Tesla VIN Check
Tesla became a renowned electric vehicle manufacturer after its Model S was hailed as the world’s best selling plug-in electric vehicle model in 2015. The automobile company also topped Consumer Report’s 2016 owner satisfaction survey at 91 percent. Search over 139,894 Tesla vehicles registered in the United States:
Enter a 17-digit VIN above to lookup a full vehicle history report, which includes thefts, accidents, sales, titles, specifications, and more. This information is compiled by VinCheck.info from official government sources and made public as a free, informational resource.
Tesla Recall Lookup
According to Bloomberg, about 90,000 Tesla Model S vehicles have defective seat belts that are not properly connected to their pretensioners. In an event of car accident, these seatbelts may not function as intended. Bloomberg also stated that Tesla has recalled 53,000 Model S and Model X vehicles that had parking brake issues. These brakes have the tendency to get stuck once their gears sustain damage.
Watch out for any vehicle risk! In addition to the VinCheck report above, you can run a free check for any open recall associated with your VIN using using the official Tesla Lookup page below:
If there is any pending recall for your vehicle, contact any authorized Tesla dealership to properly address any underlying issue. These can usually be repaired free of charge.
Other Resources for Tesla
Other resources VinCheck.info has compiled for Tesla vehicles include:
- Tesla Owner’s Manual (from Tesla’s website)
- Tesla Safety Ratings (from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)
- Tesla Market Values (from Kelley Blue Book)
- Tesla Reviews (from Edmunds.com)
- Tesla Cars For Sale (from AutosForSale.com)
Background on Tesla
Tesla Inc., based in Palo Alto, California, manufactures electric cars, lithium-ion battery energy storage, and, residential solar panels through their SolarCity subsidiary. Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning founded the company in 2003, possibly influenced by General Motors’ recall and destruction of all its electric cars in the same year.
Tesla Roadster, its first vehicle which was released in February 2008, is the world’s first mass-produced electric sports car. Model S, the second vehicle, was launched in June 2008 and became the world’s best-selling plug-in electric car in 2015 and 2016.
By September 2016, Tesla’s combined sales of all models was 13,000 units worldwide.
Interesting facts about Tesla:
- Sergey Brin and Larry Page, founders of Google, have also invested in Tesla.
- Tesla is the second largest global pure electric car manufacturer after the Renault–Nissan Alliance. It reached its 250,000 unit milestone in terms of global sales in September 2017.
- As of December 2016, the Model S ranks as the world’s all-time second best-selling plug-in after the Nissan Leaf.
- Tesla vehicles are supported by a network of high-powered Superchargers located across North America, Europe and Asia.
- Tesla Roadster can travel 250 miles between charges and can be completely recharged in less than 2 hours.
Popular models from Tesla include:
Why should I run a Tesla VIN Check?
- Check for accidents. Every year, approximately 6.0 million automobile accidents are reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
- Check for title brands. Flood, hail-damage, and salvage titles are examples of critical title brands.
- Check for special purpose designations, including taxi-use, rental-use, or police-use.
- Check for thefts. Lookup a VIN to check for an active theft or previously recovered theft record.
Run a free VIN Check to uncover the full story of your next vehicle: