Tesla Model S Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Tesla Model S clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 144 mm (5.7 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 28.8 mm (1.1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 112 — 124 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
    • Clearance to tire height: 144 mm / 110 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 144 mm / 483 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 156 mm
    • Difference with world average: -17 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 100D — 2.9 hp/mm
  • 75D — 2.3 hp/mm
  • P100D — 4.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 100D — 4.6 Nm/mm
  • 75D — 3.6 Nm/mm
  • P100D — 7.5 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    100D 144 mm
    (5.7 in)
    - 111 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -12% 10
    75D 144 mm
    (5.7 in)
    - 111 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -12% 10
    P100D 144 mm
    (5.7 in)
    - 111 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -12% 10
    Vehicle 100D
    Clearance 144 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 111 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -12%
    Ride height to car height 10%
    Vehicle 75D
    Clearance 144 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 111 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -12%
    Ride height to car height 10%
    Vehicle P100D
    Clearance 144 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 111 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -12%
    Ride height to car height 10%