2021 Tesla Model X. The Tesla Model X is the fastest, safest, and most capable sport-utility vehicle in history, following what Tesla said.
The car comes with a 100 kWh, thereby providing a maximum reported 475 kilometers of range.
A dual-motor setup independently and digitally controls torque to the front and rear wheels while giving the SUV an all-wheel drive.
Two models are provided and they are both fast:
- The 100D accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.9 seconds
- The P100D does it in just 3.1 seconds.
Also, the Tesla Model X will seat from 5 to 7. Though, this depends on the seating arrangement selected.
The most notable feature of the Tesla Model X is its gull-wing doors (falcon-wing) in Tesla parlance. This articulate up and out of the way.
The list of standard active safety features and hardware of the Tesla Model X include:
Eight surround cameras that enable 360-degree vision. Whereas 12 ultrasonic sensors give detection of surrounding objects.
In all, the Forward-facing radar sees through the fog, heavy rain, dust, and beyond the vehicle ahead. And this helps in preventing accidents by offering simultaneous visibility in all directions.
Pros and Cons of the 2021 Tesla Model X
The pros of the 2021 Model include:
- A smooth, controlled ride
- Great performance
- A design like no other
- Quick, clear 17.0-inch touchscreen.
What you might not so like about the 2021 Tesla Model X are:
- It has an awkward-looking profile.
- It has a disappointing interior space.
- High prices
- Gimmicky falcon-wing doors
The key specs include:
EPA Class: Standard SUV 4WD
Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive
Style Name: Long Range AWD
Passenger Doors: 4
Passenger Capacity: 5
Transmission: 1-Speed Automatic
Body Style: Sport Utility
Cargo Space and Interior Room
The 2021 Tesla Model X comes standard with seating for 5 people. However 3-row variants having space for 6 or 7 are also available.
Talking about the legroom, folks upfront enjoy 41.2 inches. The ones in the second row receive 38.4 inches and the kiddies demoted to the way-back make do having 32.7 inches.
The cargo capacity of the 2021 Tesla Model X depends on the setting arrangement.
The 5-seat variants offer 81.2 cubic feet, the 7-seat models have 76.5 cubic feet while the 6-seat examples cargo area measures 70.7 cubes.
In every case, the front trunk offers an extra 6.6 cubic feet of space.
Safety and Autopilot
All the Model X features the misleading named Autopilot functionality of Tesla. This includes:
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Automatic Emergency Braking
- Lane Centering.
For the complete suite of semi-autonomous tech, click the box for Full Self-Driving Capability.
The package includes:
- Auto lane change
- On-ramp to off-ramp Navigate on Autopilot functionality
- Traffic light and stop sign recognition.
The 2021 Tesla Model X also earns a 5-star overall safety from the NHTSA.
The 2021 Tesla Model X is priced from $89,990 – $119,990