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Tesla, World’s Most Innovative Car, Leaves The Most Absurd Flaw In Their Design That Leaves Your Trunk All Wet
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Tesla, World’s Most Innovative Car, Leaves The Most Absurd Flaw In Their Design That Leaves Your Trunk All Wet

Tesla, Inc. is an American company based in Palo Alto, California that specializes in electric car manufacturing and through its SolarCity subsidiary, solar panel manufacturing. As of this year, Tesla sells Model S, Model X, and Model 3 cars. Now, over the course of the years, the company has been accused many times of designing cars for the Californian climate. Quite recently, a video was uploaded to YouTube in which the owner of a Tesla Model 3 demonstrated one major design flaw that has probably been overlooked by the engineers.

More info: Bjørn Nyland | Tesla Twitter | Tesla

An owner of a Tesla Model 3 has demonstrated a major design flaw in the car

Image credits: Bjørn Nyland

The video was uploaded on YouTube and the owner of the car shows the inconvenience he witnesses whenever it’s raining. The video already has almost half a million views and more than 700 comments and was shared on various social media platforms.

Apparently, while designing the car, rainy conditions were not taken into consideration

Image credits: Bjørn Nyland

Bjørn Nyland owns the Tesla Model 3 and apparently, the shape of the trunk is a total design fail for those who live outside of sunny California.

As the video shows, the belongings in the car’s trunk got wet after opening it

Image credits: Bjørn Nyland

Bjørn has shown what happens to him all the time when the trunk of the car is opened after it has been raining – the result is sad but at the same time, hilarious.

Watch the video for yourself

Image credits: Bjørn Nyland

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MoonBeam
Community Member
3 years ago

Did you try turning it off and turning it back on again?

Doober
Community Member
3 years ago

Omggahhaahaaaa

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
3 years ago

Heck, you should see the back of my pick-up when it rains! lol

Elizabeth
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3 years ago

A bed cover is a much easier fix than what could possibly help this car

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TheExtremeSmell
Community Member
3 years ago

This actually is on purpose. During the rain your trunk fills with water weighing it down making rear sliding less likely during the slippery conditions

Aunt Messy
Community Member
3 years ago

Mini Cooper has a design flaw that causes it to suck water into the engine in heavy rain. If this happens to your Mini, they will give you a new car, no questions asked. They have chosen not to fix it because it doesn’t happen often and it’s cheaper for them to replace the cars than change the design.

TheExtremeSmell
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3 years ago

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Natasha Forchione
Community Member
3 years ago

I love how the guy says ""shit", every time....hahaha

Sonya Jersey
Community Member
3 years ago

Just don't drive when it rains, that should fix the problem :)

Sugar Latte
Community Member
3 years ago

Ok, not trying to get defensive, but California DOES get rain....we’re expecting a whole day of rain tomorrow where I live!! 😄

Nikki D
Community Member
3 years ago

Aren't those cars quite expensive?

M O'Connell
Community Member
3 years ago

My parents had an Infinity years ago that had the same problem. It's simply an engineering oversight.

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claudio campo bagatin
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3 years ago

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Malcontent
Community Member
3 years ago

Or you could just wipe the water off with your hand, instead of being a retard and deliberately dumping the water into your trunk ( since it's obvious that will happen )...

DC
Community Member
3 years ago

... most innovative ... well, yeah, not even close to...

DC
Community Member
3 years ago

Most innovative car? Sorry, but no, Tesla is NOT outstandingly innovative or modern or something - it works under certain conditions, but just being electric and not having built cars before does not make a company or a car innovative. And, anyway, the internal combustion engine still has advantages out of reach for any electrically driven car ... a hybrid may be most innovative - if done right, it sure is - but this would rewuire less show and shine, more paying for the innovations you don't see ... the hipsteresk approach of Tesla sure is an easier war to make money, them being called "most innovative" is just part of their own marketing. I drove a Model S one time and really was not impressed at all, tbh I didn't like the interior. Wasn't impressed, neither in a good or a bad way - it was as expected ... not that much of a difference to, like, a VW Passat or something alike.

Louise Brigance
Community Member
3 years ago

Not exclusive to Tesla that's for sure. I had a Mercury Capri that did that. Sloppily designed as the Moon roof leaked too.

Slune
Community Member
3 years ago

I used to drive s BMW m3 coupe with the same issue,not that severe but so annoying when you have to think about to put some cover up for water sensitive items. If you do it: no rain, when you forgot: pouring! I never understood how such a flaw can happen.

John Spitz
Community Member
3 years ago

Anyone who doesn't think that it ever rains in California has never been there between January and March. It rains almost every single day during those months.

Angela
Community Member
3 years ago

As a Tesla owner here is the secret: you put your important stuff in the frunk, you put your siblings shit in the trunk when you pick them up from the airport. Gets you out of the family obligations every time. Thank you Elon!

Amanda Ammermann
Community Member
3 years ago

Sheeeeiiiiiiiiit. Brb Dying.

Kevin Camp
Community Member
3 years ago

Thesew are the little things that get solved by car companies that 99.9% of people do not even think about. But, tesla is nto the only one. Many exotic cars and more than a few econo class cars suffer from this as well.

Ole Peder Amrud Hagen
Community Member
3 years ago

The whole car is a design flaw.

Frank Polma
Community Member
3 years ago

Model S is a little leaky at the car wash also but doesn’t really matter , it’s 100 mpg energy equivalent and will blow the doors off of 99.99 percent of all cars ever made.

Uwe Theiss
Community Member
3 years ago

At least 10 minutes long. Then the battery gets too hot and you get restricted.

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Bill
Community Member
3 years ago

Just don't open the trunk during rain. Or put the back seat down

Meeow
Community Member
3 years ago

Tesla, just too good to be true, until you are using autopilot

David Delis
Community Member
3 years ago

This issue is fake. I have this car. No water issues. They removed something to get water to spill like that.

Christophe Ferreira
Community Member
3 years ago

Please make a video to show.

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Gipsy Kings fan
Community Member
3 years ago

I agree this is an idiotic design flaw, but it has NOTHING to do with California having “no rain." That is a stupid stereotype promulgated by people who have never set foot in our beautiful state. I have lived in the Los Angeles area since 1961. Flash flooding and mud slides caused by torrential rains are all too common in California. Link to story about flash floods this past January: https://ktla.com/2019/01/17/flash-flood-warning-issued-for-thomas-fire-burn-area-where-heavy-rainfall-causing-concern-for-mudslides/ This story mentions a 2018 flood in Montecito (Santa Barbara County) that KILLED 23 PEOPLE. Link to 2018 story: https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/11/us/mudslide-slider-california/index.html

To Blave
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh dear. Settle down, dude. They're joking.

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ravina nimje
Community Member
3 years ago

Stop blaming Tesla, Most of the cars have this issue.

Mark Nilsson
Community Member
3 years ago

No they don’t.

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Lu
Community Member
3 years ago

It’s okay, other cars only pollute the air we breathe. But let’s condemn the EV for getting the trunk wet, if you try really hard.

Per Westling
Community Member
3 years ago

Do other manufacturers of electric car have the same problem? No, they don't.... So this is not an electric or non-electric car issue.

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Enahs Rennb
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3 years ago

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Omfg i got a fix dont open ur trunk in a fucking hurricane i swear dumb fucks..... shit my 99 honda accord does the same thing my 03 tahoe does the same smfh

Enahs Rennb
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3 years ago

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You guys are fuck tards who opened there trunk in a down pour.... 1st off many cars have this flaw my 2003 tahoe does this poyrs water on ur head.... my 99 honda accord does this too pours water in the truck yall fags always wanna blame tesla for something.... oh i bet u liberals gonna say oh wow chevy trucks have a design flaw the bed get wet in rain fucking retards

M O'Connell
Community Member
3 years ago

My '94 Volvo sedan has absolutely massive rain channels around the trunk and over the doors to keep water running off the body from pouring in. Both work when the doors are open, the only water that would get in is the water that would fall in directly. Any vehicle that funnels water inside when a door is open has design issues.

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Elizabeth
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3 years ago

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I used to think I would eventually get a Tesla. Until they started having production problems and he blamed his employees. I'm from a car family, husband works for GM and have other family who work for Ford. Manufacturing cars is an incredibly difficult process getting all the pieces to work well together. But hiring underpaid people them blaming production problems on them is low. I don't care if Tesla is American made - Elon Musk will throw all his employees under the bus and he doesn't get my business.

M O'Connell
Community Member
3 years ago

I am not sure why everyone is obsessed with scrutinizing every single aspect of the Tesla production process. The big-3 screw up so often nobody even bats an eye about it anymore. And when was the last time you looked at the twitter feed for James Hackett, Mary Barra, or Michael Manley?

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Aahzmandus Pervect
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3 years ago

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That Elon Musk dude is so full of it.

Ben Dover
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3 years ago

money? Why yes he is.

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MoonBeam
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3 years ago

Did you try turning it off and turning it back on again?

Doober
Community Member
3 years ago

Omggahhaahaaaa

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
3 years ago

Heck, you should see the back of my pick-up when it rains! lol

Elizabeth
Community Member
3 years ago

A bed cover is a much easier fix than what could possibly help this car

Load More Replies...
TheExtremeSmell
Community Member
3 years ago

This actually is on purpose. During the rain your trunk fills with water weighing it down making rear sliding less likely during the slippery conditions

Aunt Messy
Community Member
3 years ago

Mini Cooper has a design flaw that causes it to suck water into the engine in heavy rain. If this happens to your Mini, they will give you a new car, no questions asked. They have chosen not to fix it because it doesn’t happen often and it’s cheaper for them to replace the cars than change the design.

TheExtremeSmell
Community Member
3 years ago

This comment has been deleted.

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Natasha Forchione
Community Member
3 years ago

I love how the guy says ""shit", every time....hahaha

Sonya Jersey
Community Member
3 years ago

Just don't drive when it rains, that should fix the problem :)

Sugar Latte
Community Member
3 years ago

Ok, not trying to get defensive, but California DOES get rain....we’re expecting a whole day of rain tomorrow where I live!! 😄

Nikki D
Community Member
3 years ago

Aren't those cars quite expensive?

M O'Connell
Community Member
3 years ago

My parents had an Infinity years ago that had the same problem. It's simply an engineering oversight.

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claudio campo bagatin
Community Member
3 years ago

This comment has been deleted.

Malcontent
Community Member
3 years ago

Or you could just wipe the water off with your hand, instead of being a retard and deliberately dumping the water into your trunk ( since it's obvious that will happen )...

DC
Community Member
3 years ago

... most innovative ... well, yeah, not even close to...

DC
Community Member
3 years ago

Most innovative car? Sorry, but no, Tesla is NOT outstandingly innovative or modern or something - it works under certain conditions, but just being electric and not having built cars before does not make a company or a car innovative. And, anyway, the internal combustion engine still has advantages out of reach for any electrically driven car ... a hybrid may be most innovative - if done right, it sure is - but this would rewuire less show and shine, more paying for the innovations you don't see ... the hipsteresk approach of Tesla sure is an easier war to make money, them being called "most innovative" is just part of their own marketing. I drove a Model S one time and really was not impressed at all, tbh I didn't like the interior. Wasn't impressed, neither in a good or a bad way - it was as expected ... not that much of a difference to, like, a VW Passat or something alike.

Louise Brigance
Community Member
3 years ago

Not exclusive to Tesla that's for sure. I had a Mercury Capri that did that. Sloppily designed as the Moon roof leaked too.

Slune
Community Member
3 years ago

I used to drive s BMW m3 coupe with the same issue,not that severe but so annoying when you have to think about to put some cover up for water sensitive items. If you do it: no rain, when you forgot: pouring! I never understood how such a flaw can happen.

John Spitz
Community Member
3 years ago

Anyone who doesn't think that it ever rains in California has never been there between January and March. It rains almost every single day during those months.

Angela
Community Member
3 years ago

As a Tesla owner here is the secret: you put your important stuff in the frunk, you put your siblings shit in the trunk when you pick them up from the airport. Gets you out of the family obligations every time. Thank you Elon!

Amanda Ammermann
Community Member
3 years ago

Sheeeeiiiiiiiiit. Brb Dying.

Kevin Camp
Community Member
3 years ago

Thesew are the little things that get solved by car companies that 99.9% of people do not even think about. But, tesla is nto the only one. Many exotic cars and more than a few econo class cars suffer from this as well.

Ole Peder Amrud Hagen
Community Member
3 years ago

The whole car is a design flaw.

Frank Polma
Community Member
3 years ago

Model S is a little leaky at the car wash also but doesn’t really matter , it’s 100 mpg energy equivalent and will blow the doors off of 99.99 percent of all cars ever made.

Uwe Theiss
Community Member
3 years ago

At least 10 minutes long. Then the battery gets too hot and you get restricted.

Load More Replies...
Bill
Community Member
3 years ago

Just don't open the trunk during rain. Or put the back seat down

Meeow
Community Member
3 years ago

Tesla, just too good to be true, until you are using autopilot

David Delis
Community Member
3 years ago

This issue is fake. I have this car. No water issues. They removed something to get water to spill like that.

Christophe Ferreira
Community Member
3 years ago

Please make a video to show.

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Gipsy Kings fan
Community Member
3 years ago

I agree this is an idiotic design flaw, but it has NOTHING to do with California having “no rain." That is a stupid stereotype promulgated by people who have never set foot in our beautiful state. I have lived in the Los Angeles area since 1961. Flash flooding and mud slides caused by torrential rains are all too common in California. Link to story about flash floods this past January: https://ktla.com/2019/01/17/flash-flood-warning-issued-for-thomas-fire-burn-area-where-heavy-rainfall-causing-concern-for-mudslides/ This story mentions a 2018 flood in Montecito (Santa Barbara County) that KILLED 23 PEOPLE. Link to 2018 story: https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/11/us/mudslide-slider-california/index.html

To Blave
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh dear. Settle down, dude. They're joking.

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ravina nimje
Community Member
3 years ago

Stop blaming Tesla, Most of the cars have this issue.

Mark Nilsson
Community Member
3 years ago

No they don’t.

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Lu
Community Member
3 years ago

It’s okay, other cars only pollute the air we breathe. But let’s condemn the EV for getting the trunk wet, if you try really hard.

Per Westling
Community Member
3 years ago

Do other manufacturers of electric car have the same problem? No, they don't.... So this is not an electric or non-electric car issue.

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Enahs Rennb
Community Member
3 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Omfg i got a fix dont open ur trunk in a fucking hurricane i swear dumb fucks..... shit my 99 honda accord does the same thing my 03 tahoe does the same smfh

Enahs Rennb
Community Member
3 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

You guys are fuck tards who opened there trunk in a down pour.... 1st off many cars have this flaw my 2003 tahoe does this poyrs water on ur head.... my 99 honda accord does this too pours water in the truck yall fags always wanna blame tesla for something.... oh i bet u liberals gonna say oh wow chevy trucks have a design flaw the bed get wet in rain fucking retards

M O'Connell
Community Member
3 years ago

My '94 Volvo sedan has absolutely massive rain channels around the trunk and over the doors to keep water running off the body from pouring in. Both work when the doors are open, the only water that would get in is the water that would fall in directly. Any vehicle that funnels water inside when a door is open has design issues.

Load More Replies...
Elizabeth
Community Member
3 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

I used to think I would eventually get a Tesla. Until they started having production problems and he blamed his employees. I'm from a car family, husband works for GM and have other family who work for Ford. Manufacturing cars is an incredibly difficult process getting all the pieces to work well together. But hiring underpaid people them blaming production problems on them is low. I don't care if Tesla is American made - Elon Musk will throw all his employees under the bus and he doesn't get my business.

M O'Connell
Community Member
3 years ago

I am not sure why everyone is obsessed with scrutinizing every single aspect of the Tesla production process. The big-3 screw up so often nobody even bats an eye about it anymore. And when was the last time you looked at the twitter feed for James Hackett, Mary Barra, or Michael Manley?

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Aahzmandus Pervect
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3 years ago

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That Elon Musk dude is so full of it.

Ben Dover
Community Member
3 years ago

money? Why yes he is.

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