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#21
Model 3 has a key fob. I have one (don't use it now that valets all know how to use the key card, but it's there just in case).
 

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#22
Self driving: no need to mention Waymo, no one's deciding whether to buy one of those or not.

Lots of cars have some form of lane-keeping assist. The quick explanation should be how much better AP is than those.

It's generally accepted that GM's SuperCruise is the closest, but it only works on certain larger pre-approved highways. And so far you only find it as an option on some high-end Cadillacs (though they promise all GM cars will have it eventually), and it's a little awkward to enable. Very few/no people you talk to will be thinking about buying the Cadillac.

My suggestion: "Tesla is the only automaker that puts driving-assistance features in every car it sells, it's by far the easiest system to use, it's the only car surrounded by radar and cameras, and it's brilliant super-useful cruise control."

Yeah, AP is much more than that, but no sense getting into AP/FSD details with newbies. They'll start to back away and hold their hands up, and stop listening.