Unveiled in 2019, the Tesla Model Y introduced a seven-seat configuration to a platform shared with the Mannequin 3, with which it additionally shares about 75% of its parts. Lodging within the rear quarters of the Mannequin Y weren’t proven on the mannequin’s debut, although what’s known as an official assist video on the Drive Tesla Canada YouTube channel now reveals the third-row seats being operated.
There nonetheless isn’t an indication of the third row’s capacity to accommodate precise passengers, nonetheless it does present the motion of the second row of seats to ensure that the third row to be accessed. Right here, the third-row seats accommodate two passengers, have adjustable head rests in addition to two USB-C shops for charging cell units.
The quick video clip doesn’t present obtainable house with an individual seated within the third row, nonetheless Tesla Owners Online stated in a tweet that third row legroom is topic to the positioning of the second-row seats, which transfer on sliders, and provide the third row about 5 to 6 inches (127 mm to 152 mm) of legroom. At present, movies describing the Mannequin Y’s third row have but to look on Tesla’s official channels.
The Mannequin Y incorporates a entrance occupant cabin that’s practically similar to that within the Mannequin 3, the place in each fashions a 15-inch touchscreen takes centrestage. A panoramic glass roof affords an ethereal atmosphere, whereas an elevated seating place comes courtesy of the automobile’s floor-mounted battery pack.
Conveniences embody the smartphone-as-a-key interface, which engages the Tesla Cell app for capabilities resembling distant unlock, Summon, distant pre-conditioning, location monitoring, Velocity Restrict Mode, and extra. A selection of two powertrain possibility can be found for the Mannequin Y, with both a single-motor RWD or dual-motor AWD configuration.
The Lengthy Vary AWD variant does 0-96 km/h in 4.eight seconds and a prime velocity of 217 km/h, with its totally charged battery pack yielding a spread of 508 km (EPA estimate). In the meantime, the Efficiency variant improves on the Lengthy Vary AWD efficiency with the 0-96 km/h dash carried out in 3.5 seconds and a prime velocity of 250 km/h, although the trade-off is a completely charged battery vary of 468 km.
GALLERY: Tesla Mannequin Y