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Comparison2024 Tesla Model Y vs. 2025 Cadillac Optiq : Quick Comparison

2024 Tesla Model Y vs. 2025 Cadillac Optiq : Quick Comparison

The all-new 2025 Cadillac Optic has the Tesla Model Y in its sights.


Cadillac recently unveiled the Optiq, a new member of the General Motors electric family. This 100% electric SUV competes directly with the popular Tesla Model Y.

Here’s a comparison of the specifications of the 2024 Tesla Model Y and the 2025 Cadillac Optiq.

Range comparison 2024 Tesla Model Y and 2025 Cadillac Optiq

The new Cadillac Optiq is based on General Motors’ Ultium electric architecture. Its 85-kWh battery provides a maximum range of 482 kilometers.

The Tesla Model Y features a 75-kWh battery. The Long Range version has a range of 497 kilometers. This represents a 15-kilometer difference between the two ranges. It should be pointed out that the rear-wheel drive Model Y can travel up to 394 kilometers on a single charge. The Performance model has a range of 459 kilometers.

2024 Tesla Model Y and 2025 Cadillac Optiq performance comparison

As mentioned above, the Tesla Model Y offers a choice of gears. Cadillac currently offers only four-wheel drive. The combined power of the two electric motors in the Cadillac Optiq is 300 hp. Torque is 354 lb-ft.

2022 Tesla Model Y Performance | Photo: Vincent Aubé
Tesla Model Y Performance | Photo: Vincent Aubé

The long-range Tesla Model Y develops 384 hp, which is 84 hp less than the Cadillac Optiq. In the case of the Performance model, power rises to 456 hp.

2024 Tesla Model Y and 2025 Cadillac Optiq driver assistance systems comparison

The new 2025 Cadillac Optiq comes standard with Super Cruise driver assistance technology. A subscription is required for the system to work. Also, it is imperative that roads have been inventoried and mapped before the technology can be used.

Tesla’s Model Y offers fully automatic driving for $11,000.

2024 Tesla Model Y and 2025 Cadillac Optiq maximum occupant capacity comparison

The Cadillac Optiq can accommodate up to five occupants. It’s worth pointing out that the Tesla Model Y can be configured in two different ways. As standard, it comes with five seatbelts. However, a $4,000 option increases the capacity to seven occupants.

2024 Tesla Model Y and 2025 Cadillac Optiq price comparison

For the time being, the sales price of the 2025 Cadillac Optiq has not been revealed. By way of comparison, the Cadillac Lyriq, whose wheelbase is six inches longer, has a starting price of $69,825.

As for the 2024 Tesla Model Y, its base price is $53,990 for a powertrain version. The price range stretches up to $68,990 for the Performance version.

2022 Tesla Model Y Performance | Photo: Vincent Aubé
Tesla Model Y Performance | Photo: Vincent Aubé

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