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It seems Tesla has again underrated the performance potential of one of its cars.
Tesla seems to like to underpromise and overdeliver. That appears to be true with the Model 3 Mid Range, too.
No, we’re not discussing range here. Rather, the focus is on 0 to 60 MPH acceleration times.
According to Tesla, the Model 3 Mid Range is officially listed as capable of sprinting from 0 to 60 MPH in 5.6 seconds, but as it turns out, this Tesla Model 3 is far quicker than that.
If you’re interested in range figures and efficiency for the Model 3 Mid Range, then here are those specs:
- 260 miles of rated range (city, highway, combined breakdown at bottom of post)
- 128 MPGe city
- 117 MPGe highway
- 123 MPGe combined
And here’s the Tesla-provided image listing 0 to 60 MPH:
Check out the video above to see what time the Model 3 Mid Range is actually capable of in the dash to 60. Hint: since it’s difficult to see the readout, we’ll note the time is in the low 5s. In the wet.
Tesla Model 3 Mid Range acceleration
Tesla claims 5.6 seconds 0-60, but actual time is much lower
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