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  1. MelindaV

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    #1 MelindaV, Aug 21, 2017
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    A list of features members have questions about, to give those first owners ideas of what to document and share.

    Note: This list is being answered by the first couple owners of delivered cars with pre-released UI software. Some features are still not activated, so be patient with the information coming in and trust the official published features will become available with the future OTA software updates, likely by the time ‘regular’ deliveries begin.

    Exterior:
    Does RFID card (phone's BLE) unlock all doors? Yes, video & optional setting keycard manual download
    Removing Aero wheel covers video
    ❑Hitch attachment, future accessory
    ❑Confirm exterior width/length
    Horn sound sound clip
    Jack points diagram
    Mounted front plate frame post, photo
    Washer nozzles wiper mounted photo
    Optional roof rack (future accessory) photo four points marked for attachment video
    Photo of the parking/driving lights
    Photo of the fogs
    Folding the mirrors explained
    Turning radius 33.5ft (at tires, not including bumper overhang)
    19” Sport wheel/tire weigh 2.75lbs/1.25kg more than 18” Aero wheel/tire (11lbs/5kg for set) source

    Interior:
    Interior video
    Seat heaters - front, UI photo
    ❑Seat heaters - back
    Heated steering wheel? NO, not currently
    Windshield wipers description, video
    Wiper controls from the stalk tap for swipe, hold for fluid
    12-way adjustable seats forward/back, up/down, recline up/down lumbar up/down/in/out, headrests stationary
    ❑Front seat height measured from ground:
    3 = 21"-23"
    S = ?
    X = 21.5-28.5" (seat raises 3", SAS 4")
    Rear seat height to floor, 14"
    ❑Optional snap-in sunshade (photos outside of car)
    12V outlet location at front armrest photo video
    UMC, included adaptors early deliveries provided with both styles UMC video connecting adaptor to UMC
    Internet browser in the UI? not currently
    Turn signal indicator on the left hand ⅓ of the center screen
    Ambient lighting, puddle light? puddle light pix
    Premium seat fabric description
    10 ½" of space between 6' driver seat & toddler seats
    Rear window lowered height video
    Coat hooks extended photo
    Sunvisors & mirror photo
    Steering wheel size 35cm
    Front cupholders 8cm

    Trunk & Frunk:
    Trunk video
    Frunk video
    Rear trunk approx 17.5CF (without lower bin)
    Trunk dimensions opening= 42" x 19", approx 42" front to back with seats up 47" w behind wheel wells
    Trunk width between wheel wells 38"
    Height of pass-thru w/seats down 18"
    Rear trunk lower bin dimensions ?" w x ?" d x 11" h
    Frunk dimensions 34" w (max) x 18" d x 10" h (rear) 8" h (front)
    Trunk lighting photo description of light and vent more on the vent
    Frunk lighting photo
    Trunk or frunk 12V outlet? no
    What can fit in the Trunk video luggage at the airport video
    What can fit in the Trunk's lower bin video
    What can fit in the Frunk video photo
    Space to lay in back at least 6' of length available
    Photos of the seats folded post
    Photo of the Frunk, video of foldout bag hooks
    Height to trunk grab handle 69"
    Opening Trunk (from app & screen photos, exterior button video)
    Opening Frunk (from app & screen photos, No exterior button)

    Tech, UI & Tesla App:
    Setting/adjusting AP following distance, currently on screen
    ❑Homelink settings/options
    ❑Summoning in/out of garage
    Tesla app walkthrough (Model 3 specific) video
    ❑Audio (streaming, USB, phone, FM) walk-thru USB video walkthrough
    ❑Is FM HD or standard? currently only streaming, high quality (antenna FM TBA)
    ❑ Energy consumed graphs during & per trip
    Setting functions to steering wheel buttons Not currently customizable
    Do wheel buttons push in also? pushing will pause music, some typ functions, right activates voice commands
    Climate control on for driver and off for passenger currently not possible, more description
    Rear seat air vents how to control UI photo and vent photo and description
    ❑Function w/multiple phones plugged in
    ❑#user profiles, what profiles control
    Activating TACC vs AP? 1 tap on stalk for TACC, 2 for AP, up to end either
    Window/door safety child safety lockout photo and post

    Technical:
    ❑USB output amps?
    ❑Can OBDII be used as a power source?
    ❑Toll transponder ideal location?
    ❑Do radar detectors work with the windshield glass?
    Pedestrian audio warning? No, Silence
    UMC charge rate 5-15 outlet (15a/110v) 12a draw 5 miles/hr
    Gen 1 UMC charge rate 14-50 outlet (50a breaker) 40a draw 38-39 miles/hr
    Gen 2 UMC charge rate 14-50 outlet (50a breaker) 32a draw 31 miles/hr
    WC (60A+ breaker) 48a draw

    Service & Maintenance:
    ❑Replacement RFID card from Tesla & deactivating prior card(s)
    Access/location of the 12V battery diagram
    Supercharging allowances? conflicting info: Not included allowance, 400kWh is included. Per use Supercharge rates at: Tesla.com/support/supercharging
    ❑Use fee for LTE in non PUP (or PUP after 2 years)?
    ❑Maintenance plans & schedules?
    TPMS lists which tire is low

    User Opinion & etc (subjective):
    Screen glare not an issue
    Screen view w/polarized sunglasses? not an issue
    Ease of getting in/out review of front and back seats by 6' tall
    Seat ergonomics - seat/armrest comfort review info on rear seat comfort
    Does regen feel the same as on S/X? Not as aggressive
    PUP audio sound It Jams
    Driver/Passenger eye level view video
    Wood trim cause glare? No, it is not glossy photo
    Impression of headlights at night, foglights, interior ambient lights? high beams are very bright
    Wind noise level between 50-75mph/80-120kph? any from windows? no.
    Squeaks, rattles, etc? minimal. comments
    Overall impression of interior finishes, driving feel, video

    Standard VS PUP features - See this FAQ checklist thread
     
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    Roof rack latches and an M3 with a hitch are at the top of my list.
     
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    Here's one to add...

    Can the key card do anything besides the door(s)?
     
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    well, it can start the car ;) that was my question if there are exterior trunk/frunk buttons to unlatch those from the outside once the car is unlocked. what else are you thinking the card could do?
     
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    No that was it ... trunk/frunk/other 3 doors ...
     
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    My biggest ask is audible, not visual. I'm going with the premium regardless but would like to know how different the two systems sound. Can't get that on YouTube.
     
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    Adjustment for headrest
    Following distance in autopilot
    Do steering wheel scroll wheels have push button in addition to scrolling
    Homelink setting
    Summoning in/out garage
    Tesla App
     
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    I haven't seen any mention of front floor air vents?
     
  9. MelindaV

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    they are there. It's a bit hard to make out in this screenshot, and couldn't readily find the other I was thinking of...
    for both the driver and passenger, when you go into the climate controls, the blue circle highlights if the air is at the dash (top circle), mixed (middle circle) or at your feet (bottom circle)
    Screen Shot 2017-08-21 at 10.44.18 AM.png
     
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    It is reasonable to expect these things:

    Card unlocks/wakes up the vehicle. Selective door unlock could be a software option later if seriously asked.
    Trunk has a button under the lip. It clicks open on screen/app too but can not be closed with software.
    Frunk can be opened by screen, app and emergency pull-cord, likely behind towing hook cover (round thingy)
    Wipers have rain sensor as there is no wiper stalk for constant adjustment.
    12-way adjustable seats means:
    HIGHER-LOWER; FORWARD-BACKWARD; BACKREST UP-DOWN; BOTTOM INCLINE UP-DOWN; upper-lower lumbar sacks (4way, lower, both, upper, neither). 8 ways should be with memory, 4 way lumbar might not be (like with BMW).
    In case of standard seats, those are 6-way:
    HIGHER-LOWER; FORWARD-BACKWARD; BACKREST UP-DOWN;
    If headrests are adjustable, then only manually. Likely not adjustable at all.
    Both steering wheel knobs scroll up-down, click left-right, and also click in. Exactly like many computer mouses with back-forth function.
     
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    How about: one swipe to unlock the driver's door, two swipes to unlock all doors.
     
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    I'm seeing only two circles.
     
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    Circles on that screen appear to be sliders, so left circle for driver, right for pax. Different screen for aiming the vents I think.
     
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    Or vents for the back seats.

    I also want to know the vertical dimension of the trunk. I have a 12V cooler I'd like to fit in there.
    What does the horn sound like? Hoping for a real horn, not a roadrunner beep-beep.
     
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    Is there a 12V outlet in the trunk?
     
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    Can the front vents be completely shut down on one side (my wife's side) while remaining on and cooling on my side?
     
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    MelindaV,

    Nice start to what will hopefully be questions answered soon from an official source rather than speculation of reasonableness.

    Here's some additional ones that I've seen out there or thought myself:

    Exterior-
    Access to 12v battery
    Access to wiper fluid bottle
    Jack points
    Non-glass roof color (body or black?)
    Adaptive headlights (LED sequencing)
    Front plate mounting method
    Exterior USB port (for phone/camping)*

    Interior-
    Location of 12v outlet
    Angle of recline on front seats
    Window/door safety locks (& controls)
    Dash/trim/head opts (wood/white/alc?)
    Height of pass through from trunk
    Rear view mirror blind spot (head height)
    Trunk lighting
    Frunk lighting
    Actual Trunk/Frunk capacity

    Tech-
    Audio (HD?)
    USB (power level, which for media)
    Best location for toll transponder -or-
    Is there a Gentex Integrated Toll Module
    User accessible tech (cameras, data)
    Screen glare (to and from screen)
    Multiple phone interaction

    MX-
    Maintenance schedule
    Maintenance plans (costs)
    Card replacement/wiping
    Tire life expectancy
    Wheel alignment specs (toe like S?)

    * a wishlist item I don't think is happening but might be good for a future add
     
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    yeah - in that graphic, it's on the mix for the driver and the dash vent for the passenger. (there's a bit of fill-in-the-blank you have to do for the rest ;) )
     
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    @skygraff - added most of yours onto the main list. Wiper fluid is here. Screen Shot 2017-08-21 at 1.13.21 PM.png

    and didn't include the items for future options (like opaque roof option) as the first owners will not be any help there :) also didn't include the further out maintenance things (IE alignment) as that's not something readily available in an owners manual to the general public anyway. All those will work there way out, but looking specifically for getting this list to those things we expect anyone getting a car to be able to report back on.
     
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    Thanks, MelindaV.

    I probably should've put the washer bottle one under MX (hadn't decided on adding that category until later and forgot to move it). My intention was to ask about access to the bottle in case it needed to be repaired. I assume it and the battery require Frunk liner disassembly.

    As for toll transponder location, I'm still hopeful that Tesla has jumped on board with their rear view mirror supplier Gentex and included an Integrated Toll Module (using Universal Toll Module technology) into the Model 3 since it will facilitate FSD (for cross country driving especially). Of course, if they did, I doubt it's actually in the mirror vs wherever the Homelink antenna is located.
     

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