Compare 2016 Porsche Panamera vs 2016 Tesla Model S

2016 Porsche Panamera
2016 Tesla Model S
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4-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Panamera 4-Door HB 18 28 N/A $78,100
Panamera 4-Door HB 4 18 27 N/A $82,800
Panamera 4-Door HB 4 Edition 18 27 N/A $84,300
Panamera 4-Door HB 4S 17 27 N/A $98,300
Panamera 4-Door HB 4S Executive 17 26 N/A $125,600
Panamera 4-Door HB Edition 18 28 N/A $80,000
Panamera 4-Door HB Exclusive Series 15 24 N/A $263,900
Panamera 4-Door HB GTS 16 24 N/A $113,400
Panamera 4-Door HB S 17 27 N/A $93,200
Panamera 4-Door HB S E-Hybrid 23 29 N/A $93,200
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo 15 24 N/A $141,300
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo Executive 15 24 N/A $161,100
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo S 15 24 N/A $180,300
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo S Executive 15 24 N/A $200,500
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2016.5 4-Door Sedan AWD 60D
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan AWD 60D N/A N/A N/A $73,000
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan AWD 70D N/A N/A N/A $76,500
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan AWD 75D N/A N/A N/A $79,500
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan AWD 90D N/A N/A N/A $89,500
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan AWD P100D N/A N/A N/A $134,500
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan AWD P90D N/A N/A N/A $109,500
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan RWD 60 N/A N/A N/A $68,000
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan RWD 70 N/A N/A N/A $71,500
Model S 2016.5 4-Door Sedan RWD 75 N/A N/A N/A $74,500
Model S 4-Door Sedan AWD 70D N/A N/A N/A $75,000
Model S 4-Door Sedan AWD 85D N/A N/A N/A $85,000
Model S 4-Door Sedan AWD 90D N/A N/A N/A $88,000
Model S 4-Door Sedan AWD P85D N/A N/A N/A $105,000
Model S 4-Door Sedan AWD P90D N/A N/A N/A $108,000
Model S 4-Door Sedan RWD 70 kWh Battery N/A N/A N/A $70,000
Model S 4-Door Sedan RWD 85 kWh Battery N/A N/A N/A $80,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$78,100
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1302 / month
$1217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Porsche Panamera looks like a sports car and drives like one, yet it delivers executive-level ride comfort and cabin appointments. There's still no direct competition for the 2016 Tesla Model S, which offers elegant design, 240 miles or more of all-electric range, and jaw-dropping acceleration in the higher-end models. It's one of a kind.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 35.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 55
Front Head Room (in)
38 38.8
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 Hip Room (in)
- 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 94
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76 77.3
Track Width, Front (in)
65.3 65.4
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.7 26.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
44.6 58.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 14
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.3 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/45YR18 P245/45WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50YR18 P245/45WR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3902 4647
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.6 L/220 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 6200 518
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Electric
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3750 -
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 -
Battery Range (mi)
- 218
Transmission
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 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.97 8.28
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback 2016.5
Vehicle Name
Porsche Panamera Tesla Model S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 -

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