Tesla has officially started offering the Model Y crossover in the Standard Range rear-wheel-drive (RWD) version in Europe.
The Long Range AWD model is now the least expensive Model Y in the United States, starting at $65,990. The Model Y Performance is $4,000 more expensive. These models have EPA-estimated ranges of 330 and 303 miles, respectively.
The Standard Range variant was added to Tesla’s online configurator in Europe as part of an update, and is now available in a number of European nations. This is the “entry-level” Model Y, with a WLTP range of 455 kilometers (283 miles). For comparison, the Model Y Long Range in Europe has a range of 533 kilometers (331 miles).
The Model Y Standard Range RWD has the same 217 km/h top speed as the Model Y Long Range in Europe, according to Electrek. However, it’s acceleration is lower, sprinting from zero to 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds.
According to reports, the Standard Range starts at €50,000 in the Netherlands, a €16,000 reduction over the Long Range version. The pricing includes VAT of around €8,850, which means the car’s true price is €41,150. In case you’re wondering, the Long Range starts at €56,990 in Germany, while the top-tier Performance Version costs €65,990.