Autopilot is a suite of driver assistance features that bring new functionality to Teslas to make driving safer and less stressful.

Autopilot or Enhanced Autopilot

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

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

Full Self-Driving Capability

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

  • Navigate on Autopilot (Beta): Actively augments Auto Lane Change by providing guidance to the driver to transit highway’s 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 or key

  • Smart Summon: Your car will navigate more complex environments and parking spaces, maneuvering around objects as necessary to come find you in a parking lot.


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

  • Autosteer on city streets

The currently enabled features require active driver supervision and do not make the vehicle autonomous. The activation and use of these features are dependent on achieving reliability far in excess of human drivers as demonstrated by billions of kilometers of experience, as well as regulatory approval, which may take longer in some jurisdictions. As these self-driving features evolve, your car will be continuously upgraded through over-the-air software updates.

Read more about autopilot and Tesla’s built-in active safety featureshere.

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