This article summarizes the features, specs, and price of the Tesla Model Y. The Standard Range Model has rear-wheel drive, while the Long Range and Performance models get all-wheel drive as standard. The Long Range trim can go an estimated 314-330 miles on a full charge, while the Performance trim has a range of up to 303 miles. The 2021 Tesla Model Y that we tested was a Long Range model, and over our 200-mile highway fuel economy test route we recorded just 94 MPGe and an estimated highway driving range of 220 miles.
Tesla’s 2023 Model Y lineup has expanded to include two wheel drive variants, as well as a Rear Wheel Drive and four-wheel-drive versions. The 2023 Model Ys come with two electric motors, one powering the rear wheels and one powering the front wheels. The fully electric vehicle can get up to 250 miles of range on a single charge, even in the standard range model. The Long Range model offers an estimated 300 miles of range and performance that is comparable to some high-powered crossovers. It also features dual electric motors that provide power to all four wheels for increased traction control, making it a great choice for off-roading enthusiasts. With its decent range and sized model, the 2023 Tesla Model Y is one of the most advanced fully electric vehicles available today and is sure to be a popular choice among eco-friendly drivers.
The 2021 Tesla Model Y comes in two models, the Long Range and Performance Trims. The Long Range trim has an estimated highway driving range of up to 303 miles on a single charge, while the Performance trim can go up to 330 miles on one charge. The instant torque is also impressive, with both trims offering an acceleration test that recorded just 94 mpge (miles per gallon equivalent) but was able to hit 60 mph in only 4.8 seconds. The estimated fuel economy for the 2023 Tesla Model Y is 106 highway mpge and 91 city mpge for the Long Range trim and 102 highway mpge and 87 city mpge for the Performance Trim. With its high efficiency rating and long range, this electric car can certainly go the distance without having to worry about refueling your vehicle with gas.
The Tesla Model Y offers up to 330 miles of range on a single charge, which is slightly less than the 303 miles offered by the dual motor all-wheel drive version. This vehicle can also reach top speeds of 155 mph and has a tow capacity of up to 3,550 pounds. With its dual motor all-wheel drive and electric powertrain, the Model Y can reach 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and charge top speeds at 60 mph on a single charge.
It has an independent electric motor for each front and rear wheel, allowing for better control of torque, traction, and impact on the driving range. The 2023 Tesla Model Y is available in three main variants – Long Range, Performance, and Standard – with the Long Range variant being able to tow about 1,600 kg (3,500 lbs). It is also one of the most efficient Teslas on the market with an EPA-estimated long-range range of 316 miles per charge and MPGe ratings up to 111 MPGe. Other hardware systems on the Tesla Model Y include Autopilot driver assistance features that allow drivers to remain in control while doing a bit of hands-free driving.