Although announced in 2013, 2020 Tesla Model Y is ready for the market. There’s a lot of similarities with the Tesla Model 3, but it’s a bit bigger, with more space for passengers and storage. In any case, an interesting offer. Unfortunately, serial production only starts in November of this year. As the main rivals we consider Hyundai Kona Electric, Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo and brand-new Polestar 2.
2020 Tesla Model Y specs
|Lenght – inch (mm)||203.3 (5164)|
|Widht – inch (mm)||83.7 (2126)|
|Height – inch (mm)||62.5 (1588)|
|Wheelbase – inch (mm)||113.2 (2875)|
|Wheels – inch||18-inch Aero or 19-inch Performance|
|Seats||5 or 7|
|Weight – lbs (kg)||minimum 3900 (1769)|
|Payload – lbs (kg)||no data|
|Towing capacity – lbs (kg)||no data|
Depending on the operating mode, Standard Range, Long Range and Performance trim levels will be available. A variant with two or three rows of seats is possible (which is priced for $ 3,000). Placed at the 3 mass market vehicle platform with five doors.
2020 Tesla Model Y engines and fuel consumption
This electric compact crossover SUV has one or two ultra-responsive independent electric motors.
|Power (hp/kW)||Maximum 450/336|
|Battery pack||75 kWh|
|Transmission||1-speed fixed gear|
|Maximum range (miles/km)||230/370||300/483||280/451||280/451|
Depending on the variant, the acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is achieve in 3.7 to 6.1 seconds, while the maximum speed is from 120 to 150 mph (193 to 241 kph).
Exterior and interior design
2020 Tesla Model Y is very similar to the Tesla Model 3. The front part is almost identical. A slightly more prominent front flat surface is noticeable, and the headlamps and bumper positions are also slightly different. The sides are significantly different. Of course, the rear part is significantly changed, with more hatchback design, and there is also an expansive all-glass roof. In cabin are black upholstery and comfortable white seats. Embedded is a 15-inch digital screen with a Tesla infotainment system, three-spoke steering wheel. It also has rear, side and forward facing cameras, forward-facing radar and 12 ultrasonic sensors, optional Level 2 autonomous driving system.
Release date and price 2020 Tesla Model Y
The first models of the 2020 Tesla Model Y are expected to be on the market during the autumn of the following year (higher trim levels), while the cheapest version is expected in the spring of 2021. The price starts at $ 39,000 (Standard), the Long Range costs $ 47,000 (RWD) or $ 51,000 (dual engine AWD), while Performance will cost $ 60,000.