Tesla Model 3 Review – Spoiler: It’s AwesomeJuly 19th, 2018
Gas savings was towards the bottom of the list of reasons why I wanted to get a Model 3. To be honest, the car was so cool otherwise, the only reason gas was factored in was to reduce the distaste feeling I get at the gas station.
As it turns out, Gas Savings and the fallout effect this causes is the best thing about the Model 3.
The Model 3 is extremely fun to drive. But unlike most fun to drive cars, it doesn’t use gas. In fact, the energy costs to drive a Tesla are so low, I consider them negligible. Certainly negligible compared to paying for Gas. I could drive this car 12X more and still pay less for fuel.
What I didn’t realize before buying the Model 3 was that when you combine these gas savings with a car that is so fun to drive, driving becomes a new pass time in life.
When you forget a key ingredient at the grocery store, or when your relative asks you to drive them an hour away, the reaction is no longer negative, but quite the opposite. Sweet, I get to go drive the Tesla!
There are a few times in life when significant technological advancements bring on a vastly superior user experience. I am talking about upgrading your dial-up to high speed. Or getting an HD television after using a CRT. Or a CD player instead of tape deck. DVD player instead of VHS. I compare getting the Model 3 to an equivalent experience enhancement due to major improvements in technology.
That is all. Go buy one.
Full disclosure: I currently hold a long position in TSLA
jsturgis July 19th, 2018ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
I am TSLA Long. Model 3 Owner. Brother of a Model 3 owner. Son of a Model S owner and Tesla enthusiast. Tesla Referral Code