Upgrade your Infotainment system to access new features, and for a more advanced and smoother user experience.
Owners of Model S and Model X built March 2018 or earlier are eligible to purchase an Infotainment Upgrade, enabling access to some of our favorite features like video streaming and an expanded Tesla Arcade, in addition to a more responsive and faster touchscreen experience.
Owners of compatible vehicles can schedule an appointment through the Tesla app for purchase and installation. This upgrade is available for an additional cost for vehicles equipped with Autopilot Computer 2.0 or 2.5. Please note that price may vary depending on the configuration of your vehicle. Owners may confirm Autopilot Computer type by selecting ‘Controls’ > ‘Software’ > ‘Additional Vehicle Information’ on the touchscreen.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I get when I purchase the Infotainment Upgrade?
Your touchscreen will be more responsive and smoother, rendering images and web pages faster. You’ll also gain additional features that enhance both the entertainment and functionality of your car.
Note: Some audio and music features will be removed from your car as a result of this change and can be reviewed below.
More responsive and smoother touchscreen and instrument cluster
Faster browser with video playback and 3D rendering support*
|Audio & Music||
Displays Bluetooth® media album art
Your car will still have access to internet radio and music streaming*
Note: Removes AM, FM and DAB radio
Includes graphics-intensive Tesla Arcade games like Beach Buggy Racing 2, Cuphead and Stardew Valley
Enables gamepad compatibility
|Entertainment||Enables video streaming and access to YouTube and Netflix through the Tesla Theater*
Adds Caraoke* and TRAX
|Driver Assistance||Enhanced Driving Visualization for owners with the Full Self-Driving Capability Computer|
|Security||For cars with the Full Self-Driving Computer, recording is enabled from the front, rear and side cameras for Sentry Mode and DashCam, which also includes the DashCam viewer
Recordings may vary in color or tone based on your camera suite
|Cellular & Wi-Fi||Supports 5GHz Wi-Fi networks
LTE capable modem
*Available only on Wi-Fi for Standard Connectivity
Is anything removed with the Infotainment Upgrade?
Yes. You will no longer have access to AM, FM or DAB radio. The upgraded infotainment system is not compatible with the original radio tuner that came equipped on your vehicle. You will still have access to internet radio and music streaming, including streaming over Bluetooth®.
Is there any way to keep access to AM, FM and DAB radio?
Yes. Tesla offers an additional Radio Upgrade, including the installation of a compatible radio tuner and antennas, that allows customers to retain access to FM radio and DAB radio. It is not possible to retain access to AM radio.
The Radio Upgrade is available for an additional cost later this year.
What improvements does the Radio Upgrade provide compared to my original radio?
The Radio Upgrade provides complete and unified station lists for easy browsing and selection and uses new hardware for more consistent audio quality. The Radio Upgrade is also be capable of receiving over-the-air updates for future system improvements.
Why is the Radio Upgrade not included in the purchase of the Infotainment Upgrade?
Not all customers use their FM radio. For those that wish to upgrade just their infotainment system, we wanted to provide a lower-priced option.
My vehicle has already undergone an Infotainment Upgrade. Is it possible for me to purchase the Radio Upgrade?
Yes. The purchase and installation of the Radio Upgrade is available for vehicles that have already undergone Infotainment Upgrade. For vehicles that have not yet undergone an Infotainment Upgrade, we recommend having both the Infotainment Upgrade and Radio Upgrade installation performed at the same time. The Radio Upgrade is available at an additional cost and there is no difference in price if you have the Radio Upgrade and Infotainment Upgrade installed separately or together.
Do I automatically have access to all improvements and features with the Infotainment Upgrade?
Some features are available only on Wi-Fi for Standard Connectivity. A Premium Connectivity subscription can be purchased to access features over cellular. You may already have Premium Connectivity. Confirm your status in your Tesla Account.
How do I purchase the Infotainment Upgrade?
You can schedule an appointment through the Tesla app, under category 'Other,' for purchase and installation.
When will the Radio Upgrade be available for me?
You can now schedule an appointment through the Tesla app for the Radio Upgrade.
How do I check what Autopilot Computer I have?
Check your configuration from your touchscreen. Select ‘Controls’ > ‘Software’ > ‘Additional Vehicle Information’ to confirm Autopilot computer type.