Tesla's Navigation Is No Longer Free For Life
If purchased after this date, customers will have to pay extra after the initial eight-year period. For many buyers, eight years is a long enough time to avoid the extra payment as they will likely buy a new car before this period is over. With Tesla taking this first step to retain access to navigation, that eight-year period may be reduced in time. While Standard Connectivity only includes navigation, the Premium Connectivity upgrade comes with a lot more.
For $9.99 per month or $99 per year, Premium Connectivity adds features like an internet browser, live traffic visualization, Sentry Mode, and video streaming. Many Tesla customers go for this option anyway so won’t be affected by the change to Standard Connectivity.