The Tesla Model Y has been on sale since 2020, which makes it the brand's newest model. It is a small crossover that shares its platform and powertrains with the Model 3.
Today we test one of the most popular configurations for the Model Y - the Long Range Dual Motor with white interior and 5 seats. The Model Y continues Tesla's tradition for redefining cars by providing a unique ownership experience.
– Dimensions: 4,750 mm x 1,920 mm x 1,624 mm, 2,890 mm wheelbase. – Drivetrain tested: Long Range Dual Motor - AWD 378 kW (514 hp), 493 Nm, 75 kWh usable, 82 kWh total battery capacity. – Other drivetrains: SR+ RWD - RWD, 255 kW (347 hp), 340 Nm, 60 kWh total battery capacity.
– Charging: 250 kW DC max, 10-80% in 30 min; Type 2 11 kW AC – Range: 351 miles WLTP (330 miles EPA) – Weight: 2,056 kg unladen – Other features: Autopilot, dog mode, supercharging, OTA updates, single center screen.
The Model Y carries on the look from other Tesla models and also features the minimalistic design. InteriorThe Tesla Model Y's interior is characterized by brilliant infotainment features and mediocre material choices.
A cool feature is that all 3 of the rear seats can be heated. Tesla Model Y Long Range reviewThe lowest part of the center screen is dedicated to the climate controls and some extra functions, as per the driver's personal preferences. The entertainment part of the screen is a gimmick that gives soul to the vehicle and is so far unique for the Tesla models.
Pro – Excllent infotaiment. – One-pedal driving. – Great efficiency even at high speeds. – Huge storage space and lots of smaller storage areas. – Tesla’s Supercharger network.
Con – The ride is harsh. – Built quality is okay, but the materials used are very cheap. – No V2L, which some rivals have. – Almost no customization options. – No Android Auto or CarPlay support.