The Model Y is Tesla’s take on the midsize crossover


Tesla and company observers had said that the midsize, mass-market Model 3 sedan was critical to the EV startup's success, but consumer tastes have favored crossovers, SUVs, and four door pickup trucks. Tesla already sells the Model X crossover, but it starts at $88,000. Midsize crossovers are where the action is and now Tesla now has something to offer in that very competitive market segment.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/03/15/tesla-model-y-first-look