2020

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This electric Tesla SUV is based on the Model 3. The rear-wheel-drive base model with the Long Range battery starts at $48,000. The all-wheel-drive Long Range and Performance versions have an estimated 315 miles of range. The Model Y Long Range will hit 60 mph in 4.8 seconds, the Performance has a claimed 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds. A lower-cost Standard version with a claimed 230-mile range is promised for later.
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Tesla Model Y Crossover

It’s a crucial moment for electric-car maker Tesla

Overview

The Tesla Model Y electric crossover is the companion vehicle to the Model 3 sedan, sharing key underpinnings, equipment, and features. The Y is slightly taller than the 3, and it features a hatchback design akin to the larger Model X.

The first versions available are the Long Range and Performance trims, similar to the approach the car company took with the Model 3 rollout. These Model Y trims start at $48,000 and $61,000, respectively,.

The entry-level Model Y trim, called Standard Range, won’t begin production until early 2021.

Impressions The exterior bears a clear family resemblance to other Tesla models, with its smooth, grille-less front and curved silhouette. It is more upright than the Model 3, with similar sculpted shapes on the doors and fenders.
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