Tesla announced the launch of Model Y production at the end of January, much earlier than the previously indicated deadlines. First buyers are expected to receive their electric cars at the end of the current quarter. Tesla has repeatedly published various data about the car, we summarized the information about the upcoming new car.

Tesla Model Y pricing

The price of models with an increased range of up to 505 km (WLTP) will be from $48000 to $61000 depending on the drive (RWD, AWD or an improved version of AWD). Tesla Model Y equipped with a standard battery is worth $39000 and it will be available on the market in the spring of 2021. Its maximum mileage on a single charge will be 370 km. Car enthusiasts from Europe and China will receive the Tesla Model Y SUV 6-12 months after sales begin in the United States.

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Tesla Model Y options

Additional options will cost the customer from $ 14500 to $ 16000 extra of the standard retail price. In addition, you will have to pay $ 1200 for shipping. If the buyer is ready to abandon functions such as full autopilot (Full Self-Driving Capability) or installing seats for 7 people the car will cost much cheaper. Other additional options include interior decoration in black and white an autopilot module a 15-inch display an enlarged cargo compartment and the possibility of accelerated charging (Supercharging).

Owners of Tesla Model Y will be able to use:

- premium audio system with 14 speakers;
- subwoofer and 2 amplifiers;
- navigator with satellite maps;
- media system with the possibility of online streaming;
- a device for automatically opening the garage door;
- LED fog lights;
- panoramic glass roof with protection against ultraviolet and infrared radiation;
- folding side mirrors with heating and automatic dimming;
- the ability to save customized profiles of various drivers;
- music and multimedia via Bluetooth;
- central console with storage 4 USB ports and a docking station for 2 smartphones.

In order to place an order for Model Y in the USA you need to make a deposit of $ 2500 through the Tesla website.

It is already obvious that this electric crossover SUV will become a very popular electric car. The question remains whether it makes sense to buy Model 3 now or whether to wait for Model Y. The decision depends on the needs of the driver.

Performance - $61000 (Fall 2020)

  • estimated EPA range - 280 miles (451 km)
  • 0-60 mph (96.5 km/h) in 3.5 seconds
  • top speed of 150 mph (241 km/h)
  • 20" Performance Wheels

Long Range AWD - $52000 (Fall 2020)

  • estimated EPA range - 280 miles (451 km)
  • 0-60 mph (96.5 km/h) in 4.8 seconds
  • top speed of 135 mph (217 km/h)
  • 18" wheels (19’’ Sport Wheels for $1500)

Long Range RWD - $48000 (Fall 2020)

  • estimated EPA range - 300 miles (483 km)
  • 0-60 mph (96.5 km/h) in 5.5 seconds
  • top speed of 130 mph (209 km/h)
  • 18" wheels (19’’ Sport Wheels for $1500)

Standard Range RWD - ~$39000 (Spring 2021)

  • estimated EPA range - 230 miles (370 km)
  • 0-60 mph (96.5 km/h) in 5.9 seconds
  • top speed of 120 mph (193 km/h)
  • 18" wheels (19’’ Sport Wheels for $1500)


  • Colour other than Black for $1500-$2500
  • Black and White interior for $1000
  • Seating up to 7 Adults ($3000 option from 2021)
  • Autopilot for $3000 ($4000 after delivery)
  • Full Self-Driving Capability for $5000 ($7000 after delivery)

Priced between $39000 -  $61000, the Tesla Model Y is an important model for the American manufacturer. It is the first Tesla SUV located in the most accessible segment of the SUV market, in fact, the most popular segment in the US at the moment.

At the Model Y presentation, Elon Musk said it could become the best-selling Tesla model of all time.

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