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1983 DeLorean DMC-12
Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,000
2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,034
47 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1983 DeLorean DMC-12
Coupe
No Expert Reviews
2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Josh Jacquot Preview:

As Tesla’s small car, the Model 3 fills a hugely important role for the brand. It must concurrently shine the light into the future of EVs while remaining within financial reach of mos...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1983 DeLorean DMC-12
Coupe
No User Reviews
2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
15
Falsewitness writes:
A Truly Amazing car. Brand New purchased in Oregon with no sales Tax. Top Tier Handling, acceleration. Over th...
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Tesla Model 3 Standard Plus RWD better.
"Using your Monthly Gas money to become your monthly car payment is doable in the cheaper versions of the tesla model 3. Harder in the Long range unless you drive alot."
15
Falsewitness writes:
A Truly Amazing car. Brand New purchased in Oregon with no sales Tax. Top Tier Handling, acceleration. Over th...
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Tesla Model 3 Standard Plus RWD better.
"Using your Monthly Gas money to become your monthly car payment is doable in the cheaper versions of the tesla model 3. Harder in the Long range unless you drive alot."
25
THEELECTRICCARBOI writes:
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2015 Tesla Model S 85 RWD better.
"The Model S has more cargo because it is a hatchback. In fact, it has even better cargo compacity than a Chevrolet Equinox."

Specs

1983 DeLorean DMC-12
Coupe
2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
--
124 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
--
116 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Electric
Power
130 hp @ 5,500 RPM
130 hp @ 5,500 RPM
--
Torque
153 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
153 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
--
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
--
Compression Ratio
8.8:1
8.8:1
--
Displacement
2,800 cc
2,800 cc
--
Bore x Stroke
3.58 in x 2.87 in
3.58 in x 2.87 in
--
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 42.7 in
Back Legroom -- 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 893 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.1 in 184.8 in
Width 73.1 in 82.2 in
Height 44.9 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 94.8 in 113.2 in

Available Options

1983 DeLorean DMC-12
Coupe
2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Red Multi-Coat
  • Solid Black

Option Packages

  • Full Self-Driving Capability
  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" Sport

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