It’s threads like these that make me hesitant to drop $80k on a car. I just can’t deal with the hassles of poor fit, finish at that price level.
Don’t get me wrong— I think the company is a game changer and want them to do exceedingly well. Just wish the manufacturing issues were sorted.
Crossing my fingers for Model 3 production while I hang onto my ‘01 BMW wagon
If you read a thread like this on a BMW forum, you’ll hesitate about buying a BMW, I’m sure. Same thing if you read this type of thread on a Porsche forum, or an Audi forum or a Lexus forum.
I try to take a wide view. Stories like this are very much in the minority, and the fact that the experiences they relate are so negative is what make threads like this remarkable.
The vast majority of Tesla owners have been and remain happy with their purchase.