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Different driver and passenger seats?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by darkroommd, Aug 29, 2017.

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  1. darkroommd

    darkroommd Member

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    New Model S with Ultra White seats.

    My driver's seat feels noticeably firmer than the front passenger seat. Is this common? Intended? Defect?

    Before anyone asks....yes, I have tested each seat in the exact same position, including lumbar. The passenger seat just feels softer and more supple and naturally comfortable to me... Meanwhile I've had a bit of a delay getting comfortable in my driver's seat.

    I know there has been an evolution of the Model S seat configurations, designs, modifications, complaints, etc.

    Just trying to figure out if I should present this issue for service?
     
  2. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    Point it out to you service advisor if you think it's an issue.
     
  3. ACExpress

    ACExpress Member

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    As finicky as it might sound, the seats are my biggest complaint on this car. My 2/2017 build has worse quality but same/similar color as my father in law's 11/2016 build.

    His seats are smoother, softer, and more tightly fitted to the seat, while mine are coarser and quickly developed creases/wrinkles. A buddy of mine has the ultra white seats and they look and feel a lot better than my tan ones FWIW.

    I had my drivers seat bottom replaced about a month ago. It's a little better but I think I'm stuck with crappy seats. The ultra whites should be better, though. It's probably worth bringing it to the SC's attention.
     

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