My wife informed that our new car has Hill start assist? Just wondered if anyone knows how it works as she is kken to use it. Not sure If I will as would feel weird not using the handbrake etc lol
Anyway your advice i much appreciated.
Just tell your wife to drive normally. There are no buttons to press etc. It automatically holds the car for approx 5 seconds to give you a chance to move your foot from the brake to the accelerator and move forward. Half the time you wont even notice it is there... just a safety feature.
I found the hill start assist almost by accident. Shortly after getting the car, I parked on a hill and couldn't understand why it didn't roll backwards! Since then I've found it to be a great little touch. Unfortunately I have no idea as to how the mechanics of it works, but work it does. I think you'll grow to like it.