Tesla has began pushing a brand new software program replace that’s rising the vary on new 2021 Mannequin 3 automobiles.

It seems to be like Tesla each delivered an effectivity enchancment and adjusted the displayed vary.

Earlier this 12 months, Tesla launched a number of {hardware} updates to Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y, leading to longer vary within the 2021 fashions.

As we beforehand reported, Tesla hacker “Green” managed to find that Tesla was preparing a firmware update that would bring a new “efficiency package” via software program to allow extra vary.

Now, a number of house owners of brand name new 2021 Mannequin 3 automobiles are reporting that the brand new 2020.48.12 is bringing a variety improve.

Tesla writes within the launch notes:

“Your Mannequin 3 will now show a barely larger vary to extra precisely mirror the capability of the battery pack.”

As we beforehand reported, Tesla confirmed that the brand new Mannequin 3 is coming with a new bigger 82 kWh battery pack.

Nonetheless, not each new 2021 Mannequin 3 is coming with the 82 kW battery pack, and as a substitute, some new consumers are reporting a listed 77 kWh capability.

As we just lately reported with the brand new Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y headlights, Tesla continues to be transitioning the {hardware} to its new 2021 model.

Electrek’s Take

Whereas Tesla is incessantly delivering higher effectivity via software program updates, it isn’t to be confused with adjustments to the displayed vary.

On this case, it seems to be a mixture of each the place Tesla is enabling extra vary whereas additionally higher adapting the displayed vary to the brand new battery capability.

Additionally, the displayed vary will be affected by a number of various factors and be completely different from automobile to automobile.

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