Compare 2018 Porsche Panamera vs 2018 Tesla Model S

2018 Porsche Panamera
2018 Tesla Model S
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4 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Panamera 4 AWD 21 27 N/A $89,600
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $99,600
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive AWD N/A N/A N/A $104,100
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $104,000
Panamera 4 Executive AWD 21 27 N/A $96,300
Panamera 4 Sport Turismo AWD 20 26 N/A $96,200
Panamera 4S AWD 21 28 N/A $103,000
Panamera 4S Executive AWD 21 28 N/A $113,900
Panamera 4S Sport Turismo AWD 20 26 N/A $109,200
Panamera RWD 21 28 N/A $85,000
Panamera Turbo AWD 18 25 N/A $150,000
Panamera Turbo Executive AWD 18 25 N/A $160,000
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $184,400
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive AWD N/A N/A N/A $194,800
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $188,400
Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo AWD 18 23 N/A $154,000
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100D AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model S 100D AWD N/A N/A N/A $96,000
Model S 75D AWD N/A N/A N/A $78,000
Model S P100D AWD N/A N/A N/A $135,000
Pricing
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$89,600
$96,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1493 / month
$1600 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Porsche Panamera is a worthy four-seater for the vaunted Porsche badge. The 2018 Tesla Model S still delivers unequaled battery-electric performance, though its style and safety are beginning to show their age.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 94
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55
Second Leg Room (in)
- 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 77.3
Track Width, Front (in)
65.8 65.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
198.8 196
Height, Overall (in)
56 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 66.9
Wheelbase (in)
116.1 116.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
17.4 26.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46 58.1
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)
13.8 14
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.7 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 40.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/40YR19 P245/45WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/45YR19 P245/45WR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4079 4736
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 10.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Electric
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
331 @ 1340 -
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 5400 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 102
Battery Range (mi)
- 335
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 101
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 102
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.22 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24 -
Trans Order Code
G1G NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.97 8.28
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 9.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 -
Trans Type
8 1
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.53 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.05 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Panamera Tesla Model S
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
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
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 -
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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