Lease up in Dec. of 2019- when should I reserve?

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#1
Hello everyone, first time posting here. I had a reservation from day 1 but had to cancel because my previous lease ended and there was no way I could hold out that long without a vehicle. So I leased a 2017 STI (because i’m In my 30’s and just had to do it lol) and that lease will be up in December of 2019. When do you think would be the best time to put my deposit down again to make sure I can get a car right around the same time my lease is over? I was thinking in July or so (Since the site keeps saying 12 to 18 months).

I would want basically the car that’s available now, RWD, long range, Premium upgrade, AP.

Also, if I did that and they invite me to configure too early. How far can I kick the can forward on my reservation once I have the invite to configure? Or once invited can I just configure whenever I want without having to wait in line?

Thanks for the help in advanced!
 

John

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#7
Now. Unless you're sure you just want a Model Y or something. That (should) be a separate reservation list.
 

Michael Russo

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#9
So once you are in you are basically on standby and can jump in whenever you want?!
Well, from where I sit, I don’t exactly know what you mean by ‘jump in whenever you want’... o_O
Yet by reserving now, though in the back of a still long line, there is a very good chance you’d be invited to configure/order during 2H19 and time the delivery according to your needs relative to your end of lease. You may not if you wait until the summer, Model 3 will be supply constrained for a while still... ;)

For how long ? Unwritten rule?
At least 6 months if not longer, AFAIK.