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How long does it take for the factory to make a model 3?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Waiting60, Dec 29, 2019.

  1. Waiting60

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    What is the time line for producing a model 3?
     
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    We took the tour on Friday and our guide said, "4-5 days" from start to finish for the car to move through the plant.
    (I think he was referring to any Tesla, not just the Model 3)
     
  3. Waiting60

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    Thank you. Do you know how many cars they can producing a day? Model 3’s?
     
  4. Knightshade

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    Tesla produced roughly 79,900 model 3s in Q3 2019, so that's about 6146 cars a week, or 878 cars a day assuming they run the same shifts 7 days a week.

    I'd expect that to be at least 5-10% higher for Q4 but we'll know that in a few days
     
  5. Frocer

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    Not sure if that math is correct because that’s assuming a dedicated facility that builds M3 nonstop. I assume they also allocate some times for Model S and Model X?
     
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    that should be correct / on the low side for model 3 in Q4.
    I was told it is about 3 days from start to finish for a 3 now
     
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    The S&X are built on a separate line.
     
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