Compare 2012 Tesla Model S vs 2012 Toyota RAV4

2012 Tesla Model S
2012 Toyota RAV4
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model S 4-Door Sedan N/A N/A N/A $57,400
Model S 4-Door Sedan Performance N/A N/A N/A $92,400
Model S 4-Door Sedan Signature N/A N/A N/A $95,400
Model S 4-Door Sedan Signature Performance N/A N/A N/A $105,400
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4WD 4-Door I4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 4WD 4-Door I4 21 27 $22,487 $24,050
RAV4 4WD 4-Door I4 Limited 21 27 $24,982 $26,720
RAV4 4WD 4-Door I4 Sport 21 27 $24,077 $25,750
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 19 26 $24,390 $26,085
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 26 $26,788 $28,650
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 Sport 19 26 $25,882 $27,680
RAV4 FWD 4-Door I4 22 28 $21,178 $22,650
RAV4 FWD 4-Door I4 Limited 22 28 $23,684 $25,330
RAV4 FWD 4-Door I4 Sport 22 28 $22,768 $24,350
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 19 27 $23,081 $24,685
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 27 $25,479 $27,250
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 Sport 19 27 $24,573 $26,280
RAV4 EV FWD 4-Door N/A N/A $47,808 $49,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$22,487
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$57,400
$24,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$957 / month
$401 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Tesla Model S sedan turns out to be a much better car than most expected; it just might meld sport-sedan driving, interior space, and comfort with zero-emission running in one revolutionary package. The unlikely Toyota-Tesla partnership has produced what may just be the best battery-electric vehicle below Tesla's own Model S luxury sedan. Its power, 100 miles of real-world range, and interior space add up to a very appealing electric crossover.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
NA Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.0 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 41.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.0 108.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 53.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 40.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
35.3 39.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
116.5 104.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.3 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
65.4 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.0 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
196.0 181.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 36.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 73.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.4 x 1.1 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x 1.3 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack-&-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
245/45R19 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
245/45R19 P215/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4647 3494
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
362 @ 6000 179 @ 6000
Engine Type
Electric Gas I4
Fuel System
NA SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 172 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
NA 2.5L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 21
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- TBD - -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA 24
Battery Range (mi)
160 (Est) -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 27
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- TBD - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- TBD - -
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.14
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.20
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
NA Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
9.73 3.94
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.41
Trans Type
1 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Tesla Model S Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double-wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 5
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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