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Any reason not to order a model 3 at this time?

maseren

Member
May 9, 2019
32
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silver spring, MD
Hi all, so I'm ordering our second model 3, this time a 2021 edition. Still deciding between performance or AB. Regardless, is there any reason to hold off at this time and maybe wait two or three months? Can't wait till end of year however.

Any and all advise welcome!

Thanks.
 

flyhigh

New Member
Mar 27, 2021
2
2
Los Angeles, CA
I’m in a similar situation to you, except it’s my first Tesla! I’ve decided to hold off for the time being for the following reasons.

1.) Tesla stock is cheap at the moment so I’m loading up on that (personal choice obviously).

2.) I don’t need a new car at the moment so I’m holding off for a potential tax credit, random improvements, and improved build quality.

3.) As Berlin and Texas come online I’m sure we will see more streamlined production from Fremont for the US with less of the end of quarter rushes.

4.) I’m returning to my pre covid job in August, in the meantime I’m delivering groceries which I would rather not do in a $65,000 M3P.
 

maseren

Member
May 9, 2019
32
6
silver spring, MD
I’m in a similar situation to you, except it’s my first Tesla! I’ve decided to hold off for the time being for the following reasons.

1.) Tesla stock is cheap at the moment so I’m loading up on that (personal choice obviously).

2.) I don’t need a new car at the moment so I’m holding off for a potential tax credit, random improvements, and improved build quality.

3.) As Berlin and Texas come online I’m sure we will see more streamlined production from Fremont for the US with less of the end of quarter rushes.

4.) I’m returning to my pre covid job in August, in the meantime I’m delivering groceries which I would rather not do in a $65,000 M3P.
That makes sense. My reasons are different, I actually do need a new car however :)
 

maseren

Member
May 9, 2019
32
6
silver spring, MD
Its like getting a freaking computer,I hate it! I can't change every 2-3 years, not at 65k!
In that case I can’t think of one! Tesla’s are always improving so I think its only a matter of days, weeks, or months before you’re envious of the next improvement. Considering it just got the 2021 refresh I say go for it!:)
 

klangeMod3

Member
Mar 24, 2021
10
11
Everett, WA
Dive in - do it. There will never be a perfect time to get it but one thing I'd consider is the possibility of microchip shortages affecting all sorts of product supply lines currently - especially vehicles.

I'd hate for you to wait until summer and then find you have a REALLY significant wait time because of silly little silicone wafers.
 
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maseren

Member
May 9, 2019
32
6
silver spring, MD
Dive in - do it. There will never be a perfect time to get it but one thing I'd consider is the possibility of microchip shortages affecting all sorts of product supply lines currently - especially vehicles.

I'd hate for you to wait until summer and then find you have a REALLY significant wait time because of silly little silicone wafers.
Man! That's a good point!! I think I'll pull the trigger. Anyone on here own a P and an AB, just curious how the ride differs.
 

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