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Shocker: Tesla Model 3 vs. Honda Civic — 15 Cost Comparisons Over 5 Years

June 14th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

When I got started on this analysis, I thought, "Well, looks like we finally have a car that is going to come out with a lower 5 year cost than a Tesla Model 3." Nonetheless, I was super curious to see the results and see how close the Model 3 came to different Civic trims. I did not expect that the Model 3 would beat the Civic on cost in several scenarios. Does it? Does it, really


The Chinese Tesla Model 3 “Super Margin” (Forecast)

June 3rd, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Price policy for a product is a cross between fairness and what the market can bear. If you are too nice to your customers, your shareholders will not be happy. If you squeeze every last penny out of your customers, they will start to resent doing business with you. Beside these matters, there is the issue of competitive pricing. What is the price of competing products? Established products can charge a premium, new products often have to show a price incentive


Tesla Model 3 Lease vs. Loan In UK, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, & China

May 5th, 2019 | by Vijay Govindan

For this piece, I will use the information on Tesla’s website to determine if paying cash, taking a loan, or leasing is the best option if you want a Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (SR+). The twist here is I did these calculations for Switzerland, Norway, the Netherlands, China, and the UK. These were some of the most popular markets for Tesla in Q1 2019. I added in the UK, since it has been suffering for 3 years and deserves some attention


Tesla Model 3 Cheaper Than Honda Accord — 15 Cost Comparisons [Updated]

May 4th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently published some cost comparisons between the Tesla Model 3 and various Honda Accord trims. As I implied at the time, these models shouldn't even be in the same discussion since the Model 3 is a much better vehicle (safer, quicker, more advanced tech, better handling), but the fact is that they do compare when it comes to 5 year cost of ownership. However, when I published the previous comparisons, I didn't include the cost of interest if you took out an auto loan to finance the purchase


Tesla Model 3 vs. Toyota Camry — 15 Cost Scenarios

May 3rd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

I've got another report here comparing the Tesla Model 3 to a top selling car in the USA.The Model 3 was the 5th best selling car in the USA in the second half of 2018, the 11th best in all of 2018, and the 13th best in the first quarter of 2019. The Toyota Camry was the top selling car in the USA in 2018 and has long been at or near the top of the list


Tesla Gets Creative For Model 3 Customers In Canada

May 2nd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla has created a new base Model 3 for the Canadian market. The standard range car is priced at $44,999, just low enough to take advantage of the new iZEV rebate that went into effect on May 1.


Tesla Model 3 vs. Honda Accord — 7 Scenarios

April 25th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Reporting on the Tesla Model 3 is weird. It's a car that can smoke a BMW M3 on the track yet is cost competitive — or even cheaper than — a Toyota Camry or Honda Accord (seriously)


Best Car In USA, Tesla Model 3, Is 13th Best Selling Car In 1st Quarter — What Does That Mean?

April 4th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

The "best car" on the market is generally something you'd think to tie to a specific price range, class, or at least body style. In 2019, though, I don't think you have to do that at all. In my humble opinion (and I'll make the case for it in a moment), the best car on the market is now cost-competitive with the highest selling mass market cars on the market. It wasn't in the first quarter, but it is in the second


Tesla Model 3 Costs vs. 10 Best Selling Cars In The USA

March 17th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

We don't really know how many Tesla Model 3s were sold in the USA in January and February, but the car should be in the top 20. With less than one day remaining to order the Model 3 Standard Range Plus for $37,000, I felt we still hadn't done enough to compare the current Model 3 options with the top selling cars in the USA. So, here's a new rundown comparison focused on one key category: 5 year total cost of ownership


Tesla Model 3 vs. 21 Competitors (Specs & Prices) — Which Car Is The Best Value For The Money?

March 3rd, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Some things cannot be explained by numbers. The Tesla Model 3 driving experience is phenomenally better than the driving experience of nearly every other car on the market. That is not hyperbole. Race car drivers have said it, top auto journalists have said it, and hundreds of thousands of other people have said it. You just have to experience the Model 3 to understand it



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