Tesla should contact customers in RESERVATION # ORDER, regardless of motor choice... right?

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That's the main reason for my original post.

I think a lot of people who placed reservations in the first days really didn't expect there to be over a million reservations, and that could mean a drastic wait if your original choice was single or dual.

If they give single and dual reservation holders with lower numbers a choice to upgrade when they finally ship in a given region, I think a lot of us would do it. Some may change to save a year or so, others may simply love the higher specs or are in a better financial position than they were when they originally made the reservation.
I don’t understand. Anyone can change their trim w/o changing their place in line. Someone just told us they did it the other day. I changed my trim from dual to tri after one week. Same reservation number.
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I don’t understand. Anyone can change their trim w/o changing their place in line. Someone just told us they did it the other day. I changed my trim from dual to tri after one week. Same reservation number.
I called two Tesla offices in NJ the day before posting this asking them if I could change the order to whichever is being built first. The first was a Tesla Store and they weren’t sure, so they told me to call the second office, where I was told specifically that for them to change it would give me an all new reservation number (at the end of the line).

Both stores said based on past history, dual motor orders would likely ship a year later than the tri-motor orders.

The root of my original post was that there are too many conflicting opinions on which would be built first. People who ordered on day one were told the single and dual would be first… then they changed it to the tri-motor.

What bothered me was the rumors saying people in the same town as me who order a tri-motor a year after my dual order would likely get theirs first. So, before offering shipments to these newer offers, they should allow people to switch their preference.

Another factor was that I have an F-150 that has been in the shop for almost 3 months, so I’m anxious to replace it asap. If a dual motor Cybertruck will be delayed 2 more years, I’ll need to get the Lightning.
 

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Tesla will try to sell what's available. That means they'll try to upsell you before they sell it to anyone not on the list.

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Tesla will try to sell what's available. That means they'll try to upsell you before they sell it to anyone not on the list.

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If the rumors are true, they'll start production exclusively with tri-motors for at least 6 months before building anything else because the higher prices help them recover the costs of building their new factories.

The list of tri-motor reservations is huge, so they're not likely to offer those tri-motors to people who didn't reserve them, even if they've waited a year longer.

Since my F-150 has been in the shop for nearly 3 months with no end in sight (They still don't know why it doesn't start), I know I won't be able to wait another 2 years to get my CT, so I think I'll order a Model Y. It'll hold it's value better than just about any vehicle out there, so I can trade it when the CT arrives without losing much value.
 

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If the rumors are true, they'll start production exclusively with tri-motors for at least 6 months before building anything else because the higher prices help them recover the costs of building their new factories.

The list of tri-motor reservations is huge, so they're not likely to offer those tri-motors to people who didn't reserve them, even if they've waited a year longer.

Since my F-150 has been in the shop for nearly 3 months with no end in sight (They still don't know why it doesn't start), I know I won't be able to wait another 2 years to get my CT, so I think I'll order a Model Y. It'll hold it's value better than just about any vehicle out there, so I can trade it when the CT arrives without losing much value.



If you act fast, your problem is solved:

The New York Lemon Law applies to new cars and motorcycles, both purchased and leased, which suffer a non-conformity – a defect or condition, which substantially impairs the use, value or safety – that has been addressed a substantial number of times (normally three to four) by an authorized manufacturer's dealership. This nonconformity must first occur within the first 24 months or 18,000 miles, whichever comes first.

The New York Lemon Law also applies to vehicles that are in the shop for repair thirty (30) or more calendar days within 18,000 miles or the first two years, whichever comes first.


Your 2019 qualifies.

I don't know anyone that would wait for their truck for 3 months.

New York has crazy liberal consumer protection laws. Time to take advantage of them.
 
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If you act fast, your problem is solved:

The New York Lemon Law applies to new cars and motorcycles, both purchased and leased, which suffer a non-conformity – a defect or condition, which substantially impairs the use, value or safety – that has been addressed a substantial number of times (normally three to four) by an authorized manufacturer's dealership. This nonconformity must first occur within the first 24 months or 18,000 miles, whichever comes first.

The New York Lemon Law also applies to vehicles that are in the shop for repair thirty (30) or more calendar days within 18,000 miles or the first two years, whichever comes first.


Your 2019 qualifies.

I don't know anyone that would wait for their truck for 3 months.

New York has crazy liberal consumer protection laws. Time to take advantage of them.
It's a 2016, but I got it January of 2017... it has 70,000 miles, so the lemon laws don't cover it.

That said, I need to find out what my rights are waiting 3 months for an extended warranty repair. The last time we spoke, they said they still can't figure out what's wrong with it.
 

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It's a 2016, but I got it January of 2017... it has 70,000 miles, so the lemon laws don't cover it.

That said, I need to find out what my rights are waiting 3 months for an extended warranty repair. The last time we spoke, they said they still can't figure out what's wrong with it.
That sucks.

I bought a new VW TDI. The airbag light came on while driving it home from the dealership.
VW never did fix it. I missed the Lemon Law by two weeks. The dealership was very smart about it, never letting the car sit while it waited for parts.
I spent thousands at several different VW dealers and independents, no one could fix it.
I drove that car for 600k miles with the ABS light on.

I'm afraid we're all in the same boat. Sit and wait. None of us can make a wrinkle in time to get our CT sooner. Best to buy a new truck of any flavor, drive it till it's paid off, then buy the CT. It's no good to stress over something that is completely out of your control.
 

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You’re so lucky…my Escalade EXT has served me well but at 14 years old its acting its age….trying to stttrrrretch out its life….
Great car. First big car purchase I made *new* was a model 3. That scared the shit out of me. Best financial choice in a while. In the US cars are critical to success as we don't have the reliable public transportation just about every other country has--and we're a young county with a TON of space lol.
If probably would have bought one of these used if EVs didn't capture my loyalty.
 
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