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Anyone taken their Model S on WS ferries?

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by buzzbuzz, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. buzzbuzz

    buzzbuzz Member

    Nov 20, 2012
    Milky Way Galaxy
    I've been thinking about taking the S on the ferries around here, but the last time I was on one in my Prius, I noticed just how tight the fit is :scared:...Does anyone have experience traveling on Washington State ferries with their S? Does it "fit" (obviously it will fit, but were you nervous, given the width of the car? Where did the ferry staff put you...on the center deck or up on the sides? Was mirror folding necessary?)?

    Thanks in advance for any advice.
  2. 100thMonkey

    100thMonkey Member

    Jul 1, 2012
    Seattle area
    only been on the ferries with the Leaf so far, that should change soon, i'll report back. of course it's doable, but will take some care, maybe raising suspension for the ramps.
  3. rcc

    rcc Model S 85KW, VIN #2236

    Aug 1, 2012
    San Jose, CA
    We've been a big WS ferry (Anacortes) with a big SUV -- Volvo XC90. No problems with size. As far as suspension clearance goes, I imagine plenty of Porsche's and the occasional Ferrari has been on them too.
  4. ChadS

    ChadS Petroleum is for sissies

    Jul 16, 2009
    We took our Model S on a WA ferry 3 or 4 months ago. We did put the suspension up just in case, but everything was fine.

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