Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.
Register

Advice please: good deal on 2013 S85 @ $45K?

tbone586

Member
Jan 12, 2016
71
34
North Florida, USA
Would appreciate any advice. I'm considering this private purchase:

2013 S85 (Dec build). 48K mi. Pano roof. Premium sound. Coils. Dual chargers. Subzero pkg. Tech package. Parking sensors. No AP.

Price is $45,000. Should I pull the trigger?
 

Sou7hCat09

Member
Dec 9, 2017
22
31
Navarre, FL
Agree with Dynastar it’s solid. I’ve been on the look for one now so I’m just able to compare what I’ve seen. If it has a warranty left on it beyond 50k and it doesn’t require you to travel far to pick it up, I would say go for it.
 

tbone586

Member
Jan 12, 2016
71
34
North Florida, USA
Thanks for the advice Dynastar and Sou7. No warranty (though I assume the powertrain to 8yr from Tesla transfers over?). I would never had considered a non-warrantied Tesla before, but after over two years with my current S70 with no issues, I have more confidence. This would be a 2nd MS for us. Have not found any S85 lower with similar mileage. And since it's late build has the pk sensors, folding mirrors, and LTE upgrades not found earlier.

I got my message to configure my M3 a month ago but figured I'd wait a while just for them to work out the kinks in production. But think I'll go this route instead and give up my place on the list.
 

DrMike

Member
Sep 1, 2017
213
139
Dover, NH
Seems like a so-so price to me. If it was configured exactly how I want (favorite color, everything), I'd go for it. But if there was anything about it I didn't like, I'd probably pass. Of course, that could be why I'm still looking for one after 6 months. :)
 

Greengolfer

Member
Aug 12, 2016
252
95
Highland,CA
The deal seams ok. In Oct. I picked up a 2014(May build) P85 with 55,000 miles, 21" grey wheels, Pano roof, Ex. leather, tech pkg including parking sensors and power rear hatch, alacantra headliner, carbon fiber spoiler, and red calipers. Came with 4yr/50,000mile limited warranty, and remaining 8yr unlimited mile battery/drive train warranty. $41,800 from Tesla. If you are patient, great deals are out there.
 
  • Like
Reactions: P85Dave

tbone586

Member
Jan 12, 2016
71
34
North Florida, USA
It is the color and config I prefer. And the (non-Tesla) dealer is giving me a nice trade-in on my old ICE car.
I would feel better if it had some warranty, but anything comparable I find currently on Tesla CPO site is at least $10K more. And I'm sure my trade w them will come in lower. So not sure a 4 yr warranty is worth an extra $12K from my pocket.
 

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


SUPPORT TMC
Top