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Is my Trade-In Status affecting my delivery date?

Apr 13, 2021
288
402
Colorado
Hello, I have my car info put into my LR Model Y order with a trade-in valuation of my current car (junk Chevy) in progress. I don't have a delivery date range on the order page, just the "We will reach out to you to schedule your delivery date. Delivery time frame is based on order date, profile submission, delivery location and vehicle configuration." text.

Is my trade-in valuation in progress status preventing me from being put in the queue for orders?
 

schnabel45

Member
Apr 4, 2021
97
63
Riverview, FL
Hello! I don't believe it will impact you too horribly, there's a lot of members complaining about arbitrary delivery dates right now. Here, here, and here.

One quick note, I was in the same boat with trade in (junk Chevy as well), I did end up getting an estimate before I completed my trade in valuation though. Some tips on this process from what I've learned.
  1. I had to reach out to my SA after submitting photos and waiting 5 days to figure out why the valuation hadn't been completed. He emailed someone and it was done within 7 minutes.
  2. After they look at your photos, they want a photo of your title (front and back), if you don't have that handy order a replacement now. They told me that they can do electronic copies, but they never completed my profile and it was faster to grab a new copy from the our "DMV" (wtf!).
  3. You appraisal is only good for 30 days! This is about to bite me in the butt as my delivery window is currently way outside of that. If they don't get me a MY by April 30th I'm not sure what's going to happen. So don't rush this too much.
Quick plug, I'm charting my delivery window changes. I completed my profile on day 97 on the chart. You can clearly see I had multiple estimates before I did so.
 

sloth

Member
Mar 22, 2021
83
29
Florida
Hello! I don't believe it will impact you too horribly, there's a lot of members complaining about arbitrary delivery dates right now. Here, here, and here.

One quick note, I was in the same boat with trade in (junk Chevy as well), I did end up getting an estimate before I completed my trade in valuation though. Some tips on this process from what I've learned.
  1. I had to reach out to my SA after submitting photos and waiting 5 days to figure out why the valuation hadn't been completed. He emailed someone and it was done within 7 minutes.
  2. After they look at your photos, they want a photo of your title (front and back), if you don't have that handy order a replacement now. They told me that they can do electronic copies, but they never completed my profile and it was faster to grab a new copy from the our "DMV" (wtf!).
  3. You appraisal is only good for 30 days! This is about to bite me in the butt as my delivery window is currently way outside of that. If they don't get me a MY by April 30th I'm not sure what's going to happen. So don't rush this too much.
Quick plug, I'm charting my delivery window changes. I completed my profile on day 97 on the chart. You can clearly see I had multiple estimates before I did so.
I am in the same boat as you. I don't know what is going to happen to my trade-in. My delivery date is April 29, about 2 days away from being a month from the offer.
 

schnabel45

Member
Apr 4, 2021
97
63
Riverview, FL
I am in the same boat as you. I don't know what is going to happen to my trade-in. My delivery date is April 29, about 2 days away from being a month from the offer.
Yeah my delivery is April 30th (damn you!!!! lol), same day my offer expires. I really hope everything goes smooth, otherwise this could cascade into annoyance.
 

planejumper

4/7; MYLR; MSM/White; Gemini; No Tow; No FSD
Apr 20, 2021
70
78
Portland
For what it's worth, I asked my SA this same question (my current delivery window is outside the 30 day trade in expiration). He said not to worry; they'll just ask for a new odometer picture and make any adjustments to the quote if needed.
 
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FatherTo1

Member
Mar 7, 2019
756
606
California
The online chat rep walked me through the trade-in process and I accepted the Tesla offer yesterday, 5/9/2021. I was concerned about the 5-10 week delivery estimate but he said not to worry and they allow 1,000 miles per month until my new Y is delivered. I will easily be under that allowance considering I'm working from home.
 

FatherTo1

Member
Mar 7, 2019
756
606
California
Forgot to add, my SA placed a "rush" request for evaluating my trade-in after I uploaded all the required photos and odometer. The trade-in review was completed next day. I ultimately sold our S to AutoNation since their offer was another $1,000 over Tesla's. Up till that point, Tesla's offer was beating everyone else (Carmax, Carvana, Vroom, Shift, etc.). According to my SA, I did need to get everything completed, such as trade-in and/or financing, before I can be added to the queue to receive a VIN.
 

kswisher

Member
May 20, 2021
7
3
Sonoma CA
I called SA to ask why I was not seeing a estimated delivery date. According to them, I had to accept or reject the trade-in offer before I could be added to the queue and receive an estimated delivery date.
 
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Genks

New Member
May 25, 2021
4
1
Milwaukee
Well I just looked into carmax and they are offering 2k over Teslas trade in so I just canceled the tesla trade since it was still stuck.
 

dyau

Member
Feb 1, 2021
102
51
seattle
just realized this today too (confirmed by my SA). i have been without an eta for a while now since my tradein offer expired and i didnt want to update my odometer in case the tradein offer expired again. chicken and egg scenario here.
 

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