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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

CPO cars will have to be picked up locally from now on

According to this thread published in the TMC Forum, CPO cars will no longer be transported. Transportation would be ending mid August.

Read more: TMC Forum

From issue #20

CPO/used lessons learned

drummerboy7816 summarized everything that he has learned from others during the process of purchasing a CPO vehicle from Tesla. Honestly, if you are thinking about purchasing a used vehicle from Tesla, this seems like something that you should print and go through a few times. Great job!

Read more: TMC Forum

From issue #56

Non-refurbished CPO Tesla, yay or nay?

bluhorshue explains his experience with the recently delivered (in a week or so) CPO Tesla. «While I could have been happier, I was still very happy with the car at the price I paid, and wouldn’t hesitate to still recommend the CPO program. The people I dealt with were all very pleasant and responsive.»

Read more: TMC Forums

From issue #7

Tesla now shipping CPOs (again)

Tesla stopped shipping CPOs a few months ago but either that lowered the sales of CPOs or they are trying to boost the sales towards the end of the year, what matters is that Tesla is shipping CPOs right now again.

Read more: Reddit

From issue #36

Tesla stops doing cosmetic refurbishments to its CPO cars

They keep their mechanical inspection but - in anticipation of their first batch of leased Model S ending- they have changed their CPO program and now don’t do cosmetic refurbishments.

Read more: InsideEVs.com

From issue #4