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Does Autopilot work better with LTE than 3G?

gg_got_a_tesla

Model S: VIN 65513, Model 3: VIN 1913
Jan 29, 2010
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Even if there's such additional data downloaded for the sake of Autopilot, it's not going to happen, in all likelihood, in real-time for a specific area as you actually drive through there. Any such data downloads will most likely happen - preferably over WiFi - while your car's snoring in your garage.

If you are on 3G and are considering an upgrade to LTE, there are many other reasons to fork out the $500. Coverage is better, Slacker loads much faster, maps are a bit better and so on. Just got the upgrade myself today and am loving it.
 

jerry33

(S85-3/2/13 traded in) X LR: F2611##-3/27/20
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Mar 8, 2012
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Texas
If you are on 3G and are considering an upgrade to LTE, there are many other reasons to fork out the $500. Coverage is better, Slacker loads much faster, maps are a bit better and so on. Just got the upgrade myself today and am loving it.
If you are only going to get one upgrade, this is the one to get--at least until a much longer range battery comes out.
 

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