Tesla Model 3 2021 electric car owner review

Tesla Model 3 2021 electric car owner review

Doug drives a Tesla Model 3 Standard Range + 2021 electric car.

This is Doug’s first electric car, he’s owned the Tesla Model 3 under 1 year and drives between 15,000-20,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and he achieves 180 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your Tesla Model 3 out of 5.


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Why did you choose the Tesla Model 3?

The best designed car overall and I don’t need to rely on the pubic charging network.


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.

  • Good to drive
  • plenty of storage
  • Tesla supercharging network.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.

I cannot think of anything that irritates me about this car.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?



What are the standout tech features of your Tesla Model 3?

Over the air software updates, the sat nav is excellent and sound system is superb.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Tesla Model 3.

The storage space and the amount of software features.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Only had this one for 6 months and not thinking of our next car yet.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

easee – it’s un-tethered, fits in the space we had available and is unobtrusive.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

Octopus Go – we have been with Octopus for about 3 years before we got our EV. They are easy to deal with, very efficient and fair. The change to the Go tariff was so easy.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?

Only used Tesla so far. I would use Gridserve, Instavolt and ChargePlace Scotland too.


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).

Please see previous answer.


Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?

Direct Line – for no particular reason.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.



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