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Tesla Model S vs. Lucid Air

When comparing the Tesla Model S to the Lucid Air, the Tesla Model S has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Tesla Model S versus the Lucid Air, the Tesla Model S is a better car than the Lucid Air.

Tesla Model S versus Lucid Air Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the Tesla Model S’s base engine makes 670 horsepower, and the Lucid Air base engine makes 480 horsepower.

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2022 Tesla Model S

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$76,998 - $105,108

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

52.3%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

65.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.8 / 10

Reliability:

9.4 / 10

Retained Value:

8.3 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.5 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

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iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

Tesla’s Model S was the vehicle that proved beyond a doubt electric cars don’t need to be boring econoboxes with a short range. This is the industry’s most prolific large electric sedan, and is considered the flagship in the Tesla line.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Unbeatable performance in top trims
  • Roomy, large sedan size
  • Appealing style, inside and out

  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
  • No spare tire on any trim
  • Few luxury features

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Trim Levels

Plaid, Base

Trim Levels

Grand Touring Performance, Dream Edition Performance, Grand Touring, Pure, Dream Edition Range

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

8 years

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

8 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

670 hp

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.147 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

480 hp

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.092 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

MPGe:

124 / 115 / 120

Range (city/hwy):

405 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity :

100 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

15 hours (240V)

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

MPGe:

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

406 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Battery Size/Capacity:

92 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

13 hours (240V)

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.1 inches

Cargo Space:

28.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

120.3 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.5 inches

Cargo Space:

32 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

99.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4561 lbs

Width:

86.2 inches

Height:

56.3 inches

Length:

197.7 inches

Wheelbase:

116.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

4.6 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5203 lbs

Width:

86.5 inches

Height:

55.5 inches

Length:

195.9 inches

Wheelbase:

116.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

255/45R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/45R19