Cupra Born vs Tesla Model 3 Specs and Features Comparison (2023)
This is a comprehensive comparison of the specs and features between:
Cupra’s first EV model to Australian market, the Cupra Born hatchback and the Tesla Model 3. This comparison focuses on the base variants of each model, click to view full technical specs:
Did You Know?
Due to the FBT exemption, procuring either EV through a novated lease will be substantially cheaper than an outright purchase.
Price and Incentives
At the time of this comparison, the Cupra Born is about $5-6k cheaper after on-road costs and incentives.
For a more detailed breakdown of eligible government incentives, estimated driveaway price and total cost of ownership - use the zecar cost of ownership calculator.
Size and Dimensions
Despite being an overall smaller vehicle, the Cupra Born is heavier than the Tesla Model 3. This is attributable to its larger battery pack.
The Cupra Born has more storage space due to its hatchback shape, which allows for a maximum of 1267 litres of storage with the seats down, almost doubler that of the Model 3.
Range and Performance
The Cupra Born has a higher WLTP-rated range thanks to its large battery pack which is 19.5 kWh larger by capacity.
The Tesla Model 3 RWD is quicker off the mark due to its more powerful motor and lighter weight.
Battery and Charging
Both vehicles provide strong charging capabilities. The Tesla Model 3 will reach a full charge quicker due to its smaller battery.
Calculate your personal charging costs and times for each model using this calculator.
Infotainment and Connectivity
Warranty and Servicing
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