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Model X Top Features

The Model X is Tesla’s new SUV with a huge set of features, many of which are unavailable on any other vehicle.  This is a short list of what we consider the top features included with the Model X:

Hot Features


All ElectricDelivers economical, quiet, gas-free driving
Aluminum BodyLight weight with no possibility of rust
Excellent stylingFresh design avoids looking strange just to be different
Glass CockpitThe instrument panel and control areas appear on high-resolution screens
Great HandlingLow center of gravity and clever design make for great handling
Smooth RideOptional air-suspension soaks up the bumps in the road
AccelerationHigh-acceleration without lag, 0-60 in 3.8 seconds with P90D model – Ludicrous option jumps 0-60 to just 3.2 seconds!
Safety8-air bags, traction control, expected 5-star safety rating in every category, blind spot detection, emergency braking, collision avoidance, lowest center of gravity of any SUV
Comfortable interiorFlat floor without humps makes for a open airy interior
SuperchargingGet 150 miles of range in just 20-30 minutes for free!
Automatic BrakesParking brake is automatically set when in Park; Automatic braking for collision avoidance
7 AdultsSeating for 7 adults with easy access to every seat (optional 5 and 6 seat configurations available)
Large cargo capacityAmple rear trunk space expands with 3rd row fold-down seats, front trunk, and storage under 2nd row seats
HOA AccessIn select states, such as California, electric vehicles with solo drivers can get access to HOA carpool lanes with an access permit
Active Cruise ControlFollows cars in front at a safe distance and will use braking if needed to come to a complete stop
Auto Pilot HardwareSelf steering, Self-parking, Summoning and collision avoidance
AWDAll-wheel drive offers increased traction and stability in poor weather conditions
Dynamic Rear SpoilerRear spoiler automatically extends at speed for improved performance (optional)
Latch AttachmentsFour LATCH child seat attachments – two in the second row and two in the third row.
VentsAll seven passengers have their own adjustable HVAC vents
Seat HVACFront seats with perforations are individually heated or cooled (optional feature)
CupholdersFront seats get 2 cupholders and optional 2 more with center console; 2nd row has pair of pop-out cup-holders, 3rd row has two more cupholders.
Seat Belt AdjustFront seats both have height adjustable seat belt attachments
LEDsHeadlights and Taillights are all LED
17 SpeakersA 570 W 17 speaker sound system (optional)

Cool Exclusives*


Huge Touch ScreenControls and information appear on a huge 17″ high-definition touch screen
Web BrowserA full web browser is built in and ready to use
Google MapsIncludes 7 years of free updates, with road, satellite and traffic views
Full UI AccessWhile driving the passenger and driver have full User-interface access. No annoying lockouts or “lawyer” screens to deal with.
Wireless connectivityBuilt in WiFi and 3G/4G/LTE cellular connection allows for over-the-air updates and much more
Great RangeWith the 90D model, it offers 257 miles of range (EPA Estimated), more than double of any non-Tesla production electric car
Air FiltrationTwo stage large HEPA filtration system dramatically reduces smog, pollen, bacteria and viruses from the outside (optional)
Panoramic WindshieldThe largest all glass panoramic windshield in production, includes solar tinting
Flush Door HandlesThe handles may not extend like the Model S, since all the doors physically open when commanded.
Auto LockWalk away from the car and the car locks itself
Falcon Rear DoorsRear doors lift up and out of the way, making access far easier than conventional door designs
Instant Heat/CoolHeat/Cooling starts immediately when needed (no engine warm up needed).
Five USB portsCharge devices and play music files in any row
Remote Control AppAndroid and iPhone apps allow you to lock/unlock, honk horn, see where your car currently is on a map, and control charging, get notifications and more
Extensive LightingOver 400 LEDs throughout include many conveniences and looks great inside and out
GPS Ride HeightRemembers desired ride height at GPS locations (with optional Air Suspension)
GPS HomelinkRemembers where you use homelink and highlights the correct selection
TowingIncludes 5,000 lbs towing ability (Class III), the first for an electric production vehicle
Auto-DoorsEach front door unlocks and opens as you approach the door with the FOB or you can open a door from inside
Third Row AccessThe second row seats electrically slide forward to make access to the 3rd row easy, even if you have child seats installed in the second row
AerodynamicCD of .24 is the best of any SUV, helps improve range and reduce wind noise at speed

* When introduced by Tesla
Some features listed are part of optional packages. Check with Tesla Motors for the latest features and options.

3 thoughts on “Model X Top Features

  1. bijan says:

    Regarding the Auto-Doors, what is the maximum distance between the FOB And the car for the feature to work?

    • Moderator says:

      Using the fob button I’ve had success at locking/unlocking at 50 feet, but that’s with the FOB in my hand outside. When the fob is my pocket, the range narrows to maybe 10 feet. Without using the fob button, it’s closer to 1-2 feet before the car unlocks automatically. I presume the Model X auto-door opening feature has a similar distance. If you have your fob next to your cell phone (< 2"), it may be blocked entirely from working (which is true of all cars).

  2. Ken says:

    Great information regarding TESLA products. THANKS.

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