Those questions were recently brought up on the Tesla Motors Club forum by the commentator “kirkbauer” in discussion thread on the matter. The comment included some interesting suggestions.
Here’s the comment in its entirety:
I think Tesla could do so much with driver profiles that isn’t being done yet. Just throwing some ideas out there:
- Obvious: tie more of the settings to it, e.g. creep mode.
- Sync the profiles to Tesla server so that you can sync between multiple vehicles. Great if your family owns more than one Tesla but even better when you get a Tesla loaner — you could sync your settings, saved locations, possibly even HomeLink, and then clear before you return.
- Make all of the restrictions in Valet mode available to any profile. So you can have a profile for your kid that limits performance but allows everything else and requires a PIN to disable. Additionally, you could set this to auto-enable when the car turns on.
- Add ability to link profiles to individual keyfobs.
Some of those ideas I do find interesting, and seemingly obvious…. Though, I don’t know how good of an idea the bit about syncing profiles to Tesla’s servers would be.
The Valet mode restrictions bit is one that I definitely wouldn’t say no to, though.
Any other ideas for improvement or expansion of the current driver profile system that anyone wants to share?
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