The Tesla Model Y is often hailed as the best electric crossover on sale. However, it still has its problems. YouTuber Just Frugal Me recently outlined a few issues he has found with his Model Y.
As for build quality, the reviewer says that the Model Y isn't built like a $60,000+ car. There are plenty of fit and finish issues, with a few trim and panel gaps. There's also a lot of road noise with the windows being poorly insulated.
Moving on to the mobile app, a minor problem is noted. Your phone has to have the Tesla App open to unlock your car.
The frunk has a slight issue too, according to the reviewer. The front trunk is manual, not electric. Again, a small issue but it annoys Just Frugal Me.
In terms of visibility, there seems to be just one quibble from the reviewer. The back window is too small and rear visibility is poor as a result.
As for using your phone while in the car, there's a quirk noted by the reviewer. You have to use the central screen to hang up the phone. You can't just press a button on the steering wheel like in most cars.
Lastly, in regards to the car's Autopilot system, the reviewer says that Autopilot sometimes fails to recognize oncoming cars and can turn on the high beams when the lights really should be dimmed.
Despite the above, Just Frugal Me is still very happy with his Model Y. All of the problems mentioned are minor issues and not serious flaws.