Before you buy a Tesla, you should: Do your research. Consumer Reports has generally rated Tesla cars near the top. Both US Gov’t and IHS have rated Tesla cars at the top safety rating (5 stars). In fact, the Tesla Model X broke one of the testing machines. There is a lot of negativity around Tesla, which stems from two sources: The War on Tesla (see my Tesla page), and, the fact that every complaint about one person having one issue gets echoed many times by the artificial echo chamber of news-grabbing sites and social networks.

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N.B. These prices and model configurations: are only valid in Canada; do not include optional equipment; were believed up-to-date at time of writing; are subject to change without notice; This is (obviously!) not an official Tesla page; always check with Tesla.com for current official information. Table 1. Model 3 Canadian Pricing Summary Name WD Range Price Fed Rebate Net Notes Standard

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There are several FAQ’s for the Model 3, but this one is my own and I think it’s the best one. Trust me, I’m not biased. Your mileage may vary, as they say. A few items were adapted or partly borrowed from this older FAQ on Facebook. Table 1. Tesla Model 3 FAQ Question Answer What is the Model 3?

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I love my Model 3. I really do. But just as you can love someone while wishing they’d change certain habits or style, there are a few things I don’t like about my car. One or two of these may be "things I have missed", but most are verified problems. The list is organized into these sections: Recently Fixed General Issues Spousal Test Failures (formerly known as "the wife test"; things my non-techie spouse dislikes)

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The 2019.40.50 software update (end of year, 2019) introduced a large number of new (some would say overdue) voice commands. This list began with a Facebook post by Stacy Gildersleeve. I was playing around tonight with the new voice commands just to see what would/wouldn’t work. Here’s what I found: Additions/comments by your obd’t servant and others, now including things that worked before the update. While Tesla’s current voice commands are not at the level of Siri/Alexa/GoogAh, there is some flexibility, e.

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Tesla largely started the electric vehicle revolution (rEVolution). Here are links to much more information on Tesla. Tesla Main Site Tesla offers several models. In order of release date: Original Roadster, very limited production; Model S, the full-size sedan, the car that made Tesla popular; Model X, the full-sized SUV with the funky gull-wing doors; Model 3, the US' best-selling midsize sedan (and what I drive);

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Ian Darwin: Ian On EVs

EVangelist; Tesla owner; Computer Geek; Photographer; Dad.

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