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Automatic or Manual
« on: June 06, 2015, 12:56:47 AM »
What do your prefer, Automatic or Manual.
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Re: Automatic or Manual
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2015, 02:28:30 AM »
I currently drive an automatic. I would like to drive a manual. I'd like to have 35mpg at some point in the city.

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Re: Automatic or Manual
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2015, 08:13:05 AM »
Some of the newer cars out there get better MPG with the automatic.
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Re: Automatic or Manual
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2015, 12:17:13 PM »
That's because they're not automatic per se. CVT(continuously variable transmission) is an interesting thing. Similar to an automatic but instead of gears and such it's a belt and pulley system. The pulleys change ratios for acceleration and efficiency.

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https://youtu.be/uCEvBGT8twM

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Re: Automatic or Manual
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2015, 12:20:35 PM »
Yeah, CVTs are weird.
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Re: Automatic or Manual
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2015, 12:35:51 PM »
But they are VERY cool.

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Re: Automatic or Manual
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2015, 12:40:00 PM »
Current car is auto, but personally prefer manual.

Auto is best when I have food in the car.
Manual for when I tackling the corners.  ;D

Overall, I can compromise for a sequential transmission. lol