Posted on December 04, 2019 by Iqtidar Ali
Many Tesla Model 3 owners recently took delivery of their cars during the warmer summer months. They haven't experienced ownership of their EVs in colder weather — that is, until now. To learn more about what to expect, here's a recap of some helpful cold weather tips assuming overnight temperatures starting at roughly 10 degrees C (50F).
Above: Tesla Model 3 faces a cold, snowy day (Screenshot: Tesla Owners Online / YouTube)
Tesla has a few helpful tips on their website for cold weather driving. However, these guidelines (see below) could also prove useful as the winter months get colder and colder...
Above: Pressing the 'Defroster' icon on the Model 3 center touchscreen also defrosts the side-view mirrors (Screenshot: Tesla Owners Online / YouTube)
If you'd like some more insight into cold weather driving — you can also watch the following video on how you can take care of your Tesla Model 3 (or any other electric vehicle for that matter) in some frigid/freezing cold weather.
Above: Trevor Page sharing his Tesla Model 3 tips and tricks for the cold weather (YouTube: Tesla Owners Online).
It's important to note, Tesla actually has an impressive winter testing facility in Alaska in order to ensure their cars perform to the absolute best of their ability. And, in addition to the vehicle's performance characteristics, there's also a lot of beauty and fun when it comes to owning (and driving) a Tesla Model 3 in a winter wonderland.
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