Maintenance costs

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Tesla maintenance costs and service frequency

February 10, 2020

There isn’t a one-year or a two-year service as such, but Tesla recommends checking quite a few things at the two-year mark. Here’s a list, the cost, and how to schedule an appointment via Tesla's mobile app.

Past Tesletter articles

1 year in review of a used CPO Model S 85D: operating and maintenance costs

A lot of folks ask if they should go CPO or not, the TMC user ‘antdum’ shares his experience after his first year owning a used CPO Model S 85D as their primary family car, including operating and maintenance costs.

22,656 miles, charged at 62 unique superchargers, 7,521.79 kWh consumed, given rides to 88 people, and much more. Thank you for sharing all the details and for helping spread the word about the benefits of driving electric vehicles.

Read more: TMC Forum


From issue #112

Model 3 cabin air filter replacement

Michael from Teslatunity shows us how to replace the cabin air filter and how to get rid of the ‘wet sock’ smell. Tesla should cover this under the warranty, but it’s always good to know how these things work in case you want different filters (e.g. HEPA) or for when the warranty expires.

From issue #98

Model S and X maintenance costs

Have you ever wondered what’s the average maintenance cost of a Tesla? It surely varies from one model to another, this thread from Reddit contains some useful information contributed by the community.

Read more: Reddit

From issue #5

Tesla: No annual maintenance needed

Tesla will no longer be offering an extended maintenance plan in favor of specific service recommendations on an as-needed basis.

Along with reducing servicing requirements for Model S, Model 3, and Model X vehicles, this change will effectively end the purchase of optional 3 and 4-year maintenance plans.

Read more: Teslarati

From issue #52