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Questions for those with heated steering wheel

Alex Philips

Member
Jan 27, 2021
11
8
Spring, Texas, USA
I have a SR VIN 105XXX with the heated steering wheel and can only turn it on via voice control or the app.
2020.39.110

I'm VIN 105,3xx and it took me a bit to find the control in the car controls... not intuitive. Tap the fan icon at the center bottom of the display, then on the lower half far-left side of the window that pops up look for the bacon strips and tap on those. Then you see all the heat controls and can click the steering wheel.
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Travid

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Feb 2, 2021
1
3
Florida
I have a VIN 099xxx, Software 2020.39.110 with the heated steering wheel. I'd much prefer the updated software as I live in Florida and will never need a heated steering wheel... Now maybe if it had a cooling steering wheel, that would be a different story.
 

2101Guy

Active Member
Jan 6, 2020
1,717
1,678
USA
clarification question: The scroll wheels MUST be silver in order to know that the wheel has heated capabilities. Correct? I ask because the scroll wheels in my wifes Y (89xxx vin range if I recall) are a darkish color, but they dont really feel plastic, but when I put a magnet on them, magnet doesnt stick. But yet, it has the dual pane glass and has the tesla USB inside the glovebox.
 

Wreckz

Member
Jan 26, 2021
168
108
Honolulu, HI
I have a VIN 099xxx, Software 2020.39.110 with the heated steering wheel. I'd much prefer the updated software as I live in Florida and will never need a heated steering wheel... Now maybe if it had a cooling steering wheel, that would be a different story.

Totally agree with you!!
 

DanDi58

Active Member
Jun 22, 2020
1,001
762
Dayton NJ
clarification question: The scroll wheels MUST be silver in order to know that the wheel has heated capabilities. Correct? I ask because the scroll wheels in my wifes Y (89xxx vin range if I recall) are a darkish color, but they dont really feel plastic, but when I put a magnet on them, magnet doesnt stick. But yet, it has the dual pane glass and has the tesla USB inside the glovebox.
Yes, but just because you have the new wheel doesn't necessarily mean it's heated. But you do need the 'metal' scroll wheels to possibly have it heated.
 
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Kristler

Member
Dec 9, 2020
17
27
Indiana
Well figured I should respond to my own questions. Picked ours up today. LR AWD, Heated steering wheel (yeah), 2020.39.110. Metal scroll wheels, usb in glovebox, classic console and headlights. Also as mentioned above, no seams on steering wheel. I'm thrilled with my heated steering since I live further north (Indiana) and it was 22F when we picked up our car.

Thanks to all who answered and provided feedback.
 

DanDi58

Active Member
Jun 22, 2020
1,001
762
Dayton NJ
Well figured I should respond to my own questions. Picked ours up today. LR AWD, Heated steering wheel (yeah), 2020.39.110. Metal scroll wheels, usb in glovebox, classic console and headlights. Also as mentioned above, no seams on steering wheel. I'm thrilled with my heated steering since I live further north (Indiana) and it was 22F when we picked up our car.

Thanks to all who answered and provided feedback.
Always helps to post the first 3 numbers of the VIN.... ;-)
 

Trooperino

Member
Feb 1, 2021
11
9
Westchester
For whatever it's worth, I received an email yesterday from my sales rep saying that all orders after January 7th will be built with heated steering wheel. I'm not sure if that's nationwide, but I assume it is. And given that Jan 7th is already a month ago, I'd say the heated wheel is almost a guarantee at this point.

I guess you could get into some weird situations still where you wouldn't get it. But I'm speculating that it's a high probability that any new order gets it - above 90% likely to get it.
 

Itsuo-DC

Supporting Member
Nov 26, 2018
163
96
Washington, DC
I posted this in another thread but it also applies here.

Interestingly my sales advisor contacted me today and provided me an unsolicited update that my reservation vehicle is equipped with a heated steering wheel (VIN 100XXX). I had assumed it was possible, but wasn't willing to cancel based on it, so wasn't even going to ask.
 

agpby

New Member
Feb 4, 2021
2
0
FL
Took a test drive today in a MY LR. VIN 089xxx software version is 2020.48.35.5 (took a pic). I wasn't able to find heated steering option in the climate controls. Steering wheel did not have the seam. I didn't try a voice command. Maybe because it's their test model? Just fyi.
 

DanDi58

Active Member
Jun 22, 2020
1,001
762
Dayton NJ
Took a test drive today in a MY LR. VIN 089xxx software version is 2020.48.35.5 (took a pic). I wasn't able to find heated steering option in the climate controls. Steering wheel did not have the seam. I didn't try a voice command. Maybe because it's their test model? Just fyi.
It seems like the VIN starting in the late 90xxx's have the heated wheel.
 

bread

Member
Nov 21, 2020
35
12
Canada
Took a test drive today in a MY LR. VIN 089xxx software version is 2020.48.35.5 (took a pic). I wasn't able to find heated steering option in the climate controls. Steering wheel did not have the seam. I didn't try a voice command. Maybe because it's their test model? Just fyi.

heated wheel is only enabled in 2020.39.110
 
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