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Compare the 2023 Nissan ARIYA in Covington, LA

The new Nissan ARIYA isn’t just any EV -- it’s an electric SUV built by one of the trailblazing EV manufacturers. Back in 2011, when cars were still almost exclusively powered by combustion engines, Nissan released the LEAF -- a car that helped turn EVs mainstream. Now, with the ARIYA, Nissan takes their electrification knowhow and packages it into a world-class SUV.

There was another player on the market in those early days as well: Tesla. Back then, Tesla was still a niche manufacturer. Though it has grown since then, can it compete with established market leaders like Nissan? Based on our Nissan ARIYA vs. Tesla Model Y comparison, the answer is a resounding no.

To learn more about how the ARIYA compares to -- or better yet, outclasses -- the Model Y, visit our Covington Nissan dealership for a complete ARIYA review. We think you’ll love what the new ARIYA offers.

Compare Nissan ARIYA vs. Telsa Model Y Range & Capability

Range and configurability are highlights of the new Nissan ARIYA specs sheet. This is best exemplified by the FWD base model, which offers up to 304 miles of driving range on a single charge. A two-wheel drive Model Y, by contrast, only can muster up to 260 miles on a fully charged battery. That’s almost 50 miles less per charge, which translates to more frequent stops at Louisiana EV charging stations and higher charging costs over time.

While both the ARIYA and Model Y can be equipped with AWD, only the ARIYA offers different drive modes for drivers to choose from. Select Sport mode and feel your pulse quicken. Eco, meanwhile, helps return those stellar ARIYA range figures discussed above. No such modes exist in the Model Y, leaving the ARIYA our clear winner when it comes to performance.

Features2023 Nissan ARIYATesla Model Y
Base DrivetrainFWDRWD
Estimated Range 2WD (mi.)304260 
Estimated Range 2WD (mi.) Standard Drive ModesEco, SportN/A

Nissan ARIYA Interior Technologies

Nissan knows how to package luxury amenities in an affordable package, something that’s made clear when you check out the ARIYA interior. After all, just how many electric SUVs in Covington offer dual 12.3-inch widescreen displays at this price point? It’s a system that outdoes the Tesla and its single 15-inch screen, which, while large, is still smaller overall compared the two-screen setup in the ARIYA.

Aside from the screens, you’ll also find wireless Apple CarPlay® integration in every new ARIYA in Louisiana. For those who want to indulge even more, a Bose® audio system and Nappa leather seats are on the options list. Unsurprisingly, the Tesla doesn’t have any features that can compare to these amenities -- yet another reason the ARIYA is a favorite of local Nissan fans.

Features2023 Nissan ARIYATesla Model Y
Digital DisplayDual 12.3-inch widescreens15-inch touchscreen display
Branded Audio SystemBose® Premium Audio SystemN/A
Wireless Apple CarPlay® IntegrationStandardN/A
Nappa Leather SeatsAvailableN/A