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Loaner cars at Lawrence SC

Discussion in 'Canada' started by RyersonX, Feb 1, 2018.

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  1. RyersonX

    RyersonX Member

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    Hi all, I am going to the Lawrence SC for service soon just wondering if I would get a Tesla loaner car. Last few times I went there, I got a Cadillac cts. What loaner car did they give you?

    p.s. I am going there to fix my door, not an annual service. If it makes any difference.
     
  2. rypalmer

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    I've never had a Tesla loaner at Lawrence. 3 or 4 times I've had a rental, either a BMW, Cadillac, etc.
     
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    Don't get your hopes up - I have been at 50-50 between Tesla and other cars.

    However I did have a great experience in May 2015 when Tesla had my car to put the summer tires on. They gave me the Very Orange Roadster that you used to see at Lawrence as a loaner and it took 24 hours to do the tire switchover for some reason - not that I minded to get to keep the Roadster for a bit longer.

    Deploying the P100Ds as loaners is a great move on Tesla's part, especially since Tesla is a company that doesn't really care about costs. I always thought that high-end car dealerships should give you their top-of-the-line model as a loaner as it is a great way to up-sell you on your next purchase.
     
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    They got away from the cheap Caddys and now loan out Mercedes if no Tesla available.
     
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    2018 C300 wagon is pretty nice loaner I got last time
     
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    I had the Caddy last week. There are a few loaners, but if they are gone yiu get a higher end enterprise car
     
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    I had a Hyundai Genesis as a loaner for a short time while my 2nd Tesla was getting touched up as part of delivery. All I can say after that is I was seriously happy to get back into a Tesla - the Hyundai was truly an awful car.
     
  9. Phillip L

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    I guess both tactics work. Give you an ice car, and you will be reminded how much better driving a Tesla is, thereby making sure you do not entertain switching back to the dark side. Or give you the highest end Model S and make you want to upgrade. Clever scheming bast...ds :rolleyes:. Bwa Ha Ha. As he twirls his moustache.
     
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    I got a Model S 100D in December.
     

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    I have this car right now as a loaner while my car is at Tesla. It has over 5k km on it now :)
     
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    They gave me a Hyundai Genesis once too. I felt 80 years old driving it.

    The other time was an early model S, which was ok but creaky as heck and got me a little worried about the future of mine as it ages.
     
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    The last loaner we had was a Mercedes. Very leave when our S was finished it’s annual service.
     
  14. HugoBoss

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    Just dropped our X off yesterday for some issues we wanted fixed. Yesterday being Feb 7. We got a Mercedes GLA. Small crossover that in Europe is actually sold as a hatch. Was looking forward to a P100D X or S
    Maybe I'll try Mississauga service centre next time
     
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    Here is the best loaner car EVER from Lawrence...
    very orange tesla.JPG
     
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    In Mississauga I have had Model S or Model X loaners exclusively except once way back in early 2013 when I got a Ford Fusion.

    Would loved to have tried the Roadster once, but I think it was restricted to Lawrence.

    I'd take the Caddy in a heartbeat over the Mercedes (but that's just me).
     
  17. DMC-Orangeville

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    I have RARELY driven a loaner Tesla. I had an S100D last fall, but prior to that (Mississauga) I got a Jeep (twice) and a Chrysler 200 (yuck)...and I turned them down on another Chrysler, and had someone pick me up and drop me off. So, I'd take the Caddy or the Merc.
     
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    Weird. The last time I was in (or maybe it was the second last) I made my appointment at 4:30 PM for the following morning and they even gave me a choice of an S or an X. I guess I'm just lucky :rolleyes:
     
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  19. ytwytw

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    I got 2018 330i yesterday

    Let's see what loaner I'm getting for tomorrow appointment
     
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    When my door froze last week and wouldn't shut (a recurring problem on two of my doors on very cold days) I was offered a Nissan Armada.
     

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