As chances are you’ll keep in mind, a couple of month in the past, we coated a brand new YouTube channel known as “Colorado Automobiles.” It was about why you should not tow with a Tesla Mannequin Y (linked beneath). Primarily, the proprietor supplied a laundry listing of his points with the automobile, which included its extremely brief vary whereas towing. Now, he is reporting on issues with the Mannequin Y’s flooding frunk, amongst many different points.
We must always point out a couple of factors right here up entrance. This YouTuber’s objective is to get 1,000 new subscribers in 90 days. He says, if and when that occurs, he’ll set out within the Tesla on a cross-country street journey towing a trailer loaded with dust bikes. With the intention to ramp up his subscribers, he is determined to concentrate on exposing the Mannequin Y’s plethora of points, which embody paint issues, panel gaps, a leaky frunk, and far more.
In relation to Tesla, we discover many studies of one-off points regularly. Nonetheless, over time, it turns into clear that these are points which have plagued quite a few homeowners. On the identical time, a complete host of householders declare their Teslas are in tip-top form, and that the standard management issues are exaggerated.
Whether or not 10 automobiles, 100 automobiles, or 1,000 automobiles are impacted by high quality points, it nonetheless causes grief for the homeowners concerned. In an ideal world, nobody ought to need to cope with issues resembling these, however there’ll at all times be anomalies, whatever the automaker. Tesla, like different automakers, has clear high quality management inconsistencies that it says it is engaged on fixing. At this level, we’re most curious to study what number of others have skilled many of those identical points with the Tesla Mannequin Y.