Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2012 Cadillac XTS vs 2012 Tesla Model S

2012 Cadillac XTS Change
2012 Tesla Model S Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 2012 Cadillac XTS 4-Door Sedan
Switch Style

Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan N/A N/A N/A $57,400
4-Door Sedan Performance N/A N/A N/A $92,400
4-Door Sedan Signature N/A N/A N/A $95,400
4-Door Sedan Signature Performance N/A N/A N/A $105,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$57,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$957 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

?
Read Our Full Review
TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Tesla Model S sedan turns out to be a much better car than most expected; it just might meld sport-sedan driving, interior space, and comfort with zero-emission running in one revolutionary package.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - NA
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) - 35.4
Front Head Room (in) - 38.8
Passenger Capacity - 5
Second Hip Room (in) - 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 57.7
Second Head Room (in) - 35.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.0
Front Leg Room (in) - 42.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 94.0
Front Hip Room (in) - 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 77.3
Track Width, Front (in) - 65.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 6.0
Length, Overall (in) - 196.0
Height, Overall (in) - 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) - 66.9
Wheelbase (in) - 116.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 14.0 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 14.4 x 1.1
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 37.0
Steering Type - Electric Rack-&-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size - 245/45R19
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Front Tire Size - 245/45R19
Spare Tire Size - NA
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4647
Wheels
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) - 19 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - NA
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 19 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - NA
Engine
Fuel System - NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 325
Engine Order Code - NA
Displacement - NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 362 @ 6000
Engine Type - Electric
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy - - TBD -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - NA
Battery Range (mi) - 160 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - City - - TBD -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined - - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - NA
Transmission
Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Trans Description Cont. - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 9.73
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Trans Type - 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Trans Order Code - NA
Summary
Body Style - Sedan
Vehicle Name - Tesla Model S
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - NA
Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - N/A
Suspension Type - Front - Double-Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - NA
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - - TBD -
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.