2016 Tesla Model S

  • $66,000 MSRP From
  • 98 mpge AVG, Comb.
  • 2.5 sec. 0-60 MPH
  • 210 - 315 miles Electric Range
  • Tesla Model S is a five-seat Fully Electric midsize vehicle in the Electric Luxury Sedan category. For the 2016 model year, there are nine trim-lines to choose from, all with the same engine. The 2016 Model S reaches 60 mph from zero in just 2.5 seconds. The Model S is capable of traveling 210 to 315 miles relying solely on electric power. It takes ten to twelve hours for the vehicle to charge its batteries with standard charger. EPA-estimated annual electricity expense is $600 to $750, which over the course of five years will save you $3,000 in extra fuel spending.

2016 Tesla Model S 70D / 90D / P90D

Exterior

2016 Tesla Model S Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

  • Width: 86.2 in
  • Width W/O Mirrors: 77.3 in
  • Length: 196.0 in
  • Height: 56.5 in
  • Wheelbase: 116.5 in

2016 Model S has a relatively long wheelbase ( 116.5 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 4647 lbs.

Interior

2016 Model S - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 42.7 inHip Room: 55.0 inHead Room: 38.8 inShoulder Room: 57.7 in
2016 Model S - Second Row

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 35.4 inHip Room: 54.7 inHead Room: 35.3 inShoulder Room: 55.0 in
2016 Model S - Cargo Area

Trunk Volume

31.6 ft3

2016 Model S seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only one measurement - legs. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Model S falls below average on all four measurements: legs, shoulders, hips, and head room. Trunk volume is the largest among its peers with 31.6 cu. ft.

Full Specifications

Trim

2016 Model S 60

2016 Model S 70

2016 Model S 60D

2016 Model S 75

2016 Model S 70D

2016 Model S 75D

2016 Model S 90D

2016 Model S P90D

2016 Model S P100D

Starging MSRP$66,000$70,000$71,000$74,500$75,000$79,500$89,500$112,000$134,500
EngineElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric Motor
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DrivetrainRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
0-60 mph5.5 sec5.5 sec5.2 sec5.5 sec5.2 sec5.2 sec4.2 sec3.0 sec2.5 sec
Electric City Range207.5 - 262.7 ml.234.0 - 262.7 ml.221.1 - 262.7 ml.242.3 - 262.7 ml.242.3 - 262.7 ml.242.3 - 262.7 ml.242.3 - 285.7 ml.242.3 - 262.7 ml.242.3 - 305.9 ml.
Electric Highway Range214.8 - 285.3 ml.234.3 - 285.3 ml.226.9 - 285.3 ml.252.7 - 285.3 ml.246.4 - 285.3 ml.264.6 - 285.3 ml.265.5 - 303.2 ml.265.5 - 285.3 ml.265.5 - 346.9 ml.
Electric Combined Range210 - 270 ml.234 - 270 ml.218 - 270 ml.249 - 270 ml.240 - 270 ml.253 - 270 ml.253 - 294 ml.253 - 270 ml.253 - 315 ml.
City88 - 98 MPGe88 - 95 MPGe88 - 101 MPGe88 - 97 MPGe88 - 101 MPGe88 - 102 MPGe88 - 101 MPGe88 - 95 MPGe88 - 95 MPGe
Highway90 - 106 MPGe90 - 106 MPGe90 - 107 MPGe90 - 106 MPGe90 - 106 MPGe90 - 106 MPGe90 - 107 MPGe90 - 106 MPGe90 - 106 MPGe
Combined89 - 100 MPGe89 - 100 MPGe89 - 104 MPGe89 - 100 MPGe89 - 101 MPGe89 - 103 MPGe89 - 103 MPGe89 - 100 MPGe89 - 100 MPGe
Annual Fuel Cost$650 - $750$650 - $750$600 - $750$650 - $750$650 - $750$650 - $750$650 - $750$650 - $750$650 - $750

2016 Model S Sedan comes in nine trim levels, with an average price that is $9,686 more compared to its rivals.

Safety

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Front Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 234
  • Recalls: 3

2016 Model S Sedan has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, which is higher than the average among other competing models. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed two hundred and thirty-four complaints, which is more than the average for its rivals. There are also three recalls issued by Tesla, which by itself is a relatively high number.

Competition

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Last updated on Jul 26, 2020 - 09:01:37 ET
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