Tesla Model X Plaid

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 -
Price USA (new)
Manufacturer's suggested base price
$94,990
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$79,998

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Currently Produced

Tesla Model X Plaid

Technical Specifications of Tesla Model X Plaid

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 -
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
USA
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Produced
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV Tesla Model X Plaid

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
333 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
337 mi 328 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
31.1 kWh 311 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
100 kWh 95 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 250 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
Tesla
Tesla charge port

Performance

Drive Type
Which wheels are powered (all, rear, or front) by the electric motor(s)
AWD
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
760 kW (1019 hp) 752 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
2.5 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
163 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
199.1 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
89.4 in 78.7 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
66.1 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
116.7 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
6
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
5248 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
15 ft3 85.8 ft3 6.5 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
5000 lb
Last Updated:
March 28, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Tesla Model X Plaid

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 X Plaid

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
March 28, 2024
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About Tesla Model X Plaid

The Tesla Model X Plaid is an all-electric all-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2021 replacing the older Tesla Model X Performance (2020). Brand new, the car starts around $94,990.

The Tesla Model X Plaid has a 100 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 305 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 31.1 kWh per 100 miles (or 311 Wh/mile) — ranked №113 out of 647 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Tesla Model X Plaid achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 2.5 seconds (placing it at №13 among 647 electric vehicles) and attains a maximum speed of 163 mph.

Its powertrain provides a power output of up to 760 kW (1019 hp) and a torque of 752 lb-ft.

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

Tesla Model X Plaid achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 275–336 miles, placing it at №113 among 647 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 X Plaid in the USA is equipped with a Tesla charging port. You can charge it conveniently at home using a standard outlet, or utilize any public AC charging station with the appropriate cable. However, the car's built-in charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging speed to 11.5 kW, which translates to roughly 33 miles of range added per hour.

For faster charging, use DC fast-charging stations. The Tesla Model X Plaid supports a maximum DC charging rate of 250 kW, but it's important to note that battery temperature and current charge level can affect the actual charging speed you'll experience.

To estimate charging time, rate, and cost, you can use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

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

Tesla Model X Plaid comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 199.1 in
  • Width: 89.4 in (including side mirrors) or 78.7 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 66.1 in
  • Wheelbase: 116.7 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 5248 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 X Plaid provides 15 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №368 out of 647 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 85.8 cubic feet (ranked №368 out of 647 electric vehicles).

In addition, the car has a frunk, a front compartment with 6.5 cubic feet dedicated to smaller items.

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

The Tesla Model X Plaid can safely tow up to 5000 lbs, provided that the trailer has its own braking system.

Ratings

4.2

Design

based on 132 votes
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3.9

Performance

based on 105 votes
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4.3

Desirability

based on 126 votes
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Safety Ratings

NHTSA safety rating
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NCAP safety rating
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