• Elon Musk Debuts the 2020 Tesla Model Y With 230-300 Miles of Range and an Entry Price of $39,000

0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, 300 miles of range!

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Tesla has unveiled the final entry in its S3XY all-electric lineup - the 2020 Model Y! Revealed in a live stream event broadcast from Hawthorne, California, the Model Y offers impressive performance and surprising practicality, including a top speed up to 150 mph and optional seating for seven. Read on for all the early specs.

Think Of It As A Bigger Model 3

Elon Musk Debuts the 2020 Tesla Model Y With 230-300 Miles of Range and an Entry Price of $39,000
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From the off, the 2020 Tesla Model Y looks a lot like a smaller Model X with a Model 3 front end. The roofline is rounded, the nose has no grille, and the rear overhang is very short.

Inside, the cabin is dominated by a 15-inch touchscreen in the center console. The rest of the layout is the same streamlined design we’ve grown accustomed to seeing from the California brand. There’s optional seating for seven passengers, plus a panoramic glass roof up top. Between the front trunk and split-folding second row, the Model Y offers as much as 66 cubic-feet of cargo room. There’s also tons of tech onboard, including smartphone-operated entry and exit, remote lock and unlock, remote cabin pre-conditioning, and a Summon mode. Autopilot is also offered.

Per usual, Tesla expects the highest possible safety ratings across the board.

Elon Musk Debuts the 2020 Tesla Model Y With 230-300 Miles of Range and an Entry Price of $39,000
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In top-trim form, the 2020 Tesla Model Y goes 0 to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds, while top speed clocks in at 150 mph. Musk also boasts the Y offers “sports car” handling thanks to the EV’s low center of gravity.

The Standard trim will go 230 miles between plugs, while higher trims offer as much as 300 miles per charge.

The 2020 Tesla Model Y starts at $39,000 for the Standard Range trim level, which will be available in early 2021. Alternatively, you can order higher trims now, including the Rear-Wheel Drive Long Range ($42,700), Dual-Motor All-Wheel Drive Long Range ($46,700), and Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive Performance ($55,700). Check out Tesla’s Design Studio for order information. Deliveries will commence later in 2020 for the higher trims, while the Standard Range trim is set for delivery in the spring of 2021.

2020 Tesla Model Y Specifications and Delivery

Standard Range Long Range Dual Motor AWD Performance
Range 230 Miles 300 Miles 280 Miles 280 Miles
Top Speed 120 MPH 130 MPH 140 MPH 150 MPH
0-60 MPH 5.9 Sec 5.5 Sec 4.8 Sec 3.5 Sec
Price $39,000 $47,000 $51,000 $60,000
Initial Customer Deliver Spring 2021 Fall 2020 Fall 2020 Fall 2020

2020 Tesla Model Y Unveiling

Tesla was running late as always, so skip to 19:35 to see the event

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Everything We Know About The 2020 Tesla Model Y

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Model Y is an all-electric, mid-size SUV designed for maximum versatility and safety. Model Y will start at $39,000 for the Standard Range version, and will also come in Long Range, Dual-Motor All-Wheel Drive, and Performance variants.

Model Y is spacious enough to carry seven adults and their gear and offers leading range, superior performance, and the most advanced technology. The high-efficiency powertrain and ultra-responsive motors will provide 0-60 mph acceleration in as little as 3.5 seconds and a top speed of up to 150 mph, with excellent handling for any road condition. Model Y Standard Battery will have 230 miles of range, while Model Y Long Range will be able to travel up to 300 miles on a single charge.

Inside, Model Y’s panoramic glass roof and high seating creates a feeling of spaciousness and offers an expansive view from every seat in the vehicle. The front trunk and split-folding second-row seats provide a total of 66 cubic feet (1.9 cubic meters) of storage space. Like Model 3, Model Y requires no keys, but instead connects to your smartphone for seamless entry and exit, with a single 15-inch touchscreen interface inside for all of the car’s controls. Model Y also connects with the Tesla Mobile app for unique, easy-to-access features like remote unlock, Summon, remote pre-conditioning, location tracking, Speed Limit Mode, and much more.

Model Y is designed to be the safest mid-size SUV. Built from the ground up as an electric vehicle, the low center of gravity, rigid body structure and large crumple zones provide unparalleled protection. Its aerodynamic design and leading battery technology also make it highly-efficient in terms of energy usage, meaning you can achieve better range with less energy than other EVs on the market. Model Y is also compatible with our current Supercharger network of more than 12,000 Superchargers in 36 countries, as well as our new V3 Superchargers which can charge at rates up to 1,000 miles per hour.

Deliveries are expected to begin in Fall 2020 for Model Y Performance, Long Range Rear-Wheel Drive, and Dual-Motor All-Wheel Drive variants, and Spring 2021 for the $39,000 Model Y Standard Range. Please visit our Design Studio to see available options and current delivery estimates.

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