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Old 02-22-2017, 09:05 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daschicken View Post
Those people are almost non-existant, it wouldn't make financial sense for honda to do that. I am in that group though. However, the 2nd gen insight uses the same engine series as the 2003-2005 civic hybrid, which had an available manual.
They had an off-the-shelf system already available, and meanwhile the American market is more biased toward automatic transmissions there are other countries where manuals still outnumber the automatics. So it doesn't seem to not make financial sense at all.
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