How do the driver's seats in the Tesla Model 3 and Model S compare for a tall person?
YouYube channel i1Tesla took measurements from the Model 3 and Model S driver's seats. He checked all dimensions and learned that the seats in both Tesla vehicles are essentially the same size and offer a similar level of comfort and support. The most significant difference between the seats is that the Model S features genuine leather upholstery whereas the Model 3 comes with vegan leather.
If you're unfamiliar with i1Tesla's host, he's not a little guy. In fact, he's 6'5", so for all the taller people out there, his perspective should prove helpful.
While the seats are primarily the same, he says the Model S seats tend to hug you a bit more and offer softer padding. However, we've already learned that Tesla is changing the Model 3 seat pattern, so this may not be consistent in all copies.
In the end, though the Model S has a lower floor, and its wider stance offers more elbow room, the Model 3 provides more legroom. The large screen and huge steering wheel in the Model S tend to cut into knee room. Forward visibility is also much better in the Model 3, making it the better daily driver based on this reviewer's perspective.
Video Description via i1Tesla on YouTube:
I compare the seats in the Model 3 and the Model S. Giving my thought on the seats as a tall person. I am 6 foot 5 and show the leg room in both.