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Mid-Sized Premium Sedan

https://www.teslamotors.com/model3

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Contents

Data
Cabin Air Filter
Premium Upgrades
Software Updates
Battery
Maintenance
Tesla Service
Range
Charging
Autopilot
Superchargers Enabled
Tesla Charging Connectors
EPA Ratings
Safety
Emergency Response
Movies
Books
Reviews
Awards
Accessories
References
Pictures
When Can I Get My Tesla Model 3
Performance Model
Miscellaneous
15"-diagonal landscape screen


This is the only speed display.

Version 9 Update

Data (also)(also)

Check the official documentation for items listed here to be sure and in case of changes.

350 volts
Tesla/Panasonic 2170 cell (21-mm x 70-mm) 3.7-volts, 21.8 Wh
Standard: 2976 cells; 31 cells/brick; 2 modules of 25 bricks & 2 of 23 bricks
Long Range: 4416 cells; 46 cells/brick;
2 modules of 25 bricks, 2 modules of 23 bricks
Long Range: 1054 lbs
Standard: 50-kWh; Long-Range 75-kWh usable (80.5 kWh total)
Charger power:

Level-2:
Standard: 32-amps or 7.7-kW; Long-Range: 40-amps or 9.6-kW
Supercharger 30-minutes:
Standard: 130-miles or 70-kW; Long-Range: 170-miles or 91-kW

Supercharging Cost
Permanent-magnet AC

EPA: 192 kW/416 Nm (258 hp/307 ft-lb)
Independent tests: 325 hp/320 ft-lb

Drive:
RWD; AWD optional; AWD Performance optional
Standard Features (Owner's Manual)
Traction Control (p.51), Vehicle Hold (p.54), Park Assist (p.52),
Auto Wipers (p.48), Auto Dimming (upgrade download)
Enhanced Autopilot:: $5,000 (TACC
Full Self-Driving: $3,000 (for eventual autonomous driving)
Autopilot Features (Manual)

Traffic-Aware Cruise Control (p.61), Autosteer (p.67),
Auto Lane Change (p.70), Autopark (p.72), Lane Assist (p.74),
Collision Avoidance Assist (p.76), Speed Assist (p.79)
Hardware: 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, forward radar
How Tesla Autopilot Works

Solid state fuses that are self resetting
Wheels
Perhaps in future download, but no CCS adaptor
Range
Standard: 220-miles; Long Range: 310-miles
AWD Long Range: 310-miles; AWD Performance Long Range 310-miles
Top speed
Standard: 130-mph; Long Range: 140-mph
Acceleration (0-60-mph)
Standard: 5.6-sec; Long Range: 5.1-sec; 0-30-mph: 2.4-sec
LR: acceleration = 30-mi(5280-ft)/3600-sec/2.4-sec = 18.3-ft/sec^2 = 0.57-g
Independent test for LR: 4.6-sec

Long Range: 130-MPGe or 3.97-miles/kWh or 25.1-kWh/100-miles
AWD Long-Range:
116-MPGe
AWD Performance Long-Range:
116-MPGe

Battery warranty
8-years or Standard: 100,000-miles; Long Range: 120,000-miles:
with minimum 70% retention of battery capacity over warranty period.
Basic warranty
4-years or 50,000-miles
Supplemental Restraint System: 5-years or 60,000-miles
Keyless (p.6 of manual)
Seating
5 adults
Display
15"-diagonal landscape screen
Most car functions are done using this screen.
Standard: 3539-lb; Long-Range: 3838-lbs
Distribution: 48-lb/52-lb
Body Panels
Steel: front & back fenders, strips under & over doors, trunk cover;
Aluminum: frunk cover, doors; Plastic: front & back bumpers; Glass: roof
Dimensions
Length: 15.4', Width: 6,18', Height: 4.71'"
Center of gravity: 18.5"
Ground Clearance
5.5"

Colors

Solid Black ($0), Midnight Silver Metallic ($1500)
Deep Blue Metallic ($1500), Pearl White Multi-Coat ($2000)
Red Multi-Coat ($2500)

Safety
5-Star in all categories
AWD
Optional
MSRP
Standard: $35,000; Long-Range: $44,000; Delivery Fee: $1000

Top: Turn signals; wiper; high beam
Bottom: Park, reverse, neutral, drive
Cruise control 1 down, Autopilot 2 down

1: Volume, song/station, mute; Wheel position; Mirror position
2: Cruise speed, distance; Voice control

Driver-facing camera:


Aero wheel cover off.

With red wheel bands.

The bottom two were painted after purchase.


Acceleration, Speed, Height

Tesla Model 3 Owner's Manual
T
esla Model 3 Emergency Response Guide
Tesla Model 3 Configuration
Inside Tesla's Model 3 Factory

Cabin Air Filter

Premium Upgrades ($5,000)

Wheels Upgrades

TM3 Performance/AWD Configuration

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Software Updates

Tesla software Version 9 (late 2018)

Battery

Model 3 battery cooling
Model 3 battery is heated only when plugged in or driving.
https://insideevs.com/tesla-model-3-battery-transfer-twice-heat-model-s/

https://insideevs.com/watch-as-tesla-model-3-battery-is-removed-and-disassembled/

Model-3 AWD

Maintenance (p. 112 of TM3 Owner's Manual)

Tesla Service

Range

The curves are the function R(S) = R0tanh(S/tt)exp(-[S-Se]/te). These two curves for Model 3 were calculated approximately using a Model S/60-kWh (weight 4700-lbs) curve modified by:

However, it may be that the larger-format Panasonic 2170 batteries in the Model 3 will cause a different decaying exponential time constant than is the case for the Tesla Model S, which uses the smaller-format Panasonic 18650A batteries. An estimate of range vs speed for the TM3 AWD gives the 5 data points in the graph below:

The red curve for TM3LR range fitted to the data points is R(S) = 206.4tanh(S/21.80)exp(-[S-91.49]/52.27).
The blue curve for TM3S range fitted is calculate by R(TM3S) = R(TM3LR)*50/75.

Here is another estimate of range vs speed for Tesla Models S, 3 & X:

This curve compares the range the range-vs-speed curves for the Chevrolet Bolt EV to the two Tesla Model 3 curves:

http://www.roperld.com/science/Virginia_TexasTrip.pdf

Charging

Supercharger charging curve (~2% to ~97%):

Red: Power (kW, left axis)
Blue: Estimated distance (miles, right axis) versus charging time.

Charging equipment that comes with the TM3:

Optional Tesla Wall Connector (~11.5-kW):

The Tesla CHAdeMO adapter may become capable of being used with the TM3 (480-V DC, ~35-kW):
. See http://teslapedia.org/model-s/tesla-driver/chademo-user-guide/.

Autopilot

https://electrek.co/2016/09/11/tesla-autopilot-radar-processing-v8-update/

8 Cameras

 

Superchargers Enabled (480-V DC, ~120-kW)

Supercharger at Burlington NC:

Tesla Wall Connectors

EPA Ratings


131 MPGe

120 MPGe


The MPGe was increased to 130.

Explanation of the EPA Monroney label

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/epa-rates-tesla-model-s-for-89-mpge-265-mile-range/

Safety

Model-3 Emergency Response

https://www.tesla.com/sites/default/files/downloads/2017_Model_3_Emergency_Response_Guide_en.pdf

Movies

Electric Vehicles

Books

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Reviews

Awards

Accessories

References

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Pictures

Many pictures of a silver Model 3

When I Can Get My Tesla Model 3

https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-tesla-tracker/

Performance Computer Model

These curves are for the Long-Range RWD TM3 with a full battery. "Regardless of the state of charge...the torque remains the same until peak power,however,.the lower the battery charge is, the power caps off sooner."

Miscellaneous

http://www.roperld.com/science/Tesla3_75BburgTrips.pdf

MPGe = 33.705 x miles/kWh
kWh/100-miles = 3370.5 / MPGe

VIN decoder

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L. David Roper interdisciplinary studies
http://www.roperld.com/science/ElectricCarsMusings.pdf

L. David Roper, http://www.roperld.com/personal/roperldavid.htm
8 October, 2018