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2019 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$94,000
2 listings nationwide

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2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$48,500
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

For 2019, the Model S sees changes to its trim structure. There is a Model S Performance, which gets more output from its electric motors, and a Long Range. Every Tesla Model S comes...

2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Introduced for 2017, the Tesla Model 3 offers a potent and practical electrified powertrain at a significantly lower price than either the Model S sedan or the Model X SUV. Changes for...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
writes:
The Tesla P100D is a very impressive vehicle in terms of acceleration. It handles well, and does a few autonom...
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550 4MATIC better.
"Front seats in the S550 are more comfortable and more cosetting. Seat bolstering and the massage function reduces fatigue. The armrests are heated."
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550 4MATIC better.
"Teslas interior appointments are relatively austere. The interior of the 2017 Mercedes S550 is rich and cosetting. Rear seats in the Mercedes recline, and they and they are heated and ventilated. The arm rests are also heated."
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
5
writes:
One of two cars I’ve loved. Great car without peer.
writes:
Nice vehicle, but just too may compromises. Lack of instruments make changing mirrors seats... radio tedious....
Handling Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"Depends on what you call handling.. race track go with Tesla, everyday parking lot , avoiding pot holes and zipping around town. Hard to beat the Niros quick response and quiet ride"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"NIro is a small SUV, you sit higher and much more natural. Easy to load kids and senior when compared to Model 3. No comparison."
writes:
Poor reliability. Dangerous. Tends to catch on fire spontaneously. Screen controls confusing. Doesn’t hold va...
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"more comfortable. More support"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"Doors can be opened in rear from inside. Safer for kids in accident. "
Value Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"Resale value is higher. Reliability "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"reliability. Safety. ⁿ better looking"

Specs

2019 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
101 MPG
120 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
102 MPG
112 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type
Electric
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.7 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 26.3 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,053 lbs 893 lbs
Exterior
Length 196 in 184.8 in
Width 86.2 in 82.2 in
Height 56.9 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 116.5 in 113.2 in

Available Options

2019 Tesla Model S
100D AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Red Multi-Coat
  • Solid Black

Option Packages

  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Cream Premium
  • Enhanced Autopilot
  • Autopilot
  • Wheels: 19" Sonic Carbon Slipstream
  • Wheels: 21" Sonic Carbon Twin Turbine
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Red Multi-Coat
  • Solid Black

Option Packages

  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Autopilot
  • Full Self-Driving Capability
  • Wheels: 19" Sport

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