Comparison between:
- 2018 Tesla Model S P100D
- 2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2018 Tesla Model S P100D2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh
2018 Tesla Model S P100D2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh
TrimP100D42 kWh
Model year20182019
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
Price-USD 47,650 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 37,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 45,950 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,600 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,550 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,650 (ES, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSedanHatchback
MaterialsAluminium
high-strength boron steel
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colorsSolid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Deep Blue Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Obsidian Black Metallic
Silver Metallic
Jucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Interior colorsBlack
White
Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Number of doors45
Number of seats54
Length196.0 in
4978 mm
157.7 in
4006 mm
Width77.3 in
1963 mm
70.5 in
1791 mm
Width with mirrors86.2 in
2189 mm
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Width with folded mirrors77.3 in
1963 mm
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Height56.9 in
1445 mm
62.6 in
1590 mm
Wheelbase116.5 in
2960 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track65.4 in
1661 mm
62.7 in
1592 mm
Rear track66.9 in
1699 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
Clearance5.5 in
140 mm
5.2 in
131 mm
Minimum clearance4.6 in
117 mm
-
Maximum clearance6.3 in
160 mm
-
Front headroom38.8 in
986 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom35.3 in
897 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room57.7 in
1466 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room55.0 in
1397 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
Front hip room55.0 in
1397 mm
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Rear hip room54.7 in
1389 mm
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Front legroom42.7 in
1085 mm
40.5 in
1028 mm
Rear legroom35.4 in
899 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
Trunk volume744.7 l
26.30 ft3
0.74 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume1645.2 l
58.10 ft3
1.65 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Secondary trunk volume59.5 l
2.10 ft3
0.06 m3
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Curb weight4940.56 lb
2241 kg
2843.96 lb
1290 kg
Payload1056.01 lb
479 kg
970.03 lb
440 kg
GVWR5996.57 lb
2720 kg
3814 lb
1730 kg
Drag coefficient0.24 Cd0.3 Cd
Additional informationOptional rear-facing child seat available (seats up to two children)
The single value ground clearance is valid for single motor vehicles with Coil Suspension
The ground clearance range is valid for vehicles with Air Suspension
The height includes roof fin
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1365 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1805 kg
Overhang front / rear - 714 / 722
Axle load distribution (%) front / rear - 47 / 53

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerTeslaBMW
Electric motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRear
Voltage320 V-
Power375 kW
502.9 hp
509.9 ps
135 kW
181.0 hp
183.5 ps
Maximum power RPM5950 rpm4800 rpm
Torque600 Nm
61.2 kgm
442.5 ft-lb
270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modes-Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
Additional information3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive
Total shaft power from the two motors as limited by the battery: 451 kW / 605 hp
Ludicrous mode is included
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Second electric motor

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

ManufacturerTesla-
Motor typeAC induction/asynchronous-
LocationFront-
Voltage320 V-
Power193 kW
258.8 hp
262.4 ps
-
Maximum power RPM6100 rpm-
Torque330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
-
Regenerative brakingYes-
Driving modesLudicrous-
Additional features3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed155.3 mph
250.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h2.40 s6.90 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph2.25 s-

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 380.9 mi / 613.0 km
EPA: 315.0 mi / 506.9 km
NEDC: 214.4 mi / 345.0 km
EPA: 152.9 mi / 246.0 km
WLTP: 177.1 mi / 285.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 35 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CTY: 92 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 98 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 105 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 14.6 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
10.31 m
33.83 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.45-

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 ratio9.739.665
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)
Smart Air Suspension
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Smart Air Suspension
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)

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
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims8Jx19 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
9Jx21 ET40
5.5Jx20
6Jx20

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres245/35R21 96Y
245/45R19 98V
265/35R21 101Y
175/55R20 89T
195/50R20 93T

Battery

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

ManufacturerPanasonicSamsung SDI
ModelNCR18650A-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity100 kWh42.2 kWh
Number of cells8256-
Number of modules16-
Voltage400 V353 V
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-The net battery capacity is 37.9 kWh
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system

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
Household charging, 2.8 kW
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 7.4 kW
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.5 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeSupercharger, 0:40
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5:13-17:22
Wall Connector, 8:42
NEMA 14-50, 10:25
NEMA 5-15, 69:27
DC fast charging, 0:32
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:00
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 4:28
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 8:56
Household charging, 11:47

Additional features

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

Additional features2 x activated carbon air purification filters (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Carbon fibre spoiler (O)
Center armrest with two cup holders (S)
Front sun visors with mirrors (S)
Fully trimmed frunk and rear cargo area with keyless open (S)
Glove compartment (S)
HEPA filter system with Bioweapon Defense Mode (S)
Integrated Center Console (O)
Micro-filter ventilation system with replaceable filters (S)
Open center console storage area (S)
Parcel shelf (S)
Performance Pedal Set (brushed aluminium and rubber) (O)
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)
360-degree parking camera (O)
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)
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)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar hidden near the Tesla front logo (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (O)
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 and perendicular self-parking (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (O)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Self-Driving Functionality (O)
Speed assist (O)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Three second row LATCH attchments (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
12V power outlet (S)
17-inch capacitive touchscreen (S)
AM/FM/HD radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
High-definition back-up camera (O)
Homelink with auto open/close of garage door/gate (S)
Maps and Navigation with real-time traffic updates (S)
Satellite radio (S)
7 x speakers, 200-watt stereo system (S)
12 x speakers, 580-watt Dolby Pro Logic IIx 7.1 surround sound (S)
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)
Heated eight-way power front seats with four-way power lumbar (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Premium Seats (leather) (O)
Ventilated front seats (S)
3-spoke multi-function steering wheel with tactile controls (S)
Heated stearing wheel (S)
Active panoramic roof (S)
Auto present door handles (S)
Black or body coloured aluminum roof (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Frameless, tempered safety glass front windows (S)
Lighted door handles (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power rear liftgate (S)
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)
Solid glass roof (O)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Windscreen wiper/de-icer (S)
Auto-dimming mirrors (S)
Power-folding and heated side mirrors (S)
3-position LED turning headlights (S)
Automatic high/low beam headlights (S)
Bi-functional automatic halogen headlights (S)
Bi-functional high intensity Xenon headlamps (O)
Convenienve lighting (S)
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 (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED front and rear side-marker lights (S)
LED front fog lamps (S)
LED rear taillights (S)
Liftgate mounted LED tail and LED back up lamps (S)
Park lights (S)
Steering-activated LED cornering lights (O)
Carbon fibre accents (O)
Cloth and synthetic leather materials (S)
Dark ash wood decor (S)
Figured ash wood decor (O)
Piano black decor accents (S)
Vegan interior with Premium Seats (O)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function (O)
City brake function (O)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Speed limit info (O)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
Traffic jam assistant (O)
10.3-inch multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
6.5-inch touchscreen (S)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW iDrive (O)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Text To Speech / Speech To Text (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Heated washer (S)
Moonroof (O)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Foldable side mirrors (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Toned heated driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Alloy Look On Instrument Panel And Shift Knob (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Cloth/Synthetic Leather (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather (S)
Leather and cloth (S)
Titanium Look On Instrument Panel (S)
Wood/Woodgrain On Instrument Panel (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-The i3s arrives with sports suspension (tighter springs and dampers along with a stabiliser on the front axle) and sports steering with a correspondingly adapted steering torque characteristic.
 2018 Tesla Model S P100D2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh