Tesla Model S 90D 2016 electric car owner review

Tesla Model S 90D 2016 electric car owner review

Mark drives a Tesla Model S 90D 2016 electric car.

This is Mark’s third electric car, he’s owned the Model S for under 2 years and drives between 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 50,000-60,000 miles and he achieves 210 miles range from a full charge.


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Why did you choose this electric car?

Electric power over fossil fuel, charging at home from Solar PV roof and battery storage, speed, luxury, comfort, prestige, charging network, technology & over the air updates.


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.

  • Looks
  • speed
  • utility.


Tesla Model S 90D 2016 electric car owner review


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.

  • Frequency and cost of issues
  • lack of towing
  • glitches.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?

  • Charge point door sensor failed
  • software issue required upgrade
  • brake disks replacement
  • parking break failure.


What are the standout tech features of your Model S?

  • Enhanced autopilot
  • over the air software updates
  • sentry mode security
  • entertainment system.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Model S.

  • Free supercharging included for life
  • Over the air software updates
  • Summons and autopilot.


Tesla Model S 90D 2016 electric car owner review


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

Tesla Model S Plaid because it’s a refined, family supercar.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?



Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

British Gas – useless, would not recommend at all.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?

bp pulse


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).

  • Tesla
  • bp pulse
  • Are there others?


Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?



Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.



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