Decoding the Dilemma: Tesla Model 3 or Model S? Your Ultimate Buying Guide Awaits!

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Updated: September 08, 2023
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Decoding the Dilemma: Tesla Model 3 or Model S? Your Ultimate Buying Guide Awaits!


Tesla will bring its new electric car, Model 3, in less than half a year. The all-electric compact car is to conquer the mass market with long-distance suitability, sporty performance data, and an affordable price. 


The approaching start of production of its third mass-produced passenger car, Tesla has taken as an opportunity to explain the differences between the Model 3 and the already available, larger sedan Model S.


The US manufacturer states on the official company blog that the Model 3 is the latest Tesla, but not the "Tesla next generation." Many customers were confused and asked whether to exchange their Model S for the Model 3. 


Tesla emphasizes that the higher-priced Stromer Model S and Model X will continue to offer the most advanced technology and performance of all vehicles on the market.


The electric car pioneer is sure that the Model S is the absolute industry leader in its segment and points out that 94 percent of customers would buy their Tesla again. 


Launched in 2012, the model remains the Californians' flagship with "more range, acceleration, power,  passenger and cargo space, displays (two) and customization options." Tesla also announced that Model S will always offer the widest range.



The volume car Model 3 describes Tesla as "smaller, simpler" and with "far fewer options than the Model S." The compact electric car allows an "unrestrained driving experience and provides a good range of at least 215 miles (about 346 km, i.e., Red.) In the basic version".


As with all Teslas, Model 3 also focuses on occupant safety and autonomous driving functionality of the next generation.