UPDATE: Tesla Model 3 Key Fob Not Free: Listed For $150

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Key fob in, when available. Key card probably out.

***UPDATE: Tesla had initially told us this key fob would be free to existing owners upon request and provided to new owners with purchase of the car at no charge. It now appears that may not be the case. The fob is currently listed for $150 on Tesla’s site. It doesn’t feature passive entry either. See below and find out more on Tesla’s website here:

You’ll no longer need to rely on the key card, as your smartphone, as well as this key fob, will grant you access to the Tesla Model 3.

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UPDATE: First Tesla Model 3 Key Fob Images Emerge

Tesla Model 3 Uses Key Card Instead Of Key Fob?

Find Out What's Inside A Tesla Key Fob Here

The key card’s potential exit started way back in May of this year. In a video posted by Consumer Reports, reviewer Jake Fisher stated that while he found the iPhone application to be reliable, he did not like the key card. Having spoken with Elon Musk, Fisher quoted him as saying:

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