Tesla Model 3 charging specifications
Find key electric car specifications including range, charging time, price, and the ideal charging station.
Tesla Model 3 Long Range Dual Motor
The Tesla Model 3 is a midsized electric fastback sedan designed for electric-power performance, with an incredibly minimalistic interior, quick and sporty acceleration, long range, and access to Tesla's network of superchargers for fast charging.
This is the total battery capacity of this car, however the usable battery capacity may vary.
This is an estimate of how many kilometers this car could drive with a full battery. Actual range depends on weather, speed, road conditions, driving style, and optional equipment.
This price is just an indication. Prices may vary per region and per version of the car purchased.
Efficiency measures how many watt hours (Wh) of electricity a car consumes per unit of travel. The lower the figure, the more efficient the car is, as it uses less energy.
Fast charging supported
Charging ports and sockets
AC charging is the most common charging method for electric cars. You can charge this car with a Type 2 plug at home, work, or a public charging station.
Max. AC power output
This is an estimate of how fast the car can charge from empty to full based on its maximum charge power.
DC fast charging allows you to charge in minutes as opposed to hours. While not suitable for home charging, you can fast charge this car with a CCS connector at public charging sites like gas stations and highway rest stops.
Fast charge port
Max. DC charge power
To preserve battery life, DC charging power decreases significantly once an electric car battery reaches 80%. Therefore, this charge time is an estimate of how fast the car can charge from 10-80% based on its maximum DC charge power.
Home charging times (AC) for a Tesla Model 3
|Charging method||Charging time||Our recommendation|
|Wall plug (2.3 kW)||38h30m||This charging method is for emergencies only.|
|1-phase 32A (3.7 kW)||24h00m||This charging station takes longer to fully charge this car.|
|1-phase 32A (7.4 kW)||12h00m||This charging station takes longer to fully charge this car.|
|3-phase 16A (11 kW)||8h15m||This charging station is the best fit for this car! |
This charging station will enable you to charge this car at the maximum possible charging speed.
|3-phase 32A (22 kW)||8h15m||This charging station delivers more power than this car can handle.|
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