Tesla hasn’t even put the model 3 into production quite yet, and it’s currently working to produce hype around the Model Y– the car that will complete the S3XY lineup. So far there have been very few details revolving around the strange model, but just recently more has actually come to light, consisting of the teaser image that was just released at Tesla’s 2017 yearly shareholder meeting. Originally slated to be underpinned by the very same platform utilized for the upcoming Model 3, it is now being said that the Model Y will get its own new platform that needs to be prepared for production by the end of the decade. Just like the Model 3 is to the Model S, the Model Y should be a smaller sized and more basic option the Model X, providing Tesla’s famed AutoPilot, but without all the other niceties found in the brand’s more pricey models.
So, the plan is for the Model Y to go on sale for the 2019 model year, but as the story typically goes over at Tesla, 2019 will likely be the pre-order period with shipments happening by 2020 at the earliest. The 2020 Tesla Model Y would deal with models like the BMW i3 and Mercedes B-Class, among others. We must hear more about the Model Y when the Tesla Semi-Truck debuts in September. So, with that stated, let’s take a better take a look at the rendering we produced and hypothesize a little on what we can anticipate from the 2020 Tesla Model Y.
2020 Tesla Model Y Exterior
Being constructed on a brand-new platform pretty much opens the door for alternatives as far as design goes, so it’s quite likely that we’ll get to see a new fascia design and brand-new exterior lighting designs. Word has it that it will have the exact same Falcon doors like those discovered in the Model X and, if this teaser is any sign, Musk is hoping that profile cameras will be authorized by the time this thing goes into production. That’s right; this thing is devoid of any profile mirrors. It’s currently happening in some markets, so it’s not precisely out of the question when this thing makes its debut in the next few years.
2020 Tesla Model Y Interior
At this point, the interior is a mystery. In the past, we hypothesized that the Model Y would be based on the Model X as far as interior design goes, but this is a compact model and will likely be on the more budget-friendly side like the Model 3. As such, it will likely lack the bells and whistles found in cars like the Model S and Model X. The interior will likely be rather bare as we’ve seen in Model 3 spy shots and prototypes, with the main, tablet-like display screen, being used as not only the nerve center for everything but the instrument cluster also. This likewise means the 2020 Tesla Model Y will also have a lackluster interior, to a level with lots of flat areas and plastic trim. Standard features will likely consist of a Wi-Fi hotspot, AutoPilot, and powered windows and seats. If the DOT happens to approve side view cameras rather than profile mirrors, a little display screen could be integrated into the corners of the dash. For now, nevertheless, this is all speculation, so take it with a grain of salt and a shot of scotch.
2020 Tesla Model Y Engine
As far as efficiency is concerned, it’s rather most likely that the base model will come basic with rear-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive will be an alternative. As far as the battery itself goes, Tesla has gradually phased out its smaller batteries, leaving its existing lineup offered with a 75 kWh, 90 kWh, or 100 kWh battery pack. This is slated to be a more inexpensive model, so the 75 kWh battery pack seems to be exactly what the doctor will purchase when the time comes, however given the fact that the 2020 Tesla Model Y will feature a brand new platform, that’s truly up in the air also. We anticipate it to have approximately the same range as the Model 3 in its basic kind at 215 miles, but after launch, bigger batteries providing more range might be offered if it does not make it too costly to be competitive. Expect a 0-to-60 miles per hour time around six seconds or two, while top speed will be somewhere around 130 mph.
2020 Tesla Model Y Release Date and Price
Rates for 2020 Tesla Model Y is a truly huge offer, as it needs to fall into the affordable classification just like the Model 3. With the Model 3 priced at $35,000, and this being an SUV, anticipate it to begin around $40,000 approximately. With the alternative of larger battery crams in the future or possible technology options, pricing could even go as high as $55,000 for a fully-specced model with more than 215 miles worth of range. The strategy is for the Model Y to go on sale for the 2019 model year, however as the story generally goes over at Tesla, 2019 will likely be the pre-order duration with deliveries occurring by 2020 at the earliest.