2022 Tesla Model Y  RealSafeCars94Safety Rating

#6 of 2022 SUVs

#7 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Tesla Model Y
The Model Y, which Tesla introduced in 2020, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Model Y provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The Tesla Model Y provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Tesla offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and an 8-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 Tesla Model Y is very safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2022 Tesla Model Y has a score of 94, implying a 0.023% chance of driver death (2.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Tesla Model Y has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0233% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.6657%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0233% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.6657% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Tesla Model Y is 50% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Tesla Model Y is 43% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Tesla's AutoPilot (which can help keep you safe when not in self-driving mode) active safety features can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2022 Tesla Model Y: Blind Spot Monitoring.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

10076Maserati GhibliHyundai NexoDodge ChargerM.-B. GLE-ClassVolvo XC40 RechargeA. e-tron SportbackAudi e-tronAudi Q8Tesla Model YBMW X5Genesis GV80A. A6 Allroad (Wagon)Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Tesla Model Y with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 76 to 100. The 2022 Tesla Model Y is safer than the 2022 Maserati Ghibli, the 2022 Hyundai Nexo, the 2022 Dodge Charger, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, and the 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge and less safe than the 2022 Audi Q8, the 2021 Audi e-tron, and the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback. It is about as safe as the 2022 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon), the 2022 Genesis GV80, and the 2022 BMW X5.

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