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7-seater obsession

Discussion in 'Tesla, Inc.' started by Chuq, Sep 17, 2019.

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  1. Chuq

    Chuq Active Member

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    So the original Model S had an option for two small rear facing jump seats...

    The Model X has a 5, 6 or 7 seat configuration...

    The Model Y is announced as having a 7 seat option (although the two rear seats are small..)

    Now the 2020 Plaid Model S will have 7 seats...

    The Model 3 will be the only one of the four *without* the option. I would have thought Tesla would be trying to differentiate their options a bit more?
     
  2. Uncle Paul

    Uncle Paul Well-Known Member

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    Believe that with the new chassis (plaid) they will have more room for wider seats back there. They may push the rear wheels out to improve handling, while at the same time getting additional 3rd row seating comfort.

    This option is a great differentiator between Tesla and competing vehicles.

    For many, having those two extra seats back there for occasional use is fantastic.

    Model Y will also have this an option, making the less expensive Model 3 the only ones seating 5 (until the New Coupe arrives.
     
  3. BerTX

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    ...and Elon has five kids.
     
  4. S4WRXTTCS

    S4WRXTTCS Well-Known Member

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    I think it really comes down to the level of pressure on people with kids to have a sustainable form of transportation.

    So Tesla caters to the market quite well.

    From 7 seat options to fart mode.
     

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