What is the charging time of a Tesla Model Y?
The time it takes to charge the Tesla Model Y depends on the type of charging station you use. Both the Long Range and Performance versions of the Model Y can charge at an AC charging station at a maximum power of 11 kW. This means you can expect to charge from 0 to 100 percent in approximately 8 hours and 15 minutes.
Similarly, both the Long Range and Performance versions of the Model Y can also charge at a DC fast charging station at a maximum power of 250 kW. This means you can charge from 10 to 80 percent in approximately 27 minutes.
Where can I find a Tesla Supercharger?
The Tesla Supercharger is a Tesla-owned and operated DC fast charging station for electric vehicles. These charging stations are exclusively available to Tesla customers and are capable of delivering a maximum power output of 250 kW.
If you are a Tesla customer, then using the built-in navigation system or the Tesla app will be the easiest way to find a Supercharger for your Tesla Model Y. In fact, if necessary, the built-in navigation system will automatically direct you to any Superchargers on route and can advise you if there are any available spaces or not before you arrive.
How far can the Tesla Model Y travel on one charge?
The Tesla Model Y is currently available in two different models: the Performance, and Long Range, both with different ranges:
The Model Y Performance has a range of 319 miles (514 km)*
The Model Y Long Range has a range of 337 miles (542 km)*
*These estimates are based on the WLTP ratings and the actual range may vary based on factors such as speed, weather conditions, and elevation change.
What is the price of a Tesla Model Y?
The starting price for a Tesla Model Y ranges between £57,990 and £67,990* in the UK and €66,990 and €72,990 in Ireland. These prices depend on which version of the Tesla Model Y you choose, as well as your location or dealership.
*Prices were taken at the time of writing from Tesla.
What features make the Tesla Model Y unique?
Amongst the many reasons individuals consider buying an electric car is to take advantage of features that are not typically found in standard petrol or diesel vehicles. The Tesla Model Y is no exception amongst these new EVs.
Tesla's Autopilot is one of the most advanced features of the Model Y, allowing for nearly fully automated driving. Autopilot allows your car to automatically steer, accelerate, and brake, as well as change lanes, navigate on/off motorways, avoid potential crashes, and even drive you to your location.
Some of the other Model Y features Tesla highlights on its website are the great versatility with flexible storage and the ability to carry seven passengers, the NHTSA 5-star safety ratings in every category and subcategory, incredibly quick acceleration with a 0-62 mph time of 3.7 seconds, and its very minimalistic interior containing only a 15-inch touchscreen control centre.
How big is the Tesla Model Y?
Categorised as a large SUV, the Tesla Model Y has a length of 4,751 mm, a width of 1,921 mm (2,129 mm inc. mirrors), and a height of 1,624 mm. The cargo load of the Tesla Model Y is 854 litres, with a front trunk of 117 litres and a roof load of 75 kg. Altogether, the maximum cargo load is 2,158 litres.
As for the gross vehicle weight (GVWR), the Model Y Long Range comes in at 2,619 kg with a maximum payload of 640 kg. The Tesla Model Y can seat up to seven passengers.
How much will I pay to charge the Tesla Model Y?
The price you pay to charge your Tesla Model Y will depend on whether you are charging using a home, public, or DC fast charger. Below, we have provided an approximation of what you may pay to charge your Tesla Model Y based on the charging station you charge with.
Charging station type (right)
Tesla Model Y version (below)
cost per kWh: £0.28
cost per kWh: £0.34
cost per kWh: £0.54
Performance & Long Range
Important: Costs are approximations based on our experience and do not represent the real-life situation. Prices represent the cost to charge from zero to 100 percent SoC for AC and from 10 to 80 percent for DC.