Tesla Model S

2017 Tesla Model S

Rating Summary

The 2017 Tesla Model S is currently rated #2 out of 10 overall in its category, beaten by the 2017 Cadillac CT6 for Luxury Large Cars.

It's a good car overall compared to others in the same category and beats more than half of its competition along the way.

Its Car and Driver Overall Rating and Horsepower win versus competitors, but its MSRP loses against the competition.

Competitors

Which is better: Tesla Model S or Genesis G90?

The Model S costs $100.00 less than the G90. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Tesla Model S or Audi A7?

The Model S costs $800.00 less than the A7. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Tesla Model S or Cadillac CT6?

The Model S costs $14,205.00 more than the CT6. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Tesla Model S or BMW 6-Series?

The Model S costs $9,600.00 less than the 6-Series. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Tesla Model S or Mercedes Benz CLS?

The Model S costs $6,850.00 less than the CLS. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Tesla Model S or Lincoln Continental?

The Model S costs $23,280.00 more than the Continental. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Tesla Model S or Kia K900?

The Model S costs $18,100.00 more than the K900. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Tesla Model S or Cadillac XTS?

The Model S costs $22,405.00 more than the XTS. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Tesla Model S or Acura RLX?

The Model S costs $13,550.00 more than the RLX. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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2017 Tesla Model S Details

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Overall Rating

Best Attribute
Car and Driver Overall Rating

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MSRP

Rating Feature Value Analysis
MSRP$68,000.00Good with 3 stars based on 11 ratings
Range (Battery Only)210 to 315 mi battery-only
DrivetrainRWD/AWDGood with 3 stars based on 5 ratings
Horsepower382 to 691 hpGood with 4.5 stars based on 8 ratings
Seating Capacity5, tight for taller passengers in backseats. Expandable to 7 with 2 extra cargo seats for kids.Good with 4.5 stars based on 6 ratings
Battery60-100 kWh lithium-ion
Car and Driver Overall Rating5/5Good with 5 stars based on 4 ratings