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Tesla Paint Issues & How to Fix them

The quality of Tesla's car paint is a hotly debated subject in the automotive world. Tesla is one of the most popular car brands in the world. They are famous for their electric cars and the latest2 innovation. Tesla paint is a unique type of paint that is made without any volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This makes it environmentally friendly and safer for you to breathe. However, this paint also has some disadvantages: it can be more expensive than other types of paints, it doesn't produce as much gloss, and it's not as durable.

What Makes Tesla Paint Different?

Tesla's paint is a long-lasting, self-cleaning, and self-healing material. The paint is composed of two layers: a base coat and a clear coat. The base coat contains titanium oxide which makes the surface more resistant to discoloration from ultraviolet light. The clear coat is made up of an epoxy resin that's designed to heal scratches in the paint.

How to Fix Tesla Paint Issues

We've seen some Tesla owners notice paint issues even in regions that rarely use road salt. To preserve your paint consider using these methods: Waxing and Polishing Doing this can help maintain the paint on your vehicle so it stays shiny and protected from the elements. Waxing your Tesla also helps maintain the finish on the exterior of the vehicle. It’s also a key step in making sure your investment lasts.

Wouldn't you want to protect your new Model 3 and keep it looking like new for as long as possible? Ceramic coating is an effective coating that is applied on the exterior. Ceramic Coating provides a tough, protective barrier against scratches and corrosion. It also offers protection against chipping and fading due to environmental factors like acid rain, salt, bug splatter, tree sap and more.

This is because the ceramic coating bonds to the paint on a molecular level. When you combine this with hydrophobic (water repellent) qualities, it makes for stronger and more durable results. It's advisable to have a professional Ceramic Coating installation, due to the quality of the product. This will cost less for you and can be completed more quickly than repainting every time there's a scratch on your car, plus you're getting additional benefits.


In conclusion, Tesla's paint quality is not as good as it can be. The company needs to improve the quality of their paint if they want to keep their customers satisfied.

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