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Model X Enhanced Anti-Theft

Hi Tesla folks,

First time posting here. I recently took delivery of a brand new Model X here in Toronto & was wondering if it's worth spending $460 + tax CAD for Tesla's Enhanced Anti-theft system? Has any purchased, any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

raffidesigns | 2018年12月17日

It really depends on you. The Enhanced Anti-Theft is an additional safety measure inside the Model X that sets off the alarm if it detects movement inside the vehicle while it is locked.

Would you say, you live in an area that has frequents vehicle break ins?

plugzin | 2018年12月17日

How does the Model X compare to the Model S, if you disable to self-presenting door handles on the Model S? Is the Model X as vulnerable to key fob hacking as the Model S?

At the very least, enable the PIN feature. At least it keeps the thief from driving off!

raffidesigns | 2018年12月18日

I may be wrong, (if i am please correct me) that vehicles that are shipped in 2018 have the updated security key fobs. The Model X and Model S are identical as far as self presentation doors. If you have the setting off, they key will still unlock the car, but the door panels will not open.

Pin to drive is the most secure if your vehicle does get broken into.

caikangze407 | 2018年12月18日

I think the Anti-Theft function is created for the smash and grab that happens a lot in the bay area. Lots of MX got their rear small window broke by thieves and steal the items from the trunk.

JPPTM | 2018年12月18日

The smash & grab burglars move so fast that they just don't care about an alarm. In the SF Bay Area car alarms go off all of the time and are basically ignored.

jimglas | 2018年12月18日

An EE friend had a problem with a dog peeing on his garage door. He set up a little plate that completed a 240 circuit when the dog peed on his usual spot. The dog only peed on that spot one more time.
Maybe somebody could come up with something like that to discourage all these window break-ins?

betty_yee | 2018年12月19日
jimglas | 2018年12月19日

too bad it doesn't happen more often

mbattle103 | 2019年1月10日

Just had it installed and I think more additional safety measure will not hurt. It is very loud and sends a text to your phone and watch right away!

raffidesigns | 2019年1月11日

@mbattle103 how long did it take between when you ordered and when it was installed. I order the anti-theft on day 1 and have still yet received any call from my service center.?

aix93 | 2019年1月11日

I would not wait for them, I also ordered it day 1 and never received any notice. I already had my 2nd annual service scheduled before Christmas, noticed my service center Fremont and had them install it at the same time. Recommending to schedule service then see if they can get it and install it.

betty_yee | 2019年1月11日

@aix93 I ordered mine on Nov. 15th and it was delivered and installed on Dec. 21st.