Tesla Model S owners manuals

Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S specs

Model overview

The Tesla Model S is a fully electric five-door sedan built by Tesla, Inc., and debuted in 2012. The Tesla Model S was the top-selling plug-in electric automobile globally in 2015 and 2016, and by the end of 2018 continued to rank as the second most-sold electric automobile in history after the Nissan Leaf.

The Tesla Model S is available in two variants: Long Range (later modified to Long Range Plus) and Performance. Both use the very 100-kWh battery pack and come by default with an all-wheel drive. The standard Model S Long Range allows 373 miles of range and a 0-60 mph time of 3.7 seconds. The Model S Performance offers 348 miles, but a0-60 mph time of 2.4 seconds.

As of 2020, the Model S Long Range Plus has an EPA reach of 402 miles (647 km), higher than any other battery-electric automobile.

Tesla Model S known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Tesla Model S are:

  • Climate control
  • Steering and suspension systems
  • Defective electric motors that have needed to be substituted
  • Warped brake discs and door handles that crash to pop out as a driver advances
  • Needs the luxury finish of some similarly priced rivals
  • Limited dealer network implies few service centers nationwide
  • No smartphone integration

Tesla Model S PDF owner manual

On this page you can find the owners manuals for the Model S model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Tesla Model S to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.
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