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I won't knock the "fun to drive" factor especially if that has a lot of weight when buying the car But that is not necessarily a factor when using it for commuting. I like my Nanny Mercedes though she gets weirdly controlling sometimes... she occasionally thinks I am in imminent danger of colliding against air on the open road, and even worse, always insists on giving me fresh (unrecycled) air every few minutes even when I am driving on the gas-fumes-choked parking lot of a highway in Southern California.

I guess I have a few points in there somewhere:
-- there is little chance I will get to have fun in a Mercedes (or a Tesla) when commuting
-- smarter car, more lines of code, more bugs (not just on the windshield), more weird interactions among features, less predictable failure modes (I admit this is general FUD, car industry has MISRA rules)
-- autopilot and "fun to drive" are incompatible. Of course, you don't have to pick one or the other, you can use the autopilot for commuting and disengage it for fun trips on winding mountain roads... or trust your life to the autopilot on a winding mountain road, that might be even more fun for some people.
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