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Old 05-04-2017, 10:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
Fat Charlie
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You know what's going on outside of the car, the transmission doesn't.

You know what you're trying to accomplish, the transmission doesn't.

Yes, there are times when letting the machine take over can be more effective. there's also a lot to be said for driving it yourself. I recommend a mix of the two.
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Originally Posted by sheepdog44 View Post
Transmission type Efficiency
Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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