Tesla Model X Review & Ratings
- 11 October 2018
- Author: Nikolas Perseputto
According to the manufacturer, the Tesla Model X is the safest SUV ever. The prototype was introduced by Tesla in Hawthorne in 2012. According to the EPA, the Model X Range ranges from 237 to 295 mi. The car has about 30% of its content from the Model S, and it weighs about 10% more than the base model. Tesla Model X release date is September 29, 2015, and in one year, it became the 7th top-selling plug-in car. If you want to know answers to questions like how much is a Tesla Model X, what features does not it, how fast is it, and others, you should keep reading this Tesla Model X review.
Tesla Model X Interior
The Tesla Car Model X comes with lots of premium materials, although build quality could be better. The front seats are spacious, but some people may need more legroom in the 2nd-row passengers. If you have the car with the third row, it is great for kids. There is a responsive touchscreen that allows you to control the situation on the road. You will definitely be satisfied with the cargo room of the Model X.
The standard configuration comes with five seats, but it is possible to increase capacity to 6-7 seats. The following are the standard features included:
- Heated front seats;
- A panoramic front windshield for outstanding driver visibility;
- A leather-wrapped steering wheel;
- 14-way power-adjustable front seats;
- Falcon Wing double-hinged rear doors. Tesla Model X Doors come with sensors allowing them to avoid any obstacles when opening.
Tesla Model X Range
The 2016 Tesla Model X P90D comes with 90-kWh battery, which allows driving 250 miles without a need to charge it. The 100D model features 100.0-kWh battery to drive non-stop 295 miles, which makes the car the longest-range electrified SUV on the market. The P100D comes with 100.0-kWh battery, which is enough for 289 miles. The smallest range of 237 miles is provided by Tesla Model X 75D, thanks to the 75-kWh battery.
Usually, it is enough to charge your Model X car battery every 1-2 days, and you should not be afraid of being left without power, because the smart system will let you know where it is the time to charge so that you could drive to the nearest the manufacturer’s Supercharger stations.
The P100D model allows you to reach 60 in 2.9 sec., while the 100D, each of two motors of which has 259 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque allows you to hit 60 mph in 4.7 sec. All of the Model X SUV versions are relative silence. We remind you that the 2016 Model X P90D allows developing 60 mph in only 2.8 seconds.
The Best Tesla Model X Features
There are lots of exciting features in the car, which partially explains the relatively high Model X price, but the following are the most exciting of them:
- Roof-hinged rear doors;
- “Ludicrous Mode” that allows your car to go faster;
- “Bioweapon Defense” button, which allows filtering the air coming into the car;
- A panoramic windshield;
- Five-star safety;
- An autopilot feature;
- A super battery.
Tesla Model X Price
When you ask “How much does a Tesla Model X cost?” you should determine, which features and versions you want to have because this is what the price will depend on. Anyway, the new Tesla Model X is, probably, a better choice than a used 2017 Tesla Model X. The starting price for Model X 75D is $83,000 while Tesla Model X MSRP for the same model is $85,000.
You should also know that Tesla Car Model X price depends on where you live, which determines what taxes you will have to pay for it. Tesla Model X 90D price is about $12,000 more, while Tesla Model X P90D adds another 12,000 to the price.
Model X cost will increase if you choose another color than Solid Back. There are also different color options for wheels and interior that may also increase the base Tesla Model X cost.
So, is Tesla Model X SUV a good car? It definitely is because it comes with a longer range and more efficiency than that offered by most of its competitors, and you can also count on the outstanding performance. Tesla Model X SUV price is not the lowest, but if you can afford to pay it, you will not regret it. Today, on the official website of the manufacturer, you can choose something out from the following versions: 75D, 100D, and P100D. However, there are also used versions such, as 90D or P90D that you can find available for sale. Although the starting price is not something that everyone can afford, the manufacturer keeps working on building less-costly high-quality versions, so you can wait for a year or so.