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Old 01-23-2013, 03:47 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by trooper Tdiesel View Post
the auto trans as far as gearing goes is about like a ford C6 or GM T400 3 speed trans. theres no O\D and no converter lock up
1st is WAY tall 3rd is WAY short and your in 2nd when wide open.
thus the mpg of the auto is a sizable amount less then the manual trans versions
+1. The auto ruins them. My wife had a '99 1.3 auto. It SCREAMED on the freeway. No lockup. Pathetic fuel mileage for what it was.
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