Tesla Model S Gets 99 out of 100 Rating From Consumer Reports




Consumer Reports has fallen in love with the Tesla Model S. On its scale of one to 100, the $ 70,000+ electric car scored a 99, tied with the highest rating the highly regarded publication has ever awarded to any car.

It’s an enormous victory for Elon Musk’s growing electric car company, which showed its first profit last quarter. The praise from Consumer Reports is in stark contrast to the controversial review from The New York Times three months ago, which showed the car running out of battery power and emphasized its limited range compared to vehicles powered by fossil fuels.

Consumer Reports lauded the car’s “excellent handling,” “comfortable ride,” and “eerily hushed,” roomy interior. Read more…

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