Tesla Model 3 Standard scores a combined energy consumption rating from the EPA of 131 MPGe - 257 Wh/mi

The EPA recently updated its energy consumption database and now includes the latest Tesla Model 3 Standard and Standard Plus versions.

As it turns out, the smaller battery version is noticeably more efficient than the Long Range versions. Weight difference between the M3 SP RWD and M3 LR AWD is 445 lbs (202 kg) - 3,627 lbs (1,645 kg) vs 4,072 lbs (1,847 kg).

Let's see the numbers, which are second only to the Hyundai IONIQ Electric (the departing version).

Tesla Model 3 Standard

  • range of 220 miles
  • energy consumption (including charging losses):
    • combined: 131 MPGe - 257 Wh/mi
    • city: 138 MPGe - 244 Wh/mi
    • highway: 124 MPGe - 272 Wh/mi

Tesla Model 3 Standard Plus

  • range of 240 miles
  • energy consumption (including charging losses):
    • combined: 133 MPGe - 253 Wh/mi
    • city: 140 MPGe - 241 Wh/mi)
    • highway: 124 MPGe - 272 Wh/mi
Tesla Model 3 EPA ratings