Have not received the car yet so I am not exactly sure. Apparently pressing the switch will only stop the start/stop function for that particular drive. The next time you drive, the function will resume. The only way to turn it off is through iDrive.
But that is really hearsay. Maybe someone can enlighten.
U can request (insist) PML to programme it to default "off".
Your SE will surely tell u cannot but ask he/she to check with service....sure can.
Better do it before delivery because if u want to do it after collection you will have to send car in for 1 day for them to programme it.
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