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I 100% recommend renting this Tesla if you’re in the San Francisco area. Daniel had everything set up for us and was quick to respond to any questions we may have had. The car itself was clean and had plenty of space for the group of 4 of us.
Perfect Turo experience. John had the car parked/charging and ready for us at SFO early in the morning the day after Christmas. The car is super clean, everything in top shape. It was such a luxury to avoid the SFO rental center, and we saved a few bucks. Highly recommended.
Cory is very nice, accommodating and easy to work with. We communicated via TURO messaging, text messages and phone well, and Cory always replied promptly. Pick-up/drop-off at San Francisco airport is very convenient for travelers. The vehicle is a very new 2021 TESLA Model Y. I was told that it was delivered just three weeks ago before I rented it. It only had 16XX miles when I picked up the car. I rented it for five days on the Thanksgiving weekend mainly for a long trip from the Bay Area to L.A. and back. I always wanted to get extended driving experiences with a TESLA, and I enjoyed this trip and driving this Model Y tremendously. The Model Y is an E-car SUV but it drives and handles like a supercar, in particular with the 21-inch rims and very low-profile tires on this Model Y. The power and acceleration are always there whenever needed. It's also very easy and safe to drive with all the sensors/cameras and safety features. I hardly used the brakes on my entire trip because the car brakes automatically as soon as the acceleration pedal is released. The console screen looks a little complicated and intimidating at first glance, but actually it's pretty easy to operate after doing a little study and watching short tutorial videos. And voice commands are always there. I want to share my experience with charging this vehicle: First of all, you need to understand there are three types of TESLA superchargers: v1, v2 and V3. In general, V2 and V3 superchargers are 3-4 times faster than V1 chargers, so whenever possible use V2 and/or V3 superchargers. Although TESLA says basically all superchargers are billed for each kWh of electricity used, in reality V1 chargers in urban area cost more or a lot more than V3 chargers in rural area. A lot of superchargers in urban area are still V1 chargers, but there are also quite a few free V2/V3 chargers in rural area. Also, in general in CA, nighttime charging fees (7PM-10AM) are 50% off daytime (10AM-7PM) charging fees. And in some areas nighttime charging is completely free. TESLA navigation map has information on the type of superchargers as well as the charging fees for each supercharger station. Just click on the supercharger station location on the map to see the details. The charging cost for my 1129-mile trip is ~$75, which includes the $25 EV recharge fee I paid in advance. It's very close to the 100miles/gal equivalent gas mileage TESLA advertised. The charging range for this model Y is limited to 300 miles per full charge. But in reality, with a V2/V3 supercharger, it can add 160-180 miles in a 15-20 minutes' charge and that's usually all you need to continue your trip before another 15-20 minutes' charge is needed. If you're planning for a long trip, use TESLA's navigation map to plan for the trip and it will show where you need to stop for a supercharger along the way. Although it's convenient to use the TESLA on-board navigation map to plan for a trip and for supercharger locations, don't trust it entirely for supercharger locations--I learned this the hard way: On my way back from LA, Tesla brought me to a supercharger station that's not in operation in Santa Maria, and I couldn't find a nearby supercharger station from Tesla's navigation map for the < 30 miles left on the battery. It turned out that the supercharger station in Santa Maria was newly built but not yet open to the public. Luckily, I was able to find a destination charger in a hotel's parking lot 5 miles away and use Google Map to find a supercharger station ~25 miles away from there. (Also, Google Map did not show any supercharger in Santa Maria.) So, I drove to the hotel and used the destination charger to add ~15 miles for a total of ~43 miles on the battery, and then it's safe to drive to the supercharger 25 miles away. So, this lesson tells me that Google Map has more accurate info. on superchargers than Tesla itself. Better double-check with Google Map for insurance. One more thing to be aware of is if you're like me who likes to press the acceleration pedal hard, you should take 15-20% off the TESLA-estimated mileage left on battery. Again, it has been a very pleasant and enjoyable experience both driving this Tesla Model Y and doing business with Cory. For sure I will rent it again in the future when I need it (before getting a Tesla of my own).
This was my first Turo rental but will not be my last. The car was in great shape and was a lot of fun to drive. Daniel had everything arranged perfectly which made for a convenient pick up and return to valet lot near SFO. He also contacted me during the rental to help with with a problem that I inadvertently created with the car that caused it to limit the speed to 70. I highly recommend this car and Daniel if you are in the market for a nice Tesla in the San Francisco Bay area.
Raymond was prompt and helpful throughout the rental process. His Tesla is loaded with features and was perfect for shuttling our team around.
Fantastic car, great owner. Easy rental process, except we were new to Tesla and could have used a primer on how to drive and how to charge it.
This was the easiest car rental experience I have ever had. Minh was a delight to communicate with, and his car was awesome and super clean. I look forward to renting again!
Sergei and his Model Y was the best car rental experience I have ever had. He was easy to contact, super efficient and helped during some unforeseen circumstances. The car was perfectly clean, super easy to pick up and drop off. I couldn't recommend renting from Sergei more. 10/10. Will rent from Sergei every time I am in SF.
Great ride! We rented for three days and had a great time with the car. First time riding a Tesla and loved it. Very smooth ride, falcon wings were cool although can get a little tricky at times when close to other objects. Ramit was a great host. Very friendly and helpful. Car was clean and in top condition. I would highly recommend!
Very easy to drive and clean Tesla model Y. Cong delivered the car early and pickup was a breeze too. The only issue we ran into was lte connection drop, and Cong immediately replied to us with how to reset the car. Would rent again!
Daniel was great and responsive to all my questions. I’ve had friends use Turo but it was my first time and a practically perfect experience thanks to him. Test driving a Tesla isn’t comparable to actually living with it for a few days. The opportunity gave me a greater understanding of my own driving style/habits and what I want & enjoy most in driving. It’s a weird little thing, but I appreciated most that there was a puffs tissue box in the front console and quick app access. It gave me time to be leisurely with the learning curve. The only thing (which has nothing to do with Daniel) is that I got rushed at pickup and drop off of the car. So doing the precheck sign in through the turo app with multiple pictures slipped my mind. I highly suggest you don’t let them make you feel rushed to leave until you finish doing the pre & post check. If you’ll be in San Francisco, the best charging stations were the ones in presidio and a quick top off in Serramonte before returning it to the park n fly and our flight from SFO. I can’t wait to come back and rent this again ^.^ it really made our trip more fun & completely worth finding better places to park around the city.
Jan is a terrific host. Car was clean. He was punctual. Had near real time response time. This was my first Turo rental. If I ever rent again I’d go straight to Jan Christian. Also super convenient for folks in San Francisco. Highly recommend this host if you’re looking for a model X and have family in town.
Second time renting this car with Minh, and as always great service, and the car is in excellent condition. We took it on a two week trip and we’re extremely happy.
Great car for exploring the Bay Area and Janet was very responsive and helpful. Will rent again
Chun was really accommodating, loved the modal Y. He helped me set up my phone and answered all of my questions. Would definitely recommend him to anyone interested in renting a Tesla. Great driving experience!!
We had good times riding around San Fransisco in Simon’s Tesla. The car was nice and clean with everything as described. Pick up and drop off were smooth and seamless. Highly recommended for those who likes luxury rides.
Ramit is an amazing host. His responsiveness and attentiveness towards our needs, made for a seamless experience. If we had m questions at any point during our rental, he was available. Due to inclement weather my family’s travel arrangements were put in flux and I was able to communicate with Ramit to return the car earlier in the am. We love the car. It was clean and in perfect working condition for our family. Such a cool experience for annual holiday trip.
The car was beautiful, and very clean when we picked it up. Would definitely rent from Simon again!
Minh was incredibly flexible with this indecisive renter. The car is also an interplanetary visitor from the future. We took our in-laws from the UK up to Inverness in style. Thank you!
Rajat is a problem solver, and great host. We’re thankful for how well his vehicle was taken care of, and enjoyed the Tesla Model X experience. Thank you!!
The new Model X is a stunning car. Loved every minute of this rental. Sasha was an awesome host; really down to earth, friendly and super responsive via the messages feature in the Turo app.
Awesome car, great communication, and easy off-site airport pickup. Would have been nice to have adapters for non-Tesla EV charging stations but wasn’t the end of the world. Thanks Daniel!
Syneicia and her Model Y (Tessi) was great! The car was clean and Syneicia was quick to respond to our questions. We really enjoyed the ride!
Dino’ car is perfect. Performance, comfortable and smart car. Dino advise about my trip and help me all the time. Recommended
Adisak is the best host ever … I don’t usually write reviews but during my trip he was always here to help and assist me for everything. Can’t wait to rent from him again next time
Daniel was a great host. Timely communication. Car was immaculate and was perfect for our family vacation. Pick up and drop off was very smooth.
Great host. Very responsive. Was understanding when I had to return late due to unforeseen weather. Car is excellent.
Raj is responsive and the Tesla X was a good in the snow and fun for the kids with the snazzy doors.
Great car as a companion and it was really easy to talk to Minh. Til next time, happy holidays!
Great car and great experience. Minh was helpful, responsive and easy to communicate with.
Had a great winter trip to Yosemite in Sasha’s model Y. I love when hosts are readily accessible at pick-up time – in our case he answered our question in the Turo app immediately and got us on our way. The car is in great shape and the battery held 300 miles in Trip Mode. It’s in a convenient pick up location in a surface lot, so no garages or parking attendants to interface with. Will happily rent this great car again!
What an amazing car. Took it for a small trip to Yountville and back to San Francisco. Handled everything easy no problems. Excellent communication from the owner from get go. Will rent this same car again in future
Daniel was a superb host! He had a small issue with the car I was originally scheduled to rent but he fixed that well before my trip started and made sure there were no delays. He was always prompt about responding to my messages and answering any questions I had. Apart from being a great host, the car (Tesla Model Y) was in top condition too! Very clean, great to drive + pick up / drop off instructions were clear and easy to follow. I definitely recommend renting from Daniel! Easy 5 Star ⭐️
The Tesla was in very good condition. Nice and clean and charged on pickup. Gabino was a good host, helped out with a missing cable almost instantly. Would rent this car and from Gabino again.
What a great experience! German took the time to show me how to operate the Tesla (my first time) and made sure I was having no problems. This customized Tesla turned heads. I will be renting this car again!
Minh's Tesla Model Y was simply perfect. Very clean, fully charged upon pick-up, communication was very easy, and I was able to park my car where the Tesla was parked which made an even easier pick up. I had a few questions along the trip and Minh was very responsive. I will ABSOLUTELY rent again from Minh, either this one or another was on his fabulous cars. This was a 1 week test drive for me to try out the model Y and I ended up ordering one online 2 days in the reservation.
Ramit was great. The vehicle was clean and reliable. It's great for a quick road trip. Would do it again.
The Model Y was as expected - really enjoyed the driving. Easy to work with Ryan, and he responded quickly to questions.
I really enjoyed the overall experience. Ramit was on time for arrivals and departure at SFO which was worth the extra $80 since I was with a person with physical challenges. The car was clean and topped up. I found the car rental was better than a test drive since you can run it through the paces of an average day and also try out the charging challenges for longer trips. I can see how the more you use the car, the more features you'll discover and operationalize. The gull wings are a crowd pleaser and eye turner. I loved the experience so much that I am considering a purchase. Highly recommended!
Ryan was an amazing host very accommodating to last minute trip changes. The car was beautiful, in excellent mechanical shape and very well cleaned. I'll definitely be using one of his cars again the next time I'm in San Francisco
Great car. Love Tesla. Check in and check out was so easy. Syneicia was so easy to work with and a great host. She kept the car in pristine condition before handing it over to us. Highly recommend!
Minh was awesome! His vehicle fleet is impressive and the Charcoal Tesla X was super clean, well taken care of and highly liked by the guest I drove around the Bay Area. Got to Minh everyone, he’s got what your looking for!
Janet was amazing in communication and the Tesla is just a dream to drive .. it was very clean and very easily accessible.. she was very flexible and accommodating my change in arrival timings Note FSD was not enabled but even then the car was amazing with auto steer
We really enjoyed Tommy’s car! The car was exceptionally clean, drove smoothly and was highly performant. Tommy was very communicative throughout and was very easy to pick up and drop off. Would rent again.
Ryan was very helpful in answering my many questions (my first time driving a Tesla). Ryan help with setting up the rental as well as helping with vehicle changes when my schedule changed. The Tesla model Y worked great. No issues.
Diana was incredible to work with. She was extremely accommodating, very communicative and flexible with everything from pickup to getting the car situated for final drop off. Everything you want in a rental (especially if you're going for several days) and then some. The car of course is incredible. Between the Autopilot Auto steer and the Traffic Aware Cruise Control, you won't anything else. I look forward to renting from Diana again!
This was my first time using Turo and Minh made it an ease. Minh was friendly, responsive, and extremely helpful. I felt like he went above and beyond to make sure I had everything I needed and felt comfortable with his vehicle. The Tesla was in an outstanding condition. I would definitely rent with Minh again.
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