Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2024 -
Price USA (new)
Manufacturer's suggested base price
$54,990

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Currently Produced

Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024)

Technical Specifications of Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024)

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2024 -
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
China USA
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Produced
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Sedan Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024)

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
296 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
328 mi No Data
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
26.1 kWh 261 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
78.1 kWh 75 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
11.5 kW 250 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
Tesla
Tesla charge port

Performance

Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
AWD: IM (front), PMSM (rear)
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
461 kW (618 hp) 547 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
2.9 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
163 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
185.8 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
82.2 in 72.8 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
56.3 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
113.2 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
4054 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
21 ft3 No Data 3.1 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
April 24, 2024
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Charging Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024)

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
April 24, 2024
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About Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024)

The Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024) is an all-electric all-wheel drive sedan. It came out in 2024 replacing the older Tesla Model 3 Performance (2018). Brand new, the car starts around $54,990.

The Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024) has a 78.1 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 287 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 26.1 kWh per 100 miles (or 261 Wh/mile) — ranked №167 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024) is equipped with a powertrain that delivers up to 461 kW (618 hp) of power and 547 lb-ft of torque.

This enables a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 2.9 seconds (ranked №29 out of 662 electric vehicles) and a top speed of 163 mph.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024) achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 258–316 miles, placing it at №167 among 662 electric vehicles. However, this range is subject to several influences:

  • Speed: Traveling at higher speeds reduces battery life.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold or hot weather can affect range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous landscapes decrease range.
  • Driving habits: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Feature usage: Climate control and media systems also influence range.

It's important to acknowledge that these are estimations, and your actual driving range may differ. Consider these factors when planning your trip and be ready for potential charging stops.

Utilize the interactive EV Navigation map for trip planning assistance.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

The Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024) in the USA is equipped with a Tesla charging port. You can charge it conveniently at home using a standard outlet, or utilize any public AC charging station with the appropriate cable. However, the car's built-in charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging speed to 11.5 kW, which translates to roughly 40 miles of range added per hour.

For faster charging, use DC fast-charging stations. The Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024) supports a maximum DC charging rate of 250 kW, but it's important to note that battery temperature and current charge level can affect the actual charging speed you'll experience.

To estimate charging time, rate, and cost, you can use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024) comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 185.8 in
  • Width: 82.2 in (including side mirrors) or 72.8 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 56.3 in
  • Wheelbase: 113.2 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 4054 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Tesla Model 3 Performance (2024) cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 21 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №177 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up N/A cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №N/A out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The front trunk is called a "frunk", and it offers an additional 3.1 cubic feet for storing small items.
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

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