The Tesla Model 3 is an electric four-door sedan developed by Tesla. The Model 3 Standard Range Plus version delivers an EPA-rated all-electric range of 250 miles (402 km) and the Long Range versions deliver 322 miles (518 km).
The Model 3 carries full self-driving hardware, with periodic software updates adding functionality.
Limited production of the Model 3 began in mid-2017, with the first production vehicle rolling off the assembly line on July 7, 2017. The official launch and delivery of the first 30 cars was on July 28.[ On July 1, 2018, Elon Musk announced that Tesla had met its production goal of 5,000 cars in a week.
Total deliveries passed the 100,000-unit milestone in October 2018, and cumulative sales since inception totaled 448,634 through December 2019. The Model 3 topped global sales of plug-in electric cars in 2018, and also listed as the top-selling plug-in passenger car in the U.S. and California in 2018