What might you pay to charge and maintain the Model 3?

Purchasing and maintaining a Tesla Model 3 can come at a steep price, but with many innovative features, you get what you pay for.

When it comes to buying a Model 3, the starting cost can range from around $35,000 up to around $80,000,

depending on the model and any optional upgrades.

To charge the Model 3, most owners report that the cost per kilowatt-hour ranges between $0.09 and $0.27 depending on where they live.

If you plan on using your Model 3 on long drives, you’ll want to keep an eye on how much energy you’re consuming, which could drive the cost up.

Maintenance costs of the Model 3 range depending on the mileage and type of service you get done.

Most regular check-ups start around $50, but repairs on components like the electric motor can range from $1,000 to $3,000.