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30 Day Autopilot Trial Confirmed

Discussion in 'Model S' started by RichieTheC, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. RichieTheC

    RichieTheC Member

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    Called Tesla today for more info. I was told that the offer should get pushed out to qualifying cars during the next few weeks. Qualifying cars are those that have the AP hardware whose purchasers chose not to pay the 2500 at purchase time for the AP software.
     
  2. ArtInCT

    ArtInCT Always Learning

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    Cool, I did order my P90DL without Autopilot and when the time comes I would like to give it a trial. However, most of the roads I travel upon are not suitable for AP as they are country lanes with twisty blind curves, and field stone walls.
     
  3. Joetnr1

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    I got my free trial two days ago.
     
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  4. ArtInCT

    ArtInCT Always Learning

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    Did this offer coincide with a new firmware download to you car or did the dialog just "pop up" when you entered the S?
     
  5. Evbwcaer

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    Does anybody know if this is something that can be activated in the future?

    My car qualifies, I believe, (Sept. 2014 build, non-tech package, AP hardware and safety features now)

    I'd like to save the trial month for a road trip in the future. Do I have to do it when prompted or can I wait?
     
  6. Joetnr1

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    It just popped up as I was parking my car. App did not notify me. I pressed the button to accept the trial. The car shut down for about 30 seconds while it reset the software and then boom, I have autopilot for a month!
     
  7. Joetnr1

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    I was also emailed by Tesla shortly after with instructions to purchase AP. I believe it can be done from the car as well.
     
  8. Joetnr1

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    This I can't totally answer. The two choices were to start the trial or "skip." Not sure if skipping would just delete the offer.
     
  9. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Everybody who tries it will buy it. Super smart move.
     
  10. Evbwcaer

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    I got the invitation this morning, I pressed the "X" button to close the window. Now, in the, "Driver Assistance" menu, I have the option to start the trial. This is nice, I plan on waiting to start the trial....save it for a road trip or something.
     
  11. musicious

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    Be careful.. they may decide to limit abuse by letting the offer expire after a couple weeks
     
  12. RichieTheC

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    So, my trial is almost over, and I'm not gonna buy. I'm not comfortable trusting it, and I prefer to be in control anyway. But, I feel like I'm in the minority about AP. I know a lot of you really like it.
     
  13. Joetnr1

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    My trial finished today. It was fun but not worth 3k plus tax. I'll get it on my next lease in a couple years and they'll have the bugs worked out by then.
     

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