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2020 passat. how do I turn the ignition to accessory...say I want to sit in car listen to radio but without the car running.

basically stop 1 position from "regular Key" ingintions????

turn key to pos 1..have accessories...turn further it starts..how do we do that with these stupid start button cars??

first car with this feature so I dont know.
 

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2020 passat. how do I turn the ignition to accessory...say I want to sit in car listen to radio but without the car running.

basically stop 1 position from "regular Key" ingintions????

turn key to pos 1..have accessories...turn further it starts..how do we do that with these stupid start button cars??

first car with this feature so I dont know.
I think I found it...will try when I go home:

if this is correct for VW I will find out. this is from a ford forum.

Just tap the engine start button without depressing the clutch/brake. It the same as turning your key'd car to the accessory position.
 

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Yes, or you could do that and then press it again without your foot on the brake and it will shut everything down but the radio for 5-10 minutes. Called Retained accessory power.
 
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