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50 miles odo normal?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by shawn_k, Apr 27, 2018.

  1. shawn_k

    shawn_k New Member

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    Hi All,

    I'm scheduled to pick up a Model 3 next week and I just received the final purchase agreement paperwork from Tesla. To my surprise, the ODO Mileage reading is listed as 50 miles. I assumed the mileage would be under 10 miles.

    I called Tesla and was told that 50 miles is normal for a new car and that it's been built for my order and not a previous cancelation.

    In your experience, what's the normal odometer reading for a new Tesla upon taking delivery?

    Thanks in advance!
    Shawn
     
  2. drawfour

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    It's normal. The purchase agreement for everyone says 50.
     
  3. David L

    David L Member

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    Your car will have a lot fewer miles than the standard 50 miles on the paperwork. Mine only had 3 miles.
     
  4. Brady12

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    It is normal....my also said 50 but when I picked it up, it only had 3.
     
  5. Uncle Paul

    Uncle Paul Well-Known Member

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    When they do the paperwork, they do not know exactly how many miles will be on the car when the buyer accepts delivery, so everybody get a 50.
     
  6. shawn_k

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    Thank you all for the clarification!
     
  7. PLUGZIN

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    They just use 50 on all paperwork. Mine had 5 on idometer.
     
  8. boaterva

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    If they gave you a car that had more than the paperwork said, it would be illegal. Thus the 50. Mine had under 10, also.
     
  9. RenMan68

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    Is this some sort of legal limit for new cars? boaterva wrote it would be illegal but I mean are all "new" cars required to have less than some number of miles when delivered?
     
  10. apacheguy

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    My Sig S had 60 miles on the odo when it was delivered in 2012.
     
  11. MP3Mike

    MP3Mike Well-Known Member

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    There is no limit to the number of miles on a "new" car, it just can't have more miles on the car than is reported on the paperwork.

    In this case you get an extra ~40 miles of warranty. ;)
     
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