2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Sedan vs 2021 Tesla Model S Electric

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2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Sedan vs 2021 Tesla Model S electric


2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Sedan

8.9/10 Porsche Taycan 4S Sedan

4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A)

MSRP - $103,800

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    2021 Tesla Model S electric

    9.0/10 Tesla Model S electric

    Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)

    MSRP - $66,490

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      Overview


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      MSRP $103,800 $66,490
      engine 2/Double Overhead Cam (DOHC)/16/Electric 16/Electric
      transmission 2-speed Automatic 1-speed Automatic
      horsepower 522 hp 762 hp
      torque 479 lbs.-ft. 723 lb-ft
      MPG(city/comb/highway) 27/29/33 -
      doors 4 4
      passenger capacity 4 5
      warranty 4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
      top speed 155 155
      drive type all wheel drive all wheel drive
      fuel type Electric fuel -

      Pros


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)

      Stupid fast acceleration

      Well-balanced ride and handling

      Beautiful exterior

      Handsome interior

      Superior performance

      Amazing range

      Massive storage space

      Clean styling


      Cons


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)

      Cramped rear seat

      Pricier than most rivals

      Shockingly expensive options

      Lower range than Tesla

      Interior might seem a little plain for the price


      What's new


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)

      The Porsche Taycan remains unchanged for 2021.

      New “Plaid” promises amazing increase in performance and unique styling


      Images


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)

      Engine


      Engine specifications

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      engine size 2 l -
      engine type Electric Electric
      electric motor capacity 79.2 75
      engine horsepower 522 hp 762 hp
      engine torque 479 lbs.-ft. 723 lb-ft
      engine displacement 122 cu.in. -
      engine bore x stroke - -
      compression ratio 9.50 to 1 -
      valves 16 16
      valvetrain Double Overhead Cam (DOHC) -
      valve timing -
      vehicle emission - -
      carbon footprint 5.9 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr -
      intake manifold Standard -
      cylinder head Aluminum -
      cylinder deactivation - -
      engine orientation transverse -
      engine oil cooler - -
      engine block Aluminum -
      engine mount front front

      Performance

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      braking 60-0 mph - -
      zero to 60 mph 3.8 sec 3.7 sec
      zero to 100 mph - -
      standing 1/4-mile 12.3 sec -
      top speed 155 mph 155 mph
      speed limit - -
      rolling start 5-60 mph - -
      braking 70-0 mph - -

      Transmission


      Transmission

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      drivetrain all wheel drive all wheel drive
      standard transmission 2-speed Automatic 1-speed Automatic
      optional transmission - -
      front differential - -
      center differential - -
      rear differential Torque-vectoring rear differential -
      paddle shifters - -
      locking hubs Permanent -
      overdrive - -
      transmission oil cooler - -
      transmission electronic control -

      Gear

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.81 -
      transmission gear ratio (2nd) 3.17 -
      transmission gear ratio (3rd) 2.15 -
      transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.56 -
      transmission gear ratio (5th) 1.18 -
      transmission gear ratio (reverse) - -
      transmission gear ratio (6th) 0.94 -
      transmission gear ratio (7th) 0.76 -
      transmission gear ratio (8th) 0.61 -
      transmission gear ratio (9th) - -
      transmission gear ratio (10th) - -
      transmission gear ratio (low) - -
      transmission gear ratio (high) - -
      hi lo gear selection - -

      Measurements and Dimensions


      Towing

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      maximum towing capacity - -
      5th wheel towing capacity - -
      gooseneck towing capacity - -

      Exterior Dimensions

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      curb weight 4953 lbs. 4883 lbs.
      length 66.7 in. 66.9 in.
      width 77.5 in. 77.3 in.
      height 54.3 in. 56.9 in.
      ground clearance - 4.6 in.
      wheelbase 114.2 in. 116.5 in.
      wading depth - -
      front tread 67.4 in. 65.4 in.
      rear tread 66.7 in. 66.9 in.
      gross weight 6349 lbs. -
      pickup bed depth - -
      payload 1396 lbs. 1056 lbs.
      turning radius - 19.4 in.
      axle ratio 8.05 9.73
      angle of approach 11 degrees -
      angle of departure 15 degrees -
      ramp breakover angle 11 degrees -
      dry weight - -
      rear gawr - 3307 lbs.
      front gawr - 2866 lbs.
      rear spring rating - -
      front spring rating - -
      drag coefficient 0.22 0.23
      rear axle capacity - -
      front axle capacity - -
      maximum tilt angle - -
      frame section modulus - -
      frame yield strength - -
      rear tire/wheel capacity - -
      front tire/wheel capacity - -
      cab to axle - -
      axle to end of frame - -

      Interior Dimensions

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      passenger capacity 4 5
      passenger volume - 94 cu.ft.
      front headroom - 38.8 in.
      front legroom - 42.7 in.
      front shoulder room - 57.7 in.
      front hiproom - 55 in.
      2nd row headroom - 35.3 in.
      2nd row legroom - 35.4 in.
      2nd row shoulder room - 55 in.
      2nd row hiproom - 54.7 in.
      maximum cargo capacity 17.1 cu.ft. 58.1 cu.ft.
      exterior cargo volume - -
      3rd row head room - -
      3rd row leg room - -
      3rd row shoulder room - -
      3rd row hip room - -
      cargo capacity(all seats in place) 17.1 cu.ft. 28.4 cu.ft.
      interior cargo length to rear seat - -
      cargo capacity(2nd row seats folded) - -
      cargo capacity(3rd row seats folded) - -
      interior cargo length to 3rd row seat - -

      Fuel


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      fuel type Electric fuel -
      MPGe - -
      fuel tank capacity 16.6 gal. -
      range in miles 448.2/547.8 mi. -
      fuel economy city 27 mpg -
      fuel economy combined 29 mpg -
      fuel economy highway 33 mpg -
      fuel cap release - -

      Comfort and Convenience


      Driving Comfort

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      cruise control - -
      navigation system - -
      remote engine start - -
      lane departure - -
      heads up display - -
      ride control - -
      driving assist - -
      gear shift indicator - -
      adjustable pedals - -
      night vision - -
      smart device navigation mirroring - -
      driver's footrest - -
      illuminated entry - -

      Sensors

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      parking sensor - -
      temperature sensor - -
      blind spot sensor - -
      tire pressure sensor - -
      shock sensor - -
      headlamp rain sensors - -
      liftgate sensor - -
      light sensor - -

      Controls/Remote features

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      control on steering wheel - -
      gesture controls - -
      climate control - -
      keyless entry - -
      speed sensitive volume control - -
      audio and video remote control - -
      remote trunk release - -
      cargo access remote release - -
      keyless ignition - -
      keyfob trunk/hatch/door release - -
      garage door transmitter - -
      rear audio controls - -
      emergency interior trunk release - -
      integrated key/remote - -
      proximity key - -

      Locking

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      keypad locking - -
      auto locking doors - -
      power door locks - -
      child safety locks - -
      door auto latch - -
      rear deadlocks - -
      tailgate/rear door lock - -

      Window

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      power windows - -
      remote window controls - -
      1 touch up/down - -
      window shade/sunshade - -
      rear window defroster/defogger - -
      rear door window with wash wipers - -

      Memory

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      number of memory settings - -
      driver memory seat settings - -
      front passenger memory seat settings - -
      rear passengers memory seat settings - -
      type of memory - -

      Accessories

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      clock - -
      charger - -
      adapter - -
      power outlet - -
      cable - -
      accessory carrier mount - -
      lighter - -
      ashtray - -
      holder - -
      glovebox - -

      Camera

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      camera - -
      camera front - -
      camera side - -
      camera rear - -

      Steering

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      steering wheel - -
      tilt and telescopic steering wheel - -
      heated steering wheel - -
      steering wheel texture - -

      Additional Features

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      valet function - -
      driver seat easy entry - -
      rear seat easy entry - -
      retained accessory power - -
      defogger and defroster - -
      performance data recorder - -
      traffic video recording - -
      storage compartment - -
      armrest - -

      Infotainment


      Radio

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      voice activated radio - -
      AM/FM - -
      satellite radio - -
      satellite radio service - -
      rear passenger display - -

      Entertainment

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      bluetooth - -
      USB - -
      auxiliary audio input - -
      wireless phone connectivity - -
      smart device integration - -
      hands-free calling - -
      primary monitor touchscreen - -
      memory card slot - -
      headphone - -
      internet access - -
      voice activated cell phone - -
      destination download - -
      voice recorder - -

      Audio/Video

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      entertainment system - -
      sound system - -
      amplifier - -
      number of speakers - -
      number of subwoofer - -
      stereo output - -
      equalizer - -

      Interior


      Seating

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      seat trim - -
      3rd row seats - -
      driver seat - -
      passenger seat - -
      2nd row seats - -
      heated seats - -
      bench seat - -
      integrated rear child seat - -
      child seat anchors - -
      seat bolster - -
      lumbar support - -
      ventilated seats - -
      upholstery - -

      Additional features

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      instrument panel - -
      dashboard - -
      shift knob - -
      headliner - -
      floor mats - -
      overhead console - -
      rear console - -
      center console - -
      full length console - -

      Lights

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      reading lights - -
      ignition switch light - -
      variable instrument panel lighting - -
      courtesy lights - -
      ambient lighting - -

      Air Conditioning

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      front air conditioning - -
      rear air conditioning - -
      climate control - -
      automatic temperature control - -
      interior air filtration - -

      Mirror

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      rear view mirrors - -
      driver vanity mirror - -
      passenger vanity mirror - -

      Restraints

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      front head restraints - -
      2nd row head restraints - -
      3rd row head restraints - -
      4th row head restraints - -
      5th row head restraints - -

      Exterior


      Body

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      body material - -
      bumper - -
      rear spoiler - -
      hood - -
      diffuser - -
      grille - -
      assist steps - -
      body color - -
      bodyside molding - -
      fender trim - -
      splitter - -
      bumper protection - -
      protection film - -
      fender paint - -

      Roof

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      roof - -
      roof panel - -
      roof rack - -
      roof rails - -
      roof rack crossbars - -
      moonroof - -
      sunroof - -
      roof box - -
      targa roof - -

      Window

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      3rd row window - -
      2nd row window - -
      window trim - -
      rear side window blind - -
      rear sliding window - -
      2nd row fixed window - -
      privacy rear windows - -
      power sliding rear window - -
      heated windows - -
      all around window - -
      rear door window glass - -
      2nd row door window glass - -
      cargo door window glass - -
      front door window glass - -

      Headlight

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      headlight - -
      adaptive headlights - -
      delay-off headlights - -
      daytime running lights - -
      dusk sensing headlamps - -
      headlight cleaning system - -
      headlight element - -
      cornering lights - -

      Cargo/Bed

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      cargo nets - -
      cargo floor mats - -
      cargo hooks - -
      cargo lamps - -
      cargo divider - -
      tonneau cover - -
      bed type - -
      bed divider - -
      bed extender - -
      bedliner - -
      cargo rails - -
      bed rails - -
      cargo area protector - -
      trunk sill - -
      tailgate/liftgate/swing gate - -
      cargo tray - -

      Lights

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      front fog lights - -
      rear fog lights - -
      cargo/trunk light - -
      turn signal on mirror - -
      underhood light - -
      tail lamp - -
      clearance lights - -
      puddle lamps - -
      white turn signal lights - -
      marker lamps - -
      off-road lights - -

      Door

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      number of doors 4 4
      rear door - -
      sliding door - -
      door handle - -
      door panel - -
      door sill - -

      Mirror

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      door mirrors - -
      trailer mirror - -
      blind spot mirrors - -

      Windshield

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      heated windshield - -
      electrically heated front windshield - -
      sliding rear windshield - -
      power rear windshield - -
      flipup rear windshield - -
      removable rear windshield - -
      vented rear windshield - -
      windshield defroster - -
      quickclear windshield defroster - -
      heated windshield washing system - -
      tinted windscreen - -
      windshield with filter band - -

      Wiper

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      variable intermittent wipers - -
      rain detecting wipers - -
      fixed interval wipers - -
      heated jet wipers - -
      speed sensitive wiper - -
      rear wiper - -
      washer reservoir - -
      wiper park - -

      Exhaust

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      tailpipe - -
      exhaust system - -
      exhaust tip - -

      Towing/Trailering

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      tow hooks - -
      trailering class - -
      fixed tow bar - -
      tow hitch - -
      tie down - -

      Suspension


      Shocks

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      front shocks - -
      rear shocks - -
      front suspension - -
      rear suspension - -
      adaptive suspension - -
      sport suspension - -
      lowering suspension - -
      front springs - -
      rear springs - -
      four wheel independent suspension - -
      height adjustable shocks - -
      stabilizer bar/anti-roll bar - -

      Brakes

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      front brake - -
      rear brake - -
      ABS and driveline traction control
      ABS channels 4 4
      calipers - -
      brake assist
      brake drying -
      electronic brakeforce distribution - -
      emergency braking preparation - -
      power regeneration - -
      rear brake rotor diam x thickness (in) - 14.4 in.
      front brake rotor diam x thickness (in) - 14 in.

      Tires and Wheels


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      front tires - -
      rear tires - -
      rear wheel type - -
      wheels - -
      spare tires - -
      performance tires - -
      run flat tires - -
      all terrain tires - -
      dual rear wheels - -
      self-sealing tires - -
      wheel cover - -
      wheel locks - -

      Packages


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      packages - -
      kit - -
      emergency service - -
      concierge service - -

      Warranty


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      basic warranty 4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
      drivetrain warranty 4 yr./ 50000 mi. -
      roadside warranty 4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
      diesel engine warranty - -
      corrosion perforation warranty 12 yr./ unlimited mi. 12 yr./ unlimited mi.
      extended warranty - -
      roadside assistance
      free maintenance 1 yr./ 10000 mi. -
      hybrid component - -
      ev battery warranty 8 yr./ 100,000 mi. -
      rust warranty - -

      Instrumentation


      Instruments

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      system monitor - -
      engine hour meter - -
      tachometer - -
      trip computer - -
      voltmeter - -
      inclinometer - -
      altimeter - -
      tire pressure monitoring - -
      turn signal indicator - -
      instrument panel display - -
      compass - -
      antenna - -

      Gauge

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      water temp gauge - -
      transmission oil temp gauge - -
      oil level gauge - -
      oil pressure gauge - -
      turbo boost gauge - -

      Warnings

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      battery warning - -
      low-fuel warning - -
      low-tire-pressure warning - -
      tire specific low-tire-pressure warning - -
      brake-fluid warning - -
      low-coolant warning - -
      water-temp. warning - -
      turn-signal-on warning - -
      transmission-fluid-temperature warning - -
      low washer fluid warning - -
      trunk-ajar warning - -
      lights-on warning - -
      door-ajar warning - -
      oil-pressure warning - -
      key-in-ignition warning - -
      bulb-failure warning - -
      low-oil-level warning - -

      Telematics


      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      immobilizer - -
      security system - -
      tracker system - -
      post collision safety system - -
      emergency communication system - -
      electronic stability controls - -
      automated parking - -
      park assist - -
      trailer reverse assist - -
      highbeam assist - -
      collision avoidance system - -
      stolen vehicle tracking assistance - -
      rear sonar system - -
      remote activated perimeter approach lights - -

      Safety


      Airbags

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      total number of airbags - -
      front impact airbag - -
      side impact airbag - -
      knee airbag - -
      occupant sensing airbag - -
      childseat sensing airbag - -
      curtain overhead airbag - -
      passenger airbag deactivation - -
      airbag deployment notification - -

      seatbelts

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      seat belts - -
      front center 3 point belt - -
      rear center 3 point belt - -
      seat belt warning - -
      seatbelt pre-tensioness - -

      safety features

      Features 4dr Sedan AWD (electric 2A) Long Range 4dr Sedan AWD (electric DD)
      safety cell - -
      panic alarm - -
      audio theft deterrent - -
      integrated rollover protection - -
      approach lamps - -
      break resistant glass - -
      vehicle alarm notification - -
      first aid kit - -

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