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Tesla Model Y Sales Figures

Tesla Model Y

The Tesla Model Y is an all-electric compact crossover utility vehicle (CUV) introduced by Tesla, Inc. It’s based on the same platform as the Tesla Model 3 sedan and is the fourth car in Tesla’s “S3XY” lineup, following the Model S, Model 3, and Model X. The Tesla Model Y is a popular choice for those looking for an electric SUV with a long range and spacious interior. It is also a good choice for those who want a car with advanced driver-assistance features.

Tesla Model Y Overview

The Model Y was unveiled by Tesla CEO Elon Musk in March 2019. Production began in early 2020, with the first deliveries taking place in March 2020. The Model Y shares about 75% of its components with the Model 3 sedan, but it’s taller, offering more cargo space and an optional third row for up to seven passengers. The car features a panoramic glass roof, providing an expansive view from the inside.

As with other Teslas, the Model Y has a minimalist interior dominated by a central touchscreen, which controls most of the car’s functions. The Model Y is available in different variants, including Standard Range, Long Range, and Performance. Each variant offers different ranges and performance characteristics. The vehicle’s electric powertrain offers instant torque, leading to rapid acceleration.

Tesla Model Y Sales Figures

The Model Y quickly became a significant contributor to Tesla’s sales numbers. Given the global popularity of the SUV and CUV segments, many analysts anticipated that the Model Y would outsell the Model 3 in the long run. Reception of the Model Y has generally been positive, with praise directed at its performance, range, and overall value in the electric CUV market. However, like other Tesla models, it has faced scrutiny for build quality inconsistencies. Beyond the United States, Tesla produces the Model Y in multiple factories worldwide, including Giga Shanghai in China and the Giga Berlin in Germany, positioning the vehicle for global reach.

Tesla Model Y U.S Sales Data & Charts

US Monthly Sales

US Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2020 40,001
2021 161,527
2022 225,799
2023 284,498

US Annual Growth

Tesla Model Y Europe Sales Data & Charts

Europe Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2021 28,687
2022 137,072

Europe Annual Growth

Tesla Model Y China Sales Data & Charts

Sales figures for the Tesla Model Y in China. The Model Y is produced in Tesla’s Chinese Gigafactory in Shanghai from early 2021. Its prices in China range from from 339.900 yuan (€43.700,- / US$ 52,600) for the Long Range version to 369.900 yuan (€47.500,- / US$ 57,200) for the Performance version.

China Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2021 200,131
2022 368,385

China Annual Growth

Car sales statistics from China only include wholesale figures of domestic production and exclude imported models. Tesla exports Model Y crossovers from its Shanghai Gigafactory to Europe and other markets. These exports are included in the figures below, which therefore do not reflect domestic demand.