Tesla Model S P85D

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2014 - 2016
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
In 2016 this car was replaced by: Tesla Model S P90D (2016)


Currently Produced

Tesla Model S P85D

Technical Specifications of Tesla Model S P85D

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2014 - 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)
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Liftback Tesla Model S P85D

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
253 mi
Range NEDC
Range according to NEDC ratings. NEDC is an old standard, replaced by WLTP after September 2018.
305 mi
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
33.5 kWh 335 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.
85 kWh 80.8 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
10 kW 120 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
Tesla charge port


Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
AWD: PMSM (front), IM (rear)
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
515 kW (691 hp) 686 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
3.2 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
155 mph
0.00 s
00 mph


Car's body length (front to back bumper)
195.7 in
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
86.2 in 77.3 in
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
56.9 in
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
4963 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
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 28, 2024
Download Specs PDF

How Far Can You Go in Tesla Model S P85D

The map shows how far you can go with a fully-charged battery:
  • Light green area: Round-trip
  • Dark green area: One-way
For the most accurate results, please allow the widget to use your location.

Charging Tesla Model S P85D

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
March 28, 2024
Open Charging Calculator

About Tesla Model S P85D

The Tesla Model S P85D is an all-electric all-wheel drive liftback. It came out in 2014 replacing the older Tesla Model S P85. Tesla stopped making the P85D in 2016 and replaced it with the Tesla Model S P90D (2016). You can still find Tesla Model S P85D on the used car market, with prices starting around $18,900.

The Tesla Model S P85D has a 85 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 241 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 33.5 kWh per 100 miles (or 335 Wh/mile) — ranked №335 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Tesla Model S P85D is equipped with a powertrain that delivers up to 515 kW (691 hp) of power and 686 lb-ft of torque.

This enables a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 3.2 seconds (ranked №46 out of 662 electric vehicles) and a top speed of 155 mph.

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

Tesla Model S P85D achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 217–265 miles, placing it at №335 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?

In the USA Tesla Model S P85D 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 27 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 P85D 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: 4963 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Tesla Model S P85D cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 26.3 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №101 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 58.1 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №204 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The front trunk is called a "frunk", and it offers an additional 2.1 cubic feet for storing small items.
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.




based on 109 votes
Rate Design


based on 106 votes
Rate Performance


based on 103 votes
Rate Desirability

Safety Ratings

NHTSA safety rating
NHTSA logo
NCAP safety rating
NCAP logo

Similar Range

  1. 312 mi +2.2% Tesla Model S 85
  2. 312 mi +2.2% Tesla Model S P85
  3. 304 mi -0.2% Tesla Model S 75D
  4. 304 mi -0.4% Tesla Model X 90D
  5. 298 mi -2.2% Tesla Model S 75

Similar Performance

0-60 mph
  1. 3.4 s +6.3% Kia EV6 GT
  1. 687 lb-ft +0.1% Tesla Model S 100D
  2. 667 lb-ft -2.8% BOLLINGER MOTORS B1
  3. 665 lb-ft -3.1% BOLLINGER MOTORS B2

Video Reviews of Tesla Model S P85D

Discuss Tesla Model S P85D

Share your thoughts, ask questions, and connect with the EV community. No registration required.