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A recent survey from Consumer Reports shows that the Tesla Model 3 came out tops as the most satisfying car across four different age groups. The study included 420,000 owners in four age brackets, the Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers, and the Silent Generation. From the youngest to most experienced drivers, the Model 3 hit number in each category, proving that it is the most satisfying vehicle of the year. Owners were asked if they would buy the same car twice, and requested ratings for driving experience, comfort, value, styling, and audio controls.
Overall, these vehicles showed the strongest loyalty, reliability, and efficiency in a classy driving environment.
The Millennial generation includes those born between 1981 to 1996. In this age group, it was universally accepted that the Tesla Model 3 was a favorite. Its affordability and appeal made it a clear winner in this category.
Honda stayed in the majority of the top ten, with the Japanese carmaker holding four spots with its Accord, CR-V, Civic, and Odyssey.
The Generation X category includes anyone born from 1965 to 1980. Again, the Model 3 showed up as number one for being the preferred choice of vehicle, and Tesla’s Model S and Model X also made it onto the list taking the second and fourth spots.
The Baby Boomer generation includes people who were born from 1946 to 1964 and they grew up with some of the legendary cars in the auto manufacturing industry that was ever built. For example, the Ford Mustang, which is still a highly popular car today was in production since March 1964. And, 56 years later, it still hit the list coming in tenth place. It just goes how the timeless classic has stood the test of time, however, it wasn’t good enough to beat Tesla’s Model 3. Another Tesla came up as a preferred choice for Baby Boomers, making it to the fourth position.
The Silent Generation is the demographic cohort following the Greatest Generation and preceding the baby boomers. The generation is defined as people born from 1928 to 1945. Yet again, the Model 3 raced to the first position as the best car used by this age group. Tesla made the list twice with the Model S in third place. Two different variants of the Toyota Prius showed up but Tesla still outperformed on the list.
So, the clear winner shows that the new, high-tech Model 3 was is generally regarded as the best vehicle across four generations. Tesla’s Model 3 compact sedan starts at about $35,000 with a range of 215 and 300 miles. The Model 3 is expected to push electric vehicles nearer to mass adoption and these survey results undeniably prove that Tesla was on the mark in producing the most satisfying vehicle on the road.