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New Model 3 Seats!

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by oneshortguy, May 17, 2018.

  1. pmich80

    pmich80 Between U and me I'm giddy waitin' for the Model ≡

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    That's amazing because when i sat in one in LA in February i did think it was slightly too compact. really happy they increased it a bit!
     
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    They better put ventilated seats in the 3, that actually might be the straw that breaks me from purchasing.
     
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    I wouldn’t count on it. They had them in the S and X temporarily and stopped using them. If they don’t even offer them in their premium vehicles I highly doubt they will be in the 3.
     
  4. MP3Mike

    MP3Mike Well-Known Member

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    They are back in the S&X, but only the P version. So maybe the P version of the Model 3 will have them too.
     
  5. Trips

    Trips "Boring bonehead questions are not cool. Next?"

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    Do you have ventilated seats now? I have them in my Lexus IS and they are just OK. I don't really notice them but some females with short shorts or a thin dress will sometimes.
     
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    Bingo!!!! There ya go. Please Please Please Tesla.....read this thread. I WANT WHITE VENTALATED SEATS!!!!!
     
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  7. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Banned

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    I notice ventilated seats all of the time.
     
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  8. Guest

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    My wife's new expedition has them and they are choice. Yes, I notice them and so does my junk.
     
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  9. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Banned

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    TMI.

    I call TMI.

    lol
     
  10. Zaphod

    Zaphod Galaxy President (former)

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    They just brought them back, but just on the performance models. Would like them for the 3, but not deal breaker.

    Tesla brings back ventilated seats and makes new black Arachnid wheels available
     
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    There could be many reasons for the change. Could be to make them more comfortable. I doubt that because there haven’t been any complaints on the seats at all.

    My guess is cost reduction. It was done to simplify the assembly process in some way. I’m sure it’s happened on dozens of other parts on the car that are not visible to us.
     
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    Would be nice if it came with a bag of carrots to snack on. But one extra carrot wouldn't sway many people - maybe rabbits tho.
     
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    Were fatties really complaining that the seats were too narrow?
     
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  16. Tsportline

    Tsportline Vendor

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    Funny you mention this. We have a car at our facility with New Generation 2 Front Seats and Old Generation 1 Rear Seats.

    Hopefully there's no delivery out there with a Gen1 front seat and a Gen2 front seat as you describe above.

    IMG_71C67F45F5EE-1.jpeg

    Regardless, we'll have updated Seat Upgrade Kits in both our designs whether you have Old/Old, New/Old or Old/New or New/New seat combinations. Did we miss anything? ;)
     
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  17. TT97

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    Maybe it is just the angle, but It also looks like the seat belt bottom slot comes out farther in the new seat and the rear seat belt is definitely wider.
     
  18. Sam123

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    Made me look. New seats, VIN 144XX
     
  19. stayfocus18

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    Is there more thigh support
     
  20. GregRF

    GregRF Squirrel Power

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    I'm no fatty, but I do like good back support so I scooch my butt all the way back in the seat. When I do this the side bolster definitely gives a bit of an extra squeeze right at the hip/femur socket. Not wholly uncomfortable, but noticeable. I'm hoping that like a good pair of leather boots, they start tight and break in to fit just right.
     
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