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Would you still have bought your model 3 if it never had autopilot?

Would you still have bought your model 3 if it never had autopilot?

  • Yes

    Votes: 167 68.7%
  • No

    Votes: 58 23.9%
  • Not sure

    Votes: 18 7.4%

  • Total voters
    243

Mr. Burrito

Member
Oct 19, 2019
185
158
America!
Assuming Tesla's autopilot never existed and Tesla only had the typical auto emergency braking, lane keep assist, etc. that other manufacturers have (and no promise for a future system), would you have still have bought your model 3?
 
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jdcollins5

Member
Aug 14, 2018
778
510
Wilmington, NC
After the test drive, Yes. The autopilot was a big plus and a fun part of the test drive. Everything else about the car was so solid and really sold the car to me. The best driving car I have ever driven.
 
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Uncle Don

Member
May 21, 2019
111
167
California
I bought my car without AP a year ago (EAP at that time) and I have never added it. I am very happy with my. Are without Autopilot. I may buy it someday if it goes on sale.
 
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JBT66

Member
Oct 26, 2018
656
386
Florida
Initially it was one of the primary attractors. However I had a budget for this purchase of the car and when push came to shove I opted for the hardware of AWD over the EAP package that was available at the time. I did pick up AP when it was on sale for 2K (love TACC for morning traffic commute) and wish I picked up FSD but wasn’t willing to do that at the time.
If they do ever offer a software unlock for AWD to P- I’d chose that over FSD too.
 

vickh

Active Member
Dec 16, 2018
3,148
503
az
I bought a SR and still waiting for a Q4/Q1 special for a better price like the $2k mentioned earlier.

Meanwhile, they keep improving it. Also will use a credit card promo to soften the blow
 
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run-the-joules

Turgid Member
Aug 13, 2017
3,785
6,870
SF Bay
probably not. autopilot a true game changer for my driving needs.

Exactly. Without autopilot, it's just a quick car with a mediocre interior and unimpressive seats at a questionable price. With autopilot, I'm willing to give up a lot. I guess for the people who want to save the world the battery car situation is important but I'd have bought the model 3 if it ran on pureed babies and coal. Because autopilot.
 

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