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Has anyone negotiated FSD?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by xpitxbullx, Aug 11, 2018.

  1. xpitxbullx

    xpitxbullx Member

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    We all know that if we bought FSD before delivery, it was $3000 extra after EAP. They said if we purchased it later, it would be $4000. Now they changed it to $5000.

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    Has anyone got them to upgrade for the original $4000 after they changed the price to $5000? If I could get it for the original offered price, I would get it now vs later.
     
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  2. insaneoctane

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    I'm curious too. 10% of me is considering it....
     
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    I’ve heard from a few sources that if you ever got the option to purchase at 4K post delivery they will credit you the difference.

    Now as far as NEGOTIATING with Tesla.. you pray they don’t raise the prices on you. :)
     
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  6. xpitxbullx

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    As in, pay the $5000 and they’ll give me back $1000?
     
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    Wait. You haven't ordered the car yet?
     
  8. MXWing

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    Yes - if you had the option at 4K before.
     
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    I have written confirmation from Tesla that whatever FSD upgrade price was quoted at the time you took delivery will be honored, no matter the subsequent price increase. The upgrade transaction is done at the current price and the difference is refunded within a few weeks to the card used for the FSD upgrade purchase.
     
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  10. xpitxbullx

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    I’ve had the car for over 2 months already
     
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    Okay. I was confused. Your original statement led me to believe that you hadn't ordered the car yet. You were apparently talking about ordering FSD.
     
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    This is good to know. You guys saved me $1,000 (actually $2K if I get FSD in both of my vehicles.)
     
  13. xpitxbullx

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    Tesla just replied that they are trying to update their online system so the original offer of $4000 will show up for the people who were offered it.

    They said to give it a couple of weeks and hopefully the price change will appear on your Tesla account.
     
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    I’m going to hold out for a “summer sale” type thing for FSD, because you know they are going to want you to have it... plus in the future they should hopefully be a bit less desperate for cash so might be kind to us :) :) hahahaha
     
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    I was quoted the $4000 “upgrade later” price when I placed my order. Does this only apply to people who received the car before the price was changed?
     
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    Yes
     
  17. PeterK

    PeterK Model X & 3 Owner

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    That doesn’t make sense to me. Should be as of when you committed your order.
     
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  18. Runt8

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    I tend to agree with this. To date, Tesla has honored the price of everything at order. Although this situation is slightly different in that EAP and FSD are things you didn’t order.

    I’d be willing to bet that a little conversation with management at the time of order would get them to drop it down to $4000.
     
  19. xpitxbullx

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    That’s what I meant but I see how my answer was not saying the same thing. Thank you for the correction. :)
     
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    This is exactly what Tesla emailed me:

    “Tesla will honor the price of $4000.00 for any car purchased prior to 6/25/2018. The discount will be done with a purchase of $5000.00. Order operations will process a refund of $1000.00 after the purchase is made.”
    I guess the only question now is the definition of “purchased.” Exactly what milestone in the process of ordering, signing mvpa, funding, and taking delivery constitutes purchasing, in this context?
     
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