Consumer Reports does not recommend Tesla's Model 3

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A driver has been identified after he was found dead in a Tesla Model S submerged in a Castro Valley pond Sunday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. (KGO-TV)

Consumer Reports announced that it cannot recommend Tesla's Model 3 sedan.

In its review, Consumer Reports praised the Model 3 for its battery range and handling but pointed out shortcomings with ride quality, its control panel, and especially braking.

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Consumer Reports says the vehicle's stopping range is far worse than other cars tested.

It's even longer than that of a Ford F-150 pick-up truck.

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