When the 12V battery dies you wouldn't be able to get in the car without using the key as everything is electric.
2018 Cajun Red Chevy Bolt
2016 Magnetic C-Max Energi (lease returned)
2014 Sunset Escape
2014 Thor Axis (V-10)
2013 Focus Electric (lease returned Jan 2016 for the C-Max above)
Sure you would... just smash a window and you're in. Who needs that pesky key in the fob?
2013 FFE, Platinum White, Delivered January 2013
2017 MS, Midnight Silver Metallic, Delivered February 2017
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I had to use it just last month. Returned from a day flight and the car would not unlock. I usually keep my key in my carry-on so I thought I lost the key. Then I tried to use the app to unlock the car but the app could not connect. So I tore my carry-on apart and found the key and it was then I realized the battery was dead...and then everything made sense. The parking garage people kindly helped me and was surprised when the car started without making any noise :lol:
This is one of those cases where one of the systems on the focus likely stayed on and didn't get shut off when I parked. Battery has been find since...but I really should look into those lithium jump start modules.