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Anti-theft features

Discussion in 'Model S' started by pbleic, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. pbleic

    pbleic Member

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    My insurance company asked me what anti-theft features the Tesla has. Can anyone give me the rundown? Alarm, vehicle tracking, etc?
     
  2. RavynArcadia

    RavynArcadia P38188

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    You definitely have vehicle tracking on the iPhone or Android(?)
    I'd be shocked if it didn't have an alarm
     
  3. Chipper

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    It DOES have an alarm system. It is automatically set when you walk away with the fob. (Just ask my wife who stayed with the vehicle and then tried to turn on the radio a few minutes later!!!)
     
  4. pbleic

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    Sounds like it does. But a BMW 3 series and X3 don't have them. They just have a flashing red light on the bottom of the rear view mirror. Does nothing, but looks like you have an alarm. LOL.
     
  5. RavynArcadia

    RavynArcadia P38188

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    I bet she loved you after that happened.
     
  6. Plug Me In

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    There is an alarm, which you can turn on/off in the settings menu. Vehicle tracking via phone app, and I'm sure by Tesla Motors even if mobile access is disabled. Retractable door handles have probably confused many a would-be thief.
     
  7. commasign

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    And the car is so beautiful that at any given moment, there are several people gawking at it. Impossible for a thief to steal it without anyone seeing. ;)
     
  8. jedininja

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    hahaha so true
     
  9. kendallpb

    kendallpb Model S: P 8061

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    LOL, true! This should get a little insurance discount. ;-)
     
  10. Gizmotoy

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    Hello. Do you offer a "Where in the hell are the handles?!?" discount? :biggrin:
     

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