2021 Porsche Taycan vs. 2021 Tesla Model 3

The 2021 Porsche Taycan and the 2021 Tesla Model 3 are both luxury hybrid cars which deliver a potent engine performance and provide extreme cabin comfort. What makes them unique that distinguishes them from each other? Find out what these powerful vehicles have to offer by reading our following comparison write-up to see how each one fares.

Design & Style

Like all Porsches, the 2021 Porsche Taycan boasts a top-notch cabin that comes with the highest quality materials and endless customization options. Its seats are covered in a plush material with deviated color stitching for a touch of class. The car seats four with an option to add an additional middle seat at the back row. Plenty of leg and headroom are available across both rows to provide ease of movement.

The 2021 Tesla Model 3 can accommodate up to five people within its airy cabin that allows ease of outward visibility. Leg and headroom are aplenty at the front row whereas its back row tells a slightly different story. Adults will most likely feel confined at the back so it is best left to support just two persons. Its interior adapts a minimalist styling which looks stunning and upscale.

Technology & Safety

The Porsche Taycan features a number of technological devices including 10 speakers, Bluetooth, satellite radio, 4 USB ports, wireless charging, a 10.9 display with touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay. For safety, the car features rain-sensing wipers, parking sensors at the front and back, rearview camera, lane keep assist, traffic sign recognition, auto high beams, lane departure warning, auto emergency brakes, adaptive headlamps, and collision warning.

The Tesla Model 3 comes equipped with an array of tech features such as Bluetooth, 4 USB ports, HD radio, navigation, wireless charging, WiFi hotspot, and a 15 inch display with touchscreen. Safety tech of the car is comprised of adaptive cruise control, parking camera system, sensors, pedestrian detection, blind spot monitor, collision warning, and auto emergency brakes.


The Taycan can make 321 hp when powered by a single electric motor along with a 79 kWh battery pack. Its estimated fuel economy ratings can hit 75 to 79 mpg for city and 80 to 81 mpg for highway.

The Model 3 gets its own electric motor to produce high power and instant torque. Its gas mileage can reach 141 mpg for the city and 127 mpg for the highway.

The Bottom Line

The 2021 Taycan offers everything you have been looking for in a luxury hybrid car. It is focused not just on performance but also on other aspects of the car like handling and battery range. The Taycan stands true to Porsche’s reputation of providing first-rate luxury for a well-rounded driving experience.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche Cayenne Test Drive Today?

If you are keen on experiencing the luxury package of power and comfort that the 2021 Porsche Cayenne offers, we welcome you to test drive this stellar vehicle at Porsche of Princeton. We are located in Princeton, New Jersey and proudly serve buyers within the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or simply call us in advance to schedule a test drive appointment.


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