2022 Tesla Model S Review

2022 Tesla Model S Review

Tesla-manufactured cars have always been energetic and fully charged in the market. The latest version of the Tesla Model S is filled with energy and performance. The Tesla Model S is for those who are searching for a smooth ride and performance. The 2022 Tesla Model S from Tesla falls under the premium EV category ever manufactured.

The first generation of Model S was launched way back on June 22, 2012. The electric car caught all the attraction just the moment it was revealed in the world automobile market. Interestingly, it was introduced as an all-electric five-door liftback. Other than that, the model received major changes in its previous year model.

The specialty of Model S is its long driving range. The introduction of the Model S changed the face of other EV cars in the market. Many EV cars vanished from the market because of the driving range of Model S.

2022 Tesla Model S Charging

Trims of 2022 Tesla Model S

Customers willing to buy one of these beasts must check the trims and configurations carefully. The features inside the different trims matter quite a lot. The 2022 Tesla Model S comes in two different trims and they are Long Range Plus and Plaid.

Interestingly, if we compare their price tag then there is a huge difference. The key difference of both the trims is given in the table below:-

Trim Long Range Plaid version
MSRP $94,800 $129,990
Features Premium Audio System Carbon Fibre Spoiler
22-speaker Audio System with Active Noise Cancelling Tri-Motor Setup
All-LED Exterior Lights Window Grid Antenna
Heated front and rear seats 960w Premium Amplifier
Power Liftgate Satellite-view maps
Wireless Controller Compatibility and Premium Connectivity Tri-Zone Climate Control
Light Tinted Glass

The Plaid trim of Model S consists of everything present in the Long Range. Additionally, we can see that there is a huge price gap between the two trim levels. But, when it comes to safety both the models work outstandingly.

2022 Tesla Model S Performance

Engine and Performance of 2022 Tesla Model S

The 2022 version of the Tesla Model S will feature the same powerful engine under the hood. The Long Range trim will feature the same dual-motor All-Wheel-Drive configuration. On the other hand, the Plaid trim will be featuring a unique tri-motor setup with dual motors attached to its rear axle. Now, we can imagine how much power would the Model S outcome.

The Long Range trim will exactly outcome a whopping amount of 670 hp all-electric power with 723 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, the Tesla Model S Plaid version will outcome 1,020 hp from its heavy and powerful all-electric engine.

2022 Tesla Model S Performance

As compared to its competitors, we could hope that there will be very few that could beat the 2022 Tesla Model S. Now, let us look at the engine specifications of Model S and its competitors in the table below:-

Models 2022 Tesla Model S 2022 Audi E-Tron GT 2022 Porsche Taycan 4S
MSRP $94,800 $102,400 $103,800
Engine Electric Motor Electric Motor Electric Motor
Drivetrain AWD AWD AWD
Transmission 1-Speed Direct 2-Speed Direct Drive 2-Speed Auto
Horsepower 670 hp 469 hp 563 hp
Torque Output 723 lb-ft 464 lb-ft 479 lb-ft
0-60 MPH (sec) 3.1 3.6 3.4
Quarter-Mile (sec) 10.4 NA 11.7

Unfortunately, even after spending a high amount on Audi it still cannot beat the Model S. The superior 1-speed direct-drive transmission of Model S outcome a power that its rival cannot even imagine. Interestingly, the engine of the model helps it to run from 0-60 MPH in just 3.1 seconds. Now, that is the fastest car in the segment and the same goes for the quarter-mile run. If we compare Audi and Porsche there is not much difference in their price tag and also in their performance.

Interior of 2022 Tesla Model S

With such a high price tag you will surely not expect any cheap materials from the manufacturing company. Tesla ensures that the materials bought to manufacture their cars are to the mark and the best in the market. Just like Tesla’s advancement in the world technology you get an advanced interior of the Tesla Model S.

The front cabin of the model will give you a rollercoaster ride when the accelerator pedal is pushed hard. The ergonomics inside the Model S are unique and they are placed very well for the convenience of the driver. The full front cabin of the model is wrapped up with leather upholstery and promotes a metal look.

2022 Tesla Model S

The front and the back seats are highly adjustable. Interestingly, the driver will get an 8-way power adjustment but, not for the passenger seat. Additionally, the seats in the front cabin are well placed for a better front view.

The back seat of the Tesla Model S can be folded down to further increase the cargo space of the model. In some way, we could say that the interior of the Model S will shame all of its competitors in the market.

The Exterior of 2022 Tesla Model S

Tesla has always come up with a bold and unique exterior for their cars and Model S. The Model S promotes a highly sleek version of the electric cars. Interestingly, the model was completely re-designed in its 2021 year model.

2022 Tesla Model S Entertainment

The 2022 version of the Model S will feature small minor changes. The design of the latest version is slightly different as compared to its predecessor. The customer will get some fresh and minor updates in the front bumpers and LED Lamps. Also, Tesla made sure that the front grille is made thinner for a better and sleek look.

We are not expecting the massive bumper that was attached previously by the manufacturing company. Also, with the all-new 19-inch alloy wheels, the model is one of the best-looking all-electric sedans out there.

Now, let us take an overlook of the exterior dimensions of the rivals of the 2022 Tesla Model S:-

Models 2022 Tesla Model S 2022 Audi E-Tron GT 2022 Porsche Taycan 4S
Overall Weight (lbs) 4,561 5,060 4,771
Length (in.) 195.7 196.4 195.4
Width (in.) 77.3 77.3 77.5
Height (in.) 56.9 55.0 54.3
Ground Clearance (in.) 4.6 NA NA
Wheelbase (in.) 116.5 114.2 114.2

The Audi E-Tron GT is the heaviest car in the segment and has a good length and height but not width. On the other hand, the Tesla Model S seems to be the lightest vehicle in the segment. That is one of the reasons why it will help make a good sharp turn whenever possible.

Price of the 2022 Tesla Model S

The first trim of the Tesla Model S is expected to be priced at around $94,990. The second trim of the Tesla Model S would be priced at around $129,990.

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