Tesla Model 3 Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Wait until many more electric vehicles come out

Model Year:

2018

Manufacturer:

Tesla

Model:

Model 3

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I highly recommend that you wait until many more electric vehicles come out from other automobile manufacturers. The car is fun to drive and has a lot of easy to use features, but the quality of the components and the build of the car is poor!!!

Review submitted by:Yogaman777

Disappointing ownership experience

Model Year:

2019

Manufacturer:

Tesla

Model:

Model 3

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Waiting a long time for this car and couldn't be more disappointed with it. It's very fast and handles well, but the build quality is abysmal. I've already blown one drive unit, the air and water seals on the car are garbage. It makes lots of noise at high speed

Review submitted by:DaveK

Pros:It's fast, and it's electric

Cons:It's an electric Pinto

Awful reliability, I want this car gone

Model Year:

2018

Manufacturer:

Tesla

Model:

Model 3

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I've had it with this car already. I'm on my 2nd temporary registration and it's impossible to get ahold of anyone at the company. It collects water in the trunk when it rains and my rear bumper just got ripped off by the whopping 5 inches of snow we just

Review submitted by:YoshiFChang

Pros:Fast acceleration

Cons:Impossible to get service done, unreliable, buggy

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