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You can shut off the engine with the top down. Put up the top, and if you don’t open the door, there’s still power to the windows to put them up.
I grabbed a cool little mod from MX5things that when you open the roof the windows go down all the way and when you close it they fully close. Do t think I have touched my window buttons since.
 

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I grabbed a cool little mod from MX5things that when you open the roof the windows go down all the way and when you close it they fully close. Do t think I have touched my window buttons since.
software?
 

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@Chipshot its hardware. Hooks up directly to the drivers side door switches. Its great, but my routine is all messed up now. I use to open the top while standing outside, then close the top to avoid any rubbing. But the up/down function is disabled when the door is open.

There is a way around it, but it calls for a few extra steps, don't close the top all the way, then lift it a little then close. But now its possible the rub will happen. I'm still figuring out the nuances.

One additional feature that is VERY cool, is the FOB connection. With that you can push the unlock twice, and the windows roll down when yo walk up.

aloha mike
 

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@Benardos I STILL REACH FOR MY SWITCHES.... out of pure habit and routine. lol

aloha mike
 

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I average 45 mpg since I bought the car.... this is UK gallons ( which equates to 37 mpg US gallons). If I'm on a long run (cruise control at ~ 67 mph), I can get around 55 mpg. If I drive "hard" it drops to ~ 32 mpg.
you're getting much better MPG than I am. Mine is usually around 32. wth?
Holy moly, I get about 24 to 25 mpg US on my commute to work from Laguna Beach to Irvine and about 15 to 22 mpg around town in Laguna Beach. Of course I enjoy driving in a spirited manner, do full stops at stop signs and navigate hills. There are 10 stop signs on my commute to get out of town and sometimes backed up with traffic. Then I fly at maximum speed allowed by the Highway Patrol on the 73 Tollroad climbing from sea level to about 1,000 feet and finally back to about sea level.
 

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Holy moly, I get about 24 to 25 mpg US on my commute to work from Laguna Beach to Irvine and about 15 to 22 mpg around town in Laguna Beach. Of course I enjoy driving in a spirited manner, do full stops at stop signs and navigate hills. There are 10 stop signs on my commute to get out of town and sometimes backed up with traffic. Then I fly at maximum speed allowed by the Highway Patrol on the 73 Tollroad climbing from sea level to about 1,000 feet and finally back to about sea level.
There's something about the Spider that encourages a heavy right foot. Even then, it's pretty efficient.
 

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I can't wait to get out west to Utah and see what she can do up the hills. I imagine I wont be getting the 40 mpg I get in suburban Chicago.
 

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I can't wait to get out west to Utah and see what she can do up the hills. I imagine I wont be getting the 40 mpg I get in suburban Chicago.
The only time that I drove a car with a turbocharged engine at extreme altitude was driving my 1984 Mercedes Benz 300D Turbodiesel over Ebbets Pass the Sierra Nevada (about 8700 ft.) and up to the Bristlecone Pine forest in the White Mountains (about 12,000 ft.). The car would hardly move until the turbo spooled up. Then the car had good power. Talk about turbo lag! That was it. I am sure that a modern turbocharged engine would be much better.
 

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remove trunk liner on the right side of the trunk and you can fit a regular golf bag with its irons and the drivers also but outside of the bag.

I put some air bubble plastic so drivers don t hit side wall.
Thanks for this suggestion! I have been thinking I was going to have to take my golf clubs on the passenger seat!
 

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I discovered that the cruise control remains ON when you re-start the car, however it doesn't retain the previous speed setting.
 

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Thanks for this suggestion! I have been thinking I was going to have to take my golf clubs on the passenger seat!
I guess Fiat / Mazda didn't get the golf club memo!
 
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Lol, can’t stand “that guy”!
 

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After 2 months, I was going to complain to the dealer about no key...thanks because that would have been a "Hello. McFly!" moment...
After two years of ownership of my 2018 Lusso plus (and a prior 2 years leasehold on a 2017 Lusso minus), I just discovered the two little buttons next to the console volume knob. One is marked with a star and the other is an arrow in the form of a sideways "U." Press the arrow and it takes you to your "Favorites" screen of the infotainment mode that you are in. Press the sideways "U" and it takes you to back one prior screen. Very useful. But it's my "Hello McFly" moment. The feature is not really hidden and I have not gone back through all prior posts to see if someone has mentioned this before.
 

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@DougGTR good find! I never think about / use those two buttons. Need to remember to take advantage of them!

 

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There are buttons next to the console volume knob? I've only used the volume controls on the steering wheel.
 
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