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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2020, 07:25:35 PM »
The Y with 7 seats looks extremely crammed.  Been trying to find a decently priced used X.  New ones are too expensive.  But I feel like everyone in Irvine has a X.

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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2020, 09:18:00 PM »
I see more 3s than anything.

I’ll probably get the Y in 2021 if there isn’t anything better.

Still waiting for VW’s all-electric minvan. :)
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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2020, 11:00:09 PM »
I think I’d rather get a cybertruck instead of a used X...  really would like a cybervan if they ever make it

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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #18 on: March 21, 2020, 11:13:03 PM »
I would rock a performance model something or other, assuming I don't go broke in the upcoming depression.  I would need to clean out some parking spaces first though.   

I was seriously toying with the fantasy of getting a used porsche, then it was like Captain Obvious smacked me in the back of the head.  If I want performance, it's hard to beat a dual motor Tesla.

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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #19 on: March 22, 2020, 09:22:38 AM »
I think I’d rather get a cybertruck instead of a used X...  really would like a cybervan if they ever make it

Y for the wife, Cybertruck for me.

But if there is a Cybervan... I’m down.
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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #20 on: March 22, 2020, 11:08:26 AM »
once money isn't an issue, I"m seriously considering a cyber truck if the no paint, pure metal (or just a clear boat) finish is available)

so I dont' have to worry about paint chip and dings, as my current car is very prong to them .... :P

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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #21 on: March 22, 2020, 12:19:16 PM »
I do not think the 7 seater Y will be effective. The X 6 or 7 seater is already cramped in the rear 2 seats. 

They should really make a Model V (van). Otherwise get an Arrival and pimp it out.



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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #22 on: April 16, 2020, 08:45:36 AM »
So does anyone know someone who got their Y?

Maybe I'll just wait until they start leasing it like the 3.
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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #23 on: April 16, 2020, 09:58:18 AM »
So does anyone know someone who got their Y?

Maybe I'll just wait until they start leasing it like the 3.

I know someone that got one. I want to trade one of my Teslas for a Y because of power lift gate and hatchback. I'm not foolish with my money though so I probably will drive this car into it's death. I drove my last SUV for 15 years before getting my Tesla.

If I had the choice between the 3 and the Y back then I would have got a Y for sure. Maybe when the carpool sticker on one of my cars expires I'll consider trading for it.

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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #24 on: April 16, 2020, 10:07:36 AM »
I saw a Y heading towards Pavilion Park.  I would buy a Y over a 3.

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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #25 on: April 16, 2020, 10:46:24 AM »
Wasn't there an article on a bad bumper/trunk design on the Y...if you get into a rear fender bender, the whole trunk/lift gate may need to be replaced/fixed making it more expensive, whereas if the its only the bumper its cheaper to fix.  Does that go into your consideration into buying a Y?  I'm not interested in the Y, but just wondering about others who are considering the Y if this deters them.

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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #26 on: April 16, 2020, 11:41:17 AM »
That's what insurance is for. :)
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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #27 on: April 16, 2020, 11:54:49 AM »
Wasn't there an article on a bad bumper/trunk design on the Y...if you get into a rear fender bender, the whole trunk/lift gate may need to be replaced/fixed making it more expensive, whereas if the its only the bumper its cheaper to fix.  Does that go into your consideration into buying a Y?  I'm not interested in the Y, but just wondering about others who are considering the Y if this deters them.

I mean... if it's a rear fender bender.. then the other guy would have to pay for the repair, unless the ass hole is uninsured.

then maybe consider an insurance plan with less premium.


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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #28 on: April 16, 2020, 12:10:30 PM »
Not if you back into someone out of a parking spot... >:D

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Re: Tesla Model Y
« Reply #29 on: April 16, 2020, 01:52:56 PM »
That's what insurance is for. :)

Isn't insurance for Tesla models more expensive than their luxury ICE counterpart?

 

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