Things I have discovered about the car.

Ricknffc

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Would have been nice to have a proper ambient lighting strip in the footwell where the pedals are and same position in passenger side. Realised it's only really lit from the ambient lighting in door cards
 

QuarterBill

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Would have been nice to have a proper ambient lighting strip in the footwell where the pedals are and same position in passenger side. Realised it's only really lit from the ambient lighting in door cards
Should have footwell lights on both sides, but they are not very bright as I have found out.
 

AndyCupra93

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You may be familiar with the car going into ‘Eco’ mode (neutral transmission) when letting off the accelerator sometimes, however you can also force eco mode by a very quick tap of the accelerator pedal (depress maybe 1-2%) whenever in D. It’s nice to have control over this function as coasting works very effectively in many situations.

Similarly, a quick tap of the brake pedal will put the car back into gear.
 
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Gregums

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Ah right yeah I've noticed that tiny bit of lighting by your feet not great at all though and shame it can't be properly lit
Have you adjusted the brightness of the interior lighting? Look up interior lighting in the manual, p118, automatic will depend on driving mode, but I've set mine manually to be as bright as possible and it's comparable to my Audi
 
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Ricknffc

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Have you adjusted the brightness of the interior lighting? Look up interior lighting in the manual, p118, automatic will depend on driving mode, but I've set mine manually to be as bright as possible and it's comparable to my Audi
Yeah did that as soon as got the car to brightest. I will have a proper look at night time as most of my driving has been done in the light.
 

Ricknffc

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Is it possible to force the trafic assist to run a little faster than the road sign ?

So if the sign says 50 you can set it to 55?
You can set a speed limiter which gives you an audible and I imagine visual warning if you exceed a chosen speed. Don't think you can programme the traffic assist to a speed though
 

AndyCupra93

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Is ‘Traffic Assist’ different to ‘Travel Assist’? because the latter can be set to any speed - it’s just ACC with added lane guidance.
 

Stonepope

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Just watched latest Volkswizard YouTube video, skip to 12:15... anyone tried this on their Formentor yet? Also saw the same on the review of the new Arteon R by Autogefuhl. Quick way to get to full 'Attack Mode' as Andrew says 💪👍
 
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Ricknffc

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Figured this out a couple of weeks ago, you can force the engine to cut out by a hard press of the brake when stationary.

Edit.. I think the engine has to be up to temp first as I tried it after first getting in this morning and didn't work.
 
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Ricknffc

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When in manual you can switch directly to 'D' by flicking the gear lever fully back. Till now I have been flicking it once and it takes it into 'S' then flicking it again taking it to 'D' but if you pull it fully back it goes straight to 'D' ( pulling the gear selector back there are 2 notches) pulling it straight back to its 2nd notch takes it to 'D'
 
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