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Model Y Top Features

Here are the top features expected in the Model Y.

Hot Features


All Electric Delivers economical, quiet, gas-free driving
Aluminum Body Parts Lightweight aluminum used for some body parts, unheard of at this price point.
Excellent styling The fresh design avoids looking strange just to be different
Glass Cockpit High-resolution 15″ instrument/control panel touch screen
Great Handling Low center of gravity and clever design make for great handling
Acceleration High-acceleration without lag, 0-60 in 3.5 seconds with the Performance model
Safety 8-air bags, traction control, 5-star safety rating in every category, blind spot detection, emergency braking, collision avoidance, low center of gravity
Comfortable interior Flat rear floor without humps makes for an open airy interior
Supercharging Up to 250 kW fast DC charging
Automatic Brakes The parking brake is automatically set when in Park; Automatic braking for collision reduction/avoidance
7 Adults Comfortable seating for 7 adults without annoying center hump
Large cargo capacity Ample rear trunk space expands with fold-down seats plus the additional front trunk.
HOA Access In select states, such as California, electric vehicles with solo drivers can get access to HOA carpool lanes with an access permit
Traffic-Aware Cruise Control Follows cars in front at a safe distance and will use braking if needed to come to a complete stop
Autopilot Self-parking, side collision avoidance, and future Full-self-driving
AWD All-wheel drive offers increased traction and stability in poor weather conditions – available in some models
Roof Glass Windshield runs from base to rear trunk lid
Latch Attachments LATCH child seat attachments
Cupholders Each passenger gets a cupholder
Seat Belt Adjust Front seats both have height-adjustable seat belt attachments
All LEDs All lights are LED, including the headlights and taillights
Roof Rack Mountings for a roof rack

Cool Exclusives


Huge Touch Screen Controls and information appear on a huge 15″ high-definition touch screen
Web Browser Internet-connected web browser
Google Maps Includes 7 years of free updates, with road, satellite and traffic views
Full UI Access While driving the passenger and driver have full User-interface access. No annoying lockouts or “lawyer” screens to deal with.
Wireless connectivity Built-in 2.4 and 5 GHz WiFi and 3G/4G/LTE cellular connection allows for over-the-air updates and much more
Great Range The Long Range model offers 280 miles of estimated EPA range
Panoramic Windshield One of the largest all-glass panoramic windshield in production
Flush Door Handles Cool flush look
Auto-Lock Walk away from the car and the car locks itself
Instant Heat/Cool Heat/Cooling starts immediately when needed (no engine warm-up needed).
USB ports Charge devices, play music files and record dashcam video from 4 cameras
Remote Control App Android and iPhone apps allow you to lock/unlock, honk the horn, see where your car currently is on a map, and control charging, get notifications and more
Extensive LEDs throughout include many conveniences and looks great inside and out
GPS Homelink Remembers where you use Homelink and highlights the correct selection
Aerodynamic Low CD helps improve range and reduce wind noise at speed
Linear Vent Full car width vent system provides each front seat with individual electronic vent controls
Phone Unlock Your 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.