Could anyone with a manual gearbox explain where, when and for how long Hill start assist should hold the car stationary? My VW Passat had Hill Hold which held the car stationary without need for the handbrake until you drove off. I thought that the Evoque system would work in a similar manner but so far I have not seen that. If I brake to a halt at a junction on a slight backward slope then I cannot release the footbrake without rolling backwards and need to hold the car on the clutch or apply the handbrake before driving off. Is this correct or do I have a fault? I have searched the manual and althoughHill Start Assist is indexed it is not referred to on the relevant page (96 from memory but don't quote me!) and there is no decent explanation of its function in the manual gearbox car that I can find online in order to know what to expect.