This is a comprehensive comparison of the specs and features between the Tesla Model 3 mid-life Highland refresh (2024) and the outgoing model (2021-23). This comparison focuses on the popular Rear-Wheel Drive variant.
Further information on both models:
Price and Incentives
The 2024 Tesla Model 3 costs $4,500 (7.8%) more than the outgoing 2023 model.
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Size and Dimensions
2024 vs 2023 Tesla Model 3 facelift comparison: front, side and rear views
The 2024 Tesla Model 3 is slightly larger than the outgoing model: 26mm longer and 84mm wider. Despite the small increase in external dimensions, it is 85kg lighter.
Visual design changes include:
- Slimmer matrix LED headlights
- Simpler front bumper with a reshaped air intake.
- Thinner one-piece C-shape tail-light
Range and Performance
Battery and Charging
There has been no improvement in driver-assist technology between the 2024 Tesla Model 3 and prior generation model.
Infotainment and Connectivity
The 2023 Tesla Model 3 RWD now has heated and ventilated front seats. The outgoing model only had heated seats.
About the author
Danny is a consultant and entrepreneur working at the cutting edge of the electric vehicle and energy transition. He is passionate about educating and helping consumers make better decisions through data. He is the founder of zecar and is currently the EV Innovation Manager at Endeavour Energy.
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