Compare 2021 Porsche Taycan vs 2020 Tesla Model S

2021 Porsche Taycan
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4 Cross Turismo AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Taycan 4 Cross Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $90,900
Taycan 4S AWD N/A N/A N/A $103,800
Taycan 4S Cross Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $110,300
Taycan RWD N/A N/A N/A $79,900
Taycan Turbo AWD N/A N/A N/A $150,900
Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $153,500
Taycan Turbo S AWD N/A N/A N/A $185,000
Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $187,600
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Long Range AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model S Long Range AWD N/A N/A N/A $79,990
Model S Long Range Plus AWD N/A N/A N/A $69,420
Model S Performance AWD N/A N/A N/A $91,990
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$90,900
$79,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1515 / month
$1333 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Porsche Taycan is no Tesla-fighter, but it’s the benchmark for fully electric performance. Growing old though it is, the Tesla Model S still looks and feels as fresh as when it first debuted eight years ago.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 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
Length, Overall (in)
195.8 196
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 66.9
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 116.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.4 77.3
Track Width, Front (in)
67.6 65.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
42.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
15.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 26.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 58.1
Brakes
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)
14.1 14.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 38.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55YR19 P245/45WR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/45YR19 P245/45WR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5029 4883
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 10 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 8
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Electric
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
375 -
Transmission
Trans Type
2 1
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Trans Order Code
G1X NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
8.05 9.73
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 8.28
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Taycan Tesla Model S
Body Style
Wagon Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - -
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 107
Battery Range (mi)
- 373
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 115
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 111
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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