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No Cluster Screen

For those of you without a cluster display above the steering wheel, do you wish you had one?

  • Yes, I want one

  • No, I'm content without it

  • No, I prefer not having it


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ps83v18

EVentuallyEVeryV
Mar 12, 2021
216
252
Mississippi
I don’t really miss it ……. But I think I would like it. Just a little easier to flick my eyes down rather than down-right.

I would want it to be real minimal, though. Just the visualization part of the display. No need to have other information invading that space.
 

jcanoe

Active Member
Oct 2, 2020
4,372
4,546
Maryland
The issue isn't not having a cluster screen. It is easy to get used to looking for the speedometer readout on the center screen. The issue is that Tesla has been reapportioning the layout of the center screen in favor of FSD. This leaves the driver of the Model Y, Model 3 squinting to see the important settings and information on the center screen: Shifter indicator (D, R, N, R, P), battery charge level or estimated range), Drive Mode (Standard/Sport or Chill.) The Speedometer readout is just large enough, could be larger. Some day Tesla may enable driver settings for customizing the center screen but until that day it can be a challenge to use the center screen.
 
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srlawren

Active Member
Aug 3, 2020
1,165
806
Vancouver, BC, Canada, Eh?
I was worried it would be an issue but within minutes of driving, it no longer was. I'm very much a "creature of habit" and have nearly 30 years of driving experience with vehicles which all had gauges above the steering wheel, so I thought it would be hard to form new habits. It totally wasn't. Your mileage may vary, but I'm betting you can get nearly there just from a simple half-hour test drive.
 

Darblish

Member
May 19, 2021
181
399
Columbus, OH
I think if I didn’t previously have a car with a (smaller, obviously) touchscreen in the center, it might be weird. That said, I’m so used to glancing over for my map/music/podcast/climate controls that it’s really not too weird to look there for everything else. I did an overnight test drive and it took about a half hour to stop habitually looking down to the steering wheel area at all.
 
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