When comparing the Nissan brand to the Tesla brand, Nissan has the advantage in the areas of used car pricing, depreciation and variety of models offered. Tesla has the advantage in the areas of horsepower, fuel efficiency, towing capacity, safety and retained value.
Nissan versus Tesla: Pricing and Value
Nissan has a lower used vehicle starting price in 2 out of 2 comparisons. Nissan models depreciate at a lower (better) rate in 1 out of 1 comparisons. The lower overall prices for Nissan, plus their lower depreciation rate, gives Nissan the overall advantage over Tesla.
Nissan versus Tesla: Horsepower, Fuel Efficiency and Towing Capacity
Tesla vehicles offer higher maximum horsepower numbers in their base trim in 2 out of 2 model comparisons. Tesla offers a longer driving range in 1 out of 1 model comparisons. Tesla offers a greater towing capacity in 1 out of 1 comparisons.
Nissan versus Tesla: Quality, Reliability, Safety, and Value Retention Ratings
Tesla has better safety ratings in 1 out of 1 comparisons. Tesla shows higher ratings for retained value in 1 out of 1 comparisons.
Safest Car Rankings
Best Resale Value Rankings
Available Body Styles
Nissan offers 7 SUVs, 4 sedans, 2 coupes, and 1 hatchback. In comparison, Tesla offers 2 SUVs and 2 sedans.
Nissan offers 15 gasoline vehicles and 2 electric vehicles. Tesla offers 4 electric vehicles.
Nissan offers 7 all-wheel-drive models, 11 front-wheel-drive models, and 1 rear-wheel-drive model. Tesla offers 4 all-wheel-drive models and 2 rear-wheel-drive models.