Tesla started deployment a software update that could show an increase in range for Model 3 2021 Vehicles. Update 2020.48.12 allows additional range for standard and long range variants, according to hacker Tesla “green», Who before discovered Tesla’s software efficiency improvements for the 2021 update. The range increase is limited to the 2021 models, as it appears the update aims to more accurately reflect the battery capacity of vehicles.
2020.48.12 is being rolled out which allows the additional range for model year 3 cars 2021 (SR and LR-dualmotor)
– green (@greentheonly) December 18, 2020
If you remember correctly, the automaker introduced hardware upgrades for the 2021 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles which expanded their range. These hardware upgrades include a larger 82 kWh battery for some (not all) Model 3 cars. The software update Note says it “will display a slightly higher range to more accurately reflect battery capacity.”