Tesla may already be offering the Model S and X in Standard Range variants.

According to the EPA's website, there may exist a 2020 Tesla Model S Standard Range, as well as a Model X Standard Range. As we were checking the website for range figures, we came across these two new models. 

The Model S Standard Range shows a total range of 287 miles, and the Model X Standard Range is rated at 258 miles.

It's important to note that just because a vehicle shows up on the EPA fuel economy website doesn't mean it's available. However, it could mean it's going to eventually be available.

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When it comes to how Tesla handles such situations, this gets a bit more interesting, however. As you likely know, the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range is reportedly still available to purchase, but it's not actually listed on the automaker's website. Essentially, you have to know it exists and then go to a Tesla store and "special order" it.

Does this mean the 2020 Model S and X Standard Range vehicles already exist? If they did, they wouldn't likely be listed for order on Tesla's website. Much like the Model 3 Standard Range, you would have to make an attempt to special order one. Chances are, these cars would have a battery pack that's software-limited and would come pretty stripped, meaning without Autopilot and other features that we know are missing from the Model 3 Standard Range.

We've reached out to Tesla to get clarification on these new 2020 Model S and X variants. Once we hear back, we'll update this article.

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