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Model Y Top Features

Here are the top features in the Model Y!  (Updated Apr-2022)

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Hot Features


All ElectricDelivers economical, quiet, gas-free driving
Aluminum Body PartsLightweight aluminum is used for some body parts, which is unheard of at this price point.
Excellent stylingThe fresh design avoids looking strange just to be different
Glass CockpitHigh-resolution 15″ instrument/control panel touch screen
Great HandlingA low center of gravity and clever design make for great handling
AccelerationHigh-acceleration without lag, 0-60 in 3.5 seconds with the Performance model
Safety8-air bags, traction control, 5-star safety rating in every category, blind spot detection, emergency braking, collision avoidance, low center of gravity
Comfortable interiorA flat rear floor without humps makes for an open airy interior
SuperchargingUp to 250 kW fast DC charging
Automatic BrakesThe parking brake is automatically set when in Park; Automatic braking for collision reduction/avoidance
5 to 7 AdultsComfortable seating for 5 adults without the annoying center hump. Optional 7 seats, 3 row configuration
Large cargo capacityAmple rear trunk space expands with fold-down seats plus the additional front trunk.
HOA AccessIn select states, such as California, electric vehicles with solo drivers can get access to HOA carpool lanes with an access permit
Traffic-Aware Cruise ControlFollows cars in front at a safe distance and will use braking if needed to come to a complete stop
AutopilotSelf-parking, side collision avoidance, and future Full-self-driving
AWDAll-wheel drive offers increased traction and stability in poor weather conditions – available in some models
Roof GlassWindshield runs from base to rear trunk lid
Latch AttachmentsLATCH child seat attachments
CupholdersEach passenger gets a cupholder
Seat Belt AdjustFront seats both have height-adjustable seat belt attachments
All LEDsAll lights are LED, including the headlights and taillights
Roof RackMountings for a roof rack

Cool Exclusives


Huge Touch ScreenControls and information appear on a huge 15″ high-definition touch screen
Web BrowserInternet-connected web browser
Google MapsRoad, satellite, and traffic views
Full UI AccessWhile driving the passenger and driver have full User-interface access. No annoying lockouts or “lawyer” screens to deal with.
Wireless connectivityBuilt-in 2.4 and 5 GHz WiFi and 3G/4G/LTE cellular connection allows for over-the-air updates and much more
Great RangeThe Long Range model offers 316 miles of EPA range
Panoramic WindshieldOne of the largest all-glass panoramic windshield in production
Flush Door HandlesCool flush look
Auto-LockWalk away from the car and the car locks itself
Instant Heat/CoolHeat/Cooling starts immediately when needed (no engine warm-up needed).
USB portsCharge devices, play music files and record dashcam video from 4 cameras
Remote Control AppAndroid and iPhone apps allow you to lock/unlock, honk the horn, see where your car currently is on a map, control charging, summon, get notifications, and more
ExtensiveLEDs throughout include many conveniences and looks great inside and out
HomelinkGPS aware Homelink with automatic open and close
AerodynamicLow CD helps improve range and reduce wind noise at speed
Linear VentA full car width vent system provides each front seat with individual electronic vent controls
Phone UnlockYour phone is your key!  The Tesla phone app unlocks the car automatically when nearby. A key card is also included that can be used to unlock the car or for valets

Some features listed are part of optional packages or exclusive to some model variants. Check with Tesla for the latest features and options.