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  • Edwin Sarkisian

Autopilot vs Enhanced Autopilot vs Full Self-Driving

Tesla vehicles come with either Autopilot, Enhanced Autopilot, or Full Self-Driving abilities. Each version has its own unique and specific features – let’s get into them!


  • Traffic-Aware Cruise Control: Matches the speed of your car to that of the nearby traffic

  • Autosteer: Assists in turning within a clearly marked lane, and uses traffic-aware cruise control

Enhanced Autopilot

  • All functionalities listed above

  • Auto Lane Change: Assists in moving to an adjacent lane on the motorway when indicator is engaged by driver

  • Navigate on Autopilot (Beta): Actively augments Auto Lane Change by providing guidance to the driver to transit motorways on-ramp to off-ramp, including suggesting lane changes and navigating interchanges

  • Autopark: Helps parallel or perpendicular park your car, with a single touch

  • Summon: Moves your car in and out of a tight space using the mobile app

  • Smart Summon: Your car will navigate more complex environments and parking spaces, maneuvering around objects as necessary to come find you in a car park within your direct vicinity

Full-Self Driving

  • All functionalities listed above

  • Traffic and Stop Sign Control (Beta): Identifies stop signs and traffic lights and slows your car to a stop on approach, with your active attention.

Additional support and information on Autopilot and Full Self-Driving can be found on Tesla’s website.

Please note that these features do not replace the driver’s awareness and supervision. Therefore, the driver must remain alert and keep their hands on the steering wheel at all times.

In order to view which kind of capabilities a Tesla has, simply go to the Software tab on the touchscreen display where it clearly states whether it has Autopilot, Enhanced Autopilot, or Full Self-Driving. TeslaRented carries various Tesla models with different capabilities. View our fleet here to see each Tesla’s features.


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