Audiophiles, they’ll most likely be able to tell, but again, while driving?

Terrestrial Radio:  The traditional AM/FM or DAB (Europe), Streaming: internet sources (Slacker, Spotify, TuneIn, etc), a Bluetooth connected phone, and satellite radio like XM Sirius, Physical: music files played off a USB drive plugged into one of the USB slots in the center console.

The is what Tesla owners in the U.S. get for free with the car. is an independent enthusiast blog and is not affiliated with Tesla Motors, Inc. or its subsidiaries, TESLA, MODEL S, MODEL X.

Important Update: According to the Tesla user manual, you can activate higher bitrate Slacker in the Model 3, but the instructions on how to do so are incorrect/outdated. They also produce high-end vehicle audio systems for a number of vendors including Audi, Bentley, Porsche and now Tesla. Critical listener - you’re an audiophile and can’t stand listening to low quality MP3s. The difference between a lossless file and any of the streaming options is night and day. That’s it. Connectivity is an important part of all Tesla cars, further enhancing the driving experience by providing access to features that require data usage — including live traffic visualization, streaming music and media, over-the air software updates and more. Here’s how I’d rank the quality and feature set of streaming options that come with the car.2. Tesla originally designed the MS audio system with S1nn which I think is now a part of Harman-Samsung. For example, with Slacker, you can listen to just about song ever published. Thank you. You’ll need to rely on your device for everything. The first thing you have to do is log into the slacker website and go into your account settings to enable high quality audio. Useful Notes. Average listener - you listen to a lot of music casually, and do critical listening on occasion. Getting audio into the car is actually really simple. If you used Facebook or Google authentication, like I did, you technically don’t have a Slacker password.

There have been plenty of threads in the Model S forum over the years and there's never been a consensus. I used to blast up to 11 on the S, but still have not had to max out the volume on the 3. is it an 8"? A low profile drive will stay out of your way–something like, The drive needs to be formatted as FAT32–both Macs and PCs can do this, There seems to be a limit around 8,000 songs before owners begin encountering anomalies, A Tesla owner created a useful utility called.