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Tesla drivers cover a higher average annual mileage than owners of any other car, new figures reveal. In the first three years of owning a new car, Tesla drivers cover an average of 12,459 miles a year. Mercedes owners are second, covering 12,100 miles each year, while Volvo owners average 11,578 miles each year. According to analysis of MoT data for 516,936 vehicles carried out by the RAC Foundation before the coronavirus crisis, the average British driver covers 10,377 miles a year in the first three years of owning a brand new car. Diesel cars cover 12,496 miles per year on average, while petrol cars only do 7,490 miles a year. Interestingly, fully electric cars land roughly in the middle, covering an average of 9,435 miles per year in the first three years from new. While Tesla, Mercedes and Volvo took the top three positions for individual manufacturers – all brands that make premium executive cars – it was specialist sports car manufacturers that were unsurprisingly right at ..