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Model 3 heated question

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by acarney, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. acarney

    acarney Member

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    So obviously there is a huge amount of talk about the crazy (lack of) air vent that the Model 3 has. Love it or hate it, that’s not my question. What I’m curious about is if there are any other hidden vents down near the footwells for using the heat in the winter. I’ve seen zero talk on if your feet are frozen because the only vent is chest level and heat rises...
     
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  2. Runt8

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    Yes, there are floor vents.
     
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    5_+JqckQttqck Active Member

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    Bottom button (Far left) in the HVAC menus. Points to the stick person's foot/feet/stick.
     
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    The heat is better than ICE vehicles because it is instantaneous since it is electric heat. There is no need for cold feet except for those trying to save on battery consumption. The electric heat consumes more battery than AC.
     
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  5. NYCR160

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    What talk? The heat is great. My feet are warn before I leave the parking lot at work.
     
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  6. CharleyBC

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    Unexpected question for July in the Northern Hemisphere. :)
     
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  7. richyrich

    richyrich TM3 LR RWD

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    Fastest-to-warmup car I've ever had. All-round heated seats (activated from the app) mean nobody has ever been cold in my car. I'm in Ontario so damn cold for weeks on end in the dead of winter. Really a non-issue.
     
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    A huge amount of what now?
     
  9. acarney

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    I like to be aware for the future :p

    My current Volt just doesn't heat real well unless the engine is on, which I try to avoid as much around town as I can. The heat out of the vents is pretty warm but they either didn't route enough down near your feet or the cabin just cools off to quick to really feel warm near you feet. Either way I'm glad to hear the Tesla doesn't have issues with that!
     
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  10. acarney

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    I feel like every youtube video/review I've watched has taken time to talk about the big single vent for heat/AC and show you you can direct the air with the touch screen, etc. But I just realized not a single video mentioned if there are vents down low in the cabin for your feet... So I wanted to ask about it :)
     
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