Tesla Can’t Decide What To Charge For Its Electric Vehicles
After months of price drops, electric vehicle maker Tesla has increased the price of the Model 3 and Model Y, but only by the smallest of margins.
Electrek reports that the two popular electric vehicles are now $250 more than they were yesterday, with he price increase coming after multiple price drops in recent months.
The company is also thought to have more vehicles in stock than ever before, explaining why they were made cheaper. But that makes it all the more odd that the prices have increased today.
Interestingly, the price change doesn’t seem to affect all of Tesla’s Model 3 and Model Y.
One thing that we didn’t notice at first is that this time, the price change didn’t affect Tesla’s new inventory vehicles, unlike all the recent price decreases.
Tesla generally adjusts new inventory vehicles, which are considered brand-new vehicles eligible for the federal tax credit just like new build orders, with every price adjustment, but not this time.
Electrek reports that new inventory vehicles in the United States are now $250 less when compared to new orders, even if they have the same configuration.
It isn’t immediately clear why Tesla has chosen to make this change but it’s one worth bearing in mind if you’re planning on picking up a new Tesla any time soon. Tesla’s prices have long been volatile and it will be interesting to see if this change marks the beginning of wider price bumps across the lineup.