Tesla Model 3 reliability issues lead to downgrade by Consumer Reports
26 February, 2019, 03:14 | Author: Manuel Hopkins
Like a lot of otherTesla vehicles, the Autopilot features can be added to the Tesla Model 3 by paying an extra fee of $5000.
Consumer Reports has taken back its recommendation of the TeslaModel 3 following multiple reports of reliability issues with the car's bodywork, paint finish, trim fitment and that giant touchscreen inside. This isn't the first timeTesla got stripped of their recommendation from Consumer Report. In the stock market, Tesla stock fell in value.
Initially, the Model 3 release was scheduled for next month but the carmaker is going great guns to regain and expand its share in the world's largest auto market. The moves have raised concern among some investors about demand for the vehicles keeping pace after deliveries surged in the second half of previous year. "That's why reliability is so important", Jake Fisher, Consumer Reports' senior director of automotive testing, said in a statement.
By comparison, Subaru has soared to the top of the latest auto brand rankings. As a result, it said it could no longer recommend the vehicle that's become Tesla's flagship.
Though prior reviews regarding the vehicle were flawless and named one of the most satisfying cars to own.
Tesla now imports all the cars it sells in China, but is building a factory in Shanghai that will manufacture Model 3 cars in the initial phase and help it minimise the impact of the trade war. Earlier this month, the Model 3 topped the organisation's survey of most satisfying cars to own.
A growing number of new vehicle models now include automatic emergency braking, often called AEB, as standard, including Subaru Corp's Ascent, Consumer Reports' 2019 top pick for the midsize SUV category.
Its two other stablemates are the Tesla Model S five-door liftback and TeslaModel X mid-size luxury crossover vehicle.
The organization said Thursday that negative reports on reliability surveys sent the Model 3 and the Chrysler 300 "tumbling 11 spots" toward the bottom of its vehicle brand rankings. In addition to this, while the long-range model takes 4.5 seconds to reach from 0 to 60, this mid-tier TeslaModel 3 would require 5.6 seconds.
"While most TeslaModel 3 owners are very happy with their cars, they're also having problems with them", Fisher said.
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