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What is the charging time of a Tesla Model S?

The time it takes to charge a Tesla Model S depends on the type of charging station you charge at. At an AC charging station, the Tesla Model S can charge at a maximum power of 17 kW. This means charging from 0 to 100 percent should take around 7 hours. While charging at a DC fast charger should take around 30 minutes from 10 to 80 percent, thanks to the maximum charging power of 250 kW.

How to find a Tesla Supercharger?

The Tesla Supercharger is an electric vehicle DC fast charging station owned and operated by Tesla themselves. Exclusively available to Tesla owners, these charging stations are capable of charging at a maximum speed of 250 kW.

If you own a Tesla, such as the Tesla Model S, the easiest way to find a Supercharger is by using the Tesla app or the in-car navigation system. Tesla's navigation system will automatically route via Superchargers if needed, and to save you arriving to find them all in use, can tell you if any spaces are available or not.

How far can the Tesla Model S travel on one charge?

The Tesla Model S is currently available in two different models, the Long Range, and the Plaid, both with different ranges:

  • The Model S Long Range has a range of 652 km*

  • The Model S Plaid has a range of 628 km*

*These estimates are based on the WLTP ratings and the actual range may vary based on factors such as speed, weather conditions, and elevation change.

How much does a Tesla Model S cost?

Depending on which version of the Tesla Model S you choose and your location or dealership, the starting price ranges between $99,990 and $135,990* in the US, €115,000 and €150,000** in Europe, and £90,000 and £120,000** in the UK.

*Prices are taken from Tesla.

**Prices are taken from EV Database.

What are the features of the Tesla Model S?

One of the many reasons people look at purchasing an electric car is to experience features you won't typically find in traditional gasoline or diesel vehicles. Of these new electric cars, the Tesla Model S is no exception.

The most advanced feature you can find in the Tesla Model S is Autopilot which allows for almost fully automated driving. Autopilot enables your car to steer, accelerate, and brake automatically, and, without any input, can change lanes, navigate on/off highways, prevent potential collisions, and even drive to your location on demand.

Some of the other features the Tesla Model S highlights on its website are the incredible 0-100 km/h time of 2.1 seconds, what they call the ‘interior of the future’, with a yolk shaped steering wheel, a 17-inch touchscreen control center with the ability to play console-grade games, watch movies, and multiple wireless charging pads for your smartphone(s).

How big is the Tesla Model S?

Categorized as a luxury five-seater liftback sedan, the Tesla Model S has a length of 4,970 mm, a width of 1,964 mm, and a height of 1,445 mm. The cargo load of the Tesla Model S is 793 liters.

How much will I pay to charge the Tesla Model S?

Which charging station you charge at will have a big influence on the price you pay to charge your Tesla Model S, be this a home charger, public charger, or DC fast charger. The table below shows how much you could expect to pay to charge your Tesla Model S at each charging station.

Charging station type (right)

Tesla Model S version (below)

Home (AC)

cost per kWh: $0.13

Public (AC)

cost per kWh: $0.30 + $1 connection fee

Fast (DC)

cost per kWh: $0.50 + $2 connection fee

Long Range & Plaid

(95 kWh)




Important: Prices are approximations based on our experience and do not represent the real-life situation and represent the cost to charge from zero to 100 percent SoC for AC and from 10 to 80 percent for DC.

What is the top speed and 0 to 100 km/h of the Tesla Model S?

The Tesla Model S Long Range has a top speed of 250 km/h and a 0 to 100 km/h time of 3.2 seconds, while the Tesla Model S Plaid has a top speed of 322 km/h and a seriously impressive 0 to 100 km/h time of 2.1 seconds.