Latest in Gear

Image credit: RoschetzkyIstockPhoto via Getty Images

Tesla will start making seven-seater Model Ys next month

The $3,000 third-row option for the Model Y will see its first deliveries in early December.
Richard Lawler, @Rjcc
October 14, 2020
149 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Austin, TX, USA - September 15, 2020: Tesla Motors in the growing pond springs location overflowing with Electric Tesla Vehicles with nice.blue Model Y parked in front
RoschetzkyIstockPhoto via Getty Images

We’ve been hearing about a three-row, seven seat version of Tesla’s Model Y crossover since before it was officially announced, but now Elon Musk says it’s almost here. For those who want to transport more people inside Tesla’s smaller electric SUV, the exec tweeted that production will begin next month ahead of the first deliveries in December.

Model Y Seven Seat interior option
Tesla

As Car and Driver points out, opting for a seven seat interior is a $3,000 option on Tesla’s website, which promises availability in 2021. Prices for the Model Y currently start at just under $50k before projected savings, so it’s something to think about if you’re still looking into a Tesla EV in the next year or so. There’s also the possibility of a more affordable version that Musk alluded to a few months ago, while Tesla deep-diver Green tweeted in the same thread that other changes may arrive at about the same time.

Of course, none of that matters if the only requirement is performance— you’ll want to wait for the Plaid Model S in late 2021.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
149 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Apple program will replace AirPods Pro buds with crackling, ANC issues

Apple program will replace AirPods Pro buds with crackling, ANC issues

View
Chevy will start selling EV retrofit kits in 2021

Chevy will start selling EV retrofit kits in 2021

View
$149 Playdate handheld is 'ready to go,' orders start in early 2021

$149 Playdate handheld is 'ready to go,' orders start in early 2021

View
Roborace engineer explains why a driverless racecar drove into a wall

Roborace engineer explains why a driverless racecar drove into a wall

View
Scientists found an Earth-sized ‘rogue’ planet in the Milky Way

Scientists found an Earth-sized ‘rogue’ planet in the Milky Way

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr