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  1. T

    Model S 60D upgraded to 75D but forever a 60D in the eyes of the part exchange value market

    After 7 years of model S ownership my battery is reliably giving me 150miles on a full charge in the rain and cold weather, so the time to move on has come. After investigating part exchange and use value to my 2017 Model S, I am running into the same issue and unable to get past it. The car...
  2. I

    Slap in the face by Tesla - Trade-in value £20k less than I paid Tesla just 18 months ago.

    I've been looking at my options of potentially upgrading to a new Model 3 and so requested a trade-in valuation of my December 2016 Model S P90 upgraded to HW3 and MCU2 and has Enhanced Autopilot. I purchased this from Tesla directly 18 months ago for £37,000 and paid about another £2000 for the...
  3. headhz

    Trade in value

    Who’s giving the best trade in values right now for Model Y’s? I’m getting a 2023 Monday and unloading my 2022 MYP. Thank you. And on an off note, what tires are you seeing on recent MYP’s?
  4. E

    Trade In Value before/after photos

    Hi guys just placed an order for a local M3 SR and had a quick question. I’m trading in my vehicle and I got an offer within the app (before submitting photos) of roughly $46.5k. My question is does this change after submitting the photos? Just wanting to confirm if that was an estimate or a...
  5. Esan na

    Trade in offer times

    Hello, I wanted to know how long it takes to receive trade in offers from Tesla after submitting photos
  6. W

    Sudden price drop past couple months?

    I have been following Model Y updates pretty closely since Giga Texas took over, and have been looking since 2021 for the more practical 2021+ Model Y LR to replace my 2022 Model 3 Standard. About 2 months ago you couldn't find one under $67k and now on autotrader I see loads along the west...
  7. headhz

    Estimate Trade-In Accuracy

    How accurate have the Tesla trade-in values been? I don’t overly feel comfortable giving a non-refundable $250 and feel as if I’m being strong armed.
  8. headhz

    Estimate Trade-In Accuracy

    How accurate have the Tesla trade-in values been? I don’t overly feel comfortable giving a non-refundable $250 and feel as if I’m being strong armed.
  9. C

    Should I trade-in Model Y for 2022 Model S?

    Hi everyone, I have a 2021 Model Y long range, and I reserved a Tesla Model S last year before the $10K price increase. I got an email that Model S is ready for delivery. I am debating if I should get the S or not, because I like the size of the Y and also I will have to pay around $500 more...
  10. calikid

    Model S Plaid Lease Question (technical)

    I have a 2021 Plaid with 12k miles. Has FSD and enrolled in beta and all options. I paid 137k and the same vehicle now is in the 150k’s. My Plaid is a lease. I’ve paid on it a year and I owe 112k. I was offered from a Ford dealership today 128k to buy it. I had the rear qtr panel replaced...
  11. garreth64

    Expired trade in update

    Has anyone caught up in the Shanghai delays had an expired trade in quote, particularly if you are p/x'ing another Tesla? If so, how long are Tesla typically taking to turn these around? My trade in expired yesterday (the day people started getting VINs) after 60 days and I have re-submitted...
  12. M

    Model Y delivery and trade in question

    Hi, I had ordered my model y last year in September. It was suppose to be delivered in March but got delayed to August. a week back, I went in and added FSD to my built and what you know my EDD now in two weeks and have VIN assigned. I have no intention of keeping FSD and I see the remove...
  13. A

    Trade in US model 3 for Taiwan delivery?

    Family wants to be move back to Taiwan, but we love our Model 3 Performance. Does anyone have experience finding a freight forwarder in US that is still willing to bring vehicles to Taiwan? Preferably from Texas or California? If not, I have been thinking if it was possible to trade-in our...
  14. F

    Let’s swap Model Y Performance wheels/tires

    Just got my delivery date for Model Y performance. March 15th. I’d love to keep the larger, rear wheels and swap the fronts for another set of rears. Anyone interested?
  15. D

    Trade in accessories on trade in to Tesla

    Hey there, Just ordered my first Tesla 3 LR. About a month from delivery! Very excited. I’m trading in my 2018 F150 to Tesla directly. They offered me a good price about 2k less than other competitors (getting 29, paid 36 for the car 40k miles ago… great trade in market). The trade in approval...
  16. in2survive

    Trade-in not adding up

    This is really weird, not sure how it is done in US, but in Canada, when you trade-in, taxes (13% in Ontario!) are calculated AFTER your trad-in value is deducted from the new car value. However, when I look at the Tesla breakdown, they calculated the taxes before the deduction, meaning PST...
  17. cucubits

    2016 Model S - trade in choices

    The time has come to move on. I'm sure some of the regulars from here will be happy to see me go for my openly voiced, mostly negative, opinions on many aspects related to Tesla. Glad I can make your day a little brighter :) In all seriousness I don't dislike everything about these cars, I am...
  18. N

    Significant increase in trade in value of my current ICE from Tesla [Dec 2021]

    Just a heads up, as it may help some people... Not sure if this is just me getting lucky or what, because I've heard horror stories of Tesla lowballing trade in offers. I had received an offer for my 2016 Mazda 3 (less than 80,000 miles) from Tesla a little over a month ago of $8,100. I declined...
  19. powerfactor

    RVG trade in and tyre condition

    I'm up for an RVG and Tesla are saying that my (roadworthy with a few mm to spare) tyres must be replaced at my cost, and have quoted 150% retail to do it after returning the car. Has anyone had any dealings with the " damage and excessive wear and use based on Tesla’s standards for normal use"...
  20. J

    Has anybody been matched to a vehicle while profile is incomplete? (Trade-in)

    Called Tesla today and didn't realize that my profile wasn't actually complete until I upload the Title for the trade-in car. Misplaced it so I'm waiting for a copy from the DMV, but I'm wondering if anybody doing a trade-in has been matched to a vehicle before their estimated delivery range...
  21. X

    TRADE-IN and Down payment question

    Hello all! I ordered a 2021 SR MY and have the VIN # and the option to pay the downpayment. I wasn't going to trade-in my vehicle but I changed my mind. I got a quote from the Tesla site and it's good for 7 days. My questions is, can I apply that trade-in value after ordering? I don't see an...
  22. S

    Drop the 20" Uberturbines for 19"ers?

    Good folks, I just joined the forums and have been reading all the delightful tidbits for hours! Thank you. A question: I recently ordered a T3P and am expecting delivery mid-end March. I'm in the silicon valley, south bay area in CA. I really skeptical about the 20" wheels and want to drop...
  23. S

    Tesla Bank transfer request

    Hi all, I’m a week away from collecting my Tesla, and had an email today saying my trade in details were outstanding, and that I needed to make a payment for the difference between the trade in value and the car value. The rep I’ve been talking to (Ryan) has emailed me over a picture of Tesla...
  24. N

    Trade in Value Offer expired the day before delivery

    So I am waiting for a call back from Tesla right now. I am set to pick up my Model Y tomorrow at 1030am and I just received an email telling me to update my trade in offer because the previous offer expired. I have already signed the loan agreement for my previous offer amount. My manage order...
  25. J

    Enter Payment Information

    We have a MY RWD reservation and it is allowing us to put our payment information in now. Since there are now RWD produced I'm assuming this doesn't mean too much. But, as this is our first Tesla, I'm a little unsure on the process. We have decided yet if we will trade our current car in to...
  26. T

    Trading in a Tesla S for a new Tesla - experience

    Good afternoon, I'm trying to find out people's experiences with trading in a Model S for another Tesla. Did you get anywhere close to what you feel is market value or was it substantially low? I'm mulling over the numbers to see if buying out my S makes any sense in order to then trade it in...
  27. X

    Are Tesla Trade In Offer Negotiable?

    So I got a quote from Tesla for my 2018 Model 3 last month before I order the MY. They gave me a $33,300 offer at the time which I'm fine with and I went ahead to complete all the delivery steps i.e. loan etc. Now I couldn't get delivery within 30 days and the offer have expired, the new offer I...
  28. J

    Delivery Delay - from Tesla trade-in pay off delay

    FWIW - Our Y scheduled delivery was canceled. no explanation... upon digging, we learned that even though we had paid off 100% , and were scheduled for delivery of the car.. it now said we owed $67.07 and so they scratched delivery, till we paid off the balance.... Turns out... since Tesla's...
  29. H

    Week four of the waiting game

    First time poster here. Ordered my model 3 LR AWD the first of this month, and without counting I'm sure I check the website anywhere from 15-20 times a day in anticipation for at least a Vin number. I have a 2018 jeep wrangler with 7k miles on it that I'm trading in, I plan on taking the jeep...
  30. K

    Trade In on Old Car

    Greetings! First time poster here! I have tried using the search box, but I have not found the answer to my question. Sorry in advance if I am not posting this is the right spot, but I couldn't find a better place. I am interested in trading in my car through the Tesla trade-in program and...
  31. M

    Using Carvana to Trade-In, thoughts?

    This may not be the best place to post this, but here I go. Given my appraisal from Tesla for my trade in dropped 25% between March and June, I'm looking at alternatives. I could sell private, but that's time consuming. I've done a few online offers and by far, Carvana has come back with a more...
  32. Willjou

    Tesla doesn’t accept Arizona eTitle transfers for trade ins.

    Hey all, just wanted to share an experience to help those about to trade in a car to Tesla for a new car. Here in Arizona MVD has gone away from issuing paper titles. When you buy a car or pay off a loan, AZ MVD holds the title electronically. You can still request a paper title but they will...
  33. A

    Tesla's Trade-In policy for other Teslas Questions

    I've been toying with the idea of trading in my 2018 Model 3 LR RWD for a model Y, but have some questions on how the trade-in is valued. AutoPilot: Is FSD autopilot transferable to the new car? If not transferable, is it taken into account in the valuation of the trade-in car? If it is taken...
  34. E

    What does tesla do when trade-in value exceeds price of new car?

    Hey, I received a trade-in quote for my G wagon (please forgive me, my daily driver is an S*) and it's higher than a new Model S. I couldn't find anything in the FAQ about it so I wonder if anyone has had experience trading in a car to Tesla with remaining credit. Does it just zero out the...

    Trade / Order

    Hi Does anyone know if your order is held until you agree or disagree with the trade in ?
  36. JustinO

    2020 Model 3 Tesla Trade In Values

    I’m curious what Model 3 trade in values from Tesla are coming in at now that the Y is coming out, and how they will change this year based on Model Y availability. If you have recently received a trade in quote from Tesla in 2020 please comment below the year, miles, configuration (SR, SR+, MR...
  37. arroyobass

    Trade-In Not Paid Off Yet?

    Has anybody had any issues with Tesla not paying off your trade in? Im due to make a payment on Jan 1 for my old car, but I obviously shouldn't have to pay that since it's not my car now. If I can't get Tesla to pay that then it's going to be a nightmare getting that refund from Tesla.
  38. F

    Tesla Owes Me $1000+

    Picked up our M3 in August. Because of the difference between what we paid and what we got on the trade-in, we should have been given $1200 at closing. Didn't happen. We were told we would get a check in the mail in thirty days or so. Also . . . didn't happen. Every few weeks, I call or...
  39. skydreamerjae

    Selling current car before or after delivery?

    I noticed a lot of people are selling their cars before taking delivery of a Tesla or whenever they've been scheduled a delivery date (which tends to backfire because Tesla is being a douche about delivery time frames and people end up car-less for 2-5 weeks+). But my plan is to take delivery...
  40. P

    Trading in to Tesla

    Does anyone know how the process works? My sales adviser isn't really helpful on this. I got an offer for my trade in and I just ignored it for now since I'm not sure if I want to accept that price. Does this affect my delivery? There are people who got their VINs for their model X even though...
  41. D

    Trade in credit in accout $1000 lower than quote a few hours before

    I got quoted $20K for my trade in, supposed to be good for 30 days... right? I was pretty satisfied with my quote ( still will take it to CarMax just to check ) so i went ahead and placed an order for an in inventory 3 LR. Everything went fine without an issue, till the point about the trade...
  42. C

    Trade in with “rebuilt” title

    Does anyone know if Tesla accepts trade in cars with a rebuilt (not salvaged) title? Thanks in advance!
  43. M

    3rd party home delivery and trade in

    I expect home delivery this weekend. I am in a state without Tesla store. Tesla will ship my car by 3rd party carrier and take my trade in car. From previous posts, my understanding is that 3rd party carrier will not wait for me to do a thorough inspection. The driver will just drop the car and...
  44. M

    Home delivery with trade in

    i was asked to mail out the original title of my trade in car along with some signed forms before home delivery. Is it normal? What is the process at home delivery? They just drop Tesla and take my trade in car? Will they come back to me if they are not happy with the condition of the trade...
  45. M

    Mail out trade in title before delivery

    I will get home delivery. I was sent a few pages of documents to sign and asked to return them along with the original title. They will not contact the 3rd party carrier until receiving these trade in document. Is this standard practice? I feel uncomfortable to send the title of my trade in...
  46. J

    Suprised on model 3 depreciation

    I have been wanting to trade my 2018 rwd LR red with autopilot for the last 6 months for Performance 3. It took me submitting an online request twice, a call to service center and finally a call to corporate over a month to finally get a trade in quote. Service center said they would have...
  47. S

    No Pictures Required for Trade-ins in 2019?

    I went through the trade-in process and never provided any pictures. I just provided a VIN and mileage, maybe a few other questions, but never asked for pics. I received and accepted the offer, but I'm concerned they could try and change it at the last minute because of some somewhat minor...
  48. 2012MS85

    Only $40,600 trade-in value on my one-month-new 3 w/ 1,400 miles!

    I took delivery of my perfect blue/white MR 3 w/ EAP on Dec 14, 2018. It was built the week beforehand and it’s flawless. Monroney was $54,700. Anyone buying the exact same 3 today gets half the tax credit, but also Tesla’s $2k price cut, for a net price of $48,950 plus tax/title/license/etc...
  49. Mata Hari

    Trade In?

    I see Tesla offers to take trade ins. Has anyone done this? What was your experience? Did they give a fair market value?
  50. F

    My trade-in battery being depleted to 0!

    I traded in my August 2016 90D about 10 days ago and the car still showing up in my App. Got a scary alert yesterday that my car (new100D parked at the airport with 180 miles of range) was down to 17 miles of charge. Uh oh. But it turns out the alert was for my trade-in, which the app now tells...