Tesla Model S 85D

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2015 - 2016
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$15,997
In 2016 this car was replaced by: Tesla Model S 90D (2016)

Trims

Currently Produced

Tesla Model S 85D

Technical Specifications of Tesla Model S 85D

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2015 - 2016
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place
Netherlands USA
Current Status
Announced (planned), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Liftback Tesla Model S 85D

Range and Battery

Range
Estimated range on a full battery: EPA (USA), WLTP (EU), NEDC (EU old), GCC (Green Cars Compare)
WLTP
EPA
NEDC
GCC
No Data 270 mi 328 mi 258 mi
Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
85 kWh 80.8 kWh
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. The more efficient the car, the less energy it needs to go the same distance.
31.3 kWh/100 mi (3.2 mi/kWh)

Charging

Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
10 kW 120 kW
Architecture
Most EVs use a 400V system, but newer models with higher voltage can charge faster and use less wiring.
400 V
Charge Port
The port type impacts charging speed and station compatibility
  • Tesla
Tesla charge port

Performance

Drive Type
Drivetrain configuration: PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor), IM (AC Induction Motor)
AWD: PMSM (front), IM (rear)
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
311 kW (417 hp) 487 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
4.2 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
155 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
195.7 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
86.2 in 77.3 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
56.9 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
116.5 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5, 7
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
4848 lb
Cargo Volume
Cargo capacity: Trunk (rear seats up),
Max (rear seats folded),
Frunk (in the front hood)
Trunk
Max
Frunk
26.3 ft3 58.1 ft3 2.1 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
March 26, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Tesla Model S 85D

The map shows how far you can go with a fully-charged battery:
  • Light green area: Round-trip
  • Dark green area: One-way
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Charging Tesla Model S 85D

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
March 26, 2024
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About Tesla Model S 85D

The Tesla Model S 85D is an all-electric all-wheel drive liftback. It came out in 2015. Tesla stopped making the 85D in 2016 and replaced it with the Tesla Model S 90D (2016). You can still find Tesla Model S 85D on the used car market, with prices starting around $15,997.

The Tesla Model S 85D has a 85 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 258 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 31.3 kWh per 100 miles (or 3.2 miles per kWh) — ranked №285 out of 680 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Tesla Model S 85D achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 4.2 seconds (placing it at №136 among 680 electric vehicles) and attains a maximum speed of 155 mph.

Its powertrain provides a power output of up to 311 kW (417 hp) and a torque of 487 lb-ft.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Tesla Model S 85D achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 232–284 miles, placing it at №285 among 680 electric vehicles. However, this range is subject to several influences:

  • Speed: Traveling at higher speeds reduces battery life.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold or hot weather can affect range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous landscapes decrease range.
  • Driving habits: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Feature usage: Climate control and media systems also influence range.

It's important to acknowledge that these are estimations, and your actual driving range may differ. Consider these factors when planning your trip and be ready for potential charging stops.

Utilize the interactive EV Navigation map for trip planning assistance.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

In the USA Tesla Model S 85D has a Tesla charge port.

  • You can charge it at home using a standard domestic socket or plug into any public AC charging station using the right cable. Keep in mind that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 10 kW, which translates to approximately 29 miles of range added per hour of charging.
  • For quicker charging, consider using a compatible DC fast-charging station. The car boasts a maximum charging rate of 120 kW, but remember that battery temperature and charge level can influence the actual speed you'll experience.

Estimate charging time, rate and cost using Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Tesla Model S 85D comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 195.7 in
  • Width: 86.2 in (including side mirrors) or 77.3 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 56.9 in
  • Wheelbase: 116.5 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 4848 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

The rear cargo area of the Tesla Model S 85D provides 26.3 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №111 out of 680 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 58.1 cubic feet (ranked №111 out of 680 electric vehicles).

In addition, the car has a frunk, a front compartment with 2.1 cubic feet dedicated to smaller items.

Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

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Safety Ratings

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