TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

Vessel To Fit Model 3 Cup Holder

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by SkagitDoug, Aug 30, 2018.

  1. SkagitDoug

    SkagitDoug Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    64
    Location:
    Skagit Valley
    I'm not familiar with the cup holders in the Model X, but I know the ones in the Model S are adjustable.

    That not being the case with the cup holders in the Model 3, has anyone found a specific brand, model and capacity of vacuum insulated tumbler, without a handle, that fits very shuggly in the cup holders in the Model 3?

    The best I have found for my Model 3 is the Contigo Byron in either the 16 or 20 ounce size, but neither fits snuggly, leading to fluid in the vessels slopping out of the sip-hole unless the opening is sealed (which makes drinking a burden).

    Thanks for you help, and I'm hoping others have had more luck with this issue than I!

    I know this may seem trivial to others, but the the tumbler's fit in the cup Contigo Byrong in Model 3 Cup Holder.jpg holder allow coffee -- which is acidic! -- to slosh out of the cup and spil onto the copnsole on its way to collecting in the holder.
     
  2. redhooker

    redhooker Member

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2018
    Messages:
    13
    Location:
    Seattle
    I use a 20 oz Yeti cup with the magnetic closeing on a plastic lid.
     
    • Like x 1
  3. Daniellane

    Daniellane Active Member

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2017
    Messages:
    1,470
    Location:
    Camas, Washington
    I use these IKEA bags that fold into a pouch in the oversized cup holders in my Model S to keep beverages with a smaller diameter snugly in place. A bean bag might also probably work well too.
    E1412A61-F105-453B-A488-21FF5EE8133B.jpeg
    639D914C-5AC5-4867-AD46-3CEBBCAAF968.jpeg
    5D5E87A1-03B6-4222-8A27-1B84D9008AF4.jpeg
     
  4. SkagitDoug

    SkagitDoug Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    64
    Location:
    Skagit Valley
    Thank you @Daniellane, I like those bags! If you have the formal name IKEA uses for the bags, or the iten number that'd help my search, thanks! I searched both eBay and IKEA's site, but with no success.
     
  5. SkagitDoug

    SkagitDoug Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    64
    Location:
    Skagit Valley
    #5 SkagitDoug, Aug 30, 2018
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2018
    @redhookder: Thanks for the Yeti idea, I've heard good words about then on other sites. Would the one you prefer be referred to as the Rambler?
     
  6. Daniellane

    Daniellane Active Member

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2017
    Messages:
    1,470
    Location:
    Camas, Washington
    KNALLA
    803.304.93
    Link:
    KNALLA Shopping bag - IKEA

    3102334F-2E04-4920-B57A-D290ED3433FF.jpeg
    0899CDA5-FA73-4414-8A38-36BF7C2D3CF3.jpeg
     
  7. jdrsteiny

    jdrsteiny New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2018
    Messages:
    2
    Location:
    Santa Clara, CA
    I have a Yeti 20 oz Rambler and can vouch for the fit in the Model 3. It's as if the Model 3's cup holders were made for this Yeti, the fit is perfectly snug, maybe a millimeter or two gap all the way around.
     
  8. SkagitDoug

    SkagitDoug Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    64
    Location:
    Skagit Valley
    #8 SkagitDoug, Aug 31, 2018
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2018
    Thanks, jdrsteiny, that must have been a joy to discover a new car that fit what I'm guessing must be your favorite travel cup! It sounds like the cup's fit in your Model 3 is almost enough to justisfy a drive, just to use the cup!
     
  9. SkagitDoug

    SkagitDoug Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    64
    Location:
    Skagit Valley
  10. SkagitDoug

    SkagitDoug Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    64
    Location:
    Skagit Valley
    @jdrsteiny I grabbed a couple Brick Red Yeti Rambler insulated tumbers for $22.00 (eBay Item 132766095856), and they do fit like the Model 3 was designed around them, thanks!
     
  11. DSMLVNV

    DSMLVNV Member

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2018
    Messages:
    85
    Location:
    Las Vegas, NV
    Can you tell me what size please?
     
  12. SkagitDoug

    SkagitDoug Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    64
    Location:
    Skagit Valley
    I use the 20 ounce Yeti Rambler, which fits perfectly in the cup holders in the Model 3! The 30 ounce Rambler may also fit, but it's so wide the one placed in one of the cup holders would block use of the other.
     

Share This Page

  • About Us

    Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.
  • Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


    SUPPORT TMC