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Is M3 Big Enough?

Should I get a M3 or stretch financially to get a MY...or wait till I can afford the Y?


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    32
Oct 28, 2019
105
66
Ridgewood NJ
Look at renting one on Turo for a weekend. That's how I tried it out. I personally find the model 3 more than big enough for my family's needs. I helped my daughter move and it was great with the seats down. I rarely have more than 2 in the car plus dog (she loves dog mode)
You can try the 3 and the y out. the model y would probably not fit in my garage.
 

james3332

Member
Oct 29, 2020
8
2
Boston
Thanks for all the great responses everybody. Seems there is lots of different thinking on this! The consensus looks to be it will probably be great for me but I won't know till I put my butt in it, drive it around, and see how I feel. Got an overnight test drive scheduled for this week when I'll put the car through it's paces and see how it works for me. Hoping for the best. I do really want the Y but also need to make a sound financial decision. I'd rather have a Tesla that's 80% of the type of car I want (SUV vs. sedan) than an non-Tesla SUV. Fingers crossed!!!
 

SMAlset

Well-Known Member
Mar 4, 2017
9,188
10,056
SF Bay Area
Will be interested to hear after your test drive which option you decide on. I have a Model 3 and am very happy with it (9/2018). I occasionally miss the hatchback that my husband has on his MS but for 99.9% of my driving my Model 3 it's not a real issue. But lifestyles are different and I don't have a dog or kids at home.
 

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