2013 Tesla Model S Performance: Back Seat Review
July 18, 2013
Two of my friend's birthdays are one day apart in July. So, I piled the gang into our long-term 2013 Tesla Model S and drove them to a local restaurant for a celebratory dinner.
I asked for a review of the back seat after having three adults sitting across. The tallest of the group is 6'1" and he was sitting behind the front passenger seat. He said there was plenty of hip and elbow room but the way the ceiling is shaped, he had to tilt his head to the side to avoid it touching the top. He added that if he was sitting in the middle, under the glass sunroof, he would've been fine.
All of the three rear seat passengers were happy with the materials and comfort of the seats. It was a very hot night so I had turned the climate system on a few minutes before we got into the car. All were happy with the level of air conditioning that reached the back.
|Rear hip room||54.7 inches|
|Rear leg room||35.4 inches|
|Rear head room||35.3 inches|
|Rear shoulder room||55.0 inches|
|Total Seating (not counting the jump seats)||5|
Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor