A critical review of the Tesla Model Y has caused a stir on social media, where many are complaining that the car, in its current state, should never have been sent to market. Others – especially fans of Tesla and, more specifically, the company’s CEO, Elon Musk – have rushed to defend the car and, by proxy, the CEO.
The debate began when Tim Stevens, an automotive journalist, released a review of the Model Y on CNET’s Roadshow vertical. The review is titled “2021 Tesla Model Y review: Nearly great, critically flawed.”
Unlike other car reviews on the site, Roadshow actually entered into a two-year lease to give the car an extensive analysis over the course of a full lease period. Stevens intends to give the car multiple reviews over the lease period, accounting for changes that may be made to the Model Y over the course of two