There’s something truly invogorating about the feeling of sliding into the driver’s seat of a car, feeling and hearing a satisfying click as you slide the key into the ignition, and hearing the engine start up as you turn your wrist. It’s expected. Traditional. Even comforting. But those days may be coming to an end. It’s hard to predict if the regular old keyed ignition system will ever go away for good, but more manufacturers are adding keyless ignition and push-button start features to new cars. In some cases, it blends nicely with a comprehensive high-tech cockpit; in others, it seems like a modern edge on the competition.
Take a look at Autobytel’s list of ten new cars that feature push-button ignition systems. Push-button start is becoming especially common on luxury and performance cars, but there are a few models that might surprise you!