Tesla Model S 90D (2015)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2015 - 2016
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$18,795
In 2016 this car was replaced by: Tesla Model S 90D (2016)

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Tesla Model S 90D (2015)

Technical Specifications of Tesla Model S 90D (2015)

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), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Liftback Tesla Model S 90D (2015)

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
270 mi
Range NEDC
Range according to NEDC ratings. NEDC is an old standard, replaced by WLTP after September 2018.
342 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
32.5 kWh 325 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
90 kWh 85.5 kWh
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
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
Tesla
Tesla charge port

Performance

Drive Type
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
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity 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
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Last Updated:
March 26, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Tesla Model S 90D (2015)

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Charging Tesla Model S 90D (2015)

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Last Updated:
March 26, 2024
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About Tesla Model S 90D (2015)

The Tesla Model S 90D (2015) is an all-electric all-wheel drive liftback. It came out in 2015. Tesla stopped making the 90D (2015) in 2016 and replaced it with the Tesla Model S 90D (2016). You can still find Tesla Model S 90D (2015) on the used car market, with prices starting around $18,795.

The Tesla Model S 90D (2015) has a 90 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 263 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 32.5 kWh per 100 miles (or 325 Wh/mile) — ranked №257 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Tesla Model S 90D (2015) can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds (ranked №133 out of 662 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 155 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 311 kW (417 hp) of power and 487 lb-ft of torque.

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

Tesla Model S 90D (2015) achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 237–289 miles, placing it at №257 among 662 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?

The Tesla Model S 90D (2015) in the USA comes with a Tesla charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 10 kW, resulting in approximately 28 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 120 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

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

Tesla Model S 90D (2015) 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 90D (2015) provides 26.3 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №101 out of 662 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 58.1 cubic feet (ranked №101 out of 662 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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