2020 Tesla Model Y charts an electric crossover-SUV course

The Model Y compact crossover might not be the best Tesla, but it’s the one that best advances Elon Musk’s goal of the mass adoption of electric vehicles. 

With a sporty crossover profile that’s all the rage, strong performance, plenty of range, and an advanced but simplified interface, the Model Y is so convincing that it might set back one of Musk’s other goals—colonizing Mars. 

Starting at $51,190 for the Long Range model with all-wheel drive, the 2020 Tesla Model Y undercuts the Audi E-Tron and Jaguar I-Pace, and offers a whole lot more performance than the smaller, marginalized

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Tesla, Porsche, Dodge owners happiest with new-car purchase after 3 months, study shows

New car owners of Tesla, Porsche, and Dodge vehicles experience the greatest level of emotional attachment in the first 90 days of ownership, according to a J.D. Power study released on Wednesday.

Measuring automotive performance, execution, and layout, the APEAL study is meant to measure the joy new car owners experience when driving and owning the vehicle.

The study assessed 37 attributes on the experience of driving a new car based on the entire journey, from the moment you see it to the sound the engine makes to the comfiness of the seats and the size of the cupholders, all

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2022 Nissan Ariya electric crossover undercuts Tesla Model Y

The 2022 Nissan Ariya electric crossover SUV will have an EPA-targeted 300-mile range and start at around $40,000, the automaker announced Wednesday.

The five-seat battery-electric crossover showcases Nissan’s ambition to outdo not only the Tesla Model Y and its 291-mile range and $50,000 price point, but also the upcoming Ford Mustang Mach-E, Volvo XC40 Recharge and other compact electric crossovers. 

The technology showcase comes in front- or all-wheel drive and two battery sizes: The 65-kwh option makes 215 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque, while the 90-kwh option makes 389 hp and 443 lb-ft. Nissan estimates a 0-60 mph time

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Tesla lowers Model Y price to $51,190, raises price on Autopilot

Tesla dropped the price of the Model Y small crossover on Saturday just months after the electric car went on sale. The Model Y Long Range dropped $3,000 to start at $51,190, including a destination fee of $1,200. 

The price of the Model Y Performance dropped $1,000 to $61,190.

Tesla’s federal tax credits have expired, although buyers may qualify for state or local incentives to drive that price lower.

The five-seat Model Y Long Range has a range of 316 miles and a 0-60 mph time of 4.8 seconds. The Model Y Performance has a 291-mile range and hits 60

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