SHANGHAI – Tesla raised costs of efficiency and long-range variations of its Model Y mid-size sport utility vehicles (SUV) in China on Friday, in keeping with its Chinese language web site.
The beginning costs of the 2 variations of Mannequin Y in China elevated by 2,000 yuan every to 311,900 yuan ($45,473) and 361,900 yuan, respectively, data on the web site confirmed.
It’s the second time that Tesla has raised costs because it had lowered costs of all Model 3 and Mannequin Y automobiles in its second-largest market by 6% to 14% in early January.
The efficiency Mannequin Y stays 9% cheaper than earlier than the value cuts, whereas the long-range model is 13% cheaper.
The value cuts had stoked demand, however the bump for the Mannequin 3 in China had confirmed indicators of diminishing.
Gross sales of the Mannequin 3 quadrupled in January after its base worth was lower by nearly 14%. However for the primary week of February, gross sales have been down by greater than two-thirds from the tip of January, knowledge from China Retailers Financial institution Worldwide confirmed. In distinction, Mannequin Y gross sales held regular.
Tesla additionally raised the value of the efficiency model of Mannequin Y in the US by $1,000 on Tuesday, whereas chopping the value of the rear-wheel drive Mannequin 3 sedan by $500.