Tesla releases Model Y tow plan, exposes unusual information concerning pulling capability

Tesla has actually released its own aftermarket Model Y tow plan as well as showed even more information concerning the pulling capability of the electricity SUV.

In April, Tesla began using a tow snag choice on brand-new Model Y autos.

Now the car manufacturer is actually introducing the aftermarket ‘Model Y Tow Package’ for $1,200 on its own store internet site in order that Model Y managers that could not buy it when configuring their car can easily purchase it after the reality.

Interestingly, Tesla has actually uncovered even more information concerning the Model Y’s pulling capability as well as it is actually type of unusual:

” Equip your Model Y along with a high-strength steel tow club as well as 2″ snag recipient efficient in pulling around 3,500 extra pounds on 19″ as well as 21″ tires or even around 2,300 extra pounds on 20″ tires. Tow Mode definitely keeps track of trailer guide as well as readjusts tire stopping as well as rate.”

The capability is actually 3,500 extra pounds for both the 19″ as well as 21″ tire choices, however, for the 20 ″ tires, it is up to 2,300 extra pounds.

It is actually unusual since Tesla failed to create the difference for brand-new Model Y shoppers getting the tow snag as well as it still does not depending on to its own internet configurator:

It still provides a lugging capability of 3,500 pounds when deciding on 20 ″ tires.

Tesla states that its own Model Y tow plan possesses:

1 x higher durability steel tow club along with 2 ″ snag recipient.
1 x trailer harness along with NA 7-pin basic port.
1 x tow method software.

It sets you back $200 even more than if getting it factory-installed just before distribution, yet it performs feature installment at a Tesla solution.

Electrek’s Take

I can not cover my mind around that. Why would certainly 19 ″ as well as 21 ″ tires possess the very same capability yet 20 ″ tires would certainly lead to a considerably lesser towing capability?

It could possess one thing along with the payload capability of the tires– though it is actually likewise unclear why they would certainly utilize weak payload capability on the 20 ″ than the 19 ″ yet certainly not the 21 ″.

If any person possesses a concept, satisfy permit me understand in the review segment listed below.

But it would not be actually the very first time that Tesla is actually being actually bizarre concerning pulling capability.

For instance, Tesla has actually released a tow plan for Model 3 in Europe, yet it possesses however to create it on call in various other markets– in spite of considerable requirement for it.

It is actually mainly the very same car in Europe or even North America. There should not be actually an excellent main reason certainly not to provide it, yet Tesla possesses however to shoot.

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Amanda Rose

Amanda Rose

Amanda Rose has lived in Nashville her whole life. Amanda has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade and has contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and the Oakland Tribune. As a founder and journalist for Gizmo Table, Amanda covers the latest happening in the world of technology.

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