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      12-10-2012, 04:02 PM   #16

Drives: TBA
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Maidenhead

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Originally Posted by am36 View Post
Thanks Kiernan - just the reassurance I was looking for! The area that I did my test drives around were pretty flat so I didn't get chance to notice how the car reacted in this scenario.
I wonder if it is 'officially' Hill start assist or just a design / safety feature when on an incline? Just seems strange that the 2013 brochure makes a deal of highlighting this as being on the 3.0 & 3.5d only. Anyway - really pleased!

Are you happy with the manual gearbox?

I'm confused by the terminology- I'm currently thinking Hill Start Assist= Auto Hold (as displayed by the dash light)= You come to a stop, and the brakes auto hold (on the parking brake) the car until you accelerate away.