2021 Tesla Model Y Standard Range RWD - Specifications and price

Top speedAcceleration
SpecificationsDriving rangeEfficiency
Body type: Sport utility vehicle (SUV)
Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4208.62 lb / 1909 kg
Electric motor: 255 kW @ 5525 rpm, 420 Nm @ 325 - 5200 rpm, Location: Rear
Top speed: 119.9 mph / 193.0 km/h
Acceleration 0-60 mph: 5.90 s
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.10 s
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Battery: 52.4 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

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Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

Brand

The name of the manufacturer.

Tesla
Model

The model name of the electric car.

Model Y
Trim

The code/name that denotes the level of equipment of the EV including exterior and interior features, battery packs, electric motors, etc.

Standard Range RWD
Model year

The year for which the model is announced by the manufacturer. Most often it does not completely coincide with the calendar year in which the model is available on the market.

2021
Market

Markets in which this electric vehicle is available.

North America, China
Price

Current MSRP of the model (before incentives) depending on the market.

USD 39,000 (USA, Sep 2019)
CNY 444,000 (CN, Jan 2020)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body style

The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.

Sport utility vehicle (SUV)
Materials

Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.

Mild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Exterior colors

Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Deep Blue Metallic
Midnight Silver Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Solid Black
Interior colors

Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.

Black
Black and White
Number of doors

Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.

4
Number of seats

Number of seats inclduing the driver and passenger ones. Depending on the model, the seats can be five, six, seven or other.

5 / 7
Length

The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.

187.0 in (inches)
4751 mm (millimeters)
Width

The width of the vehicle without mirrors.

75.6 in (inches)
1921 mm (millimeters)
Width with mirrors

The width of the vehicle with unfolded mirrors included.

83.8 in (inches)
2129 mm (millimeters)
Width with folded mirrors

The width of the vehicle with folded mirrors included.

77.9 in (inches)
1978 mm (millimeters)
Height

The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.

63.9 in (inches)
1624 mm (millimeters)
Wheelbase

The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.

113.8 in (inches)
2890 mm (millimeters)
Front track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.

64.4 in (inches)
1636 mm (millimeters)
Rear track

The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.

64.4 in (inches)
1636 mm (millimeters)
Clearance

The distance from the ground to the lowest point of the vehicle measured without cargo or passengers. The ground clearance is also known as ride height.

6.8 in (inches)
172 mm (millimeters)
Front headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.

41.0 in (inches)
1041 mm (millimeters)
Rear headroom

The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the rear seats bottom.

39.4 in (inches)
1001 mm (millimeters)
Front shoulder room

The horizontal distance between the panels of the two front doors.

56.4 in (inches)
1432 mm (millimeters)
Rear shoulder room

The horizontal distance between the panels of the two rear doors.

54.1 in (inches)
1373 mm (millimeters)
Front hip room

The width of the front seats of the car, which indicates how much space is available for the driver and passenger on either side of their waists when they sit down.

53.8 in (inches)
1367 mm (millimeters)
Rear hip room

The width of the seat cushion on the back, which indicates how much space is available for the passengers on either side of their waists.

50.6 in (inches)
1286 mm (millimeters)
Front legroom

The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.

41.9 in (inches)
1063 mm (millimeters)
Rear legroom

The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.

40.5 in (inches)
1029 mm (millimeters)
Trunk volume

The available space for cargo in the main trunk, excluding the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.

854.0 l (liters)
30.16 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.85 m3 (cubic meters)
Maximum trunk volume

The maximum available space for cargo in the main trunk, including the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.

2041.0 l (liters)
72.08 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.04 m3 (cubic meters)
Secondary trunk volume

The available space for cargo in the secondary trunk, usually positioned in the front of the electric car.

117.0 l (liters)
4.13 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.12 m3 (cubic meters)
Curb weight

Curb weight (a.k.a. kerb weight) is the EV mass with standard equipment, liquids (oils and fuel at nominal tank capacity) but without cargo and passengers. In some EU countries, the curb weight also includes the weight of a 75 kg (165 lb) driver.

4208.62 lb (pounds)
1909 kg (kilograms)
GVWR

GVWR stands for gross vehicle weight rating and is also known as gross vehicle mass (GVM). It describes the maximum operating weight of the electric car including the curb weight and payload (accessories, equipment, driver, passengers and cargo).

5222.75 lb (pounds)
2369 kg (kilograms)
Drag coefficient

The drag coefficient or coefficient of drag is related to the car's aerodynamics as it denotes the resistance to the air of the front surface of the vehicle when it is in movement. The lower the coefficient, the better aerodynamics the model has. Ultimately, this allows for higher speeds and improved power efficiency.

0.23 Cd (drag coefficient)
Additional information

Additional details related to the electric car's body.

Interior dimensions and volume shown are for Model Y with 5 seats

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer

The name of the manufacturer of the electric motor.

Tesla
Model

The model name of the electric motor.

DU Cat 1 3D1
Electric motor type

The electric motor category according to the type of motor commutation. Most electric motors operate on magnetism and can be powered by direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) sources. Depending on the type of commutation, electric motors are either self-commutated (AC and DC, mechanical or electronic) and externally commutated (AC only, asynchronous or synchronous).

Permanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motor

Information about the electric notor's location. The two most common locations are the front and rear of the electric car.

Rear
Voltage

The electric motor voltage is related to how fast a motor can run. The voltage-rotational speed relationship is proportional one - the higher the voltage, the higher the speed.

335 V (volts)
Power

The power produced by the electric motor depends proportionally on the motor's rotational speed.

255 kW (kilowatts)
342.0 hp (mechanical horsepower)
346.7 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power RPM

The electric motor's rotational speed measured in RPM when the motor achieves its maximum power.

5525 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Torque

Torque is the driving force of an electric motor and is the rotational equivalent of a linear force. A typical feature of electric cars is that they get full torque from zero speed.

420 Nm (newton meters)
42.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
309.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque RPM

Information about the velocity (rotational speed in RPM) at which the electric motor achieves its maximum torque. The velocity can have an exact value or a range at which the torque is in its peak.

325 - 5200 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Regenerative braking

Regenerative braking is a typical feature of electric vehicles, in which the electric motor uses the vehicle's kinetic energy to save power or stores it for later use.

Yes
Additional information

Additional details about the electric motor of this model.

AC permanent magnet synchronous reluctance motor
Liquid-cooled with variable frequency drive

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed

The top speed that the vehicle can achieve as specified by the manufacturer.

119.9 mph (miles per hour)
193.0 km/h (kilometers per hour)
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h

The time in seconds the electric car needs to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h.

6.10 s (seconds)
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph

The time in seconds the model needs to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph.

5.90 s (seconds)

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

StandardRange
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)239.8 mi / 386.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

StandardDrivingRating
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined26 kWh/100 km
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Highway119 MPGe
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)Combined129 MPGe
EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)City140 MPGe

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanism

Information about the design type of the steering mechanism of the electric car.

Rack and pinion
Type of power steering

Information about the type of power steering used in this model.

Electronic
Turning circle

Often referred to as turning diameter or turning radius (multiplied by two), this is the smallest diameter that the outside wheels of the vehicle describe when it is turning on full lock.

12.13 m (meters)
39.80 ft (feet)
Lock-to-lock turns

The number of full rotations made by the steering wheel from lock to lock (from one extreme end to the other).

2

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmission

Information about the type of transmission used by the vehicle. Generally, EVs are equipped with one-speed automatic units.

Automatic single-speed reduction gear
Drivetrain

Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).

Rear-wheel drive (RWD)

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspension

Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.

Independent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspension

Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.

Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.

Ventilated discs
Rear brakes

Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.

Ventilated discs

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterContourOffsetMaterial 
9.5Jx19 ET459.5J19-45Aluminium

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

MarkingsWidthProfileDiameterLoad indexSpeed index 
255/45R192554519--

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

Manufacturer

The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.

Tesla and Panasonic
Model

The model name of the rechargeable battery.

NCR21700A
Type of rechargeable battery

The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.

Lithium-Ion
Battery capacity

The capacity of the rechargeable battery that powers this EV as specified by the manufacturer in kilowatt hours.

52.4 kWh (kilowatt hours)
Number of cells

The batteries used by electric cars are usually packs that consist of a certain number of battery cells in different arrangements. Information about the total number of cells in this particular model.

2976
Number of modules

Battery cells are arranged in different modules that comprise battery packs. Information about the number of modules in this battery.

4
Voltage

The battery voltage denotes the difference in electric potential between the positive and negative electrodes of the pack. The higher difference in potential results in a higher voltage.

360 V (volts)
Energy density

In general, energy density shows the energy stored in a certain space per unit volume. In the context of batteries, the energy density is actually the specific energy (energy per unit mass) measured in watt-hours per kilogram (Wh/kg).

144 Wh/kg (watt-hour per kilogram)
Weight

Total weight of the battery pack including not only the cells but also the shield, wiring, etc.

833.35 lb (pounds)
378 kg (kilograms)
Location

Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.

Under the floor, middle
Cooling

Information about the type of battery cooling on this specific model.

Water-based coolant circulation
Heat pipe
Additional information

Additional information about the rechargeable battery of the electric car.

The battery is automatically cooled when at 48°C or above and heated when at -7.5°C or below.
2976 cells with 31 cells per brick.
A total of 4 modules - 2 with 23 bricks and 2 with 25 bricks.
USA battery code - BT35 (Panasonic 2170C NCA)
China model - CATL Prismatic LFP battery with 55.1 kWh

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

TypeInterfaceVoltageCurrentPower 
Wallbox chargerTesla charging inlet--11.5 kW
DC chargingTesla charging inlet--170 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

NameInterfacePowerCurrentLocation 
Onboard chargerTesla charging inlet-11.5 ARear-left side

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

TypeBattery %Estimated time (h:m)
DC charging0% - 80%00:15 - 00:20
Wallbox charging0% - 100%03:40 - 04:34

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

CategoryNameType 
Safety and assistance360-degree parking cameraO
Safety and assistanceAdvanced collision avoidanceS
Safety and assistanceAutomatic driving on city streetsO
Safety and assistanceAutopark - parallel and perendicular self-parkingO
Safety and assistanceBLIS with steer assistS
Safety and assistanceCollapsable steering columnS
Safety and assistanceCollision avoidance braking and steeringS
Safety and assistanceCross traffic alertS
Safety and assistanceDriver alertS
Safety and assistanceDriver assistS
Safety and assistanceDriver knee airbagS
Safety and assistanceDual-stage driver airbagS
Safety and assistanceDual-stage passenger airbag with active ventilationS
Safety and assistanceEnergy-absorbin interiorS
Safety and assistanceEvasive manoeuvre assistS
Safety and assistanceFar side airbagsS
Safety and assistance3 x forward looking camerasS
Safety and assistance2 x forward looking side camerasO
Safety and assistanceFront seat belts with electrical pre-cash tensionerS
Safety and assistanceFront seat belts with pretensioners and 2-step load limitersS
Safety and assistanceHigh-Speed autosteerS
Safety and assistanceInflatable curtainsS
Safety and assistanceLane keeping with automatic steeringS
Safety and assistanceNavigate on AutopilotO
Safety and assistanceOuter rear seats with pretensioners and 2-step load limitersS
Safety and assistancePilot AssistS
Safety and assistanceRear collision warning/mitigationS
Safety and assistance1 x rearward looking cameraS
Safety and assistance2 x rearward looking side camerasO
Safety and assistanceRecognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signsO
Safety and assistanceRoad sign infoS
Safety and assistanceSide airbagsS
Safety and assistanceSide impact protectionS
Safety and assistanceSummon your car remotelyO
Safety and assistanceTraffic aware cruise control (TACC)S
Safety and assistance12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range)S
Safety and assistanceWhiplash injury protectionS
Infotainment and connectivity15-inch touch dispalyS
Infotainment and connectivity2 x ampsS
Infotainment and connectivityCenter console with storage, 4 USB ports and docking for 2 smartphonesS
Infotainment and connectivityIn-car internet streaming music & mediaS
Infotainment and connectivityLocation aware automatic garage door openerS
Infotainment and connectivityMusic and media over BluetoothS
Infotainment and connectivitySatellite-view maps with live traffic visualization and navigationS
Infotainment and connectivity14 x speakersS
Infotainment and connectivity1 x subwooferS
Seats12-way power adjustable front and rear seatsS
SeatsHeated front and rear seatsS
SeatsThree independently folding 2nd row seatsS
Doors and windowsTinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protectionS
MirrorsAuto dimming, power folding, heated side mirrorsS
LightsLED fog lampsS

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information

Additional details about this electric car, including specifications and features that do not belong to the categories above.

Never delivered in the USA

MCU2
- Intel Atom A3950
- 14 nm
- 1.6 GHz quad-core CPU
- 4GB DDR4
- 64GB eMMC
- 187 GFlops processing power

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Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4208.62 lb / 1909 kg
Electric motor: 255 kW @ 5525 rpm, 420 Nm @ 325 - 5200 rpm, Location: Rear
Battery: 52.4 kWh, Voltage: 360 V