15 October 2021

The Tesla Model Y is an SUV/crossover variant of the world's best selling EV, the Model 3

Based on the same platform as the Model 3 but around six inches taller and a little longer, the Tesla Model Y will go on UK sale early in 2022, priced from £54,990 for the Model Y Long Range, as tested here.

At launch there'll also be a faster Model Y Performance variant. Both are five seaters for now, but more models will surely follow.

The Model Y Long Range has two electric motors and all-wheel drive. It has a WLTP range of 315 miles from its 75kWh (ish) battery, which can be charged at up to 250kW from a DC charger or at 11kW via its onboard AC charger. Tesla's Supercharger network remains, in our view, the best in the business.

The Model Y Long Range can go from 0-62mph in 5.0sec, and has a top speed of 133mph. Join Matt Prior as he reviews the car on UK roads.

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Citytiger 23 October 2021

They are calling it an SUV, but it isnt, its more in the mould of a Golf+ or a 3 Series GT, and thats not a good thing, if people buy this on the presumption of it being an SUV it just shows how gullible they are. Then of course there is the elephant in the room of what still appears to be bad build quality, stop the video at 22 seconds and look at the misaligned panel above the rear quarterlight.  

The Apprentice 17 October 2021

Too big for my use, and £52K starting price. Brittle ride would be final nail. Make something more compact in the 4.5 metre range with good range, doesn't have to be a rocket ship either. @£43K start and I would be interested. He was right, the supercharger network is probably a 40% preference advantage over the other brands if your a high miler like me.

Andrew1 15 October 2021
Sorry, but no. The dashboard is an ergonomic nightmare and the rear-end is just not practical.