After the presentation of the odd Tesla Cybertruck model, some news are circulating that the all-electric 2021 Tesla Model Y will arrive in the fall of 2020. According to the latest gossip, the popular mid-size SUV will be refreshed, and it will offer more space inside.
As you may already know, model Y is unique in its class, and it provides rooms for 7-passenger. We must add that this model is smaller and less technically sophisticated than the Model 3. However, both models share many cues, as well as the same engines.
2021 Tesla Model Y Shares Architecture With the Model 3
The newest 2021 Tesla Model Y will be redesigned for the following year, and according to some reports, 75 % of its componentry will be taken from Model 3. Like most of Tesla`s cars, the new Model Y is designed to provide maximum security. Primary thanks to a low center of gravity, rigid body structure and large crumple zones, this model is one of the safest SUVs on the road.
Also, there are plenty of standard features. The new Tesla Model Y is equipped with emergency braking, collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, and more. Model Y, as the Model X, comes with Full Self-Driving capability, enabling automatic driving on city streets and highways.
The interior of 2021 Tesla Model Y will be spacious and techy. On top of that, this model offers rooms for 7-passenger in three rows. Driver and front passenger bucket seats are almost the same as those in Model 3. However, the third-row seats are still the best options for kids.
The interior is simple and clean. Furthermore, the highlight of this model is definitively a new gigantic 15-inch touch screen and an immersive sound system. Glass roof looks beautiful, and it provides a seamless view of the sky. The styling is remarkably similar to Model 3. However, the proportions are somewhat different due to its taller body and roofline.
2021 Tesla Model Y Under the Hood
As we already mentioned at the beginning, Tesla Model Y will use the same system as Tesla Model 3. Both models are powered by electric motors that provide abundant torque immediately and powerful battery pack that is located at the bottom of the chassis. Moreover, thanks to this combination, the range of this model will be up to 300-mile range on a single charge.
Consumers will be able to charge the Model Y with a Level 2 home charger or a new V3 Supercharger available in 36 countries. Acceleration of Model Y is excellent, and the model in Standard Range runs from 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds, while the fastest Performance hits 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds (faster than a Porsche 911).
2021 Tesla Model Y Release Date and Price
Tesla manufacturer will introduce three variants of 2021 Model Y. All models will be available in the fall of 2020. The least expensive Model Y that provides 230 miles range will start at $39,000. The next one is Long Range Model Y that boasts 300 miles range, and it costs $47,000. The last one and the most expensive is a Performance model that is priced at $60,000.