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      08-11-2020, 05:46 PM   #221
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I agree ! Almost completely useless in practice and the dealer told me that when I bought the car . Its too chunky , all the info is essentially available on the phone app and most importantly the need to charge it daily means i leave it in the drawer all the time , and happily use the smaller key set whose battery lasts for months .
If you do not have one , i think you might feel you want one because it looks cool , but ...see above !
I never used anything but the display key. I have no idea where the rumors come from about daily changing, the battery easily holds up for two weeks and more. Wireless charging makes it a none issue. In a silicone "jacket" it's very comfortable to carry and no need to open the app to precondition the car, check charging state, etc. Finally a key that tells you if you locked the car or not.
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      08-12-2020, 05:10 AM   #222
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Am I the only one who never uses my display key?

I use the standard spare. At least I can open the car with the blade inside if it fails.

Display key is a white elephant in my opinion.
I agree. Too big, worried the screen will get scratched in your pocket, no spare blade, battery anxiety, app does all the features much better!
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