Here are all the differences between the Tesla's sedans — the Model S and Model 3 (TSLA)


Tesla Model 3

  • Tesla sells two sedans, the Model S and the Model 3. 
  • The Model S is a more luxurious mid-size four-door that can almost stretch to full-size duty.
  • The Model 3 is a compact four-door that takes a more minimalist approach than the Model S.

Since 2017, Tesla has officially been selling two sedans, the Model S and the Model 3. Both are fully electric, but with the arrival of the base, $35,000 Model 3, there’s now a wide price difference between the cheapest Tesla four-door and the most expensive Model S, which can cost over $100,000, depending on the configuration.

What, you might wonder, do you get for your money with each car?

Glad you asked. I’ve provided a simple breakdown. The bottom line is that you currently have more options with the Model 3, but the Model S is more premium and serves up better performance — if you pay extra for it. Otherwise, although the cars are in different segments, they have a lot in common.

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The Model S is Tesla’s oldest vehicle now in production. The mid-size sedan arrived in 2012 and has been updated and reconfigured numerous times, but the average price is around $100,000.

Currently, Tesla sells three versions of the Model S, each with a “dual motor” all-wheel-drive configuration.

The Standard Range is $79,000 to start, with a 270-mile range and a 0-60mph time of 4.2 seconds.

The Long Range is $83,000, with a 335-miles range and a 0-60mph time of 4.1 seconds.

The Performance is $99,000, with a 315-mile range and a 0-60 time of 3 seconds.

(These prices are all before tax credits and fuel savings.)

Adding Ludicrous Mode to the Performance trim for $15,000 takes the 0-60 mph time down to 2.4 seconds. That’s supercar fast.

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