The 2018 Model 3 comes in three trims: Base, Long Range and Performance. Tesla talks about a lower price Standard trim, but at the time of this review, it exists nowhere on their consumer site. Tesla's pricing uses some backhanded ways of dropping the price, basically calculating gas savings and possible local tax breaks into the price. We've listed the list price without the possible discounts. The Model X still qualifies for a $7,500 federal tax credit and may qualify for additional state credits where applicable. The
($46,500) comes with RWD, Autopilot (automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, blind spot monitoring), heated 12-way adjustable power front seats, an immersive sound audio system, standard maps and navigation, fog lights, Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity, keyless entry, a
dual-zone automatic climate control
, black paint, 18-in wheels, a 15-in center control screen, power windows, power locks, auto-dimming power-folding heated side mirrors, Bluetooth, app-based key for entry and some car functions, a rear camera, a tinted glass panel roof and eight airbags. Options include paint colors other than black ($1,000, $1,500 or $2,000 depending on color) and the enhanced Autopilot system with full self-driving capabilities for $5,000. The
Model 3 Long Range
($53,000) adds a longer driving range (310 versus 260 miles) and a slightly faster 0-to-60 mph time (4.5 seconds versus 5.3 seconds) and the option of dual-motor AWD. Also on board is the Premium interior that adds heated front and rear seats, 14-speaker Premium audio with subwoofer and two amps, satellite-view maps with live traffic visualization, a panoramic glass roof, leather seating, in-car internet music streaming, an internet browser, LED fog lamps, a location-aware garage door opener, four USB ports and docking for two smartphones. The
Model 3 Performance
($64,000) brings an even faster 0-to-60 mph time of 3.2 seconds, plus 20-in performance wheels, a lowered suspension, performance brakes, a carbon fiber spoiler, a Track mode and an increased top speed of 162 mph. The Model 3 warranty covers 8-year/unlimited on the battery and drive unit, while the rest of the car comes with a 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty.