Comparison between:
- 2014 Tesla Model S P85D 165kW+350kW
- 2022 BMW i4 M50

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2014 Tesla Model S P85D 165kW+350kW2022 BMW i4 M50
2014 Tesla Model S P85D 165kW+350kW2022 BMW i4 M50
Model alias-i4 M50
TrimP85D 165kW+350kW-
Model year20142022
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
Price-USD 65,900 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 63,905 (UK, Jun 2021)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSedanCoupe
MaterialsAluminium
high-strength boron steel
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsSolid Black
Solid White
Steel Grey Metallic
Silver Metallic
Brown Metallic
Blue Metallic
Green Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Alpine White
Sunset Orange Metallic
Mineral White Metallic
Black Sapphire Metallic
Skyscraper Gray Metallic
Sanremo Green Metallic
M Portimao Blue Metallic
Dravit Gray Metallic
Tanzanite Blue Metallic
M Brooklyn Gray Metallic
Aventurine Red Meta
Interior colorsBlack
Grey
Tan
Black
Tacora Red
Oyster
Number of doors45
Number of seats55
Length196.0 in
4978 mm
188.3 in
4783 mm
Width77.3 in
1963 mm
72.9 in
1852 mm
Width with mirrors86.2 in
2189 mm
-
Width with folded mirrors77.3 in
1963 mm
-
Height56.5 in
1435 mm
57.0 in
1448 mm
Wheelbase116.5 in
2960 mm
112.4 in
2856 mm
Front track65.4 in
1661 mm
62.6 in
1589 mm
Rear track66.9 in
1699 mm
63.2 in
1606 mm
Clearance5.7 in
144 mm
4.9 in
125 mm
Minimum clearance4.7 in
119 mm
-
Maximum clearance6.4 in
163 mm
-
Front headroom38.8 in
986 mm
-
Rear headroom35.3 in
897 mm
-
Front shoulder room57.7 in
1466 mm
-
Rear shoulder room55.0 in
1397 mm
-
Front hip room55.0 in
1397 mm
-
Rear hip room54.7 in
1389 mm
-
Front legroom42.7 in
1085 mm
-
Rear legroom35.4 in
899 mm
-
Trunk volume744.7 l
26.30 ft3
0.74 m3
470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
Maximum trunk volume1645.2 l
58.10 ft3
1.65 m3
1290.0 l
45.56 ft3
1.29 m3
Secondary trunk volume70.8 l
2.50 ft3
0.07 m3
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Curb weight4962.61 lb
2251 kg
5048.59 lb
2290 kg
Payload923.74 lb
419 kg
-
GVWR5886.34 lb
2670 kg
-
Drag coefficient0.24 Cd0.25 Cd
Additional informationOptional rear-facing child seat available (seats up to two children)Weight distribution front / rear - 48.1 / 51.9 %
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1270 / 1550 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 1600 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 75 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerTeslaBMW
Electric motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRear
Voltage375 V-
Power350 kW
469.4 hp
475.9 ps
230 kW
308.4 hp
312.7 ps
Maximum power RPM5950 rpm8000 - 17000 rpm
Torque600 Nm
61.2 kgm
442.5 ft-lb
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Regenerative brakingYesYes
Additional information3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive
Total power: 515 kW / 691 hp
This configuration of motors is valid until July 2015
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
System torque - 790 Nm (586 lb-ft)

Second electric motor

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

ManufacturerTeslaBMW
Motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
LocationFrontFront
Power165 kW
221.3 hp
224.3 ps
190 kW
254.8 hp
258.3 ps
Maximum power RPM-8000 - 17000 rpm
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Additional features3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed155.3 mph
250.0 km/h
139.8 mph
225.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h3.50 s3.90 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph3.20 s-

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 298.3 mi / 480.0 km
EPA: 252.9 mi / 407.0 km
WLTP: 316.9 mi / 510.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 38 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CTY: 86 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 89 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 94 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 24 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classAA+

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 circle12.4 m
40.68 ft
12.5 m
41.01 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.45-
Additional information-Variable sport steering with Servotronic
Steering ratio - 14.1:1

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (AWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio9.73-
Axle ratio of the second electric motor.9.34-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
Double wishbone
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers
Smart Air Suspension (optional)
Double-joint spring strut axle
Hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers
Smart Air Suspension (optional)
Five-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront 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
Front - four-piston fixed calipers
Rear - single-piston floating calipers

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims8Jx19 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
9Jx21 ET40
8.5Jx18
9Jx18

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres245/35R21 96Y
245/45R19 98V
265/35R21 101Y
245/45R18 100Y
255/45R18 103Y

Battery

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

ManufacturerPanasonic-
ModelNCR18650A-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity85 kWh83.9 kWh
Number of cells7104-
Number of modules16-
Voltage346 V398.5 V
Energy density225 Wh/kg-
Weight1330.05 lb
603.3 kg
1212.54 lb
550 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-30 °C
-22 °F
-
Maximum ambient temperature60 °C
140 °F
-
Additional information-Net battery capacity - 80.9 kWh
Prismatic cells

Charging type

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

Charging typeNEMA 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
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 210 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Tesla, 10 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 11 kW
Twin chargers, Tesla, 20 kW
Twin chargers, Type 2, 22 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeSupercharger, 0:34
Wall Connector, 3:00
SAE J1772 Adapter, 4:26-10:25
Wall Connector, 6:00
NEMA 14-50, 6:15
NEMA 5-15, 41:40
DC fast charging, 0:31
Wallbox 11 kW, 8:30

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAutomatic keyless entry (O)
Carbon fibre rear spoiler (O)
Center armrest with two cup holders (S)
Chrome visual cues on the left, right and and rear center bumper (O)
Front air intakes (O)
Front sun visors with mirrors (S)
Fully trimmed frunk and rear cargo area with keyless open (S)
Glove compartment (S)
Keyless entry (S)
Micro-filter ventilation system with replaceable filters (S)
Open center console storage area (S)
Parcel shelf (S)
Red Brake Calipers (O)
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)
Blind spot sensor (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)
Electronic parking brake (S)
Emergency interior trunk release (S)
Forward looking radar in the lower front grille (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (O)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
Impact sensor: post-collision safety system (S)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Interior, emergency manual release mechanism for all doors, frunk and rear cargo area (S)
Lane depart sensors (O)
Lane deviation sensors (S)
Looking forward camera in the top centre of the windshield (O)
Rear and front parking sensors (S)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
Roll Stability Control (S)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Seatbelt warning sensor: driver and passenger (S)
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor (S)
Speed assist (O)
Three second row LATCH attchments (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
Ultrasonic sensors on the front and rear bumpers (O)
12V power outlet (S)
17-inch capacitive touchscreen (S)
AM/FM/HD radio (S)
Amplifier (O)
Bluetooth (S)
Cruise control (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
High-definition back-up camera (O)
Homelink for garage door opening (O)
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)
Turn by turn navigation with 7 years of free map updates (O)
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)
Leather (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)
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors (S)
Heated side mirrors (O)
Manual-folding side mirrors (S)
Automatic high-beam control (O)
Bi-functional automatic halogen headlights (S)
Bi-functional high intensity Xenon headlamps (O)
Cargo area light (S)
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 (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED front and rear side-marker lights (S)
LED front fog lamps (O)
LED front fog lamps (O)
LED front turn lights (S)
LED rear taillights (S)
Liftgate mounted LED tail and LED back up lamps (S)
Park lights (S)
Premium Interior LED Lighting (O)
Steering-activated LED cornering lights (O)
Gloss wood trim (O)
Lacewood trim (O)
Matte Obeche wood trim (O)
Nappa leather on armrests and door panels (O)
Piano black decor accents (S)
Premium cloth (S)
Adaptive M suspension (S)
ARB technology (bear-actuator wheel slip limitation) (S)
Automatic Brake System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) (S)
Belt latch tensioner and force limiter on front seats (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Crash sensors (S)
Drive-off Assistant (S)
Driver and front passenger front airbags (S)
Driver and front passenger side airbags (S)
Dry Braking function (S)
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) (S)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) (S)
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) (S)
Fading compensation (S)
Front and rear seats head airbargs (S)
Hill Descent Control (HDC) (S)
Performance control (S)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
Leather (O)
Microfiber / Sensatec (S)
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