When Tesla surprised everyone last week with the announcement of the SR Model Y, it appeared at first glance that it would not qualify for the $3,000 B.C. rebate. The starting price at $56,290 appeared to be above the $55,000 program limit.
The catch was the price included several fees, which when taken off brought it down to $54,900.
Tesla’s online configurator did show the $3,000 rebate being applied, but had a note indicating it hadn’t officially been approved.
Unfortunately the SR Model Y is still not eligible for the federal iZEV rebate. To do so, Tesla would have to introduce another software limited version and price it under $45,000.
We believe the 7-seat option will not qualify either because its base price is above the $55,000 limit for vehicles with 7 or more seats.