Q: 2011 Kia Soul Automatic can move the shift lever from D to N without using the thumb button on shifter, is this normal?

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Have 2011 Kia Soul Automatic where I can move the shift lever from Drive to Neutral without using the thumb button on shifter. All someone has to do is tap it into Neutral. Is this normal? Mechanic from dealership says that some Kia models do this.

My car has 70000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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