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31 May, 2018, 20:42 | Author: Salvatore Jensen
Consumer Reports on Wednesday did an about-face on its harsh review of the Tesla Model 3, saying it now recommends the mass-market sedan after a software update shortened its braking distance by almost 20 feet.
Tesla was somewhat taken aback by the report, noting that its own testing found that the Model 3 has a stopping distance of 130 feet. Tesla initially disputed the claim but CEO Elon Musk promised to fix the problem. That was the longest braking distance of any modern auto the magazine has tested. But Consumer Reportssaid the stopping distance was not class leading and the further updates may be necessary.
Consumer Reports now recommends the Tesla Model 3.
A week after saying it couldn't recommend the Tesla Model 3 due to concerns about the car's braking abilities, Consumer Reports has made a U-turn and now says it will give a thumbs up to the electric auto.
Tesla's Model 3 has earned a recommendation from Consumer Reports.
In its updated review, Consumer Reports still found flaws in the Model 3, such as wind noise, a stiff ride and an uncomfortable rear seat. Musk also suggested the car's 15-inch touchscreen display could receive an over-the-air update to make it easier to use.
"I've been at CR for 19 years and tested more than 1,000 cars, and I've never seen a vehicle that could improve its track performance with an over-the-air update", says CR auto testing director Jake Fisher. Rather, he said that the issue could very well be resolved via an over-the-air software update.
The Model 3 is Tesla's first attempt to appeal to mass-market buyers.
'Road noise & ride comfort already addressed too. "Tesla will be there as soon as he believes we should", Musk said. Tesla cars have been involved in several high-profile accidents recently, including one in Laguna Beach Tuesday where a Tesla operating on autopilot slammed into a parked police vehicle.
Also mentioned in CR's updated Model 3 ratings were the difficulties associated with the car's 15-inch center-mounted touchscreen, which handles nearly all of the vehicle's controls.
Despite the thumb's up from Consumer Reports, Tesla remains under scrutiny for a number of accidents involving its vehicles' "Autopilot" system. Consumer Reports has also been sharply critical of an element of the Model 3's cabin that has previously received rave reviews: its controls.
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