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What's your driving style?

How do you drive your Model 3?

  • I seek out fun drives that push the limits of both my car and local laws

    Votes: 8 10.7%
  • It's my daily commuter, and I'm getting to my destination aggressively and quickly

    Votes: 16 21.3%
  • I drive normally, but occasionally have extra fun on corners or acceleration

    Votes: 47 62.7%
  • It's my daily commuter, I drive gentle enough

    Votes: 1 1.3%
  • Always Chill Mode and/or drive like I have a wedding cake in the trunk

    Votes: 3 4.0%

  • Total voters
    75
Hi folks,

As is often the case, EV owners I've interacted with are very different from the ones on this forum. One of the more striking differences (especially prevalent in tire-related discussions) is how often people need or want performance characteristics of their car, requiring or recommending tires for that purpose instead of daily traction and comfort. The ones I've talked to in person are looking for practicality, environmental concerns, etc.

Of course, the Model 3 does attract more performance-oriented drivers than a Chevy Bolt (for example). But it also attracts the same crowd as a Chevy Bolt in many ways, which we can agree is not a performance machine.

So, there's the poll. How do you tend to drive your Model 3?
 
I spend 1 hour on Tuesday evenings and 2+ hours on Sunday mornings seeking out curvy and scenic roads that push the limits of this car (and the law ;)), as have on all my previous cars. This best thing about this car is balance between relaxing drives and spirited drives. Few cars can actually carry the 'sports sedan' label as well


I guess I need to add Tuesday to my Sunday schedule!!!

I call it Track Mode Sunday.
 
Odd man out here. I bought the Tesla to replace my ICE daily driver to save money and not have to buy gas any longer. To buy a Tesla for the purpose of flooring it at (almost) every opportunity just seems counter-intuitive, yet I'm certain many did it merely for the 0-60 times, and for those that did, more power (and tickets) to you. I'm saving about $50 a week in gas after netting out the cost of electricity. Then there's the savings from not having to take the toll road every day so I don't sit in traffic.So between gas and toll road savings, probably $75 a week, easily!
 
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2 decades ago I got a fast car and gunned it at every light to show off to other drivers. Not feeling the need to do that anymore. must be lower testosterone levels these days. With the Tesla, I find myself alone when I gun it these days. When I'm not doing that, I'm marveling at how efficient the 3 is, and how awesome that I have the choice to treat it like a sports car or an econobox. Def couldn't do that with my previous fun car.
 
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