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Old 08-11-2011, 10:30 PM   #31
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I really love driving in S mode now, downshifts more aggressively when braking instead of keeping you under 2k RPM ALL the time, and doesn't shift nearly as quickly when accelerating. I now drive in S until I'm cruising and then I slide the shifter into D, no trigger needed.

Also... I don't know if that feature is new to many of you guys but Automatics have been able to slide without the button depressed from N or R to D for YEARS...

Also, this car can't go from D to N without depressing the trigger like other Auto's... my reasoning is that since our car doesn't coast in neutral when decelerating, it downshifts and uses engine braking (how cool, right?) that putting it into N would be detrimental to the dual-clutch setup.
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Old 08-12-2011, 10:25 AM   #32
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Can I ask, why do you do this?
Just out of habit from using the manual and I keep my foot on the brake anyway. I just don't like that normal autos usually keep trying to pull you forward (hard to explain) :)

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doesnt amount to much but today i discovered i could use the "pockets" made to the rear hatch trim panel to shut the hatch without having to put my hands on the outside of it. Hey, its the little things that matter..
I discovered the handles too and have been trying to use them ever since. Quite helpful and a nice touch
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Old 08-12-2011, 10:44 AM   #33
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I found a trunk button on my se sedan sport its really hidden above the licence plate light. and the dealer told the only way to open the trunk is to use the button on the key. it pritty sweet.

My Dealer told me the exact same thing! I was thinking that it was weird there was no trunk latch/button somewhere else, until like you I found it.
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Old 08-12-2011, 04:14 PM   #34
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I found that every window, when controlled from the driver's side, has one-touch up and down.
My SE Sport doesn't have this. I believe it's only on higher trims
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Someone should try the roll up/roll down all windows trick!

1. Put the key in the driver's side door (is there even a keyhole anymore?).
2. Turn the key to the unlock position and hold it there for a few seconds to unroll all the windows
3. Turn the key to the lock position and hold it there for a few seconds to roll up all the windows.

Not a clue if it will work, but it seems to be catching on with lots of cars that I've seen. Doesn't work on my 2011, though :(
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Old 08-12-2011, 04:54 PM   #36
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My SE Sport doesn't have this. I believe it's only on higher trims
True, the SE only has one-touch down on the drivers window.

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Old 08-12-2011, 04:58 PM   #37
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Someone should try the roll up/roll down all windows trick!(
I just stumbled upon this today on another forum. I'm curious if the Titanium (push-start) has this feature. Because it doesn't have a key, I think I can hold the door lock/unlock buttons on the key fob? I'll be back with an update when I get off work.
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Old 08-12-2011, 05:06 PM   #38
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I just stumbled upon this today on another forum. I'm curious if the Titanium (push-start) has this feature. Because it doesn't have a key, I think I can hold the door lock/unlock buttons on the key fob? I'll be back with an update when I get off work.
It doesn't work. I'm sitting at my desk at work looking at my car that is right outside the window (about 15 feet away).
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I found a trunk button on my se sedan sport its really hidden above the licence plate light. and the dealer told the only way to open the trunk is to use the button on the key. it pritty sweet.
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I never knew about it either till my daughter found it! I was like "why did you touch the keys?" I didn't daddy, you just push right here. Nothing like being schooled by a 7 year old!
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I found it buy being lazy and just messing around i went to put something in the trunk and left my keys in my shop and i just tried to open it anyways and it worked lol i use it all the time now.
Hah, finally found it. Even after all of you described the location it took me a while. Really well-hidden but convenient as hell!
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It doesn't work. I'm sitting at my desk at work looking at my car that is right outside the window (about 15 feet away).
Bullocks! I'll try taking the key of out my key fob and holding it in lock/unlock.

Or holding the door unlock handle? There's got to be a way! (Or not... 1-press window opening is fairly luxurious as it is.)
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