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Old 04-11-2019, 07:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
Ecky
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Most new manuals have very significantly shorter top gearing than automatics. I'd still take a manual 9 times out of 10, but the gearing difference is really significant.

I believe Balto had an auto Civic with turbo 1.5 for a while and was seeing 50-60mpg with it.
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