Tesla Model Y Performance

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2020 -
Price USA (new)
Manufacturer's suggested base price
$54,490

Trims

Currently Produced

Tesla Model Y Performance

Technical Specifications of Tesla Model Y Performance

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2020 -
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
China Germany USA
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Produced
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV Tesla Model Y Performance

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
303 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
319 mi No Data
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
26.1 kWh 261 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
78.1 kWh 75 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
11.5 kW 250 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
Tesla
Tesla charge port

Performance

Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
AWD: IM (front), PMSM (rear)
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
393 kW (527 hp) 487 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
3.5 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
155 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
187 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
83.8 in 75.6 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
63.9 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
113.8 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
4398 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
30.2 ft3 72.1 ft3 4.1 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
3500 lb
Last Updated:
April 02, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Tesla Model Y Performance

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Charging Tesla Model Y Performance

Slow (AC)
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Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
April 02, 2024
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About Tesla Model Y Performance

The Tesla Model Y Performance is an all-electric all-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2020. Brand new, the car starts around $54,490.

The Tesla Model Y Performance has a 78.1 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 287 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 26.1 kWh per 100 miles (or 261 Wh/mile) — ranked №167 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Tesla Model Y Performance achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 3.5 seconds (placing it at №56 among 662 electric vehicles) and attains a maximum speed of 155 mph.

Its powertrain provides a power output of up to 393 kW (527 hp) and a torque of 487 lb-ft.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Real-world range of the Tesla Model Y Performance is 258–316 miles (ranked №167 out of 662 electric vehicles) — depending on several factors, including:

  • Speed: Higher speeds deplete the battery faster.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold and hot weather impacts range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain reduces range.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Use of features: Features like climate control and media system also affect range.

It's important to remember that these are just estimates, and your actual range may vary. It's always best to factor in these various factors when planning your trip and be prepared for potential charging stops.

Plan your trips using the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

The Tesla Model Y Performance in the USA comes with a Tesla charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 11.5 kW, resulting in approximately 40 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 250 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

The size and weight specifications for Tesla Model Y Performance are as follows:

  • Length: 187 in
  • Width: 83.8 in (including side mirrors) or 75.6 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 63.9 in
  • Wheelbase: 113.8 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 4398 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Tesla Model Y Performance cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 30.2 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №69 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 72.1 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №96 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The front trunk is called a "frunk", and it offers an additional 4.1 cubic feet for storing small items.
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The Tesla Model Y Performance has a towing capacity (braked) of up to 3500 lbs (maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes).

Ratings

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