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Help! Newbie WTB 2015 P85D

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  1. smb4ua

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    Hey guys,

    I've been considering a Tesla for quite some time. My Lexus lease is up this month and I believe I'm about ready to pull the trigger.

    After searching all the available years and models, it seems to me one of the best values for the money is a 2015 P85D.

    I'm looking at a couple different options with AP1 and 21" turbine wheels. One with 26k miles is $63k, and one with 31k miles is $65k.

    Would you mind please sharing your opinions on whether these are good deals and what I should look out for?

    Thanks!
     
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    Those prices are in range ..however without seeing all options hard to say ...IMO the best P85Ds where the ones built from 11/14- 4/15 ...most of those has the desired “+” suspension and earlier builds actually has OEM Recaro seats ... I would look for AP1 tech package , next gen seats ..dual chargers , pana roof , I prefer 21s others don’t , Luda upgrade (hard to find )

    See this one

    Blue 2014 P85D with plus suspension
     
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  3. glide

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    Impossible to say without knowing details about which option packages were included, what the build date was, etc

    Are these CPO or private party vehicles?
     
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    Second one if u can negotiate down to ~60..good deal ..first the url is broken ...also look at the one I posted above has the plus suspension
     
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    Something to consider, 21" wheels look amazing and perform as well. 19" wheels are noticeably smoother and quieter(a little better range too). I bought a 2014 CPO P85 in Oct. of last year, and it had the 21" wheels that I wanted. After putting 16,000 miles on it in 10 months, I have decided to move to 19s for the quiet and comfort(I am 62 years old so that may have played into it. 20 years ago I would definitely opted for performance). Just another opinion:)
     
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    Good chance that has plus suspension looking at VIn range ...that does have an accident hence low price ...if you can knock them down for the accident ~ 57-61 ...that would be a steal ...
     
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    The one from Auto Enterprises listed at $65k has had an accident (rear bumper), but the one from Anaheim hasn't unless I'm missing something.
     
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    #10 P85_DA, Aug 8, 2018
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    It says in car fax interesting though that a tire center fixed it so maybe a minor item

    Also for any accident one wouldn’t pay more than ~60k ..prices are dropping and you can get non accident for that price range 63kish ...
     
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    I'm 99% sure that they originally listed it as a clean Carfax but then probably revised it. I just called and apparently it was something very minor from 4/2015.
     
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    Well try and negotiate I see your in AL ..u will have to pay sales tax in California regardless ~8.25 ..
     
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    I can have it delivered and avoid that they're telling me. Is that accurate?
     
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    If they know a way than that’s good for you ..I know with Tesla if u bought a used car in California from them they would charge sales tax as that’s state law here unfortunately
     
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    A used car dealer in CA may do that for you. It's the way it should be and not your problem if the state of CA can't claw the tax from you.

    You pay tax where you register the vehicle.
     
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    Correct ..OP needs to take delivery outside of california ..if he takes delivery in California he has to pay sales tax no exceptions ..OP are you planning on expecting vehicle out here ? And than have them transport ??
     
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    Yeah I actually visited that lot 2 weeks ago while I was on vacation. I'll be using miles to fly out and inspect the vehicle I choose wherever it is. I'd planned on doing a cool roadtrip back home until I found out about the tax and registration haha. I'd close the deal and have it shipped back.
     
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    Than u should be fine ...price is ok not great only good thing is it may have the plus suspension if u ask them for screenshot of charging screen and main page of mcu you can confirm if has smart air suspension and dual chargers ..physically looking at shock absorber number can confirm has the coveted plus suspension
     
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    #19 Don TLR, Aug 8, 2018
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    Its easy to upgrade or downgrade on wheel size and I would not let that stop you from buying any car. I found a like new set of 21's for my car and have zero regrets plus a set of 19's to throw back on when I find my next car..
     
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    @Plan B would have linked yours up but you sold already :(:eek:
     
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