When comparing the Polestar brand to the Tesla brand, Polestar has the advantage in the area of depreciation. Tesla has the advantage in the areas of horsepower, retained value and variety of models offered.
Polestar versus Tesla: Pricing and Value
Tesla models depreciate at a lower (better) rate in 4 out of 6 comparisons.
Polestar versus Tesla: Horsepower and Fuel Efficiency
Tesla vehicles offer higher maximum horsepower numbers in their base trim in 5 out of 6 model comparisons, with Polestar offering more horsepower in 1 comparisons. Tesla offers a longer driving range in 2 out of 4 model comparisons.
Polestar versus Tesla: Quality, Reliability, Safety, and Value Retention Ratings
Over 3 comparisons, Polestar and Tesla vehicles tie for safety. Tesla shows higher ratings for retained value in 4 out of 6 comparisons.
Safest Car Rankings
Best Resale Value Rankings
Available Body Styles
Polestar offers only 1 sedan. In comparison, Tesla offers 2 SUVs and 2 sedans.
Polestar offers 1 electric vehicle. Tesla offers 4 electric vehicles.
Polestar offers 1 all-wheel-drive model and 1 rear-wheel-drive model. Tesla offers 4 all-wheel-drive models and 2 rear-wheel-drive models.