When comparing the 2021 Porsche 911's and the 2021 Tesla Model S's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Porsche 911 has the advantage in the area of resale value. The 2021 Tesla Model S has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, reliability, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Porsche 911's and the 2021 Tesla Model S's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Tesla Model S is a better car than the 2021 Porsche 911.
2021 Porsche 911 vs. 2021 Tesla Model S Pricing
A used 2021 Porsche 911 ranges from $113,952 to $249,991 while a used 2021 Tesla Model S is priced between $54,036 to $94,868.
2021 Porsche 911 vs. 2021 Tesla Model S Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Porsche 911 loses 15.2 percent of its value and the 2021 Tesla Model S loses 52.3 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Porsche 911 retains 37.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Tesla Model S.
2021 Porsche 911 vs. 2021 Tesla Model S Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Porsche 911 is 8.5 out of 10 while the Tesla Model S's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Porsche 911 being ranked 1 out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars and the Tesla Model S being ranked 1 out of 27 Best Electric Cars.
2021 Porsche 911 vs. 2021 Tesla Model S Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Porsche 911 is 7.8 out of 10. For the Tesla Model S the reliability rating is 9.4 out of 10. This gives the Tesla Model S an advantage in reliability compared to the Porsche 911.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Porsche 911’s base engine makes 379 horsepower, and the 2021 Tesla Model S base engine makes 518 horsepower. The 911 is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 406 miles. The Model S is rated to deliver an average of 124 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 391 miles.This gives the 2021 Tesla Model S the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2021 Porsche 911 the advantage in maximum range. The 911 uses premium unleaded, and the Model S uses electricity.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2021 Tesla Model S, a electric large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more cargo space.