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Model 3 VIN advice - 2018

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

  1. dgyoungs

    dgyoungs Member

    Feb 25, 2020
    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

    May 27, 2016
    Brisbane, Australia
    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

    Silver Ghost Member

    Sep 1, 2018
    Austin, TX
    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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