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Short answer: No

Technically it is possessible, but it would be prohibitively expensive, assuming the dealer is even willing to assume the liability for installing it.
 

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Here is a rough cost estimate based on retail parts costs and technical schematics:

Front Collision Radar module: $455
Slave modules, radar, side mounted ($250x2) $500
Mounting Bracket for radar module: $124
Assorted mounting screws : $3
Wiring harness A: $235
Wiring harness B: $950
Fuse block wiring: $30
Other neccesary bits and bobs $90

Estimated Labor
15 Hours install (the dashboard must be removed)
2 Hours reprogramming
1 Hour testing


Estimated cost:
Labor ([email protected]$110/hr) $1980
Parts cost : $2387

Total: $4367

Note: I did not include the cost of replacing the steering wheel buttons with properly labeled replacements because the existing buttons will work fine after being reprogrammed.


This is just a "back of the napkin" estimate, but it would seem easier to find a car already equipped from the factory. Honestly, for the price, every single ELR should have come standard with radar cruise. 10 years ago I had a Jaguar that had radar cruise, and it had a lower MSRP than the ELR, even after considering inflation.
 

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Thanks for the work on the rough cost. It does have the front collision option but might be different.

Like many things would be best to just get a different car if I really wanted it. Just wanted to ask what people's experiences were with that. I know some things can be installed by the dealer like if someone wanted a car but wanted one other option they could install it for the sale.
 

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Manual says FCA with ACC operates differently than without. I'm thinking they are different hardware and code.

I doubt that adding ACC would be attempted by a dealer even if there is a factory procedure.
 

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Like many things would be best to just get a different car if I really wanted it.
I think cars.com had a 2014 MY ELR with ACC listed at under $40K. I believe you're looking for an "R" in the fifth spot on the VIN (at least for the 2014 MY and I'd guess the 2016 MY as well).
 

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Now, for MY 2016, the 5th spot on the vin, is either an "L", for the standard model,,, or an "M", for the performance package.
 

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If the 2014 has an S in the fifth spot,,what model is that?
 

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If the 2014 has an S in the fifth spot,,what model is that?
An 'S' has all three major options: Luxury Package, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Kona seats. The only other factory option is the paint color. The silver, dark grey, and black paint are all no-cost options. The red tintcoat was a $995 option.

--Chris
 
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