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Old 05-04-2017, 07:53 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
Even the longest of the 7 simulated gears in the 2nd gen Insight CVT is not as long as the max ratio in D. In which it resides all the time if you go at a steady speed above 35 mph.
So if you go for max economy the paddle shifter gears are useless.
So it's not possible to 'short shift' even below 35 mph and then shift to D? D is always the lowest RPM regardlwss of road speed?
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