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Tesla Model S Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending June 30, 2017. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2017 Tesla Model S 81
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 Model Ss, 7.1 months of data per Model S, average 7200 miles
2016 Tesla Model S   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Model Ss, 8.6 months of data per Model S, average 14500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2015 Tesla Model S 61
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  52 Model Ss, 9.9 months of data per Model S, average 24800 miles

Most repairs involve fit and finish issues.
2014 Tesla Model S   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Model Ss, 9.9 months of data per Model S, average 31300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2013 Tesla Model S 75
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  55 Model Ss, 9.5 months of data per Model S, average 51100 miles

Includes some 2012s. Most of the reported problems are minor: wind noise, creaks, rattles. But also a few drive unit and battery pack replacements. Owners report outstanding service quality.
2012 Tesla Model S 75
97.619047619% 97.619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  55 Model Ss, 9.5 months of data per Model S, average 51100 miles

New design, summer introduction. Combined with the 2013.

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