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Model 3 VIN advice - 2018

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by dgyoungs, Feb 25, 2020.

  1. dgyoungs

    dgyoungs Member

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    I'm looking to purchase a used Model 3 (preferably long range) and read that if it's going to be 2018, to purchase anything with a VIN with the last six digits greater than 100000.

    I read that Seat comfort, fit and finish, drive train, and other issues have been corrected over earlier builds.

    Any truth to this?
     
  2. strykeroz

    strykeroz Member

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    I don't think there's a great deal of science in that number. Additionally I don't recall widespread issues regarding drivetrain nor seats but anything that would have stopped a car would have been remedied as they're under warranty. Like any 2nd hand car from any vendor, check the car out you're specifically looking at - I don't think sweeping generalisations will be helpful to you.
     
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  3. Silver Ghost

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    I also would check with Tesla, if auto pilot will have to be purchased separately and how much that would cost.
     

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