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Offline Al1040

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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #10 on: 30 March 2021, 19:05 »
+1 for the misses, rarely use mine :smiley:
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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #11 on: 31 March 2021, 09:32 »
they dont always work anyway!!
Passenger seat is very intermittent on mine - been back to the dealer and they cant fix it as they dont know whats wrong but they do agree that its broken, they will speak to VW about it...... 8 weeks later and no update, it all adds to the great dealer experience!!

Heated steering wheel is nice though :-)

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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #12 on: 31 March 2021, 10:32 »
I've not even tried turning mine on.

Suppose I should so I can finish my sh1tlist for them to sort out.
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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #13 on: 31 March 2021, 11:15 »
i started a sh1t list..... i ran out of paper!  :laugh:

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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #14 on: 31 March 2021, 13:14 »

Heated steering wheel is nice though :-)

It’s funny but up until I tried one I’d have called the feature some very un-PC names.
But it’s great!
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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #15 on: 31 March 2021, 14:09 »
i was the same, I used to think it was a feature aimed at millennials.....
Now that i have it, I like it, but I still wouldn't pay for it however, id leave that to the millennials! ha

I do find the positioning of the function annoying though, I find myself turning it on whenever I turn a corner!
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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #16 on: 31 March 2021, 14:27 »
I wonder what jim royle would say about heated seats?
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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #17 on: 31 March 2021, 14:46 »
i was the same, I used to think it was a feature aimed at millennials.....
Now that i have it, I like it, but I still wouldn't pay for it however, id leave that to the millennials! ha

I do find the positioning of the function annoying though, I find myself turning it on whenever I turn a corner!

I think they only put it on to stop you wanting to wear gloves... if you wear gloves the sensors in the steering wheel can't detect you holding it and so will throw alarms about you not holding the steering wheel.... and ultimately stop the car.
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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #18 on: 31 March 2021, 14:48 »
Basically there are a pile of things VW had to provide for 21/22 that are mandated by EU regs.... because they had to give you use for "free" they aren't going to give you heated seats.... that I suspect is the problem.
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Re: Are heated seats standard?
« Reply #19 on: 31 March 2021, 16:16 »
i was the same, I used to think it was a feature aimed at millennials.....
Now that i have it, I like it, but I still wouldn't pay for it however, id leave that to the millennials! ha

I do find the positioning of the function annoying though, I find myself turning it on whenever I turn a corner!

I think they only put it on to stop you wanting to wear gloves... if you wear gloves the sensors in the steering wheel can't detect you holding it and so will throw alarms about you not holding the steering wheel.... and ultimately stop the car.

Are you saying I can't wear my driving gloves?  :grin: