2024 Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland replace arrives within the US


The refreshed 2024 Tesla Mannequin 3—codenamed “Highland” by the automaker—is now accessible within the U.S. Deliveries are anticipated to begin as quickly as later this month. 

The U.S.-spec Mannequin 3 Highland appeared on Tesla’s web site in a single day, with two configurations accessible. The bottom single-motor rear-wheel drive model begins at $38,990 earlier than vacation spot with an EPA-estimated 272 miles of vary. The twin-motor all-wheel drive Mannequin 3 Lengthy Vary begins at $45,990 and is listed with 341 miles of EPA-estimated vary.

Tesla Model 3 (Europe-market refresh)

Tesla Mannequin 3 (Europe-market refresh)

The only-motor Mannequin 3 will do 0-60 mph in an estimated 5.8 seconds, whereas the dual-motor model shaves that right down to 4.2 seconds. Each have a 125-mph prime velocity.

At face worth this seems to be primarily the identical replace that bowed for Europe and different markets beginning in September. It has the identical exterior styling, which Tesla beforehand mentioned is “optimized for optimum aerodynamics,” in addition to a quieter cabin. The up to date Mannequin 3 additionally provides comfort options like cooled entrance seats, twin wi-fi system charging, and an 8.0-inch display screen for rear-seat passengers. Tesla retained the horizontally-oriented 15.4-inch infotainment display screen.

Tesla Model 3 (Europe-market refresh)

Tesla Mannequin 3 (Europe-market refresh)

The Mannequin 3 was Inexperienced Automotive Stories’ Finest Automotive To Purchase 2019, and it is no area of interest mannequin in terms of gross sales. At some factors, it has been the best-selling automobile from an American model. However the Mannequin 3 nonetheless faces more energizing competitors within the type of the Hyundai Ioniq 6, which gives 361 miles of vary at a good value in its $43,565 SE Lengthy Vary type (buying and selling away all-wheel drive in favor of extra vary). So the Highland updates arrive simply in time.

And though EV gross sales have been constructing, Tesla’s share of that market has been shrinking. Within the third quarter of 2023, Tesla’s market share was nonetheless 50%, in line with Kelley Blue E-book, however that was down from 62% within the first quarter. Maybe the replace will reverse that pattern.


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