Tesla Model 3 interior now fully leather-free

The heated steering wheel was the last component to ditch leather.

Tesla has announced that the Model 3 interior is now 100 percent leather-free.

The company a few years ago eliminated leather seats from its available interior options, switching to a synthetic fabric instead of cowhide for all seating configurations.

The Model 3's heated steering wheel was the final component to use leather. Elon Musk earlier this year mentioned that Tesla was still resolving certain issues related to heating the synthetic material and validating long-term durability.

Existing owners who prefer the leather-free steering wheel can reportedly have the synthetic version installed for around $600.

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