Tesla Model S Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model S: Technical Data

Motor

Type AC induction motor, liquid-cooled, with variable frequency drive
Rating 320 Volts
Maximum speed of large motors:

- rear motor on all single motor models

- rear motor on P85D

16000 rpm
Maximum speed of small motors:

- front motor on all dual motor models

- front and rear motor on 85D

18000 rpm
Maximum net power* and engine speed of large motors Base: 285 kW @ 6850 rpm

Performance: 375 kW @ 5950 rpm

Maximum net power* and engine speed of small motors Base: 145 kW @ 5700 rpm

Performance: 193 kW @ 6100 rpm

Maximum torque of large motors Base: 440 Nm

Performance: 650 Nm

Maximum torque of small motors Base: 250 Nm

Performance: 330 Nm

*Tested in accordance with ECE R85

Steering

Type

Rack and pinion with electronic power steering

Variable ratio and speed sensitive

Number of turns lock to lock

2.45

Turning Circle (curb to curb)

40.7 ft (12.4 m)

Suspension

Front

Independent. Upper wishbone with lower unequal length control arms. Co-axial Air/coil spring/telescopic damper. Sway bar.

Sway bar

22 mm diameter solid steel

Ride height

Refer to General Information > Technical Data > Wheel Alignment.

Rear

Independent. Dual upper arms and lower unequal length wishbone. Co-axial Air/coil spring/telescopic damper. Sway bar.

Sway bar

15 mm diameter, solid steel

Wheel Alignment

Table 1. Air Suspension (excluding Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Location Front Rear
Camber -0.75 +/- 0.45 -1.75 +/- 1.00
Camber Split 0.00 +/- 0.30 Not applicable
Caster 4.00 +/- 0.50 Not applicable
Caster Split 0.00 +/- 0.20 Not applicable
Single Wheel Toe Out 0.05 (In 0.10 to Out 0.20) In 0.20 (In 0.05 to In 0.35)
Total Toe Out 0.10 +/- 0.30 In 0.40 +/- 0.30
Toe Split Not applicable 0.00 +/- 0.20
Suspension Bolt Height 213.5 +/-5 mm 144 +/- 5 mm (151 +/- 5 mm for Performance Plus Suspension)
Track Width (at wheel center height) 1662 (ref) 1698 (ref)
Wheelbase ------------------------ 2960 mm (ref)---------------------
Table 2. Coil Suspension (excluding Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Location Front Rear
Camber -0.53 +/- 0.45 -1.25 +/- 1.00
Camber Split 0.00 +/- 0.30 Not applicable
Caster 3.70 +/- 0.50 Not applicable
Caster Split 0.00 +/- 0.20 Not applicable
Single Wheel Toe In 0.02 (In 0.17 to Out 0.13) In 0.19 (In 0.04 to In 0.34)
Total Toe In 0.04 +/- 0.30 In 0.38 +/- 0.30
Toe Split Not applicable 0.00 +/- 0.20
Suspension Bolt Height 230.0 mm (ref) 158 mm (ref)
Track Width (at wheel center height) 1662 mm (ref) 1698 mm (ref)
Wheelbase -------------------------2960 mm (ref)---------------------
Table 3. Air Suspension (Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Location Front Rear
Camber -0.75 +/- 0.45 -1.75 +/- 1.00
Camber Split 0.00 +/- 0.30 Not applicable
Caster 4.00 +/- 0.50 Not applicable
Caster Split 0.00 +/- 0.20 Not applicable
Single Wheel Toe Out 0.05 (In 0.10 to Out 0.20) In 0.20 (In 0.05 to In 0.35)
Total Toe Out 0.10 +/- 0.30 In 0.40 +/- 0.30
Toe Split Not applicable 0.00 +/- 0.20
Suspension Bolt Height (at design) 213.5 +/-5 mm 144 +/- 5 mm with 245 mm front and rear tires (151 +/- 5 mm with 245 mm front, 265 mm rear tires)
Track Width (at wheel center height) 1662 mm (ref) 1698 mm (ref)
Wheelbase ------------------------ 2960 mm (ref)---------------------
Table 4. Coil Suspension (Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Location Front Rear
Camber -0.70 +/- 0.45 -1.25 +/- 1.00
Camber Split 0.00 +/- 0.30 Not applicable
Caster 3.90 +/- 0.50 Not applicable
Caster Split 0.00 +/- 0.20 Not applicable
Single Wheel Toe Out 0.02 (In 0.13 to Out 0.17) In 0.19 (In 0.04 to In 0.34)
Total Toe Out 0.04 +/- 0.30 In 0.38 +/- 0.30
Toe Split Not applicable 0.00 +/- 0.20
Suspension Bolt Height (at design) 217 mm (ref) 158 mm (ref)
Track Width (at contact patch) 1662 (ref) 1698 (ref)
Wheelbase -------------------------2960 mm (ref)---------------------

Wheel Alignment

Brakes

  • Type: 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Stability Control and Electronic Traction control.
  • Calipers: Four piston fixed calipers front and rear.
Table 1. Rotor diameter
  Size (inches) Size (millimeters)
Front

13.98 in

355 mm

Rear

14.37 in

365 mm

Table 2. Front rotor thickness
  Size (inches) Size (millimeters)
New

1.26 in

32 mm

Service limit

1.18 in

30 mm

Table 3. Front rotor runout and disk thickness variation (DTV)
  (millimeters)
Lateral runout

0.050 mm

Chordal runout

0.040 mm

Disk thickness variation (DTV)

0.010 mm

Table 4. Rear rotor thickness
  Size (inches) Size (millimeters)
New

1.10 in

28 mm

Service limit

1.02 in

26 mm

Table 5. Rear rotor runout and disk thickness variation (DTV)
  (millimeters)
Lateral runout

0.050 mm

Chordal runout

0.040 mm

Disk thickness variation (DTV)

0.010 mm

Table 6. Front brake pad thickness (excluding backing plate)
  Size (inches) Size (millimeters)
New

0.354 in

9.0 mm

Service limit

0.078 in

2.0 mm

Table 7. Rear brake pad thickness (excluding backing plate)
  Size (inches) Size (millimeters)
New

0.315 in

8.0 mm

Service limit

0.078 in

2.0 mm

Table 8. Electronic parking brake (EPB) brake pad thickness (excluding backing plate)
  Size (inches) Size (millimeters)
Parking brake (EPB)

Electronic calipers. Self adjusting for pad wear.

New

0.216 in

5.5 mm

Service limit

0.039 in

1.0 mm

Wheels

Lug nut torque: 175 Nm (129 lb. ft.)

  Size
19" 8.0 x 19
21" 8.5 x 21
Performance Plus (Front) 8.5 x 21
Performance Plus (Rear) 9.0 x 21

Tire Pressures

Tire Pressures - North America
Table 1. With air springs (excluding Performance Plus and Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Tire Pressure
19"

45 psi (310 kPa)

21"

42 psi (290 kPa)

Table 2. With coil springs (excluding Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Tire Pressure
19" Goodyear Eagle RSA2

42 psi (290 kPa)

19" Michelin Primacy

45 psi (310 kPa)

19" winter tires

42 psi (290 kPa)

21"

42 psi (290 kPa)

Table 3. RWD with Performance Plus Suspension
Tire Front Pressure Rear Pressure
P245/35R21 (Front)

38 psi (262 kPa)

-

P265/35R21 (Rear)

-

40psi (276 kPa)

Table 4. Dual Motor All Wheel Drive with air springs
Tire Pressure
19"

45 psi (310 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front and rear tires)

42 psi (290 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front, 265 mm rear tires)

40 psi (276 kPa)

Table 5. Dual Motor All Wheel Drive with coil springs
Tire Pressure
19"

45 psi (310 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front and rear tires)

42 psi (290 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front, 265 mm rear tires)

40 psi (276 kPa)

Tire Pressures - Europe and Asia Pacific
Table 6. With air springs (excluding Performance Plus and Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Tire Pressure
19"

45 psi (310 kPa)

21"

42 psi (290 kPa)

Table 7. With coil springs (excluding Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Tire Pressure
19" Goodyear Eagle RSA2

42 psi (290 kPa)

19" Michelin Primacy

45 psi (310 kPa)

19" winter tires

42 psi (290 kPa)

21"

42 psi (290 kPa)

Table 8. RWD with Performance Plus Suspension
Tire Front Pressure Rear Pressure
P245/35R21 (Front)

38 psi (262 kPa)

-

P265/35R21 (Rear)

-

40psi (276 kPa)

Table 9. Dual Motor All Wheel Drive with air springs
Tire Pressure
19"

45 psi (310 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front and rear tires)

42 psi (290 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front, 265 mm rear tires)

40 psi (276 kPa)

Table 10. Dual Motor All Wheel Drive with coil springs
Tire Pressure
19" Goodyear Eagle RSA2

42 psi (290 kPa)

19" Michelin Primacy

45 psi (310 kPa)

19" winter tires

42 psi (290 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front and rear tires)

42 psi (290 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front, 265 mm rear tires)

40 psi (276 kPa)

TPMS thresholds - North America
Table 11. With air springs (excluding Performance Plus and Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
19"

36 psi (248 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21"

34 psi (234 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

Table 12. With coil springs (excluding Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
19" Goodyear Eagle RSA2

36 psi (248 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

19" Michelin Primacy

36 psi (248 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

19" winter tires

36 psi (248 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21"

34 psi (234 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

Table 13. RWD with Performance Plus Suspension
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
P245/35R21 (Front)

34 psi (234 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

P265/35R21 (Rear)

34 psi (234 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

Table 14. Dual Motor All Wheel Drive with air springs
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
19"

36 psi (248 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front and rear tires)

34 psi (234 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front, 265 mm rear tires)

34 psi (234 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

Table 15. Dual Motor All Wheel Drive with coil springs
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
19"

36 psi (248 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front and rear tires)

34 psi (234 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front, 265 mm rear tires)

34 psi (234 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

TPMS thresholds - Europe and Asia Pacific
Table 16. With air springs (excluding Performance Plus and Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
19"

41 psi (283 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21"

37 psi (255 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

Table 17. With coil springs (excluding Dual Motor All Wheel Drive)
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
19" Goodyear Eagle RSA2

38 psi (262 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

19" Michelin Primacy

41 psi (283 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

19" winter tires

38 psi (262 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21"

37 psi (255 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

Table 18. RWD with Performance Plus Suspension
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
P245/35R21 (Front)

35 psi (241 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

P265/35R21 (Rear)

37 psi (255 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

Table 19. Dual Motor All Wheel Drive with air springs
Tire Soft Warning Threshold Hard Warning Threshold
19"

41 psi (283 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front and rear tires)

37 psi (255 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

21" (With 245 mm front, 265 mm rear tires)

37 psi (255 kPa)

25 psi (172 kPa)

Electrical

Table 1. Battery - High Voltage
System Rechargeable Battery System
Type Lithium ion (Li-ion)
Rated Capacity 40, 60, 70, 85, 90 (kWh)
Voltage 400V
Weight 1245 lb (569 kg) - 85 kWh Battery
Output High voltage: 400V DC Low voltage: 12V DC
Internal Operating Temperature Driving:-1F to 122F (-17 C to 50C)
Degrees Charging: 32F to 113F (0C to 45C)
Table 2. Battery - 12V
System Rechargeable Battery System
Rating

Above 30 Amp/hr

Voltage and Polarity

12V Negative (-) ground

Fuse Locations

Refer to the Model S Electrical Information page and click the circuit diagram link that is appropriate for the vehicle's date of manufacture.

Exterior Dimensions

A Overall Length 196 in 4,970 mm
B Overall Width (including mirrors)

Overall Width (excluding mirrors)

86.2 in

77.3 in

2,189 mm

1,964 mm

C Overall Height 56.5 in 1,445 mm
D Wheel Base 116.5 in 2,960 mm
E Overhang - Front 37 in 929 mm
F Overhang - Rear 42.5 in 1080 mm
G Ground Clearance - Coil Suspension 5.65 in 144 mm
G Ground Clearance - Air Suspension 4.7 - 6.4 in 119 - 163 mm
H Track - Front

Track - Rear

65.4 in

66.9 in

1,662 mm

1,700 mm

Weights

Curb weight (no occupants or luggage) 4,647 lb 2,108 kg
Mid laden weight 1. 4,978 lb 2,258kg
Gross vehicle weight 2 5,110 lb 2,318kg
Maximum front axle load 2,778 lb 1,261 kg
Maximum rear axle load 3,360 lb 1,524kg
1 Mid laden weight is calculated with two 165 lbs (75 kg) occupants and no luggage

2 Gross vehicle weight is calculated with two 220 lbs (100kg) occupants and 110 lbs (50 kgs) of luggage.

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