Subsystems

Motor Type(s)

Rear motor: AC permanent magnet synchronous motor, liquid-cooled, with variable frequency drive.

Front motor (AWD vehicles): AC induction motor, liquid-cooled, with variable frequency drive.

Motor Specifications

Cars manufactured in the U.S.:

Motor Type Max Power Max Torque Voltage
3D1 202 kW @ 5000 rpm 404 Nm 320 V
3D3 137 kW @ 6380 rpm 219 Nm 320 V
3D5 180 kW @ 6000 rpm 326 Nm 320 V

Cars manufactured in CHINA:

Motor Type Max Power Max Torque Voltage
3D1 202 kW @ 5000 rpm 404 Nm 320 V
3D3 137 kW @ 6380 rpm 219 Nm 320 V
3D5 180 kW @ 6000 rpm 326 Nm 320 V
3D6 220 kW @ 5000 rpm 440 Nm 320 V
3D7 194 kW @ 5400 rpm 340 Nm 320 V
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Note
Motor type in your Model 3 depends on date of manufacture. See Motor Labeling.

Drive Type

Model Drive Type
Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive AWD
Performance AWD

Performance and Energy

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Maximum Gradeability

The maximum gradeability is >30%.

Motor Labeling

Motor labeling includes:

  • EID: 1234567-00- a unique motor part number.
  • ETD: XXX - three-characters designating the motor type (from 3D1 through 3D7).
  • ESN: XXXXXXXXXXXXXX - a unique 14-character motor serial number.
  • VIN: a unique 17 character vehicle identification number.

Rear motor label location:

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Rear motor label located on rear trunk:

Rear trunk open with an arrow pointing to label on liftgate

Front motor (if equipped) label location:

Zoombox with front motor label location pointing to location visible by front wheel

Front motor (if equipped) label located under front hood:

Front trunk open with arrow pointing to label location on underside of front hood

Transmission

Type Single speed fixed gear
Gearbox Ratio 9:1

Steering

Steering Specifications
Type Rack and pinion with electronic power steering, speed sensitive
Number of turns lock to lock 2.00
Turning Circle (curb to curb) 11.6 meters

Brakes

Type 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Integrated Advanced Stability Control and Electronic Accelerator pedal actuated regenerative braking system
Calipers

Front: Four piston fixed
Rear: Integrated Electronic Parking Brake Sliding

Rotor Diameter (ventilated)

Front (non-Performance): 12.6"/320 mm
Front (Performance): 13.98"/355 mm
Rear (non-Performance): 13.2"/335 mm
Rear (Performance): 13.2”/335 mm

Front Rotor thickness

New: 0.98"/25 mm
Service limit: 0.91”/23 mm

Rear Rotor thickness

New: 0.79"/20 mm
Service limit: 0.71”/18 mm

Lateral runout

0.050 mm

Chordal runout

0.040 mm

Disk thickness variation (DTV)

0.010 mm

Non-Performance Front Brake Pad Thickness (excluding back plate)

New: 0.393"/10 mm
Service limit: 0.110"/2.8 mm

Non-Performance Rear Brake Pad Thickness (excluding back plate)

New: 0.354"/9 mm
Service limit: 0.078"/2 mm

Performance Front Brake Pad Thickness (excluding back plate)

New: 0.393"/10 mm
Service limit: 0.085"/2.15 mm

Performance Rear Brake Pad Thickness (excluding back plate)

New: 0.393"/10 mm
Service limit: 0.071"/1.8 mm

Parking brake Electrically actuated parking brake integrated into rear caliper

Suspension

Suspension Specifications
Front Independent, double wishbone, coil spring/telescopic damper, sway bar
Rear Independent, multi-link, coil spring/telescopic damper

Battery - Low Voltage

Battery - Low Voltage Specifications
Rating 33 amp hour or higher
Voltage and Polarity Low voltage negative (-) ground

Battery - High Voltage

For LI-ION Battery:

Type Li-ion
Nominal Voltage

355V DC

Temperature Range Do not expose Model 3 to ambient temperatures above 60° C or below -30° C for more than 24 hours at a time.

For LFP Battery:

Type Lithium iron phosphate (LFP)
Nominal Voltage 345V DC
Temperature Range Do not expose Model 3 to ambient temperatures above 60° C or below -30° C for more than 24 hours at a time.