Compare 2015 Porsche Panamera vs 2015 Tesla Model S

2015 Porsche Panamera
2015 Tesla Model S
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4-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 18 28 N/A $78,100
4-Door HB 4 18 27 N/A $82,800
4-Door HB S 17 27 N/A $93,200
4-Door HB 4S 17 27 N/A $98,300
4-Door HB S E-Hybrid 23 29 N/A $99,000
4-Door HB GTS 16 24 N/A $113,400
4-Door HB 4S Executive 17 26 N/A $125,600
4-Door HB Turbo 15 24 N/A $141,300
4-Door HB Turbo Executive 15 24 N/A $161,100
4-Door HB Turbo S 15 24 N/A $180,300
4-Door HB Turbo S Executive 15 24 N/A $200,500
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4-Door Sedan RWD 60 kWh Battery
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 60 kWh Battery N/A N/A N/A $69,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 70 kWh Battery N/A N/A N/A $70,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 70D N/A N/A N/A $75,000
4-Door Sedan RWD 85 kWh Battery N/A N/A N/A $80,000
4-Door Sedan RWD 90 kWh Battery N/A N/A N/A $83,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 85D N/A N/A N/A $85,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 90D N/A N/A N/A $88,000
4-Door Sedan AWD P85D N/A N/A N/A $105,000
4-Door Sedan AWD P90D N/A N/A N/A $108,000

Tesla Model S Vs. Porsche Panamera: Compare Cars

In the rarified world of high-dollar, luxury sport sedans, two of the very hottest options are the Porsche Panamera and the Tesla Model S. For those with a bent toward supercar-like performance, each offers blinding speed in a luxurious four-door cocoon.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$78,100
$69,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1302 / month
$1165 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Porsche Panamera keeps delivering its phenomenal balance of utility, luxury, and performance. The 2015 Tesla Model S has no direct competition; the electric luxury hatchback is the benchmark among its kind in a market with more than 20 plug-in models. It's likely the most advanced car on the planet.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg -
Highway
28 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.9 57.7
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 35.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 35.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 55
Front Head Room (in)
38 38.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 94
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 -
Length, Overall (in)
197.4 196
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.4 66.9
Wheelbase (in)
115 116.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76 77.3
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 65.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
44.6 58.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.7 26.3
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)
13 14.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 14
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.3 37
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/50YR18 P245/45WR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/45YR18 P245/45WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3902 4323
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Electric
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3750 -
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6200 380
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 94
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 95
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 97
Battery Range (mi)
- 208
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.57 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 -
Trans Order Code
250 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.97 8.28
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 9.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.01 -
Trans Type
7 1
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Porsche Panamera Tesla Model S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5.0 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 -
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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