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Re: Tesla is nearly last on Consumer Reports reliability list
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2021, 07:03:57 PM »
I want an actual dealer nearby and a dealer network for whatever brand of EV I buy.

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Re: Tesla is nearly last on Consumer Reports reliability list
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2021, 07:09:40 PM »
> dealer nearby and a dealer network for whatever brand of EV I buy

More than a few reports in EV forums that dealerships & their mechanics don't know jackshit about EVs.  One guy drove 5-ish hours to the nearest mechanic certified on his vehicle.

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Re: Tesla is nearly last on Consumer Reports reliability list
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2021, 08:12:09 PM »
Glitchy features dent electric SUV reliability, survey finds
https://techxplore.com/news/2021-11-glitchy-features-dent-electric-suv.html

Tesla drivers left unable to start their cars after app outage - BBC News
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-59357306.amp


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Re: Tesla is nearly last on Consumer Reports reliability list
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2021, 08:18:05 PM »
There are so many Teslas here locally, I'm going to guess the service is better if you live in the Bay Area where they actually have factory stores. 

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Re: Tesla is nearly last on Consumer Reports reliability list
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2021, 06:52:17 PM »
>>guess the service is better

Maybe, but I have yet to meet a Tesla owner who isn't proud of owning a Tesla and happy with the car and who shrugs off the inconveniences as being worth it

Steve Wozniak would be an exception - he prefers his Chevy Bolt except for trips where he needs the Tesla's range.
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Re: Tesla is nearly last on Consumer Reports reliability list
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2021, 07:29:16 AM »
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Maybe, but I have yet to meet a Tesla owner who isn't proud of owning a Tesla and happy with the car and who shrugs off the inconveniences as being worth it

I used to say the same about Apple users  ;)  The brand was "CR-apple" 

They turned out OK. So there is hope (or not)  Not sure I want the likes of Mr Musk to have more power and money.

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