Best Tesla Model 3 Exterior Mods


Tesla’s Model 3 is a fantastic, fully electric vehicle that is able to travel up to 353 miles per charge. Not only that, but they have amazing safety features as well as a futuristic autopilot. Just because this vehicle is great with its ability to hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.1 seconds and having a top speed of 162 mph while retaining its ecofriendliness, it does not mean that there are not improvements that can be made for protection and aesthetic purposes through exterior modifications. Like all aftermarket parts, some are better suited for certain vehicles while some are of better quality than others. The following overviews the best Tesla Model 3 exterior mods!

1)     RPM Tesla Aftermarket Accessories Fog Light Canards

One of the common complaints when it comes to Tesla vehicles is that there are not models that suit everyone’s aesthetic tastes. Generally, people who are looking to tweak their Tesla’s appearance are looking to make their Model 3 look sportier. If you are one of the ones looking to enhance the sportiness of your Tesla, one simple aftermarket exterior modification that can help are fog light canards.

One great product for this purpose is RPM Tesla Aftermarket Accessories’ Fog Light Canards. These eyelid trim pieces are made of true carbon fiber and can be purchased with either matte or glossy finishes. You do not have to worry about these parts becoming dingy over time, with this sporty fog light canard coming with UV protection to protect them from yellowing. To top it off, these fog light canards are easy to install, and anyone can do it.

2)     TSportline Tesla Model 3 Carbon Fiber Side Skirts

Another aftermarket part that can do wonders for making your Tesla sportier is the TSportline Tesla Model 3 Carbon Fiber Side Skirts. Just like the RPM Tesla Aftermarket Accessories Fog Light Canards, this product is manufactured with carbon fiber, though only a gloss finish is available. Regardless, it’s curvy design gives the impression that your Tesla is more aerodynamic. This is the perfect way to get your Model 3 looking not only clean and modern as they all do, but also sporty. Because this product is subtle in appearance, it looks natural while giving your Tesla some extra edge.

Enhancing the appearance of your Model 3’s side profile with a TSportline Tesla Model 3 Carbon Fiber Side Skirt can be pretty pricy. This is even more so because although this product uses double sided tape that is already adhered to the side skirt, professional installation is recommended. Luckily affordable payment plans are available.

3)     SLiPLO Universal Bumper Scrape Guard

No matter who you are or how carefully you drive, there are dangers on the road. There are always potholes, curbs, and unexpected rock chips to be weary of. A great exterior modification for your Model 3 that handles this problem is SLiPLO Universal Bumper Scrape GuardSLiPLO’s Universal Bumper Scrape Guard DIY Kit is a fast and simple way to help protect your Tesla’s bumper from the hazards it may face.

Since they are universal, this product is not only the best front and rear bumper protectors for Tesla Model Y but also for all Tesla models including Model 3. Completely discrete, unable to be seen unless someone gets on the ground under your vehicle, SLiPLO Universal Bumper Scrape Guard protects your vehicle’s paint from scrapes and dings without impairing its appearance. Easy enough to complete during a lunch break, installation requires no special expertise or knowledge. Best of all, if you decide that you want to take the SLiPLO Universal Bumper Scrape Guard off, for example because you are trying to resell your Model 3, it’s no problem! SLiPLO Universal Bumper Scrape Guards are removable, despite their great adhesion power and durability.

4)     RPM Tesla Aftermarket Accessories Model 3 Lip Spoiler

Encouraging air to flow towards either side of your vehicle or over its hood, lip spoilers are one of many ways to increase downforce on a car. Another wonderful product by RPM Tesla Aftermarket Accessories is their Model 3 Lip Spoiler. Not only is this lip spoiler available in glossy black, satin black, glossy carbon fiber, and matte carbon fiber, but there is also an option to have it sent to you primed and ready for you to have painted any color that you would like.

Just like the other RPM Tesla Aftermarket Accessories’ product that is on this list, the RPM Tesla Aftermarket Accessories Model 3 Lip Spoiler comes with a UV protective layer so that you do not have to worry about discoloration. Additionally, installing this lip spoiler only involves 12 screws and can be done in 15 minutes or less by anyone no matter their level of experience. All you need is a screwdriver!

5)     XPEL Fusion Plus Ceramic Coating

One of the best exterior modifications to get installed on your Tesla Model 3 is XPEL’s Fusion Plus Ceramic Coating. Acting as a shield between the environment and your Tesla’s paint, this product is a must have. Not only is XPEL Fusion Plus Ceramic Coating protective against contaminants from the roadways such as acidity from squished bugs and salt kicked up from the road in snowy climates, but this coating is also protective against the sun’s harmful rays and the fading it causes. Environmental impurities, oils, and pollutants are also no match for this stuff.

XPEL Fusion Plus Ceramic Coating is not just useful against contaminants. It is capable of warding off light scratches and dings and reduces the chance of corrosion over time. Washing your Tesla Model 3 will also become far easier after application of XPEL Fusion Plus Ceramic Coating. This is because it is hydrophobic and oleophobic, leading to any water or oil, or substances that contain oil or water, beading up and simply rolling off your vehicle. Finally, this product has an exceptional gloss, enhancing the dept of your Tesla Model 3’s paint as well as it’s surface clarity. 

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