It’s here! The Standard Range Model 3 Arrived! Well, OK, so it’s a Standard Range Plus with a $35,000 price tag. I’m actually oddly fine with that twist to this story. In this two-part video we’ll explore the Model 3 and compare it to a few EVs and other luxury cars! Let’s dive in!
If you haven’t seen part 1 of this review, click over to https://youtu.be/iMFGmeAY_7M and then head on back when you’re done. In this section we talk about overall value and how the Tesla drives out on the road.
Our “real world range test” has never caused more than a murmur before, but it caused a firestorm (not too surprising) when we reviewing the Model 3 Standard Range Plus. The car’s EPA score is 133 MPGe and 240 miles of range… but in our real world test we got a score of 192 miles […]
The new 2019 Jetta is Volkswagen’s biggest “compact” sedan ever and at the same time, the most efficient gasoline Jetta to make it to America. With a standard 1.4L turbo engine and an enormous back seat, this is the spacious and efficient German alternative to the Civic and Corolla we’ve all been waiting for. Some […]
Because you asked for it we tested the Model 3 and it come out with flying colors in our child seat test. Thanks to generous legroom and headroom figures you should even be able to put a rear facing child seat behind average adults up front.
Coming up soon is our full review on the new 200+ mile Leaf Plus, but first, let’s talk about how the Leaf in general compares to the newest EV in America: the …
Tesla says the Model 3’s cargo capacity is 15 cu ft including the frunk, but something’s wrong with these numbers. Why? Because we fit more stuff in the trunk than any other 15 cubic foot trunk we’ve tested. This caused us to ask: just how big is that trunk? In this unscientific test we get […]
For this video I snagged the three latest long-range EVs under $40,000: the new Leaf Plus, the Niro EV and of course the long awaited Model 3 Standard Range [plus]. Tesla’s brand value tops the scales, the Leaf has an enormous cargo area and Kia fights back with a long standard warranty. Which will be […]
Hyundai’s Elantra Sport recently lost it’s manual transmission (announced on 5/15) but that doesn’t stop it from being a fun and practical alternative to the more expensive Civic Si or Jetta GLI.