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I was just watching a video on the ID.3 by "Battery Life" and he showed there is an option to turn on the parking brake at a stop so you don't need to keep foot on the brake. I would expect this to make it to the ID.4 as well. I assume just stepping on the GO pedal would release the parking brake.
 
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I've heard that from a few ID.3 owners, and that's great news.
 

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I have this on my BMW 530e PHEV and it's really a good thing. Once you get used to it, you take your foot off the brake and move it over to the "gas" pedal (is this going to be a ubiquitous term like kleenex) ready for a quick start when the light changes or traffic clears. Until you drive an EV, you don't appreciate how the instant jump off the line puts you way ahead of ALL other traffic completely without "burning rubber". This brake hold on stop eliminates the half-second or so it takes to move your right foot from the brake to the gas and you are even farther out in front!

I certainly hope the ID.4 has this.
 

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I have this on my BMW 530e PHEV and it's really a good thing. Once you get used to it, you take your foot off the brake and move it over to the "gas" pedal (is this going to be a ubiquitous term like kleenex) ready for a quick start when the light changes or traffic clears. Until you drive an EV, you don't appreciate how the instant jump off the line puts you way ahead of ALL other traffic completely without "burning rubber". This brake hold on stop eliminates the half-second or so it takes to move your right foot from the brake to the gas and you are even farther out in front!

I certainly hope the ID.4 has this.
Just for fun, I'm going to put a counterpoint to that. I often get off the starting line pretty quickly just because I pay attention to the light and when it changes, but I could see that more people getting into the intersection quickly could cause an increase in collisions with cross-traffic running red lights. It might actually be safer to have a delay in entering the intersection.
 

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Coming from a manual transmission, it's nice to have the opportunity to rest your leg in stop-and-go traffic (as much as it is when stopped on a hill).
 

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Just for fun, I'm going to put a counterpoint to that. I often get off the starting line pretty quickly just because I pay attention to the light and when it changes, but I could see that more people getting into the intersection quickly could cause an increase in collisions with cross-traffic running red lights. It might actually be safer to have a delay in entering the intersection.
Cross Street Red Light Runners are killing people
 
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