The New Tesla Model 3 Is ‘Mind-Numbingly Boring,’ Doug DeMuro Says In Review

The updated Tesla Model 3 brought several improvements over the outgoing model, such as a quieter interior, a smoother ride, and a redesigned exterior. This prompted Doug DeMuro, who made a name for himself after publishing down-to-earth car reviews on his YouTube Channel for over a decade, to review the so-called “Highland” EV.

With over 1,000 YouTube videos and almost 5 million subscribers under his belt, the man known for his “quirks and features” segments analyzes almost every single thing–good or bad–about the American-designed sedan. But it’s his conclusion that stood out for us.

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The facelifted Tesla Model 3, also known as the “Highland,” went through the hands of Doug DeMuro, a down-to-earth guy and YouTuber extraordinaire.

The man has published over 1,000 videos on his YouTube channel over the last decade or so and has almost 5 million subscribers. He’s also a huge car nerd, which is why his video of the Model 3 caught our attention. In his words, the EV is “the greatest appliance ever made,” but that’s not really a bad thing.

After detailing what every button does, how there’s no traditional instrument cluster or steering wheel stalks, how responsive the center screen is, and so on, Doug comes to the conclusion that the new Tesla Model 3 is the best appliance ever made, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Tesla’s most affordable car on sale is “mind-numbingly boring to look at, to drive,” but that’s ok, even from a car enthusiast’s perspective because “it is very, very, very, very good at doing what it is supposed to do, which is just point A to point B without complaint, making life easier,” DeMuro said toward the end of his video.

As for the “Highland” name, Doug mentioned that Tesla representatives said in an email that they had no idea where the name came from and that it is not used in any promotional material or even internal documents. However, the moniker appeared several times on all sorts of parts labels and there were references to it in the filenames used in the official parts catalog. It was always an internal codename and not necessarily something meant to be used for marketing purposes.

In any case, go ahead and watch the video. You can let us know what you think in the comments section below.

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The highly anticipated Tesla Model 3 has been receiving mixed reviews from critics and fans alike since its release. One particularly harsh critique comes from automotive journalist Doug DeMuro, who recently published a scathing review of the electric vehicle.

In his video review titled “The New Tesla Model 3 Is ‘Mind-Numbingly Boring,’” DeMuro expresses his disappointment with the latest offering from the innovative car manufacturer. According to DeMuro, the Model 3 lacks the excitement and character that other Tesla models, such as the Model S and Model X, possess.

DeMuro points out several factors that contribute to his assessment of the Model 3 as boring. He mentions the uninspiring exterior design, the lack of high-end features and options, as well as the bland driving experience. DeMuro also criticizes the interior of the Model 3, stating that it feels cheap and lacks the luxurious feel that is expected from a Tesla vehicle.

Despite these criticisms, DeMuro does acknowledge some positive aspects of the Model 3, such as its impressive range, high safety ratings, and the advanced technology features that come standard on the vehicle. However, he ultimately concludes that these positives do not outweigh the overall lackluster nature of the car.

The review by Doug DeMuro has sparked a debate among automotive enthusiasts and Tesla fans, with some defending the Model 3 and citing its affordability, efficiency, and environmental benefits as reasons to still consider purchasing one. Others agree with DeMuro’s assessment and believe that Tesla missed the mark with the Model 3.

It remains to be seen how the public will respond to DeMuro’s review and whether or not it will have an impact on the sales and reputation of the Tesla Model 3. As always, it is important for consumers to conduct their own research and test drive the vehicle before making a decision on whether or not to purchase the newest addition to the Tesla lineup.