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Seeking Advice - Picking up M3P- today

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Filter, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. Filter

    Filter Member

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    I was hoping to solicit advice from the wise forum members here. I am picking up a stealth tonight on the east coast and just looked at the MVPA. The VIN is 5869## range which seems a bit low - I also saw on the MVPA that the odometer reading was 60 miles. When I picked up my model S in 2016, the paperwork indicated 50 miles but actual mileage at in the single digits on delivery. My Sales Adviser assured me the car was not returned or damaged and they have recently increased the mileage on the paperwork to account for testing.
    I will definitely carefully inspect the vehicle prior to delivery and hopefully the actual miles will be lower.
    If the car does have 60 miles - would this group recommend accepting delivery?
    I have been very lucky with my Model S (Zero issues....ever). Hoping for the same with my 3.

    Thanks to all for the advice - still looking forward to the stealth!
     
  2. Joshan

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    Buckle up and enjoy the ride. Life really is better in a Tesla.
     
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    Mine said 50 miles on the paperwork and had 4 miles on the actual car. I guess you will find out tonight what it really has.
     
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  4. NickFie

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    Tap the “T” icon at top of display, ensure there’s a red underline below “Dual Motor”. If that’s missing, have them apply the upgrade before proceeding. Sales and Delivery are more motivated BEFORE receiving payment.

    I don’t think mileage is an issue. If it’s significantly over MVPA number, then ask for a mileage credit.

    Not like ICE, where break-in period and hard driving affect long-term reliability.

    Bought our Model S as inventory/demo car with 1,100 miles. Nice markdown, figured the miles were a benefit - Tesla had a chance to find and fix any issues. 35,000 miles later, only work was to replace outside mirrors when they froze in folded position the second winter.

    Enjoy your new P3D- it’s a real pocket rocket.
     
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  5. Trevor B

    Trevor B Active Member

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    Asked and answered a gazillion times re: initial odo reading on paperwork.
     
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  6. G26okie

    G26okie 2020 P3D-

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    Mine had 50 miles on paperwork, 7 miles on the car. P3D-, built 10/2019, vin is 5865**
     
  7. ZappCatt

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    I would not worry about it. Heck, I was looking at the 1,700 mile "new" demo cars!
     
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  8. jjrandorin

    jjrandorin Moderator, Model 3, Tesla Energy Forums

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    Sort of, but the tesla standard mileage put on MVPAs for new cars is "50" miles. If OPs MVPA actually reads "60" miles the car might actually HAVE 60 miles.

    OP I would just take a look at what the car looks like, like you normally would, and not worry too much about the car having 60 miles. The performance without performance package upgrade (aka "stealth") model 3 really is the sweet spot for range, performance etc for not only teslas but cars in general right now. Its impossible to get the amount of performance that it delivers for anywhere NEAR the cost of the car.

    Its even worth overlooking things like a few miles on it, or small imperfections. Since we dont know when they will make more stealth Model 3s, I would plan on keeping it, unless there is something majorly wrong.
     
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  9. Loit

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    Or the guy typing the MVPA just fat fingered a "6" instead of a "5" - probably more likely the case honestly.

    If it was 73, 57, etc.. then I would be more curious. Otherwise, nothing to fear.
     
  10. Filter

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    Thank you all for your replies - excited for my second Tesla! Will update after pick up tonight. Wish me luck!
     
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  11. Filter

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    car did have 62 miles at pickup
    BUT it was perfect
    Smiles all the way home!!!
    Much faster than my Model S 70D - I thought she was fast in 2016!
     
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  12. jjrandorin

    jjrandorin Moderator, Model 3, Tesla Energy Forums

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    Dont forget to change your sig :)

    Congratulations!
     
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  13. Filter

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    Done - and thank you! 20191212_195126.jpg 20191212_195126.jpg
     

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  14. jkoya

    jkoya NA2 NSX

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    Nice car - Congrats !!!
     
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