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New 75D or Showroom (11/17) 100D

Which would you buy?

  • New 75D

    Votes: 10 22.2%
  • Showroom (11/2017) 100D

    Votes: 35 77.8%

  • Total voters
    45
The title really says it all. Which would you choose?

The details:
New 75D would obviously come with everything I would choose, and when I price them out they come to around $89k - $90k.

Showroom 100D - 5k miles, old MCU, current one I am looking at doesn't include the PUP, but has leather seats, pearl white, and Autopilot - $91k.

The question is really, would you take a new 75D or take one with some miles and get the larger battery? This is certainly personal, but I am at a standstill. I plan on taking the car on a couple longer trips a year, so the added range would probably be nice, but running it through the abettertripplanner it didn't save a ton of time.
 

arcus

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I guess it boils down to which one is more important: longer range or PUP? I have base 75 (RWD) and range is not an issue 99% of the year. For that once a year road trip we make I wish I had a bit more - partially to be able to skip some of the SCs along the way, but also to charge a bit faster. At the same time, there's more and more SCs being installed everywhere, so range should not be an issue as much as it used to.
 

kev1n

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Nov 17, 2016
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Is the update to the software on the old MCU bring it close to the performance of the new one?

the new MCU is faster but that doesnt mean the older one is complete junk. it is good enough and gets the job done. youre not going to be using the touchscreen much while driving anyways. if its really a concern to you, id suggest stopping by a service center and playing with both.
 

arcus

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Aug 11, 2017
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the new MCU is faster but that doesnt mean the older one is complete junk. it is good enough and gets the job done. youre not going to be using the touchscreen much while driving anyways. if its really a concern to you, id suggest stopping by a service center and playing with both.
Completely agree. For the functionality related to operating the vehicle there is no difference at all. It is not that the old MCU became obsolete overnight :)
 
For me if I didn't care about range and only did mostly city driving I'd choose the new 75D. I wouldn't buy a car without the PUP, and I wouldn't buy a brand new car without the new MCU. Much more future-proofing with regards to that.

Additionally, can you imagine how many people have farted on the driver's seat of your showroom car? Can you? The answer is no.
 
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Personally for me not having the PUP would be a deal-breaker. Otherwise I'd totally go for the 100D.

I'm sure some would disagree but for me it is strange for a car in this price range to be bought without the PUP features and you may have a very hard time selling it later without the PUP package as well.

Why don't you ask them to find you an inventory 100D with PUP? I bet it will be around the same price.
 
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What do we think? Did I do well?

Hell yes. You're gonna love it! Of course I might be biased, but I was a 75D buyer who 8 months into it started seriously regretting battery choice….. Ended up driving me nuts and here I am with a 100D, but I don't think you'll regret this decision in the long run.

Between the bigger battery or a more responsive MCU, I'll still gladly pick the bigger battery.
 
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