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Now that I know where it is, it makes sense to have just the one button in a central location, and it's not hard at all to reach.
Splinter - Team Post-Killing Ninja
I don't practice llanteria
My first car was an 80's J-body. It had that horrible switch
At one point, I had three sets of them on my key ring in my pocket. To this day, they were some of the smallest car keys I ever carried - not the giant remote-control monstrosities that "modern" car keys are.
GM issues one key that operates the doors and trunk, and a second key for the ignition, despite research indicating that customers prefer a single key.
Toyota had single keys that could be inserted either way since the 1970's. VW, at least since the 1980's (my '84 Rabbit had a single symmetric key). GM / Ford held on to the dual key setup for decades.
Touch screens for commonly used functions have the same problem. Or worse if you have to dig through layers of menus.