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Tesla lowers Model Y, S, and X range estimations following exaggeration complaints

A red Tesla Model Y driving through a snowy, mountainous landscape.
Two trims of the Tesla Model Y (pictured) have had their estimated mileage lowered in the US. | Image: Tesla

Tesla has lowered the range estimates across several Model Y, S, and X vehicles in the US, reducing the figure on certain trims by up to six percent. As reported by Electrek, Tesla’s online configurator now displays an estimated range of 285 miles for the Model Y’s Performance trim, down 18 miles from its previous 303-mile estimate.

The Model Y Long Range is down to 310 miles from 330 while the Model X’s Plaid has dropped from 333 miles to 326. Estimates for the Model S Plaid have also been updated — more specifically, the configuration with 19-inch wheels which has fallen from 396 miles to 359. These changes have not been made to Tesla’s UK and EU listings, and ranges across other vehicles like the Cybertruck, Model 3, and the Model Y…

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