2015 Tesla Model S 85 RWD - Specifications
Brand, model, trim, price
Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.
The name of the manufacturer.
The model name of the electric car.
The code/name that denotes the level of equipment of the EV including exterior and interior features, battery packs, electric motors, etc.
The year for which the model is announced by the manufacturer. Most often it does not completely coincide with the calendar year in which the model is available on the market.
Markets in which this electric vehicle is available.
|North America, Europe|
Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.
Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.
The body style of the model as defined by the number of doors and roof treatment.
Materials used in the vehicle's body construction.
high-strength boron steel
Available exterior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Titanium Silver Metallic (Warm Silver)
Obsidian Black Metallic
Midnight Silver Metallic
Deep Blue Metallic (Ocean Blue)
Available interior colors for the model as specified by the manufacturer.
|Number of doors|
Number of doors for passengers. Depending on the body style, the doors can be two, four, etc.
|Number of seats|
Number of seats inclduing the driver and passenger ones. Depending on the model, the seats can be five, six, seven or other.
The distance from the frontmost to the rearmost point of the electric vehicle.
|196.0 in (inches)|
4978 mm (millimeters)
The width of the vehicle without mirrors.
|77.3 in (inches)|
1963 mm (millimeters)
|Width with mirrors|
The width of the vehicle with unfolded mirrors included.
|86.2 in (inches)|
2189 mm (millimeters)
|Width with folded mirrors|
The width of the vehicle with folded mirrors included.
|77.3 in (inches)|
1963 mm (millimeters)
The distance from the ground to the top of the electric car.
|56.5 in (inches)|
1435 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers of the front and rear axle.
|116.5 in (inches)|
2960 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the front axle.
|65.4 in (inches)|
1661 mm (millimeters)
The distance between the centers (centerline) of the two wheels on the rear axle.
|66.9 in (inches)|
1699 mm (millimeters)
The distance from the ground to the lowest point of the vehicle measured without cargo or passengers. The ground clearance is also known as ride height.
|5.7 in (inches)|
144 mm (millimeters)
If the electric vehicle is equipped with a form of active suspension, it will offer a clearance range. The lowest possible clearance is shown in this field.
|4.7 in (inches)|
119 mm (millimeters)
This field shows the highest possible clearance achieved via the specific active suspension of the model.
|6.4 in (inches)|
163 mm (millimeters)
The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the front seats bottom.
|38.8 in (inches)|
986 mm (millimeters)
The vertical distance from the vehicle's roof to the rear seats bottom.
|35.3 in (inches)|
897 mm (millimeters)
|Front shoulder room|
The horizontal distance between the panels of the two front doors.
|57.7 in (inches)|
1466 mm (millimeters)
|Rear shoulder room|
The horizontal distance between the panels of the two rear doors.
|55.0 in (inches)|
1397 mm (millimeters)
|Front hip room|
The width of the front seats of the car, which indicates how much space is available for the driver and passenger on either side of their waists when they sit down.
|55.0 in (inches)|
1397 mm (millimeters)
|Rear hip room|
The width of the seat cushion on the back, which indicates how much space is available for the passengers on either side of their waists.
|54.7 in (inches)|
1389 mm (millimeters)
The distance available for the legs of the driver and the front passenger.
|42.7 in (inches)|
1085 mm (millimeters)
The distance available for the legs of the rear passengers.
|35.4 in (inches)|
899 mm (millimeters)
The available space for cargo in the main trunk, excluding the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.
|744.7 l (liters)|
26.30 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.74 m3 (cubic meters)
|Maximum trunk volume|
The maximum available space for cargo in the main trunk, including the additional available space from folding one or two rear seat rows.
|1645.2 l (liters)|
58.10 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.65 m3 (cubic meters)
|Secondary trunk volume|
The available space for cargo in the secondary trunk, usually positioned in the front of the electric car.
|150.1 l (liters)|
5.30 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.15 m3 (cubic meters)
Curb weight (a.k.a. kerb weight) is the EV mass with standard equipment, liquids (oils and fuel at nominal tank capacity) but without cargo and passengers. In some EU countries, the curb weight also includes the weight of a 75 kg (165 lb) driver.
|4629.71 lb (pounds)|
2100 kg (kilograms)
In the context of automobiles, the payload is the summary of the weights of passengers, cargo, accessories, equipment.
|1080.27 lb (pounds)|
490 kg (kilograms)
GVWR stands for gross vehicle weight rating and is also known as gross vehicle mass (GVM). It describes the maximum operating weight of the electric car including the curb weight and payload (accessories, equipment, driver, passengers and cargo).
|5709.97 lb (pounds)|
2590 kg (kilograms)
The drag coefficient or coefficient of drag is related to the car's aerodynamics as it denotes the resistance to the air of the front surface of the vehicle when it is in movement. The lower the coefficient, the better aerodynamics the model has. Ultimately, this allows for higher speeds and improved power efficiency.
|0.24 Cd (drag coefficient)|
Additional details related to the electric car's body.
|Optional rear-facing child seat available (seats up to two children)|
Information about the model's electric motor and its performance
The name of the manufacturer of the electric motor.
|Electric motor type|
The electric motor category according to the type of motor commutation. Most electric motors operate on magnetism and can be powered by direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) sources. Depending on the type of commutation, electric motors are either self-commutated (AC and DC, mechanical or electronic) and externally commutated (AC only, asynchronous or synchronous).
|Location of the motor|
Information about the electric notor's location. The two most common locations are the front and rear of the electric car.
The electric motor voltage is related to how fast a motor can run. The voltage-rotational speed relationship is proportional one - the higher the voltage, the higher the speed.
|375 V (volts)|
The power produced by the electric motor depends proportionally on the motor's rotational speed.
|285 kW (kilowatts)|
382.2 hp (mechanical horsepower)
387.5 ps (metric horsepower)
|Maximum power RPM|
The electric motor's rotational speed measured in RPM when the motor achieves its maximum power.
|6850 rpm (revolutions per minute)|
Torque is the driving force of an electric motor and is the rotational equivalent of a linear force. A typical feature of electric cars is that they get full torque from zero speed.
|440 Nm (newton meters)|
44.9 kgm (kilogram meters)
324.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
|Maximum torque RPM|
Information about the velocity (rotational speed in RPM) at which the electric motor achieves its maximum torque. The velocity can have an exact value or a range at which the torque is in its peak.
|5800 rpm (revolutions per minute)|
Regenerative braking is a typical feature of electric vehicles, in which the electric motor uses the vehicle's kinetic energy to save power or stores it for later use.
Additional details about the electric motor of this model.
|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
Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.
The top speed that the vehicle can achieve as specified by the manufacturer.
|142.9 mph (miles per hour)|
230.0 km/h (kilometers per hour)
|Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h|
The time in seconds the electric car needs to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h.
|5.70 s (seconds)|
|Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph|
The time in seconds the model needs to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph.
|5.40 s (seconds)|
Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.
|NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)||311.9 mi / 502.0 km|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||265.0 mi / 426.5 km|
Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Combined||38 kWh/100 mi|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||City||88 MPGe|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Combined||89 MPGe|
|EPA (Electric car range and efficiency)||Highway||90 MPGe|
Information about the energy class of the electric car.
Information about the energy class of the electric vehicle.
Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.
|Type of steering mechanism|
Information about the design type of the steering mechanism of the electric car.
|Rack and pinion|
|Type of power steering|
Information about the type of power steering used in this model.
Often referred to as turning diameter or turning radius (multiplied by two), this is the smallest diameter that the outside wheels of the vehicle describe when it is turning on full lock.
|12.4 m (meters)|
40.68 ft (feet)
The number of full rotations made by the steering wheel from lock to lock (from one extreme end to the other).
Information about the transmission of the model.
|Type of transmission|
Information about the type of transmission used by the vehicle. Generally, EVs are equipped with one-speed automatic units.
|Automatic single-speed reduction gear|
Information about the type of drivetrain (the system that delivers power to the driving wheels).
|Rear-wheel drive (RWD)|
The axle ratio a.k.a. final drive ratio of the electric motor. It shows the number of revolutions of the driveshaft needed to spin the axle one complete turn.
Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.
Information about the main components of the front suspension of the electric vehicle.
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Smart Air Suspension (optional)
Information about the main components of the rear suspension of the electric vehicle.
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Smart Air Suspension (optional)
Information about the brake system used on this model.
Information about the type of brakes used on the front wheels.
Information about the type of brakes used on the rear wheels.
Additional details about the brakes of this model.
|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
Information about the rims available for this electric car.
Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.
|Markings||Width||Profile||Diameter||Load index||Speed index|
Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.
The name of the company that has manufactured the battery.
The model name of the rechargeable battery.
|Type of rechargeable battery|
The type of rechargeable battery depending on its composition.
The capacity of the rechargeable battery that powers this EV as specified by the manufacturer in kilowatt hours.
|85 kWh (kilowatt hours)|
|Number of cells|
The batteries used by electric cars are usually packs that consist of a certain number of battery cells in different arrangements. Information about the total number of cells in this particular model.
|Number of modules|
Battery cells are arranged in different modules that comprise battery packs. Information about the number of modules in this battery.
The battery voltage denotes the difference in electric potential between the positive and negative electrodes of the pack. The higher difference in potential results in a higher voltage.
|346 V (volts)|
In general, energy density shows the energy stored in a certain space per unit volume. In the context of batteries, the energy density is actually the specific energy (energy per unit mass) measured in watt-hours per kilogram (Wh/kg).
|225 Wh/kg (watt-hour per kilogram)|
Total weight of the battery pack including not only the cells but also the shield, wiring, etc.
|1330.05 lb (pounds)|
603.3 kg (kilograms)
Information about the position of the battery pack in the electric vehicle.
|Under the floor, middle|
Information about the type of battery cooling on this specific model.
|Water-based coolant circulation|
|Minimum ambient temperature|
Manufacturer-specified minimum ambient temperature to which the vehicle should not be exposed for more than 24 hours at a time.
|-30 °C (degrees Celsius)|
-22 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)
|Maximum ambient temperature|
Manufacturer-specified maximum ambient temperature to which the vehicle should not be exposed for more than 24 hours at a time
|60 °C (degrees Celsius)|
140 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)
Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.
|NEMA 5-15||Tesla charging inlet||120 V||12 A||1.44 kW|
|SAE J1772 Adapter||Tesla charging inlet||240 V||24 A||5.76 kW|
|NEMA 14-50||Tesla charging inlet||240 V||40 A||9.6 kW|
|Wall Connector||Tesla charging inlet||240 V||48 A||11.5 kW|
|Supercharger||Tesla charging inlet||-||-||120 kW|
Onboard charger/Charging port
Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.
|Onboard charger||Tesla charging inlet||10 kW||40 A||Rear-left side|
|Onboard charger||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||11 kW||-||Rear-left side|
|Twin chargers||Tesla charging inlet||20 kW||80 A||Rear-left side|
|Twin chargers||Type 2 (IEC 62196-2, Mennekes, SAE J3068)||22 kW||-||Rear-left side|
Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.
|Type||Battery %||Estimated time (h:m)|
|Supercharger||0% - 80%||00:34|
|Wall Connector||0% - 100%||04:15|
|SAE J1772 Adapter||0% - 100%||04:26 - 15:27|
|Wall Connector||0% - 100%||08:30|
|NEMA 14-50||0% - 100%||08:51|
|NEMA 5-15||0% - 100%||59:02|
A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.
|-||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|
|-||Micro-filter ventilation system with replaceable filters||S|
|-||Open center console storage area||S|
|Safety and assistance||3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners||S|
|Safety and assistance||3-point second row safety belts for all seats||S|
|Safety and assistance||4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)||S|
|Safety and assistance||Advanced side curtain air bags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system||S|
|Safety and assistance||Automatic emergency braking||S|
|Safety and assistance||Blind spot warning system||S|
|Safety and assistance||Crash sensor for high voltage disconnect||S|
|Safety and assistance||Driver and front passenger knee air bags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Driver and front passenger seat sensors||S|
|Safety and assistance||Driver and front passenger seat side air bags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Driver and passenger front air bags||S|
|Safety and assistance||Driver seat position sensor||S|
|Safety and assistance||Electronic Brake Force Distribution||S|
|Safety and assistance||Forward looking camera in the top centre of the windshield||O|
|Safety and assistance||Forward looking radar in the lower front grille||O|
|Safety and assistance||Front and rear parking sensors||S|
|Safety and assistance||Front row acoustic safety belt warning||S|
|Safety and assistance||Integrated Advanced Stability Control||S|
|Safety and assistance||Interior, emergency manual release mechanism for all doors, frunk and rear cargo area||S|
|Safety and assistance||Lane depart sensors||S|
|Safety and assistance||Lane keeping with automatic steering||O|
|Safety and assistance||Parallel self-parking||O|
|Safety and assistance||Rear door child safety locks||S|
|Safety and assistance||Rollover crash sensor||S|
|Safety and assistance||Speed assist||O|
|Safety and assistance||Three second row LATCH attchments||S|
|Safety and assistance||Tire pressure monitoring system||S|
|Safety and assistance||Traffic aware cruise control (TACC)||O|
|Safety and assistance||12 x ultrasonic sensors||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||12V power outlet||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||17-inch capacitive touchscreen||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||AM/FM/HD radio||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Amplifier||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Bluetooth||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Dual-front USB ports||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Flash memory storage||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||High-definition back-up camera||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Homelink for garage door opening||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Maps and Navigation with real-time traffic updates||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Satellite radio||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||7 x speakers, 200-watt stereo system||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||12 x speakers, 580-watt Dolby Pro Logic IIx 7.1 surround sound||O|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Standard-definition back-up camera||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Streaming audio||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Wi-Fi ready||S|
|Infotainment and connectivity||Wireless connectivity (capability)||O|
|Air-conditioning||Automatic dual-zone climate control||S|
|Seats||60/40 split fold-down rear seatback||S|
|Seats||Built-in rear-facing child seats||O|
|Seats||Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality||S|
|Seats||Front seats with memory settings||O|
|Seats||Heated eight-way power front seats with four-way power lumbar||S|
|Seats||Heated front and rear seats||O|
|Seats||Next Gen seating (Recaro)||O|
|Steering wheel||3-spoke multi-function steering wheel with tactile controls||S|
|Doors and windows||All-glass panoramic roof||O|
|Doors and windows||Auto present door handles||O|
|Doors and windows||Black or body coloured aluminum roof||S|
|Doors and windows||Flush-mounted door handles||S|
|Doors and windows||Frameless, tempered safety glass front windows||S|
|Doors and windows||Heated windshield wipes||O|
|Doors and windows||Lighted door handles||O|
|Doors and windows||Manual rear liftgate||S|
|Doors and windows||Metal interior door handles||S|
|Doors and windows||Power rear liftgate||O|
|Doors and windows||Power windows with one-touch up/down||S|
|Doors and windows||Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers||S|
|Doors and windows||Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster||S|
|Doors and windows||UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield||S|
|Mirrors||Power-folding and heated side mirrors||S|
|Lights||Ambient interior LED lights||O|
|Lights||Automatic high/low beam headlights||O|
|Lights||Bi-functional automatic halogen headlights||S|
|Lights||Bi-functional high intensity Xenon headlamps||O|
|Lights||Fascia-mounted rear reflex reflectors||S|
|Lights||Feature backlit, turn side-repeator lamps||S|
|Lights||Front LED map lights||S|
|Lights||High-mounted LED stop lamp||S|
|Lights||LED cornering lights||O|
|Lights||LED daytime running lights||S|
|Lights||LED front and rear side-marker lights||S|
|Lights||LED front fog lamps||O|
|Lights||LED rear taillights||S|
|Lights||Liftgate mounted LED tail and LED back up lamps||S|
|Lights||Steering-activated LED cornering lights||O|
|Upholstery||Cloth and synthetic leather materials||S|
|Upholstery||Gloss wood trim||O|
|Upholstery||Matte Obeche wood trim||O|
|Upholstery||Piano black decor accents||S|
Additional information about this electric vehicle.
Additional details about this electric car, including specifications and features that do not belong to the categories above.
- NVIDIA Tegra 3
- 40 nm
- 1GB DDR3
- 8GB eMMC
- 12 GFlops