Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday May 23, 2018

Tesla Model 3 Outsells BMW and Mercedes Models

Folks in California are going all in for Tesla's Model 3 in a big way. Out west, the Model 3 is outselling the Mercedes C-class and BMW 3-series cars. I know that personally the last time I went to buy a family vehicle I did give Tesla a look, but given road trips here in Texas can cover quite a long distance, the "limited" mileage per charge kept me away. Once we have an electric car that can make it from Dallas to Houston in a single charge, you will likely find one in my garage as well.

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During the first quarter, production was still fairly limited, but deliveries were mostly concentrated in California and it was enough for Tesla to take the top position. According to the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA), 3,723 Model 3 vehicles were registered between January and March, which pushed the vehicle to the top of what they refer to as the ‘near luxury’ segment: