Tesla axes the cheapest Model Y from its line-up

You can now no longer buy the product Elon Musk never wanted in the first place!

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Tesla is no longer offering the cheapest Model Y variant just a month after it launched which may be to do with its 'low range'.

The Model Y Standard Range RWD has been removed from the Tesla's online configurator. With an EPA-estimated range of 244 miles and a starting price of $41,990, the Standard Range RWD was one of the cheaper ways to get a Tesla, but now it doesn't exist anymore.

Tesla has been slashing the price of the Model Y over the last few weeks as it got to below $40,000. So, why it's disappeared forever is unknown, but there are a few reasons as to why we think it disappeared.

The first, is perhaps Tesla are experiencing supply problems meaning they can't shift enough product, or it's because of its low range.

This Model Y has an estimated range of 244 miles which comes at a time when Elon Musk said he wouldn't sell a car with less than 250 miles. So, no one know what is going on.

It is however, likely we will see the return of the cheapest Model Y in the coming months with perhaps a few tweaks and maybe some more range.

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Comments (10)

  • Aww, I thought Tesla scraped the Model Y entirely. Well, I just have hope God answers my prayers

      1 month ago
  • Whatever. I mean who doesn't like S3X? 😛

      1 month ago
  • Good news! More focus on building quality into the remaining models? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

      1 month ago
  • Tbh they should have done the opposite of what Musk wanted. He knows nothing about the car industry. Maybe it means as they have less models they'll focus on better build quality and not just mass producing what is in essence as strong as melted cheese. Also, is this thing fugly or what? Like look at it! I was hoping they'd do a redesign on this and the model X because they look atrocious.

      1 month ago
  • He prefers to keep a customer base that is elite and sophisticated enough to look down their nose at petrol motorists...lol

      1 month ago
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