The majority of Tesla enthusiasts will recall that the Model 3 was no longer recommended
by Consumer Reports in 2019 due to persistent reliability difficulties.
The Model 3 has a number of faults that owners have experienced, including suspension difficulties,
Teslas have outstanding owner satisfaction and perform well in Consumer Reports' road tests
but according to our members, their reliability has not been constant,
which has led to fluctuations in their recommended status, according to Jake Fisher, senior director
Since then, Tesla has made some improvements, but many problems still exist.
In reality, the company that makes electric cars performed poorly, ranking 19th out of 24 automobile
manufacturers, in the most recent Consumer Reports annual dependability assessment.
We can help if you're looking for a Tesla Model 3 but aren't sure which model year to pick.