- owners of teslas can upgrade their vehicle without autopilot for $2000 between now and july 1.
- on july 1, fsd autopilot will increase in price by $1000 to $8000.
- all new teslas ship with basic autopilot standard.
correction: an earlier version of this article stated that the fsd (full self driving) autopilot option was available for $2000. that was incorrect. the $2000 is to add basic autopilot to vehicles that don’t already have the feature installed. we apologize for the error.
with the july price increase to $8000 for fsd (full self-driving) capabilities on the horizon, tesla ceo elon musk dropped a surprise on tesla owners that if they already own one of the company’s cars and don't have autopilot installed, they can add the basic autopilot feature for $2000 until july 1.
currently, tesla’s basic autopilot features are standard on all vehicles. but if you bought one of its vehicles before this was the norm, you can now upgrade at a discount.
for the company's additional fsd features—navigate on autopilot, automatic lane changing, auto parking, summon, traffic light control, and future self-driving capabilities once tesla has finalized software—you'll have to pay extra.
this deal is only available for vehicles without autopilot. for those looking to upgrade their current autopilot suite, you might want to do so before the price is increased on july 1.
if you're still unsure if you want to buy fsd for autopilot capabilities, tesla plans to offer the service via subscription by the end of the year.