We use cookies to allow us and selected partners to improve your experience and our advertising. By continuing to browse you consent to our use of cookies as per our policy which also explains how to change your preferences.

Tesla Model S (2013-) review

Launched Reviewed

Try Which? for £1 to reveal the products that perform

Price from


The Tesla Model S (2013-) is a luxury performance saloon powered by hi-tech lithium-powered batteries alone. Since launch it has proved popular with buyers, and appears to get around the usual electric car pitfalls of limited range and long charging times. But is the Tesla Model S really a true alternative to the best luxury saloons from heavyweight rivals such as BMW, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz? Read our full review to find out.
Is it worth your money?
Or is it a waste of cash?
  • Ease of driving

    score is available for members only
  • Performance

    score is available for members only
  • Comfort & practicality

    score is available for members only

Tesla brand overview

Reliabilityscore is available for members only
See all Tesla New & used cars

The Which? difference

As well as thousands of impartial product reviews from our Test Labs, a Which? membership also gets you:

  • Unlimited access across which.co.uk
  • Advice on the move with our apps
  • Which? magazine delivered to your door
  • The inside scoop on important issues, from scams to savings accounts

Which? can help you make good decisions