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Triple Upgrade -- One Happy Camper

I have a two-year old P85. Yesterday, i decided to upgrade the car to the next gen seats, new TPMS sensors, and the LTE upgrade. I feel like i have a new car again. thanks to the Rockville, MD SC for making it all happen and for letting me get a P85D loaner with autosteer.

If you haven't tried out autosteer and parallel parking assist, I urge you to take a test drive in one. It is amazing technology.
 

patrick40363

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How much to upgrade the front seats?

I have a two-year old P85. Yesterday, i decided to upgrade the car to the next gen seats, new TPMS sensors, and the LTE upgrade. I feel like i have a new car again. thanks to the Rockville, MD SC for making it all happen and for letting me get a P85D loaner with autosteer.

If you haven't tried out autosteer and parallel parking assist, I urge you to take a test drive in one. It is amazing technology.
 
To add perspective, OP could have bought a used 2012 LEAF for the same price
Yes, but then I'd have a 2012 Leaf...

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Sorry for not responding earlier. The total cost, including sales tax, was $7512. And I love it. And yes, the seat upgrade is only for the front seats.

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From what I understand on a 2y old P85 such an upgrade is more than just the sensors, you would need a new receiver and wiring which should be quite costly. Could you confirm this ?

You are correct. The parts list includes a receiver for $475. The total price was around $1K.

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How much to upgrade the front seats?

$5616.

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Just curious - was the cost what was already said here on the forums? And it's front only?

The whole thing was $7500. The seats were front only and cost $5616 installed.
 
Congrats. The Next Gen seats are awesome aren't they!

They are INCREDIBLY comfortable. The only caution, and I think others have said this as well, is that if you are a big person (width wise, if you catch my drift), the side bolsters might be a bit confining. But they are so comfortable. I cannot wait for our next road trip.
 

Max*

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They are INCREDIBLY comfortable. The only caution, and I think others have said this as well, is that if you are a big person (width wise, if you catch my drift), the side bolsters might be a bit confining. But they are so comfortable. I cannot wait for our next road trip.

I catch your drift, but each person is build differently.

I'm skinny and tall, and I disliked the next gen seats. The side bolsters were too confining for me, I was glad that I ordered when I did, because now you can't get any other color besides black in "regular" leather seats.
 

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