2013 Tesla Model S Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$39,449 - $45,317
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
88 City / 90 HWY
Horsepower
362-416
Seats
5-7
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$39,449 - $45,317
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
88 City / 90 HWY
Horsepower
362-416
Seats
5-7

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

Editor's Overview

Game changer is a tired automotive term, but when it comes to the Tesla Model S the term absolutely holds true. Combining clever innovation, smart vehicle packaging, understated but distinct styling, stunning performance, and battery reserves robust enough for extended drives, the Model S provides a thrilling glimpse of our electrically-driven future.

Tesla Model S Models & Trims

Base $39,449 - $44,366*
Horsepower: 362 hp
Engine Type: Electric
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic, Cloth
Standard Wheels: 19, 21 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Performance $39,842 - $45,317*
Horsepower: 416 hp
Engine Type: Electric
Standard Seating: Leather, Premium Synthetic, Cloth
Standard Wheels: 19, 21 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.82

11 Reviews

82% 18% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Tesla awesome electric vehicle.

My Tesla is an all electric vehicle. It has amazing speed and performance. Gives a smooth ride and has a 17 inch touch screen with media, maps, phone connectivity and car commands. It's amazing.

- Kim W

All electric, no pumping gas.

All electric. No pumping gas. No need for oil changes. The acceleration is 0-60 in a little over 5 seconds. Superchargers are located throughout the us for road trips.

- Brendan C

My Tesla is a fully electric car that is fun to drive.

I love that I don't have to buy gas. The car runs really well. I like the navigation system. I wish I had the bigger battery.

- Liza K

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$39,449 - $44,366
$39,842 - $45,317

Horsepower

Horsepower
362 hp
416 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
3
3
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.7 in.
42.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.4 in.
35.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.3 in.
35.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
- TBD - cu. ft.
- TBD - cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

AC
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Premium Synthetic, Cloth
Leather, Premium Synthetic, Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 7
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Optional
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
245/35R21
245/35R21

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116.5 in.
116.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37 ft.
37 ft.

Length

Length
196 in.
196 in.

Width

Width
77.3 in.
77.3 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4647 .lbs
4647 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
362 hp
416 hp

Torque

Torque
325 ft. lbs.
443 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Electric Motor
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Combined

Combined
93 mpg
45 mpg

City

City
91 mpg
44 mpg

Highway

Highway
94 mpg
45 mpg

Suspension

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Standard

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Available

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
Not Available

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings