Tesla Model S Plaid
The Tesla Model S is an electric fastback midsize luxury sedan with a high-tech minimalist cabin, supercar-like acceleration, impressive long-range, and access to Tesla's network of superchargers for fast charging.
Fast charging supported
Charging ports and sockets
AC charging is the most common charging method for electric cars. You can charge this car with a Type 2 plug at home, work, or a public charging station.
Max. AC power output
This is an estimate of how fast the car can charge from empty to full based on its maximum charge power.
DC fast charging allows you to charge in minutes as opposed to hours. While not suitable for home charging, you can fast charge this car with a CCS connector at public charging sites like gas stations and highway rest stops.
Fast charge port
Max. DC charge power
To preserve battery life, DC charging power decreases significantly once an electric car battery reaches 80%. Therefore, this charge time is an estimate of how fast the car can charge from 10-80% based on its maximum DC charge power.
Home charging times (AC) for a Tesla Model S
|Charging method||Charging time||Our recommendation|
|Wall plug (2.3 kW)||48h45m||This charging method is for emergencies only.|
|1-phase 32A (3.7 kW)||30h15m||This charging station takes longer to fully charge this car.|
|1-phase 32A (7.4 kW)||15h15m||This charging station takes longer to fully charge this car.|
|3-phase 16A (11 kW)||10h15m||This charging station takes longer to fully charge this car.|
|3-phase 32A (22 kW)||7h00m||This charging station is the best fit for this car!|
This charging station will enable you to charge this car at the maximum possible charging speed.
Everything you need to know about charging your electric car
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