2013 Cadillac ATS Long Term Road Test

2013 Cadillac ATS: This Is Backwards

February 20, 2013

2013 Cadillac ATS

To put on the parking brake, you have to pull this little lever. To release, you push.

To me that is backwards. When you have a parking brake that you push down with your foot, you usually have a release lever that you pull to let it go. So, naturally I use the same logic.

It gets me every time I drive this car. Just another thing about this car that drives me crazy.

Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor @ 4,882 miles

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By sharpend
on 02/20/13
9:48 AM PST

It's perfectly straightforward if you are used to PULLING UP on a handbrake to engage it as millions have done for decades.

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