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Tesla CPO Pricing

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by Tes99, Feb 27, 2018.

  1. mattack4000

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    They are basically service loaners. If they sell one at the high price, it’s added bonus. They don’t care if it sells or not.
     
  2. JonG

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    I’m thinking of selling my car, I might get back more than I paid and in a few months I’ll be able to buy one similar cheaper when stock floods back onto the market, all with fresh warranties

    That’s not what Tesla intended I’m sure.
     
  3. P85Dave

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    So basically used Teslas are like Bitcoin :D

    They values keeps going up :rolleyes:
     
  4. HankLloydRight

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    I think what we're seeing is high turnover in the sales organization/management. Every several months, we see a new strategy different from the previous ones, with very little logic we, as outsiders, can tease out. I'm sure internally whatever they're doing can be justified. But from an external point of view, it just seems so random or illogical.

    In other words, don't try and figure it out. Because if/when you do, it's bound to change in a month.
     
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  5. P85Dave

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    You just described the entire history of the CPO program :)

    The only thing they have been consistent about is listing hundreds of cars and a few months later remove hundreds of cars. I feel their #1 priority with the CPO Program at the moment is to not necessarily sell cars but try to control the market and push people to buy new...

    In the meantime, with a rapidly depreciating CPO inventory, part of which is unlisted, they are losing money so this strategy can't be sustainable in the long term.

    If the past is any indicator, I predict hundreds of CPO cars will be posted between now and June.
     
  6. HankLloydRight

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    I'd rather see hundreds of Inventory cars posted.
     
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  7. mattack4000

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    You are not correct. Trade in cars and lease returns are being used for loaners. Also they acquire them so cheap that they won’t lose money


     
  8. nybw51mr42

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    How did you get that information? Also, can you do that for CPO cars?
     
  9. JonG

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    I have my own CPO and new inventory site. I’ve been tracking uk cars for a year, US cars only for a couple of weeks but it does include both new and used CPO. CPO can be more erratic, prices can go up and down by quite large amounts almost as if someone typed in an incorrect figure.
     
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  10. Electricious

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    So that explains CPO pricing :)

    Tesla CPO pricing department...

     
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  11. Tes99

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    Check out the price history for this P85D!!!! You could have had it for $87,100 on 2/21, but it aged like a fine wine in Tesla's CPO warehouse, increasing in value to $100K+ by 3/1. The last few days the wine has begun to lose its taste, dropping to $96.8K. Please help me.

    2018-03-05: $96,800
    2018-03-04: $97,800
    2018-03-02: $98,700
    2018-03-01: $99,600
    2018-03-01: $100,500
    2018-03-01: $99,600
    2018-03-01: $100,500
    2018-02-25: $89,100
    2018-02-25: $90,100
    2018-02-24: $91,900
    2018-02-23: $91,900
    2018-02-23: $87,500
    2018-02-23: $91,900
    2018-02-21: $87,100
    2018-02-20: $88,000
    2018-02-16: $90,100
    2018-02-15: $90,600
     
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    Just curious if we know how Tesla sets/adjusts the CPO pricing? Is it manual or automatic based on some sort of algorithm?
     
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  13. HankLloydRight

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    I think it's a little bit of both. Some nights I'll see dozens of cars price drop $100 or $500. Other times I'll see the price of one car go up $6500.
     
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  14. Tes99

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    Spoke with Tesla and was told a lot of the pricing is formula driven and also based on demand. Winter is slower and then it picks up in spring/summer.
     
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    Hopefully that does not mean I have to wait until next winter to get a decent deal...
     
  16. Electroman

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    interesting there are 4 price changes for a car within a day !!
     
  17. P85Dave

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    That must be some demand formula where prices go up and down by tens of thousands for the same car in a matter of days :)

    By "it picks up in spring/summer" do they mean we will see even crazier gyrations of inventory and pricing? :p
     
  18. JonG

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    It could be the same neural network approach he uses for auto wipers and EAP - it kind of works but you also get some wild behaviou. Either way, hundreds of cars are appearing
     
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  19. P85Dave

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    So the best time to buy a CPO car is at night in the dark when the neural net is confused? :p
     
  20. timk225

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    How can I search for ALL used Model S's? I go on the Tesla site but it will only show me one to three cars in Pittsburgh, and I cannot select to show the whole USA.
     

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