Compare 2014 Tesla Model S vs 2014 Ford Fusion Energi

2014 Tesla Model S
2014 Ford Fusion Energi
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4-Door Sedan 60 kWh Battery
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 60 kWh Battery N/A N/A N/A $69,900
4-Door Sedan 85 kWh Battery N/A N/A N/A $79,900
4-Door Sedan Performance N/A N/A N/A $93,400
4-Door Sedan P85D N/A N/A N/A $119,000
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4-Door Sedan SE Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE Luxury 40 36 $32,011 $34,700
4-Door Sedan Titanium 40 36 $33,671 $36,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$32,011
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,900
$34,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1165 / month
$578 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Now in its third year, the 2014 Tesla Model S has no direct competitor. It remains the undisputed top choice in the growing world of plug-in electric cars, and there's a good case to be made that it's the most advanced car of any kind on the planet.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 40 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55 55
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 102.8
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
35.3 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 56.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 44.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 62
Wheelbase (in)
116.5 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.3 72.9
Track Width, Front (in)
65.4 62.3
Length, Overall (in)
195.9 191.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 58
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.4 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 11.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37 37.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45YR19 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45YR19 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4647 3913
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I-4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
317 129 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA 99U
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5000 188 @ 6000
Fuel System
- Sequential MPI
Displacement
- 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
97 81
Battery Range (mi)
208 21
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
94 95
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
95 88
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 40
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 36
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
8.28 -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.73 2.91
Trans Order Code
NA 44J
Summary
Vehicle Name
Tesla Model S Ford Fusion Energi
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 8.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 14
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 500
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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