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Existing Order and want to change color. Tesla wants to increase car price.

I have an existing Reservation/Order from 3 months ago. I called to change from White to Red. I know Red is $2000 so no issue there. They told me I would need to pay $3,000 more as the price of the car increased. So, $3K for price increase plus $2K for color. $5K to change to Red. Is there any way around this or is this just how Tesla works? Would seem like they should honor the price I was given since I'm only changing the color (again, no issue with the $2K color charge). Thanks!
 
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I have an existing Reservation/Order from 3 months ago. I called to change from White to Red. I know Red is $2000 so no issue there. They told me I would need to pay $3,000 more as the price of the car increased. So, $3K for price increase plus $2K for color. $5K to change to Red. Is there any way around this or is this just how Tesla works? Would seem like they should honor the price I was given since I'm only changing the color (again, no issue with the $2K color charge). Thanks!
It's in your order agreement under "Order Process: Cancellation; Changes"

"If you make changes to your order, you may be subject to potential price increases for any pricing adjustments made since your original Order Date"
 
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I have an existing Reservation/Order from 3 months ago. I called to change from White to Red. I know Red is $2000 so no issue there. They told me I would need to pay $3,000 more as the price of the car increased. So, $3K for price increase plus $2K for color. $5K to change to Red. Is there any way around this or is this just how Tesla works? Would seem like they should honor the price I was given since I'm only changing the color (again, no issue with the $2K color charge). Thanks!

No, there is no way around it, and its actually spelled out in the order agreement:


Relevant part of your motor vehicle purchase agreement (which is the PDF above)

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"If you make changes to your order, you may be subject to potential price increases for any pricing adjustments made since your original Order date"


EDIT: not trying to pile on... was posting same time as @Corndart
 
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