Less impressive is the ride (at least on our car’s 19in wheels) because the Model 3 takes a bit too long to settle over bigger crests and also feels quite jittery at times. Still, when you come to a twisty road you discover that the car grips pretty well and steers accurately. If Tesla plays its cards right, the $35,000 standard trim Model 3 could very well become a fossil-fuel car killer. At its price point, the base Model 3 becomes comparable in price to some of the United States’ best-selling passenger cars like the Toyota Camry, whose top-of-the-line XSE V6 trim is priced at $34,950. While the potential of the $35,000 Model 3 is vast, Tesla and even CEO Elon Musk have been quite conservative when releasing updates about the upcoming electric sedan.