2018 Tesla Model S

  • $74,500 MSRP From
  • 101 mpge AVG, Comb.
  • 2.5 sec. 0-60 MPH
  • 249 - 335 miles Electric Range
  • Tesla Model S is a five-seat Fully Electric midsize vehicle in the Electric Luxury Sedan category. For the 2018 model year, there are three trim-lines to choose from, all with the same engine. The 2018 Model S reaches 60 mph from zero in just 2.5 seconds. The Model S is capable of traveling 249 to 335 miles relying solely on electric power. It takes ten to twelve hours for the vehicle to charge its batteries with standard charger. Based on the estimated annual electricity spending of $700 to $750, in five years you will save $7,000 in fuel expenses, compared to that of an average vehicle.

2018 Tesla Model S 100D / 75D / P100D

Exterior

2018 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

2018 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

2018 Model S - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 42.7 inHip Room: 55.0 inHead Room: 38.8 inShoulder Room: 57.7 in
2018 Model S - Second Row

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 35.4 inHip Room: 54.7 inHead Room: 35.3 inShoulder Room: 55.0 in
2018 Model S - Cargo Area

Trunk Volume

31.6 ft3

2018 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 larger than average among its peers with 31.6 cu. ft.

Full Specifications

Trim

2018 Model S 75D

2018 Model S 100D

2018 Model S P100D

Starging MSRP$74,500$94,000$135,000
EngineElectric MotorElectric MotorElectric Motor
HP---
DrivetrainAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
0-60 mph4.2 sec4.1 sec2.5 sec
Electric City Range246.1 - 255.0 ml.246.1 - 333.1115 ml.246.1 - 297.1195 ml.
Electric Highway Range252.7 - 264.6 ml.252.7 - 337.2373 ml.252.7 - 336.9426 ml.
Electric Combined Range249 - 259 ml.249 - 335 ml.249 - 315 ml.
City97 - 102 MPGe97 - 101 MPGe92 - 97 MPGe
Highway100 - 105 MPGe100 - 102 MPGe100 - 105 MPGe
Combined98 - 103 MPGe98 - 102 MPGe98 MPGe
Annual Fuel Cost$700$700$700 - $750

2018 Model S Sedan comes in three trim levels, with an average price that is $2,929 more compared to its rivals.

Safety

  • Complaints: 68
  • Recalls: 3

Customers have filed sixty-eight 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.

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Last updated on Mar 02, 2019 - 09:00:18 ET
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