The same 3.8-liter naturally aspirated V6 engine, with 291 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque

Since its release in 2020, the Tesla Model Y has climbed the crossover EV leaderboard, especially in California.

according to a recent research from the California New Car Dealers Association

 The Model Y is the state's best seller in 2022, according to the report, with 42,320

The RAV4, Camry, and Corolla, three Toyota vehicles, came in third, fourth, and fifth, respectively.

According to the research, Tesla comes in right after Toyota with a market share of 10.7%, even though

 Toyota is the state's top-selling brand overall.

 With a 15.1% market share, up significantly from 9.5% last year, new electric car sales in California

The state is the first to sell one million plug-in electric cars, accounting for more than 40% of the nation's fleet of ZEVs.

Trends indicate that Californians are showing a growing interest in purchasing autos with alternative propulsion systems.

In terms of market share, the Mercedes GLC and Lexus NX were rapidly passed by the Tesla Model Y when it was released in 2020. 

People might regain the comfort and performance benefits of an SUV without having to use as much gasoline thanks to the Tesla Model Y.