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Odometer mileage upon delivery

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by silbenny, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. silbenny

    silbenny Member

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    Was wondering what everyone's odometer reading upon delivery has been? Mine apparently reads 95, which seemed a little higher than what others have been receiving.
     
  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Mine was 150 or so but was one of the first 100 so they had fun driving it. Most have been around 25-50 recently from what people have posted.
     
  3. derekt75

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    95 for me.
     
  4. Petrokalis

    Petrokalis S P2420 / X S207

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    22 for mine. Factory pickup 12/23.
     
  5. silbenny

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    Good to know that 95 miles isn't too bad- I'm guessing that it didn't come off the line with 100% satisfaction. They probably needed to fix a couple of issues and drive it again to make sure everything checks out.
     
  6. Lloyd

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    95 is what they put on the dmv forms for all. Usual mileage is around 20 miles.
     
  7. Jason S

    Jason S Model S Sig Perf (P85)

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    DMV form and actual mileage differed on mine as well. 150 is the default DMV form value while actual is something less than that. I think mine was around 50 miles, but didn't matter to me.
     
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    my form says 95 miles but the car had 27 mi
     
  10. Larry Chanin

    Larry Chanin Model S Perf Sig 1055

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    44 miles.

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  11. mknox

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    Why so "high". I think every other new car I've ever bought has had less than 5 miles (or km) on the odometer...
     
  12. Lyon

    Lyon 2016 S P100DL, 2016 X P90D

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    25 miles.

    I think it's because it goes through a burn in run at the factory to make sure everything is running properly.
     
  13. GDH

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    My new Volvo had 10 miles when I bought it.
     
  14. Ben W

    Ben W P85 #61, Roadster #108

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    IIRC, paperwork said 150, car had 98 miles. (Sig Special #61)
     
  15. HFh

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    I had a new car with 12 and one with 30-something. I forget the others because I really wasn't paying attention.
     
  16. bbmertz

    bbmertz Model S: P4909

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    Similar to mine... 95 miles on form, but 23 actual miles on the car at delivery.
     
  17. dlmorgan999

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    Same here. 95/25.
     
  18. mknox

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    I thought "burn-in" had to do with the electronics. I assumed they would just power the car up and leave it for x hours, not drive it around for 25 to 100 miles. That amount of driving the car around "burning it in" must add a lot of time to the manufacturing process (and ultimately cost).
     
  19. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    I'd rather not get a new car with just a few miles on it. That indicates that the QA process of thoroughly testing the driving dynamics of the final product was skimpy at best.
     
  20. mknox

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    I suppose. I wonder if this was something they did with early production cars (like the Sigs) to ensure the quality of construction? It'll be interesting to see if this trend continues as production ramps up...
     

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