Tesla Model S 90D (2016)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2016 - 2017
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$20,991
In 2017 this car was replaced by: Tesla Model S 100D

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Currently Produced

Tesla Model S 90D (2016)

Technical Specifications of Tesla Model S 90D (2016)

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2016 - 2017
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 (2016)

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
294 mi
Range NEDC
Range according to NEDC ratings. NEDC is an old standard, replaced by WLTP after September 2018.
346 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
30.9 kWh 309 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
11.5 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
4736 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
No Data
Last Updated:
March 26, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Tesla Model S 90D (2016)

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Charging Tesla Model S 90D (2016)

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Last Updated:
March 26, 2024
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About Tesla Model S 90D (2016)

The Tesla Model S 90D (2016) is an all-electric all-wheel drive liftback. It came out in 2016 replacing the older Tesla Model S 85D. Tesla stopped making the 90D (2016) in 2017 and replaced it with the Tesla Model S 100D. You can still find Tesla Model S 90D (2016) on the used car market, with prices starting around $20,991.

The Tesla Model S 90D (2016) has a 90 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 277 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 30.9 kWh per 100 miles (or 309 Wh/mile) — ranked №210 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Tesla Model S 90D (2016) achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 4.2 seconds (placing it at №133 among 662 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?

The estimated How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? for Tesla Model S 90D (2016) falls between 249–305 miles, ranking it №210 out of 662 electric vehicles. Several conditions can influence this range:

  • Speed: The battery drains faster at higher speeds.
  • Temperature: Extreme temperatures can impact range.
  • Terrain: Range is reduced on hilly or mountainous terrain.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving behaviors, such as frequent acceleration and braking, decrease efficiency.
  • Feature utilization: Climate control and media system usage also affect range.

These figures are approximations, and your actual driving range may vary. When planning trips, consider these factors and be prepared for potential charging stops.

For trip planning assistance, utilize the EV Navigation interactive map.

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

In the USA Tesla Model S 90D (2016) 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 11.5 kW, which translates to approximately 34 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)?

Here are the dimensions and weight for the Tesla Model S 90D (2016):

  • 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: 4736 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 (2016) 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.

Ratings

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Design

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Safety Ratings

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NCAP safety rating
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