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Tesla Model Y: Adjusting Steering Wheel Position

Tesla Model Y (2020-2023) Owner's Manual / Driving / Steering Wheel / Adjusting Steering Wheel Position

To adjust the steering wheel, touch Controls and touch the Steering icon.

Use the left scroll button on the steering wheel to move the steering wheel to the desired position:

  • To adjust the height/tilt angle of the steering wheel, roll the left scroll button up or down.
  • To move the steering wheel closer to you, or further away from you, press the left scroll button to the left or right.

WARNING: Do not make steering wheel adjustments while driving.

Adjusting Steering Effort

You can adjust the feel and sensitivity of the steering system to suit your personal preference:

1. On the touchscreen, touch Controls > Pedals & Steering > Steering Mode.

2. Choose a steering option:

  • Comfort - Reduces the effort required to turn the steering wheel. In town, Model Y feels easier to drive and park.
  • Standard - Tesla believes that this setting offers the best handling and response in most conditions.
  • Sport - Increases the effort required to turn the steering wheel. When driving at higher speeds, Model Y feels more responsive.


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