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Auto-dimming side mirror design issue?

airbrett

Member
Feb 12, 2020
119
73
San Francisco, CA
There is a reddit thread going on regarding what may be a design issue on the the newer auto-dimming side mirrors on the Model Y. The complaints are that drivers 6'x" cannon adjust the driver side mirror to have a good visibility of the lane to the left. Multiple people are indicating this was not a problem on the older style mirrors of the MYs they had taken a test drive in but is a problem with the newer style.

Does anyone over 6'1" see this issue? I'm tall and have a MYP on order.

Reddit thread: Very poor visibility in the driver side mirror for 2021 MY with auto-dimming mirrors : TeslaModelY
 

mattw715

Member
Oct 24, 2020
24
6
Maryland
I have a MYP with the auto dimming mirrors. I'm 6'-1" and I did notice the I put the drivers side mirror out and up as far as it will go. It works fine for me but I probably would have went a little further if it could. I could see how someone a few inches taller could have an issue with it. I also have the seat as low as it will go.
 

X-Chris

Member
Nov 21, 2020
65
36
VA
I am not tall but find the auto-dim driver side mirror does not go out far enough to cover my blind spot. Frustrating. I hope I will get used to it. Only been 3 days.
 

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