Hi! About to pull the trigger on a Prime Premium - anything I should know? Thanks!

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  1. BobWeird

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    That's about it... any tricks or tips to the purchase?

    Thank you!
     
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    welcome!

    there is a prime prices paid thread. read through to see what people have paid in your area.

    all the best!(y)
     
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    Have them charge the traction battery
    Check the air pressure, you want 40ish.
    Have them turn off the reverse beep, then it will only beep once.
    Have them show you the key for the wheel lug nuts.
    Be nice to them.
     
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    I suggest that you spend some time also looking at the features of the Advanced model before you commit to the Premium. Wouldn't want you to have buyer's remorse in a few months.
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Know what the dealer is tacking on to your car, lease or sale. I have been burnt a few times.

    Don't forget about the PLUS. The PLUS has the smaller screen which I prefer over the large thing in the middle of the car. I prefer to have my radio controls be knobs I can turn etc. The PLUS has cloth seats. The PLUS doesn't have all of the real advanced features but being a minimalist, I prefer the slim down version. Each to their own though:)
     
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    Don’t shop inland if you’re concerned about price and availability. Stick to a coastal dealership.
     
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    Thanks, I couldn't find the thread, but I'm looking at $26,328 before tax ($3,228).....

    Thanks!

    Thank you!
     
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    Unless you get the Advanced model there is no access to features via the phone app.
     
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    Good to know! Thank you!
     
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    Congrats...you will love the car. If you purchase make sure it is fully charged for you on pick up day.
     
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    Video yourself adding gasoline to a car. You will get rusty on how to do that.
     
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    ha ha - so true, I am averaging 1000 miles between each $20 full tank fill up!
     
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    I put some gas in last week and had to break out the owner's manual to find out where the knob was to open the gas cap.
     
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    I thought the same thing! Then I remember we recently moved to Oregon where we don't pump our own gas. But it's been almost two months since I bought my Prime and I still have more than 3/4 of the first tank left, with 750 miles driven. I really don't even pay attention to gas prices any more.
     
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    If I were evacuating from a hurricane I would want a PRIME. Imagine how far you could go with this car before worrying about finding fuel.
     
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