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How Much Is a Tesla? 2023 Pricing and Comparisons

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 12/1/2023

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Key Points

  • The price of a Tesla in 2023 ranges from $38,990 to $94,990 before upgrades, fees, and tax credits.
  • The cheapest Tesla is a standard Model 3, while the most expensive is a Model X Plaid.
  • You can qualify for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500 for new Teslas.

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Tesla cost FAQs

  • Tesla batteries are designed to last the life of the vehicle, defined by Tesla as around 200,000 miles, or 15 years. The starting price for Tesla battery replacement is $5,000. 

  • The most expensive Tesla is the Model X Plaid. The Model X Plaid is also the fastest Tesla, reaching 60 mph in 2.3 seconds. However, you get the longest driving range with the Model X, which can drive 348 miles on a single charge.

  • The Tesla Model 3 Rear-Wheel Drive is the cheapest Tesla car. The car has a 272-mile range, requiring more frequent battery recharging. It costs around $12 per charge to fully charge the Model 3 based on current electricity rates.

  • The Tesla Cybertruck was a big talking point when the EV first debuted in 2019. The release date has since been delayed several times due to production challenges but is set to debut officially on November 30, 2023.

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