Comparison between:
- 2020 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD
- 2015 Tesla Model S 85 RWD

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2020 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD2015 Tesla Model S 85 RWD
2020 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD2015 Tesla Model S 85 RWD
TrimPerformance AWD85 RWD
Model year20202015
MarketNorth America, Europe, ChinaNorth America, Europe
PriceUSD 60,990 (USA, May 2020)
EUR 68,980 (DE, Sep 2019)
CNY 535,000 (CN, Jan 2020)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleSport utility vehicle (SUV)Sedan
MaterialsMild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Aluminium
high-strength boron steel
Exterior colorsDeep Blue Metallic
Midnight Silver Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Solid Black
Solid Black
Solid White
Silver Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Titanium Silver Metallic (Warm Silver)
Obsidian Black Metallic
Midnight Silver Metallic
Deep Blue Metallic (Ocean Blue)
Interior colorsBlack
Black and White
Black
Grey
Tan
Number of doors44
Number of seats5 / 75
Length187.0 in
4751 mm
196.0 in
4978 mm
Width75.6 in
1921 mm
77.3 in
1963 mm
Width with mirrors83.8 in
2129 mm
86.2 in
2189 mm
Width with folded mirrors77.9 in
1978 mm
77.3 in
1963 mm
Height63.9 in
1624 mm
56.5 in
1435 mm
Wheelbase113.8 in
2890 mm
116.5 in
2960 mm
Front track33.3 in
847 mm
65.4 in
1661 mm
Rear track38.8 in
986 mm
66.9 in
1699 mm
Clearance6.6 in
167 mm
5.7 in
144 mm
Minimum clearance-4.7 in
119 mm
Maximum clearance-6.4 in
163 mm
Front headroom41.0 in
1041 mm
38.8 in
986 mm
Rear headroom39.4 in
1001 mm
35.3 in
897 mm
Front shoulder room56.4 in
1432 mm
57.7 in
1466 mm
Rear shoulder room54.1 in
1373 mm
55.0 in
1397 mm
Front hip room53.8 in
1367 mm
55.0 in
1397 mm
Rear hip room50.6 in
1286 mm
54.7 in
1389 mm
Front legroom41.9 in
1063 mm
42.7 in
1085 mm
Rear legroom40.5 in
1029 mm
35.4 in
899 mm
Trunk volume-744.7 l
26.30 ft3
0.74 m3
Maximum trunk volume1925.5 l
68.00 ft3
1.93 m3
1645.2 l
58.10 ft3
1.65 m3
Secondary trunk volume-150.1 l
5.30 ft3
0.15 m3
Curb weight4415.86 lb
2003 kg
4629.71 lb
2100 kg
Payload886.26 lb
402 kg
1080.27 lb
490 kg
GVWR5302.12 lb
2405 kg
5709.97 lb
2590 kg
Drag coefficient-0.24 Cd
Additional informationThe 7-seat interior will be available in 2021Optional rear-facing child seat available (seats up to two children)

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-Tesla
Electric motor type-AC induction/asynchronous
Location of the motorRearRear
Voltage-375 V
Power211 kW
283.0 hp
286.9 ps
285 kW
382.2 hp
387.5 ps
Maximum power RPM-6850 rpm
Torque-440 Nm
44.9 kgm
324.5 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-5800 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Additional information-3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive
Power as limited by battery: 278 kW / 373 hp
Until July 2015: 285 kW / 382 hp limited by the battery to 278 kW / 373 hp

Second electric motor

Information about the model's second motor and its performance.

LocationFront-
Power147 kW
197.1 hp
199.9 ps
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Regenerative brakingYes-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed149.8 mph
241.0 km/h
142.9 mph
230.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h3.70 s5.70 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph3.50 s5.40 s

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeEPA: 315.0 mi / 507.0 km
WLTP: 298.3 mi / 480.0 km
NEDC: 311.9 mi / 502.0 km
EPA: 265.0 mi / 426.5 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 112 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 121 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 38 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CTY: 88 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 89 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 90 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-A

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle12.1 m
39.70 ft
12.4 m
40.68 ft
Lock-to-lock turns22.45

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (AWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio9.19.73

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionIndependent
Lower suspension
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Double wishbone
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers
Smart Air Suspension (optional)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Lower suspension
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers
Smart Air Suspension (optional)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationPerformance brakes
Rotor diameter front / rear - 355 / 335 mm
Fotor thickness front / rear - 27 / 22 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 10 / 9 mm
Front brakes: Aluminium 4 piston fixed calliper with 355 mm x 32 mm ventilated rotor
Rear brakes: Aluminium 4 piston fixed calliper with 365 mm x 28 mm ventilated rotor

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims9.5Jx20 ET45
9.5Jx21 ET40
10.5Jx21 ET48
8Jx19 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres255/40R20
255/35R21
275/35R21
245/35R21 96Y
245/45R19 98V

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

Manufacturer-Panasonic
Model-NCR18650A
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity-85 kWh
Number of cells-7104
Number of modules-16
Voltage-346 V
Energy density-225 Wh/kg
Weight-1330.05 lb
603.3 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-30 °C
-22 °F
-30 °C
-22 °F
Maximum ambient temperature60 °C
140 °F
60 °C
140 °F
Additional informationHeat pump-

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging type-NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 kW
Supercharger, 120 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging port-Onboard charger, Tesla, 10 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 11 kW
Twin chargers, Tesla, 20 kW
Twin chargers, Type 2, 22 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging time-Supercharger, 0:34
Wall Connector, 4:15
SAE J1772 Adapter, 4:26-15:27
Wall Connector, 8:30
NEMA 14-50, 8:51
NEMA 5-15, 59:02

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional featuresAluminium alloy pedal (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
Advanced collision avoidance (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
BLIS with steer assist (S)
Collapsable steering column (S)
Collision avoidance braking and steering (S)
Cross traffic alert (S)
Driver alert (S)
Driver assist (S)
Driver knee airbag (S)
Dual-stage driver airbag (S)
Dual-stage passenger airbag with active ventilation (S)
Energy-absorbin interior (S)
Evasive manoeuvre assist (S)
Far side airbags (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (S)
Forward looking radar (S)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front seat belts with electrical pre-cash tensioner (S)
Front seat belts with pretensioners and 2-step load limiters (S)
High-Speed autosteer (S)
Inflatable curtains (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (S)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Outer rear seats with pretensioners and 2-step load limiters (S)
Pilot Assist (S)
Rear collision warning/mitigation (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (S)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Road sign info (S)
Side airbags (S)
Side impact protection (S)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (S)
Whiplash injury protection (S)
15-inch touch dispaly (S)
2 x amps (S)
Center console with storage, 4 USB ports and docking for 2 smartphones (S)
In-car internet streaming music & media (S)
Location aware automatic garage door opener (S)
Music and media over Bluetooth (S)
Satellite-view maps with live traffic visualization and navigation (S)
14 x speakers (S)
1 x subwoofer (S)
12-way power adjustable front and rear seats (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Three independently folding 2nd row seats (S)
Carbon fiber spoiler (S)
Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection (S)
Auto dimming, power folding, heated side mirrors (S)
LED fog lamps (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Center armrest with two cup holders (S)
Chrome visual cues near the front cornernig lights and the rear center air splitter (O)
Front sun visors with mirrors (S)
Fully trimmed frunk and rear cargo area with keyless open (S)
Glove compartment (S)
Micro-filter ventilation system with replaceable filters (S)
Open center console storage area (S)
Parcel shelf (S)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Blind spot warning system (S)
Crash sensor for high voltage disconnect (S)
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat sensors (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Driver seat position sensor (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
Forward looking camera in the top centre of the windshield (O)
Forward looking radar in the lower front grille (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Interior, emergency manual release mechanism for all doors, frunk and rear cargo area (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
Parallel self-parking (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Speed assist (O)
Three second row LATCH attchments (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (O)
12V power outlet (S)
17-inch capacitive touchscreen (S)
AM/FM/HD radio (S)
Amplifier (O)
Bluetooth (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
High-definition back-up camera (O)
Homelink for garage door opening (S)
Maps and Navigation with real-time traffic updates (S)
Satellite radio (O)
7 x speakers, 200-watt stereo system (S)
12 x speakers, 580-watt Dolby Pro Logic IIx 7.1 surround sound (O)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Streaming audio (S)
Wi-Fi ready (S)
Wireless connectivity (capability) (O)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
60/40 split fold-down rear seatback (S)
Built-in rear-facing child seats (O)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Front seats with memory settings (O)
Heated eight-way power front seats with four-way power lumbar (S)
Heated front and rear seats (O)
Next Gen seating (Recaro) (O)
3-spoke multi-function steering wheel with tactile controls (S)
All-glass panoramic roof (O)
Auto present door handles (O)
Black or body coloured aluminum roof (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Frameless, tempered safety glass front windows (S)
Heated windshield wipes (O)
Lighted door handles (O)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power rear liftgate (O)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Auto-dimming mirrors (O)
Power-folding and heated side mirrors (S)
Ambient interior LED lights (O)
Automatic high/low beam headlights (O)
Bi-functional automatic halogen headlights (S)
Bi-functional high intensity Xenon headlamps (O)
Convenience lighting (O)
Fascia-mounted rear reflex reflectors (S)
Feature backlit, turn side-repeator lamps (S)
Front LED map lights (S)
High-mounted LED stop lamp (S)
LED cornering lights (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED front and rear side-marker lights (S)
LED front fog lamps (O)
LED rear taillights (S)
Liftgate mounted LED tail and LED back up lamps (S)
Park lights (S)
Steering-activated LED cornering lights (O)
Cloth and synthetic leather materials (S)
Gloss wood trim (O)
Leather seats (O)
Matte Obeche wood trim (O)
Piano black decor accents (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationAutopilot
Full Self Driving and all related features are available as hardware on all vehicles but can be software enabled only after paying the corresponding fee. This can be done upon placing an order or after delivery.
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 2020 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD2015 Tesla Model S 85 RWD