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Model 3: Return Costs

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by GTH711, Jan 3, 2020.

  1. GTH711

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    Hello - Can anyone please share insights on what costs they had to bear (be liable for) on returning the Tesla M3 within 7 days/1000 miles. Did you had to forfeit the $1200 destination and handling or just the title, tags and corresponding taxes? Thanks much.
     
  2. OCR1

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    You don’t forfeit anything. The entire amount is returned. You never pay taxes on an item that you did not keep. It’s no different than returning a shirt to a department store. Your only exposure is generally having to wait up to 60 days to get a refund check in the mail. If you have a loan on the car your bank will require that you make payments on the loan until Tesla issues the bank a refund. So you may be out some interest on your bank loan. But that should be it.
     
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    I read somewhere the DMV registration fees are what you take a loss on...not sure if that's true, but that's just what I heard.
     
  4. GTH711

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    Thank you, appreciate it.
     
  5. glide

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    Yeah, DMV does not do refunds
     
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    Just returned mine. They indicated that they don’t even file the DMV paperwork until after the 7-day return period is over, so no loss there!
     
  8. OCR1

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    What was your reason for returning it?
     
  9. RangerMac

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    Weird. I got my license plate in four days.
     
  10. GTH711

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    Did you get any paperwork or understanding from them on what’ll get deducted vs not & eta on refund?
     

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