The 2018 Tesla Model X is an all-electric midsize crossover SUV that has a mix of appealing and confounding attributes. Like all Teslas, the particulars of its offerings are subject to change at any time and don't necessarily coincide with a typical model-year cycle. Many buyers will visit the options list offering a variety of features — some of them unusual.
Offered in three trim levels — 75D, 100D and P100D — the 2018 Tesla Model X is equipped exclusively with two-motor all-wheel drive. All trim levels are differentiated by their battery capacity, which in turn largely correlates to miles of driving range. Option packages are the same across all trim levels. Options run the gamut and include a sensor-laden Enhanced Autopilot semiautonomous driving mode, several 20- and 22-inch wheel options, additional seating configurations and upgraded cabin materials. The optional Premium Upgrades package brings enhanced cabin filtration, heated seats and a heated steering wheel, satellite radio, premium audio and self-opening front doors.
The entry-level 75D is equipped with a 75-kWh battery that provides the shortest driving range of any Model X. Navigation and a colossal center touchscreen are standard, along with keyless entry, heated front seats and a power tailgate. Five-passenger seating is standard.
It's a big jump in price from there to the 100D, which is quicker and has more range than the 75D. Then there's the range-topping, performance-oriented P100D, which will appeal to those who want one of the quickest-accelerating cars on the market.
Other minivans and sport-utility vehicles offer significantly more functionality than the 2018 Tesla Model X, but none use electric propulsion. It's a key consideration for many buyers, and it renders the Model X the default choice. It is in a segment of one. That situation is expected to change in a year as at least three other manufacturers plan to release all-electric midsize SUVs. But if you want to buy an electric SUV today, the Model X is the only game in town. Let Edmunds' car-buying tools and expertise guide you when you're ready to buy your own 2018 Tesla Model X.
2018 Tesla Model X Overview
The all-electric 2018 Tesla Model X utilizes an electric motor and is available in the following styles:
The 75D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD) comes with an electric, all wheel drive, and with a 1-speed direct drive transmission. The 75D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD) comes with a basic warranty of 4 yr./ 50000 mi., a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. roadside warranty, and a Not available powertrain warranty.
The 100D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD) comes with an electric, all wheel drive, and with a 1-speed direct drive transmission. The 100D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD) comes with a basic warranty of 4 yr./ 50000 mi., a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. roadside warranty, and a Not available powertrain warranty.
The P100D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD) comes with an electric, all wheel drive, and with a 1-speed direct drive transmission. The P100D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD) comes with a basic warranty of 4 yr./ 50000 mi., a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. roadside warranty, and a Not available powertrain warranty.
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2018 tesla model-x 75D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD), 1-speed direct drive, electric fuel 93 combined MPG 91 city MPG/95 highway MPG
2018 tesla model-x 100D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD), 1-speed direct drive, electric fuel 87 combined MPG 86 city MPG/89 highway MPG
2018 tesla model-x P100D 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD), 1-speed direct drive, electric fuel 85 combined MPG 83 city MPG/89 highway MPG
What options are available on the 2018 Tesla Model X?
Available Tesla Model X 2018 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Tesla Model X 2018 Trims: P90D
Exterior Colors: Midnight Silver Metallic
Interior Colors: Tan leather
Popular Features: 2nd Row Bucket Seats, AWD/4WD, Adaptive Cruise Control, Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Auto Climate Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Back-up camera, Blind Spot Monitoring, Bluetooth, Cooled Seats, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Heated seats, Keyless Entry/Start, Lane Departure Warning, Mobile Internet, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Navigation, Parking sensors, Power Driver Seat, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Rear Bench Seats, Remote Start, Stability Control, Sunroof/Moonroof, Third-row seating, Tire Pressure Warning, Towing Hitch, Trip Computer, USB Inputs, Upgraded Headlights, Upgraded Stereo
Fuel Types: electric
Drivetrains: all wheel drive
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