Tesla Still Not Telling Buyers When Their Model 3 Will Arrive

For a company that has started production of its most affordable model, Tesla has been awfully secretive about the Model 3 and buyers are starting to get nervous.

The last known figure we got was 373,000 deposit-backed orders back in April 2016, and since then the orders kept piling, putting even more pressure on Tesla.

Elon Musk’s announcement that production of the Model 3 has finally kicked off, releasing along the way just a pair of photos on Twitter, got future owners excited, and at the same time more nervous as Tesla has still to inform them where they fall in the wait list or when their car will be delivered.

Bloomberg
spoke with some of these people who are eagerly waiting from Tesla to clarify things like pricing, options and of course a delivery date; oeople like Patrick Herrity who made his Model 3 reservation online. Herrity wants a fully-loaded Model 3 with all-wheel drive and a sunroof, options that will not be available in the first batch of cars to roll off the assembly line.

Other would-be Model 3 buyers are considering canceling their reservation because they don’t want to wait that long, like Hilary Bumgarner, who is waiting to see the final pricing of the Model 3 with her desired options and when Tesla plans to deliver it to make up her mind.

Most of them are hoping to get some answers from Tesla this Friday, July 28, when the company will deliver the first 30 Model 3s to their owners at a special handover party.

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  • ctk4949

    That interior is just terrible!!

    • Edumcris

      What interior?

  • I’mCallingYouOut

    I want this thing for the interior alone.

  • Gear

    “Tesla is still not telling buyers when their Model 3 will arrive” because the Model 3 sucks, if Tesla is going as far as to remove leather by getting the attention of PETA, you know they suck, because anyone that makes PETA happy is bound to fail, makes me happy I will still be buying standards and I want to be the first millennial that drives 3 on the tree.

  • Carmelo Van Cabboi

    Ladies and Gentemerd please welcome the worst interior ever! Even uglier than the Twingo’s interior 1st edition. Write #amwn if u are sorry for the people who will buy it

  • parsecus

    Production unit? With those panel gaps?

    • Axiom Ethos

      If you follow Tesla news at all, you’d know these photo’s are from an early release candidate and are not representative of production. The gaps were pretty much gone in newer RC shots and there are none to be seen in SN1.

  • Axiom Ethos

    I happen to like the minimalist interior for the most part. Sure it could be improved, but that in no way is going to dissuade me from buying what is going to be an amazing car in all other aspects.

  • Marty

    I really want to like it but the hideous computer monitor that they stuck to the dashboard makes my eyes bleed. Anyone who calls it ”minimalist” must have a huge blind spot.

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  • gary4205

    It’s. A. Scam.

  • EyalN

    soon they could cancel the order and get the new nissan leaf with better performance and better quality but only one pedal.

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