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Old 08-05-2012, 08:19 AM   #7 (permalink)
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The Escape Hybrid will drop the RPMs to idle/the lowest ratio if you let up on the gas while accelerating, similar to what you would do when shifting a manual. Its known as "fake shifting", it might work on other CVTs that don't have the "manual" shift option.
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