What Does This Button Do

2017 Hyundai Ioniq: What Does This Button Do?

By Aaron Bragman on Wed Apr 26 05:30:41 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — We just tested the new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Electric, the automaker's answer to the Toyota Prius' dominance of the fuel-efficient small car category, and while the experience was about as pleasant as driving a hybrid hatchback can… Read More

2017 Hyundai Ioniq: What Does This Button Do?

By Aaron Bragman on Wed Apr 26 05:30:41 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — We just tested the new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Electric, the automaker's answer to the Toyota Prius' dominance of the fuel-efficient small car category, and while the experience was about as pleasant as driving a hybrid hatchback can… Read More

How Does the Kia Niro's Driver-Only Climate Mode Work?

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Apr 05 13:13:30 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — When it comes to fuel efficiency, every load on your drivetrain and electrical system counts, and your climate control is a significant offender. Many cars dial it back when an eco-focused driving mode is engaged, while electric models… Read More

What Does This Button Do in the 2017 Infiniti Q60?

By Joe Bruzek on Fri Jan 06 06:30:31 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Agoraphobia sufferers scared to leave their own house might find this button inside the 2017 Infiniti Q60 comforting. The top-down outline of the car surrounded by a series of circles looks like a force field to protect occupants… Read More

What Does This Button Do in the 2017 Lexus LX 570?

By Jennifer Newman on Tue Dec 27 06:30:59 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Front and center in the 2017 Lexus LX 570's center stack is a button that reads Climate Concierge. As a harried parent of a tween and teen, if I see a button with "concierge" on it, I'm going to… Read More

What Does This Button Do Inside the Lexus RC 200t?

By Joe Bruzek on Thu Jul 07 05:00:48 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — If this "ASC" button was in a Mitsubishi, its obvious meaning would be "Active Stability Control," Mitsu's name for an electronic stability system. Boring, right? But the "ASC" button in the 2016 Lexus RC 200t sport coupe engages… Read More

What Does This Button Do?

By Mike Hanley on Mon Mar 28 09:56:49 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — If you look closely at the 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster's updated steering wheel you'll see something new on the lower right side. The four-position rotary dial with a black button in its center looks like something from an… Read More

What Does This Button Do?

By Joe Bruzek on Wed Dec 23 06:00:04 GMT-06:00 2015

CARS.COM — The 2016 Subaru Forester's traction-related X-Mode has a curious button arrangement. The "X-Mode" displayed on the center console is just a placard with an arrow pointing to the actual button, which is just to the left of the… Read More

What Does This Button Do in the 2016 Volvo XC90?

By Jennifer Geiger on Wed Sep 02 05:30:38 GMT-06:00 2015

Oftentimes, when installing a car seat during a Car Seat Check, I come across a question only the owner's manual can answer. Such was the case in the 2016 Volvo XC90. Off to the glove box! But how do you… Read More

What Does This Button Do?

By Joe Bruzek on Fri Dec 19 00:30:00 GMT-06:00 2014

At first glance this button doesn't look like anything special. It's obviously a side-view mirror control of some sort, but pressing it doesn't automatically reveal the button's multicontrol function. What looks like a simple retracting mirror button activates a different… Read More

What Does This Button Do?

By Joe Bruzek on Wed Jul 30 00:00:00 GMT-06:00 2014

Tons of things go into seats, like passengers, child-safety seats and less convenient items like quarters, cellphones and keys that disappear into the black hole between the cushions. Few things, however, come out of a seat unless it's a coil… Read More