebate for electric vehicle. Remember, the Canadian government’s iZEV Program sets a maximum MSRP of $45,000 for vehicles with …
RecallsTesla Model 3, Model Y Facing Yet Another Loose Bolt Problem
Tesla is selling electric cars in record numbers right now, but various manufacturing and quality issues continue to surface. This time, a little over 3,000 units will have to be recalled in North America including 270 in Canada. The campaign affects the 2019-2021 Model 3 sedan and 2020-2021 Model Y …
BuzzThis Modified Tesla Model 3 is a Mad Max-style Build
The Tesla Model 3 is an electric compact sedan with a clean, simple design that has nothing in common with the big, post-apocalyptic rigs seen in Mad Max movies, but why not do a conversion? That was the wild idea of a former Tesla engineer who teamed up with Rich …
NewsYes, You Can Have a Yoke in Your Tesla Model 3 or Y
One of the most talked-about new features of the freshly updated Tesla Model S and Model X is definitely the available yoke-style steering wheel. While U.S. regulators are still trying to determine whether it’s street-legal or not, the early reviews from customers are a mixed bag. Will it eventually land …

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