Tesla Model 3 Maintenance Costs

A Tesla Model 3 will cost about $3,587 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service.

This beats the industry average for luxury sedan models by $8,117. There is also a 8.64% chance that a Model 3 will require a major repair during that time. This is 30.92% better than similar vehicles in this segment. The chart below illustrates how these costs and repair probabilities will increase over time.

Probability of a Major Vehicle Repair (%)
Est Annual Maintenance/Repair Costs ($)

Tesla Model 3 Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 0.89% $169
2 1.48% $186
3 1.66% $213
4 2.93% $256
5 4.19% $291
6 4.72% $347
7 5.09% $461
8 6.58% $506
9 7.27% $548
10 8.64% $610
11 13.38% $618
12 16.64% $685

Tesla Model 3 Maintenance Schedule

Mileage Recommended Maintenance
12,000 Rotate Tires, Cold Weather Regions: Clean & Lubricate Brake Calipers
24,000 Rotate Tires, Replace Cabin Air Filter, Brake Fluid Test
36,000 Rotate Tires, Cold Weather Regions: Clean & Lubricate Brake Calipers
48,000 Rotate Tires, Replace Cabin Air Filter, Brake Fluid Test
60,000 Rotate Tires, Cold Weather Regions: Clean & Lubricate Brake Calipers
72,000 Rotate Tires, Replace Cabin Air Filter, Brake Fluid Test
84,000 Rotate Tires, Cold Weather Regions: Clean & Lubricate Brake Calipers
96,000 Rotate Tires, Replace Cabin Air Filter, Brake Fluid Test
108,000 Rotate Tires, Cold Weather Regions: Clean & Lubricate Brake Calipers
120,000 Rotate Tires, Replace Cabin Air Filter, Brake Fluid Test

What About Tesla Model 3 Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a Tesla Model 3 is about $1,823 per year. This adds up to around $9,115 after 5 years of vehicle ownership. Unlike regular maintenance, this expense can often be lowered by shopping around for lower insurance premiums. Comparing quotes will ensure that you are not overpaying if you already own a Tesla Model 3. Or, if you are just researching, then it would be money-wise to know this cost before buying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes. Advertising Disclosure

Tesla Model 3 Maintenance Rankings

Maintenance Rankings

We've ranked over 200 models from best to worst for Maintenance. See where the Tesla Model 3 ranks for Maintenance compared to other vehicles. Also check out how the Model 3 stacks up in our rankings for Depreciation, Insurance and Overall Costs.

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Other Tesla Model 3 Costs of Ownership

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