Gas prices these days! Have you ever wondered if the kind of transmission in your car could help with your fuel economy? In some cases a manual transmission will give you better fuel mileage. If you are smooth with your shifts. The automatic transmissions have fewer gears than a manual car. But some newer cars have more gears than a manual version of the car to help with better gas mileage. A lot of cars don’t come with manual transmission anymore because people don’t want to buy manuals because many people think it is difficult to drive. If people knew that manual transmission was not only cheaper but gets better fuel economy. Semis are still manual transmission vehicles and they have diesel engines. You can find a manual transmission in small sized trucks, sedans, sports cars, full sized pickups, tractors, semis. So a manual transmission is not that hard to find. A manual transmission car has more foot pedals and takes a little bit of coordination but once you get the hang of driving one you will have better gas mileage in the older manual transmission cars. All in all a manual transmission car is a better car to have if you are looking for better fuel economy in older type vehicles if new cars are not in the budget for you.
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