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2016 Model X Free Unlimited Supercharging Question

perez.jw

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May 1, 2018
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Hi All,

I'm close to purchasing one of two 2016 Model X 90ds. One is from a private seller, the other is from a Third Party Dealership. I've been searching the web but cannot get a straight, clear answer to my question so posting it here:

Does Free Unlimited Supercharging (FUSC) transfer to me in either case (private seller or third party dealership)? Is it true that ALL 2016 Teslas have the transferrable free supercharging?

Thanks for any information you can share. This will help in making a decision on these cars.
 

Kuhz

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Oct 25, 2017
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Mars
On 2016s, with private seller it will transfer (should say so in their Tesla account). With 3rd party dealer it may not.
 
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mxnym

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Mar 9, 2018
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It will transfer but only if the car is sold through Tesla as a result of a trade-in. Kinda chicken-ship.
No, Tesla removes it if they get the vehicle through a trade-in. Otherwise, they are legally obligated to transfer it because they told the original owner it is transferrable. However, this only applies to a 2016 X or 2016 or older S where the original owner purchased with that promise (not all 2016 X and 2016 or older S).
 

flar

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Apr 20, 2013
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No, Tesla removes it if they get the vehicle through a trade-in. Otherwise, they are legally obligated to transfer it because they told the original owner it is transferrable. However, this only applies to a 2016 X or 2016 or older S where the original owner purchased with that promise (not all 2016 X and 2016 or older S).
I believe all 2016 X or S had "FUSC for life of car". Back then the only thing you got from referral was a discount.

Starting 1/15/2017 they removed "FUSC for life of car". Then in May 2017 they added back "FUSC with referral". So, all 2016 cars should have originally had FUSC for life of car.
 

clyjr

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Nov 9, 2015
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I've seen multiple people say that it doesn't transfer if you buy through a 3rd party dealer. I think that was written up in some document ages ago.

BUT, I'm on my 2nd tesla with free supercharging, both were from 3rd party dealers. Tesla knew both came from 3rd party dealers, I even asked Tesla about the wording saying that it wouldn't transfer. They said it stays with the car... It did transfer on both cars.

The only situation I've heard of actually happening is that Tesla has removed it from some of their trade ins.

Maybe they can remove it if you buy from a 3rd party dealer, but again I've NEVER seen anyone say they bought from a 3rd party dealer and tesla removed it, it's always speculation.
 

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