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Tesla Model 3 vs Small & Midsize Premium Car Competition (New Sales Figures & Charts)

May 6th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

In the middle of last month, I published an article about expected Tesla Model 3 sales versus gas car sales in its class. To be clear, the estimates were for all models (not just the Tesla Model 3), with gas car estimates based on April 2017 sales and recent trends. It turned out that estimates for a few of the models were quite off — sometimes high, sometimes low. The good news is that makes this update all the more interesting


20 Gasmobiles Tesla Model 3 Will Body Slam

June 13th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

The Model 3 is placed at the bottom of the premium sedan market. Of course, being a unique vehicle in a heavily undersupplied niche market, it competes with models well beyond the small premium sedan market, so definitely don't consider this to be anything close to a comprehensive global competition summary — the Model 3 will be attracting people who would have otherwise bought a Toyota Camry, Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Ford Mustang, Nissan LEAF, and BMW Z3 (me 20 years ago). But I think this is a decent list of gasmobiles (gasoline-powered cars) whose sales will be remarkably body slammed by the Model


Tesla Model 3 vs Audi A3, Audi A4, Audi A5, Audi S3

June 1st, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Even that title looks like a looming disaster for Audi. It's like when Lionel Messi takes on several opponents at once as if that would make it fair ... but then humiliates them all. Also, apologies to Audi for starting with you. Perhaps it was due to the alphabetical primacy. Perhaps it was that Audi is such a popular brand in the segment the Tesla Model 3 is clearly targeting. Or perhaps it was simply because I like the design of Audis, I bought an Audi as my first car as a teenager (at a time when buying an Audi was not normal or advised), and I used to be in love with the Audi A4. Anyhow, apologies to Audi for starting with you — we'll be running comparisons with other Model 3 competitors shortly



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