At this time we are going to check out the 2 entry-level Tesla vehicles from 2021 mannequin 12 months: the Model 3 Normal Vary Plus and the uncommon* Model Y Normal Vary model.

Each have just lately obtained their EPA vary and effectivity rankings (Model 3 SRP here and Model Y SR here), which permits us to test some further variations beside the official specs.

On the whole, each vehicles are geared up with the identical (or at the very least very related) battery pack of undisclosed capability and a rear-wheel drive powertrain. The Mannequin Y is barely larger and affords extra space inside.

2021 Tesla Model Y

Tesla Mannequin Y

2021 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Mannequin 3

In accordance with the EPA, the vary of the Mannequin Y can be from over 5% decrease than within the case of the Mannequin 3. We might count on a much bigger distinction so it is going to be fascinating to see an actual world check.

The Mannequin 3 SRP is presently essentially the most environment friendly electrical automotive ever examined in keeping with EPA, and the Mannequin Y SR is fourth, behind the Mannequin 3 Lengthy Vary AWD and Hyundai IONIQ Electrical.

EV Comparability Facet-by-Facet by InsideEVs
Mannequin 2021 Tesla Mannequin Y Normal Vary RWD
[A]
Distinction
[A] / [B]
2021 Tesla Mannequin 3 Normal Vary Plus
[B]
Drive RWD   RWD
Battery 60 kWh* 0% 60 kWh*
EPA Vary
Mixed 244 mi
(393 km)
-7.2% 263 mi
(423 km)
Metropolis 261.5 mi
(421 km)
-5.8% 277.5 mi
(446 km)
Freeway 222.1 mi
(357 km)
-5.4% 234.7 mi
(378 km)
Specs
0-60 mph 5.3 s 0% 5.3 s
Prime pace 135 mph
(217 km/h)
-3.6% 140 mph
(225 km/h)
EPA Power Consumption (together with charging losses)
Mixed 129 MPGe: 261 Wh/mi (162 Wh/km) -9.2% 142 MPGe: 237 Wh/mi (147 Wh/km)
Metropolis 140 MPGe: 241 Wh/mi (150 Wh/km) -6.7% 150 MPGe: 225 Wh/mi (140 Wh/km)
Freeway 119 MPGe: 283 Wh/mi (176 Wh/km) -10.5% 133 MPGe: 253 Wh/mi (157 Wh/km)
Costs
MSRP $39,990 5.3% $37,990
Dest. Cost +$1,200   +$1,200
Tax Credit score N/A   N/A
Efficient Worth $41,190 5.1% $39,190

* estimated/unofficial values

** Tesla Mannequin Y SR is just not listed within the on-line design studio