FSD Beta 10.69.2.2 (2022.20.17) Release Notes

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FSD Beta

FSD Beta 10.69.2.2

Release Date

September 18, 2022

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Full Self-Driving (Beta) Suspension

Tesla Full Self-Driving (Beta) Suspension feature in update 2022.20.17
Models:
S
3
X
Y

We have reset the "Force Autopilot Disengagements" counter on your vehicle to 0.

For maximum safety and accountability, use of Full Self-Driving (Beta) will be suspended if improper usage is detected. Improper usage is when you, or another driver of your vehicle, receive five 'Forced Autopilot Disengagements'. A disengagement is when the Autopilot system disengages for the remainder of a trip after the driver receives several audio and visual warnings for inattentiveness. Driver-initiated disengagements do not count as improper usage and are expected from the driver. Keep your hands on the wheel and remain attentive at all times. Use of any hand-held devices while using Autopilot is not allowed.

FSD Beta v10.69.2.2 Release Notes

Tesla FSD Beta v10.69.2.2 Release Notes feature in update 2022.20.17
Models:
S
3
X
Y

- Added a new "deep lane guidance" module to the Vector Lanes neural network which fuses features extracted from the video streams with coarse map data, i.e. lane counts and lane connectivities. This architecture achieves a 44% lower error rate on lane topology compared to the previous model, enabling smoother control before lanes and their connectivities becomes visually apparent. This provides a way to make every Autopilot drive as good as someone driving their own commute, yet in a sufficiently general way that adapts for road changes.

- Improved overall driving smoothness, without sacrificing latency, through better modeling of system and actuation latency in trajectory planning. Trajectory planner now independently accounts for latency from steering commands to actual steering actuation, as well as acceleration and brake commands to actuation. This results in a trajectory that is a more accurate model of how the vehicle would drive. This allows better downstream controller tracking and smoothness while also allowing a more accurate response during harsh maneuvers.

- Improved unprotected left turns with more appropriate speed profile when approaching and exiting median crossover regions, in the presence of high speed cross traffic ("Chuck Cook style" unprotected left turns). This was done by allowing optimisable initial jerk, to mimic the harsh pedal press by a human, when required to go in front of high speed objects. Also improved lateral profile approaching such safety regions to allow for better pose that aligns well for exiting the region. Finally, improved interaction with objects that are entering or waiting inside the median crossover region with better modeling of their future intent.

- Added control for arbitrary low-speed moving volumes from Occupancy Network. This also enables finer control for more precise object shapes that cannot be easily represented by a cuboid primitive. This required predicting velocity at every 3D voxel. We may now control for slow-moving UFOs.

- Upgraded Occupancy Network to use video instead of images from single time step. This temporal context allows the network to be robust to temporary occlusions and enables prediction of occupancy flow. Also, improved ground truth with semantics-driven outlier rejection, hard example mining, and increasing the dataset size by 2.4x.

- Upgraded to a new two-stage architecture to produce object kinematics (e.g. velocity, acceleration, yaw rate) where network compute is allocated O(objects) instead of O(space). This improved velocity estimates for far away crossing vehicles by 20%, while using one tenth of the compute.

- Increased smoothness for protected right turns by improving the association of traffic lights with slip lanes vs yield signs with slip lanes. This reduces false slowdowns when there are no relevant objects present and also improves yielding position when they are present.

- Reduced false slowdowns near crosswalks. This was done with improved understanding of pedestrian and bicyclist intent based on their motion.

- Improved geometry error of ego-relevant lanes by 34% and crossing lanes by 21% with a full Vector Lanes neural network update. Information bottlenecks in the network architecture were eliminated by increasing the size of the per-camera feature extractors, video modules, internals of the autoregressive decoder, and by adding a hard attention mechanism which greatly improved the fine position of lanes.

- Made speed profile more comfortable when creeping for visibility, to allow for smoother stops when protecting for potentially occluded objects.

- Improved recall of animals by 34% by doubling the size of the auto-labeled training set.

- Enabled creeping for visibility at any intersection where objects might cross ego's path, regardless of presence of traffic controls.

- Improved accuracy of stopping position in critical scenarios with crossing objects, by allowing dynamic resolution in trajectory optimization to focus more on areas where finer control is essential.

- Increased recall of forking lanes by 36% by having topological tokens participate in the attention operations of the autoregressive decoder and by increasing the loss applied to fork tokens during training.

- Improved velocity error for pedestrians and bicyclists by 17%, especially when ego is making a turn, by improving the onboard trajectory estimation used as input to the neural network.

- Improved recall of object detection, eliminating 26% of missing detections for far away crossing vehicles by tuning the loss function used during training and improving label quality.

- Improved object future path prediction in scenarios with high yaw rate by incorporating yaw rate and lateral motion into the likelihood estimation. This helps with objects turning into or away from ego's lane, especially in intersections or cut-in scenarios.

- Improved speed when entering highway by better handling of upcoming map speed changes, which increases the confidence of merging onto the highway.

- Reduced latency when starting from a stop by accounting for lead vehicle jerk.

- Enabled faster identification of red light runners by evaluating their current kinematic state against their expected braking profile.

Press the "Video Record" button on the top bar UI to share your feedback. When pressed, your vehicle's external cameras will share a short VIN-associated Autopilot Snapshot with the Tesla engineering team to help make improvements to FSD. You will not be able to view the clip.

Full Self-Driving (Beta)

Tesla Full Self-Driving (Beta) feature in update 2022.20.17
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Full Self-Driving is in early limited access Beta and must be used with additional caution. It may do the wrong thing at the worst time, so you must always keep your hands on the wheel and pay extra attention to the road. Do not become complacent. When Full Self-Driving is enabled, your vehicle will make lane changes off highway, select forks to follow your navigation route, navigate around other vehicles and objects, and make left and right turns. Use Full Self-Driving in limited Beta only if you pay constant attention to the road, and be prepared to act immediately, especially around blind corners, crossing intersections, and in narrow driving situations.

Your vehicle is running on Tesla Vision! Note that Tesla Vision also includes some temporary limitations, follow distance is limited to 2-7 and Autopilot top speed is 85mph.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.17
MCU 3
Models:
New S
New X
MCU 3

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.17
MCU 3
Models:
Y
MCU 3

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Seat Belt System Enhancement

Tesla Seat Belt System Enhancement feature in update 2022.20.17
Only Certain Model 3 Years
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Only Certain Model 3 Years

This enhancement builds upon your vehicle's superior crash protection - based upon regulatory and industry standard crash testing- by now using Tesla Vision to help offer some of the most cutting-edge seat belt pretensioner performance in the event of a frontal crash. Your seat belts will now begin to tighten and protect properly restrained occupants earlier in a wider array of frontal crashes.

Tire Configuration

Tesla Tire Configuration feature in update 2022.20.17
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
3
MCU 2
MCU 3

Reset the learned tire settings directly after a tire rotation, swap, or replacement to improve your driving experience. To reset, tap Controls > Service > Wheel & Tire Configuration > Tires.

Tesla Adaptive Suspension

Tesla Tesla Adaptive Suspension feature in update 2022.20.17
Raven
Models:
S
X
Raven

Tesla Adaptive Suspension will now adjust ride height for an upcoming rough road section. This adjustment may occur at various locations, subject to availability, as the vehicle downloads rough road map data generated by Tesla cars. The instrument cluster will continue to indicate when the suspension is raised for comfort. To enable this feature, tap Controls > Suspension > Adaptive Suspension Damping, and select the Comfort or Auto setting.

Car Colorizer

Tesla Car Colorizer feature in update 2022.20.17
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
Legacy S
Legacy X
MCU 2

Customize how your car appears on the touchscreen and mobile app with the Car Colorizer. Change the color of your car's exterior by tapping Controls > Software > Colorizer icon, or using Colorizer in the ToyBox.

Improvements to Energy Prediction

Tesla Improvements to Energy Prediction feature in update 2022.20.17
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla is making further improvements to its navigation energy prediction. Tesla already took HVAC use, speed, outside temperature and more into account when predicting its vehicles' range. Recently in update 2022.16 Tesla added even more parameters such as wind speed and direction, humidity and more.

However, with this update, Tesla is bringing it to a whole new level. Your vehicle will now more accurately predict its range by also considers the number of passengers in the vehicle, the vehicle's tire pressures, the amount of current being drawn out of USB ports and more.

Automatic Supercharger Rerouting

Tesla Automatic Supercharger Rerouting feature in update 2022.20.17
Availability TBD
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

If you're navigating to a Supercharger and it suddenly becomes more congested before you arrive, Tesla will now calculate whether there are any nearby Supercharger that may be less congested.

If Tesla believes that it can reduce your total travel time by navigating to a less congested charger, it will reroute you to a Supercharger that's less busy.

Bluetooth Menu

Tesla Bluetooth Menu feature in update 2022.20.17
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

The Bluetooth menu has been updated to make it more obvious which device is connected and new device icons have been added.

Previously Tesla used to show a Bluetooth logo to the right of the device name. The logo would be blue if the device was connected or gray if it wasn't.

The Bluetooth icon has been replaced with a device icon, presumably so that Tesla can support various types of devices in the future, such as Bluetooth headphones and Bluetooth controllers.

If a device is connected, it will now display the text 'Connected' underneath the device name, along with a green dot.

HomeLink Buttons

Tesla HomeLink Buttons feature in update 2022.20.17
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

With the introduction of v11, Tesla added HomeLink controls that appear when you're geographically close to one or more of the HomeLink devices.

The buttons feature a label underneath them that up until this update displayed whether tapping the button would cancel the the auto-open feature or activate the HomeLink device.

With this update Tesla has swapped these labels. The Activate or Cancel (if auto-open is turned on) text will now appear inside of the button, and label given to the device such as 'Left Garage' will now appear underneath the button.

Battery at Arrival

Tesla Battery at Arrival feature in update 2022.20.17
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla's navigation system will once again display your estimated range upon arrival at your destination near your estimated time of arrival.

Regeneration / Acceleration Line

Tesla Regeneration / Acceleration Line feature in update 2022.20.17
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented Change

This is an undocumented change in this release.

The line directly above the speedometer reading in a Model 3 and Model Y shows the amount of regenerative braking (green) or acceleration (black) that is occuring. The center of the line is neutral where there is no acceleration or regenerative braking occuring.

The further the line grows to the left, the greater the amount of regenerative braking is taking place, and the more it goes to the right, the greater the acceleration.

With this update the regeneration line will now also show when physical brakes are being applied. The amount of physical brakes being used will appear as a gray line after the green, regen line.

The physical brake line is only show when the vehicle is in Autopilot.

The regen/acceleration line is now also thicker, making it easier to see.

Heater & Low Voltage Battery

Tesla Heater & Low Voltage Battery feature in update 2022.20.17
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

You can now view additional information about your car by tapping Controls > Software > Additional vehicle information.

The list of information will now include the type of low-voltage battery installed and whether your vehicle has a heat-pump.

FSD Beta 10.69.1 (2022.20.10) Release Notes

Full Self-Driving (Beta) Suspension

Tesla Full Self-Driving (Beta) Suspension feature in update 2022.20.10
Models:
S
3
X
Y

We have reset the "Force Autopilot Disengagements" counter on your vehicle to 0.

For maximum safety and accountability, use of Full Self-Driving (Beta) will be suspended if improper usage is detected. Improper usage is when you, or another driver of your vehicle, receive five 'Forced Autopilot Disengagements'. A disengagement is when the Autopilot system disengages for the remainder of a trip after the driver receives several audio and visual warnings for inattentiveness. Driver-initiated disengagements do not count as improper usage and are expected from the driver. Keep your hands on the wheel and remain attentive at all times. Use of any hand-held devices while using Autopilot is not allowed.

FSD Beta v10.69.1 Release Notes

Tesla FSD Beta v10.69.1 Release Notes feature in update 2022.20.10
Models:
S
3
X
Y

- Added a new "deep lane guidance" module to the Vector Lanes neural network which fuses features extracted from the video streams with coarse map data, i.e. lane counts and lane connectivities. This architecture achieves a 44% lower error rate on lane topology compared to the previous model, enabling smoother control before lanes and their connectivities becomes visually apparent. This provides a way to make every Autopilot drive as good as someone driving their own commute, yet in a sufficiently general way that adapts for road changes.

- Improved overall driving smoothness, without sacrificing latency, through better modeling of system and actuation latency in trajectory planning. Trajectory planner now independently accounts for latency from steering commands to actual steering actuation, as well as acceleration and brake commands to actuation. This results in a trajectory that is a more accurate model of how the vehicle would drive. This allows better downstream controller tracking and smoothness while also allowing a more accurate response during harsh maneuvers.

- Improved unprotected left turns with more appropriate speed profile when approaching and exiting median crossover regions, in the presence of high speed cross traffic ("Chuck Cook style" unprotected left turns). This was done by allowing optimisable initial jerk, to mimic the harsh pedal press by a human, when required to go in front of high speed objects. Also improved lateral profile approaching such safety regions to allow for better pose that aligns well for exiting the region. Finally, improved interaction with objects that are entering or waiting inside the median crossover region with better modeling of their future intent.

- Added control for arbitrary low-speed moving volumes from Occupancy Network. This also enables finer control for more precise object shapes that cannot be easily represented by a cuboid primitive. This required predicting velocity at every 3D voxel. We may now control for slow-moving UFOs.

- Upgraded Occupancy Network to use video instead of images from single time step. This temporal context allows the network to be robust to temporary occlusions and enables prediction of occupancy flow. Also, improved ground truth with semantics-driven outlier rejection, hard example mining, and increasing the dataset size by 2.4x.

- Upgraded to a new two-stage architecture to produce object kinematics (e.g. velocity, acceleration, yaw rate) where network compute is allocated O(objects) instead of O(space). This improved velocity estimates for far away crossing vehicles by 20%, while using one tenth of the compute.

- Increased smoothness for protected right turns by improving the association of traffic lights with slip lanes vs yield signs with slip lanes. This reduces false slowdowns when there are no relevant objects present and also improves yielding position when they are present.

- Reduced false slowdowns near crosswalks. This was done with improved understanding of pedestrian and bicyclist intent based on their motion.

- Improved geometry error of ego-relevant lanes by 34% and crossing lanes by 21% with a full Vector Lanes neural network update. Information bottlenecks in the network architecture were eliminated by increasing the size of the per-camera feature extractors, video modules, internals of the autoregressive decoder, and by adding a hard attention mechanism which greatly improved the fine position of lanes.

- Made speed profile more comfortable when creeping for visibility, to allow for smoother stops when protecting for potentially occluded objects.

- Improved recall of animals by 34% by doubling the size of the auto-labeled training set.

- Enabled creeping for visibility at any intersection where objects might cross ego's path, regardless of presence of traffic controls.

- Improved accuracy of stopping position in critical scenarios with crossing objects, by allowing dynamic resolution in trajectory optimization to focus more on areas where finer control is essential.

- Increased recall of forking lanes by 36% by having topological tokens participate in the attention operations of the autoregressive decoder and by increasing the loss applied to fork tokens during training.

- Improved velocity error for pedestrians and bicyclists by 17%, especially when ego is making a turn, by improving the onboard trajectory estimation used as input to the neural network.

- Improved recall of object detection, eliminating 26% of missing detections for far away crossing vehicles by tuning the loss function used during training and improving label quality.

- Improved object future path prediction in scenarios with high yaw rate by incorporating yaw rate and lateral motion into the likelihood estimation. This helps with objects turning into or away from ego's lane, especially in intersections or cut-in scenarios.

- Improved speed when entering highway by better handling of upcoming map speed changes, which increases the confidence of merging onto the highway.

- Reduced latency when starting from a stop by accounting for lead vehicle jerk.

- Enabled faster identification of red light runners by evaluating their current kinematic state against their expected braking profile.

Press the "Video Record" button on the top bar UI to share your feedback. When pressed, your vehicle's external cameras will share a short VIN-associated Autopilot Snapshot with the Tesla engineering team to help make improvements to FSD. You will not be able to view the clip.

Full Self-Driving (Beta)

Tesla Full Self-Driving (Beta) feature in update 2022.20.10
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Full Self-Driving is in early limited access Beta and must be used with additional caution. It may do the wrong thing at the worst time, so you must always keep your hands on the wheel and pay extra attention to the road. Do not become complacent. When Full Self-Driving is enabled, your vehicle will make lane changes off highway, select forks to follow your navigation route, navigate around other vehicles and objects, and make left and right turns. Use Full Self-Driving in limited Beta only if you pay constant attention to the road, and be prepared to act immediately, especially around blind corners, crossing intersections, and in narrow driving situations.

Your vehicle is running on Tesla Vision! Note that Tesla Vision also includes some temporary limitations, follow distance is limited to 2-7 and Autopilot top speed is 85mph.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.10
MCU 3
Models:
Y
MCU 3

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.10
MCU 3
Models:
New S
New X
MCU 3

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Seat Belt System Enhancement

Tesla Seat Belt System Enhancement feature in update 2022.20.10
Only Certain Model 3 Years
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Only Certain Model 3 Years

This enhancement builds upon your vehicle's superior crash protection - based upon regulatory and industry standard crash testing- by now using Tesla Vision to help offer some of the most cutting-edge seat belt pretensioner performance in the event of a frontal crash. Your seat belts will now begin to tighten and protect properly restrained occupants earlier in a wider array of frontal crashes.

Tire Configuration

Tesla Tire Configuration feature in update 2022.20.10
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
3
MCU 2
MCU 3

Reset the learned tire settings directly after a tire rotation, swap, or replacement to improve your driving experience. To reset, tap Controls > Service > Wheel & Tire Configuration > Tires.

Tesla Adaptive Suspension

Tesla Tesla Adaptive Suspension feature in update 2022.20.10
Raven
Models:
S
X
Raven

Tesla Adaptive Suspension will now adjust ride height for an upcoming rough road section. This adjustment may occur at various locations, subject to availability, as the vehicle downloads rough road map data generated by Tesla cars. The instrument cluster will continue to indicate when the suspension is raised for comfort. To enable this feature, tap Controls > Suspension > Adaptive Suspension Damping, and select the Comfort or Auto setting.

Car Colorizer

Tesla Car Colorizer feature in update 2022.20.10
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
Legacy S
Legacy X
MCU 2

Customize how your car appears on the touchscreen and mobile app with the Car Colorizer. Change the color of your car's exterior by tapping Controls > Software > Colorizer icon, or using Colorizer in the ToyBox.

Improvements to Energy Prediction

Tesla Improvements to Energy Prediction feature in update 2022.20.10
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla is making further improvements to its navigation energy prediction. Tesla already took HVAC use, speed, outside temperature and more into account when predicting its vehicles' range. Recently in update 2022.16 Tesla added even more parameters such as wind speed and direction, humidity and more.

However, with this update, Tesla is bringing it to a whole new level. Your vehicle will now more accurately predict its range by also considers the number of passengers in the vehicle, the vehicle's tire pressures, the amount of current being drawn out of USB ports and more.

Automatic Supercharger Rerouting

Tesla Automatic Supercharger Rerouting feature in update 2022.20.10
Availability TBD
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

If you're navigating to a Supercharger and it suddenly becomes more congested before you arrive, Tesla will now calculate whether there are any nearby Supercharger that may be less congested.

If Tesla believes that it can reduce your total travel time by navigating to a less congested charger, it will reroute you to a Supercharger that's less busy.

Bluetooth Menu

Tesla Bluetooth Menu feature in update 2022.20.10
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

The Bluetooth menu has been updated to make it more obvious which device is connected and new device icons have been added.

Previously Tesla used to show a Bluetooth logo to the right of the device name. The logo would be blue if the device was connected or gray if it wasn't.

The Bluetooth icon has been replaced with a device icon, presumably so that Tesla can support various types of devices in the future, such as Bluetooth headphones and Bluetooth controllers.

If a device is connected, it will now display the text 'Connected' underneath the device name, along with a green dot.

Photo credit: @tesla_adri/Twitter

HomeLink Buttons

Tesla HomeLink Buttons feature in update 2022.20.10
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

With the introduction of v11, Tesla added HomeLink controls that appear when you're geographically close to one or more of the HomeLink devices.

The buttons feature a label underneath them that up until this update displayed whether tapping the button would cancel the the auto-open feature or activate the HomeLink device.

With this update Tesla has swapped these labels. The Activate or Cancel (if auto-open is turned on) text will now appear inside of the button, and label given to the device such as 'Left Garage' will now appear underneath the button.

Image by SparkyTX on TeslaMotorsClub

Battery at Arrival

Tesla Battery at Arrival feature in update 2022.20.10
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla's navigation system will once again display your estimated range upon arrival at your destination near your estimated time of arrival.

Regeneration / Acceleration Line

Tesla Regeneration / Acceleration Line feature in update 2022.20.10
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented Change

This is an undocumented change in this release.

The line directly above the speedometer reading in a Model 3 and Model Y shows the amount of regenerative braking (green) or acceleration (black) that is occuring. The center of the line is neutral where there is no acceleration or regenerative braking occuring.

The further the line grows to the left, the greater the amount of regenerative braking is taking place, and the more it goes to the right, the greater the acceleration.

With this update the regeneration line will now also show when physical brakes are being applied. The amount of physical brakes being used will appear as a gray line after the green, regen line.

The physical brake line is only show when the vehicle is in Autopilot.

The regen/acceleration line is now also thicker, making it easier to see.

Image credit: @tesla_adri/Twitter

Heater & Low Voltage Battery

Tesla Heater & Low Voltage Battery feature in update 2022.20.10
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

You can now view additional information about your car by tapping Controls > Software > Additional vehicle information.

The list of information will now include the type of low-voltage battery installed and whether your vehicle has a heat-pump.

2022.20.9 Release Notes

Speed Assist

Tesla Speed Assist feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
Radar
Select Cars
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Radar
Select Cars

Your vehicle is now running Tesla Vision! It will rely on camera vision coupled with neural net processing to deliver certain Autopilot and active safety features. Vehicles using Tesla Vision have received top safety ratings, and fleet data shows that it provides overall enhanced safety for our customers. Note that, with Tesla Vision, available following distance settings are from 2-7 and Autosteer top speed is 85 mph (140 km/h).

Editor's note: The transition from radar to Tesla Vision is only available on select vehicles. Tesla may continue to expand Tesla Vision to radar-based vehicles in the future.

Dynamic Brake Lights

Tesla Dynamic Brake Lights feature in update 2022.20.9
Models:
Y

If you are driving over 50 km/h (31 mph) and brake forcefully, the brake lights will now flash quickly to warn other drivers that your car is rapidly slowing down. If your car stops completely, the hazard warning lights will flash until you press the accelerator or manually press the hazard warning lights button to turn them off.

 

Tire Configuration

Tesla Tire Configuration feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
3
MCU 2
MCU 3

Reset the learned tire settings directly after a tire rotation, swap, or replacement to improve your driving experience. To reset, tap Controls > Service > Wheel & Tire Configuration > Tires.

Car Colorizer

Tesla Car Colorizer feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
Legacy S
Legacy X
MCU 2

Customize how your car appears on the touchscreen and mobile app with the Car Colorizer. Change the color of your car's exterior by tapping Controls > Software > Colorizer icon, or using Colorizer in the ToyBox.

Polish Voice Navigation

Tesla Polish Voice Navigation feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
EU Maps
Models:
S
3
X
Y
EU Maps

Your navigation voice guidance is now available in Polish. To switch your language setting, tap Controls > Display > Voice Navigation Language.

Turkish Voice Navigation

Tesla Turkish Voice Navigation feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
EU Maps
Models:
S
3
X
Y
EU Maps

Your navigation voice guidance is now available in Turkish. To switch your language setting, tap Controls > Display > Voice Navigation Language.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.9
MCU 3
Models:
Y
MCU 3

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.9
MCU 3
Models:
New S
New X
MCU 3

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Speed Assist

Tesla Speed Assist feature in update 2022.20.9
HW 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
HW 3

Speed Assist now leverages your car's cameras to detect speed limit signs. This improves the accuracy of speed limit data on local roads and highways in select countries. Detected speed limit signs will be displayed in the driving visualization.

Online Radio

Tesla Online Radio feature in update 2022.20.9
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3

Your internet radio service provider has been switched to EtherealSound, providing an improved selection of radio stations and content for your drive.

Sentry Mode

Tesla Sentry Mode feature in update 2022.20.9
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3

Sentry Mode continuously monitors your car's surroundings while it's locked and parked. When enabled, the car automatically enters the Standby state with its cameras and sensors remain powered to detect potential threats and trigger an appropriate response state: Alert or Panic. To enable Sentry Mode, go to Controls > Safety > Sentry Mode.

If a minimal threat is detected, such as someone leaning on your car, Sentry Mode switches to the Alert state, displaying a message on your touchscreen indicating that cameras are recording.

If a major threat is detected, such as someone breaking a window, Sentry Mode switches to the Panic state. In this state, the touchscreen increases to maximum brightness, and you receive a notification on your mobile app.

To save the video clip captured while in Sentry Mode, you must insert a formatted USB flash drive into one of your USB ports beforehand. Sentry Mode requires more than 20% battery to operate. If your battery falls below 20% while the feature is active, Sentry Mode turns off and you receive a notification on your mobile app.

Note that Sentry Mode is designed to enhance the security of your car, but cannot protect your car from all possible threats.

Editor's note: This feature only applies to Israel. Sentry Mode has been added with some minor modifications to support local laws (no sound when the alarm sounds). If you already have Sentry Mode, it will continue to be available as it was before.

Seat Belt System Enhancement

Tesla Seat Belt System Enhancement feature in update 2022.20.9
Only Certain Model 3 Years
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Only Certain Model 3 Years

This enhancement builds upon your vehicle's superior crash protection - based upon regulatory and industry standard crash testing- by now using Tesla Vision to help offer some of the most cutting-edge seat belt pretensioner performance in the event of a frontal crash. Your seat belts will now begin to tighten and protect properly restrained occupants earlier in a wider array of frontal crashes.

Tesla Adaptive Suspension

Tesla Tesla Adaptive Suspension feature in update 2022.20.9
Raven
Models:
S
X
Raven

Tesla Adaptive Suspension will now adjust ride height for an upcoming rough road section. This adjustment may occur at various locations, subject to availability, as the vehicle downloads rough road map data generated by Tesla cars. The instrument cluster will continue to indicate when the suspension is raised for comfort. To enable this feature, tap Controls > Suspension > Adaptive Suspension Damping, and select the Comfort or Auto setting.

Green Traffic Light Chime

Tesla Green Traffic Light Chime feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
Traffic Control
Basic Autopilot
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Traffic Control
Basic Autopilot

A chime will play when the traffic light you are waiting for turns green. If you are waiting behind another vehicle, the chime will play once the vehicle advances unless Traffic-Aware Cruise Control or Autosteer is active.

Note: This chime is only designed as a notification. It is the driver's responsibility to observe their environment and make decisions accordingly.

Editor's note: This feature no longer appears to require EAP or FSD.

Improvements to Energy Prediction

Tesla Improvements to Energy Prediction feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla is making further improvements to its navigation energy prediction. Tesla already took HVAC use, speed, outside temperature and more into account when predicting its vehicles' range. Recently in update 2022.16 Tesla added even more parameters such as wind speed and direction, humidity and more.

However, with this update, Tesla is bringing it to a whole new level. Your vehicle will now more accurately predict its range by also considers the number of passengers in the vehicle, the vehicle's tire pressures, the amount of current being drawn out of USB ports and more.

Bluetooth Menu

Tesla Bluetooth Menu feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

The Bluetooth menu has been updated to make it more obvious which device is connected and new device icons have been added.

Previously Tesla used to show a Bluetooth logo to the right of the device name. The logo would be blue if the device was connected or gray if it wasn't.

The Bluetooth icon has been replaced with a device icon, presumably so that Tesla can support various types of devices in the future, such as Bluetooth headphones and Bluetooth controllers.

If a device is connected, it will now display the text 'Connected' underneath the device name, along with a green dot.

Photo credit: @tesla_adri/Twitter

HomeLink Buttons

Tesla HomeLink Buttons feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

With the introduction of v11, Tesla added HomeLink controls that appear when you're geographically close to one or more of the HomeLink devices.

The buttons feature a label underneath them that up until this update displayed whether tapping the button would cancel the the auto-open feature or activate the HomeLink device.

With this update Tesla has swapped these labels. The Activate or Cancel (if auto-open is turned on) text will now appear inside of the button, and label given to the device such as 'Left Garage' will now appear underneath the button.

Image by SparkyTX on TeslaMotorsClub

Battery at Arrival

Tesla Battery at Arrival feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla's navigation system will once again display your estimated range upon arrival at your destination near your estimated time of arrival.

Regenerative Braking

Tesla Regenerative Braking feature in update 2022.20.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
N/A
Undocumented Change

Tesla's 'Apply Brakes When Regenerative Braking Is Limited' feature was initially included in the 2022.16 update, but it was only available on a limited number of vehicles.

With update 2022.20.6, Tesla now appears to be rolling out this feature to additional vehicles. Users are reporting that their vehicle has received this feature after updating to 2022.20.

If the feature was added to your vehicle you will see it added under the 2022.16 release notes, or you can check by navigating to Controls > Pedals & Steering and look for the 'Apply Brakes When Regenerative Braking Is Limited' option.

Tesla's release notes for this feature from 2022.16 say:

Your vehicle can now automatically apply regular brakes for consistent deceleration when regenerative braking is limited due to battery temperature or state of charge. To enable, tap Controls > Pedals & Steering > Apply Brakes When Regenerative Braking Is Limited.

2022.20.5 Release Notes

Tire Configuration

Tesla Tire Configuration feature in update 2022.20.5
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
3
MCU 2
MCU 3

Reset the learned tire settings directly after a tire rotation, swap, or replacement to improve your driving experience. To reset, tap Controls > Service > Wheel & Tire Configuration > Tires.

Car Colorizer

Tesla Car Colorizer feature in update 2022.20.5
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
Legacy S
Legacy X
MCU 2

Customize how your car appears on the touchscreen and mobile app with the Car Colorizer. Change the color of your car's exterior by tapping Controls > Software > Colorizer icon, or using Colorizer in the ToyBox.

Polish Voice Navigation

Tesla Polish Voice Navigation feature in update 2022.20.5
Available Worldwide
EU Maps
Models:
S
3
X
Y
EU Maps

Your navigation voice guidance is now available in Polish. To switch your language setting, tap Controls > Display > Voice Navigation Language.

Turkish Voice Navigation

Tesla Turkish Voice Navigation feature in update 2022.20.5
Available Worldwide
EU Maps
Models:
S
3
X
Y
EU Maps

Your navigation voice guidance is now available in Turkish. To switch your language setting, tap Controls > Display > Voice Navigation Language.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.5
MCU 3
Models:
Y
MCU 3

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2022.20.5
MCU 3
Models:
New S
New X
MCU 3

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Software > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen. Cabin camera does not perform facial recognition or any other method of identity verification.

Speed Assist

Tesla Speed Assist feature in update 2022.20.5
HW 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
HW 3

Speed Assist now leverages your car's cameras to detect speed limit signs. This improves the accuracy of speed limit data on local roads and highways in select countries. Detected speed limit signs will be displayed in the driving visualization.

Online Radio

Tesla Online Radio feature in update 2022.20.5
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3

Your internet radio service provider has been switched to EtherealSound, providing an improved selection of radio stations and content for your drive.

Sentry Mode

Tesla Sentry Mode feature in update 2022.20.5
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3

Sentry Mode continuously monitors your car's surroundings while it's locked and parked. When enabled, the car automatically enters the Standby state with its cameras and sensors remain powered to detect potential threats and trigger an appropriate response state: Alert or Panic. To enable Sentry Mode, go to Controls > Safety > Sentry Mode.

If a minimal threat is detected, such as someone leaning on your car, Sentry Mode switches to the Alert state, displaying a message on your touchscreen indicating that cameras are recording.

If a major threat is detected, such as someone breaking a window, Sentry Mode switches to the Panic state. In this state, the touchscreen increases to maximum brightness, and you receive a notification on your mobile app.

To save the video clip captured while in Sentry Mode, you must insert a formatted USB flash drive into one of your USB ports beforehand. Sentry Mode requires more than 20% battery to operate. If your battery falls below 20% while the feature is active, Sentry Mode turns off and you receive a notification on your mobile app.

Note that Sentry Mode is designed to enhance the security of your car, but cannot protect your car from all possible threats.

Editor's note: This feature only applies to Israel. Sentry Mode has been added with some minor modifications to support local laws (no sound when the alarm sounds). If you already have Sentry Mode, it will continue to be available as it was before.

Seat Belt System Enhancement

Tesla Seat Belt System Enhancement feature in update 2022.20.5
Only Certain Model 3 Years
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Only Certain Model 3 Years

This enhancement builds upon your vehicle's superior crash protection - based upon regulatory and industry standard crash testing- by now using Tesla Vision to help offer some of the most cutting-edge seat belt pretensioner performance in the event of a frontal crash. Your seat belts will now begin to tighten and protect properly restrained occupants earlier in a wider array of frontal crashes.

Tesla Adaptive Suspension

Tesla Tesla Adaptive Suspension feature in update 2022.20.5
Raven
Models:
S
X
Raven

Tesla Adaptive Suspension will now adjust ride height for an upcoming rough road section. This adjustment may occur at various locations, subject to availability, as the vehicle downloads rough road map data generated by Tesla cars. The instrument cluster will continue to indicate when the suspension is raised for comfort. To enable this feature, tap Controls > Suspension > Adaptive Suspension Damping, and select the Comfort or Auto setting.

HomeLink Buttons

Tesla HomeLink Buttons feature in update 2022.20.5
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

With the introduction of v11, Tesla added HomeLink controls that appear when you're geographically close to one or more of the HomeLink devices.

The buttons feature a label underneath them that up until this update displayed whether tapping the button would cancel the the auto-open feature or activate the HomeLink device.

With this update Tesla has swapped these labels. The Activate or Cancel (if auto-open is turned on) text will now appear inside of the button, and label given to the device such as 'Left Garage' will now appear underneath the button.

Image by SparkyTX on TeslaMotorsClub

Green Traffic Light Chime

Tesla Green Traffic Light Chime feature in update 2022.20.5
Available Worldwide
Traffic Control
Basic Autopilot
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Traffic Control
Basic Autopilot

A chime will play when the traffic light you are waiting for turns green. If you are waiting behind another vehicle, the chime will play once the vehicle advances unless Traffic-Aware Cruise Control or Autosteer is active.

Note: This chime is only designed as a notification. It is the driver's responsibility to observe their environment and make decisions accordingly.

Editor's note: This feature no longer appears to require EAP or FSD.

Battery at Arrival

Tesla Battery at Arrival feature in update 2022.20.5
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla's navigation system will once again display your estimated range upon arrival at your destination near your estimated time of arrival.

Bluetooth Menu

Tesla Bluetooth Menu feature in update 2022.20.5
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

The Bluetooth menu has been updated to make it more obvious which device is connected and new device icons have been added.

Previously Tesla used to show a Bluetooth logo to the right of the device name. The logo would be blue if the device was connected or gray if it wasn't.

The Bluetooth icon has been replaced with a device icon, presumably so that Tesla can support various types of devices in the future, such as Bluetooth headphones and Bluetooth controllers.

If a device is connected, it will now display the text 'Connected' underneath the device name, along with a green dot.

Photo credit: @tesla_adri/Twitter

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